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Why Is The Tip Of My Finger Feeling Numb
I hit the tip of my finger immediately turn purple and next date it start feeling numb what's wrong?
Nerve: Can be compressed by swelling or hematoma. Ice and elevate the hand/finger. If worse see a doctor. ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Nerve compression?: Tingling of the fingers could be for many reasons, the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome or ulnar nerve compression. Work wait anatomy and pregnancy can affect this see your primary for an evaluation he or she will do an appropriate referral to a hand or plastic surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more
See neurologist: It depends which finger and what brings the tingling on...If it is the 2nd, 3rd digit numbness, it may be carpal tunnel or ulanr neuropathy if the 4th and fifth... It may come from a pinched nerve in the neck if you shooting pains from the neck down to a specific area. Or it may be from a more spreadout proces involving damage to the nerve endings. Best to see neurologist. ...Read more
Little less than a week ago, I cut my finger with a kitchen knife. Not too deep of a cut. It's been feeling numb and hurts when I touch it. Bad?
Maybe not: Due to the high concentration of sensory nerves in the thumb, there may be significant numbness/tingling/itching and, of course, pain with healing. Signs of infection include redness/swelling that is expanding and/or drainage of pus from the wound. Pain in the hand toward the wrist or fever may also signify infection. Expect improvement over next few days ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started feeling numbness in my left thumb 4 weeks ago. Now I feel numbness + pain in my left thumb, 1st & 2nd fingers too. What could be wrong?
Feeling numbness in my left wrist i.e fingers specially when i am exercising its not continous. I took some injection in the same left wrist last year?
Nerve compression.: This could be carpal tunnel, which is a compression of one of the nerves in the wrist, or it could be from pressure on the nerve at the elbow. It is less likely to come from your upper arm or neck (spinal cord). You should see an orthopedist or hand specialist to help with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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