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Why Is My Thumb Numb
It is hard to speculate without more information: are any other fingers numb? Did you have an injury? How long has this been present? Does anything make it better or worse? Is it associated with any weakness?
You really need to have an examination to get an intelligent answer.
Good luck! ...Read more
Possible raynauds phenomen
when exposed to cold temperature, can give this symptoms. ...Read more
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Prob carpal tunnel: Syndrome, statistically speaking.Get a more detailed answer ›
Thumb nerve: The nerves of the thumb that give sensation ttravel on the very underside of the thumb, these originate in the median nerve which passes through the carpal tunnel into the forearm and past muscles around the elbow and up to the shoulder and neck, any injuty any where along the path pf this nerve can give thumb sensory disturbances. compression directly is common but make sure the dx is right ...Read more
Smashed thumb in car door about 2 hrs ago. A small part feels kind of numb. Should I be concerned?
Yes.: Get evaluated in an emergency room, or an orthopedic doctor. There are a number of things that could have happened. Don't ignore it. ...Read more
I woke up this morning and there is numbness & tingling in my thumb & pointer & won't go away. Why?
I cut the inside of my thumb deep and has been numb above the cut since it happened. Will the nerve repair itself?
Prob will improve: Depends on the locations of the cut. If it was close to the tip of the finger, and wasn't severe enough to need stitches, everything should heal and the numbness should eventually get better. If it was close to the palm, it's possible that the numbness might not go away. It could take several months to see a difference. A nerve regrows about the thickness of your thumbnail every day. ...Read more
My right thumb has been numb for 3 days. No injury, no pain. Everything was normal and then all of a sudden it went numb.
I cut the base of my thumb yesterday and today it is numb at the tip and around the top edge. Should I be seen with this?
My right thumb is numb and my taste bug is leaving. What does that mean. I am 52 and I smoke this just started happening today.?
Not related symptoms: What do you mean by taste bug is leaving, what ever is happening to your taste bugs may be from smoking and for numbness of thumb see your doctor it could be due to many conditions. ...Read more
I am a 28 year old female who went bowling with friends 5 days ago and now have upper thumb numbness. How long for it to go away?
Does numbness and tangling in your thumb from hitting a button on your game controller go away this is the first time this has happened?
IF you do not reinjure the thumb--i.e. keep hitting the button on the controller, your symptoms will disappear
If they do not, then get evaluated.
IN the meantime, soaking in warm water may help the healing process. ...Read more