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Why Is My Thumb Numb
More information..: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thumb numbness: Thumb numbness could be a from a "pinched nerve" in your neck, typically the c6 nerve root. However, most people also have varying degrees of pain, weakness, or tingling accompanying the numbness. However, I have seen patients in my practice with just numbness alone. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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?
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