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Why would my thumb and 2 fingers closest to it go numb when I bend my elbow?

Why would my thumb and 2 fingers closest to it go numb when I bend my elbow?

Radial nerve : That part of the hand is innervated by the radial nerve. You may have a compression of the nerve near the elbow. Have your doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Woke up with arm numb from elbow to fingers, thumb and first two fingers affected what could this be?

Woke up with arm numb from elbow to fingers, thumb and first two fingers affected what could this be?

Nerve encrouchment: Sounds like you slept in a position in which pressure was being placed on nerves which then produced the symptoms you are referring to. If this has cleared up then you might alter the position in which you sleep. If not, consult with a neurologist. Good luck and get better. ...Read more

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Numb thumb and pointer finger after elbow surgery, should I be concerned?

Numb thumb and pointer finger after elbow surgery, should I be concerned?

A little: Depending on the procedure some numbness can occur secondary to swelling and traction on the the tissues. If you had a nerve block, this might also be a factor. In any case, you should contact your surgeon - they will want to know and they can tell you whether or not this is "normal" for the type of procedure that you had. ...Read more

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I have sharp pains shooting from left wrist through my thumb, pinky, and ring finger, and pain shooting up to my elbow. No numbness or tingling.

I have sharp pains shooting from left wrist through my thumb, pinky, and ring finger, and pain shooting up to my elbow. No numbness or tingling.

It : It is hard to fully understand your description of symptoms such as these without further information regarding the diagnosis given thus far but there are several nerve related problems that can turn on or turn up the signal in nerves giving pain and discomfort. Tendinitis, fracture injury, ligament injury it sounds like you should get evaluated. ...Read more

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Wrist hurts, along with stiff thumb, fingers feel swollen, shoulder hurts, elbow hurts and numbness or burning on back? why? also body tingles

Wrist hurts, along with stiff thumb, fingers feel swollen, shoulder hurts, elbow hurts and numbness or burning on back? why? also body tingles

Joint pains and aches: Hard to say without the benefit of an examination and laboratory data. Sounds like you should see your doctor and have a work up for arthritis. Sounds like quite a bit of inflammation in the joints. ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

?carpal tunnel syndr: You probably have acquired a wrist synovitis, maybe through keyboarding, which is causing compression of median nerve at wrist. Recommend you let your doctor know about this, as simple to reverse. ...Read more

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Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

NCV/EMG : Usually an NCV/EMG is done. It is not a structural test like an MRI, but rather checks the nerves themselves. It can help distinguish between a problem coming from the spine, the arms themselves ( such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes), or more of a neurological condition such as in a neuropathy. ...Read more

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3 bulging disc in my neck /pain and numbness in right arm from elbow to index finger and thumb doctor wants to refer neurologist is this correct?

3 bulging disc in my neck  /pain and numbness in right arm from elbow to index finger and thumb doctor wants to refer neurologist is this correct?

Pinched nerve: Neck pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. A neurologist can be a good start to get this evaluated. ...Read more

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My thumb and 2 fingers closest go numb when i lean on my hand. I rock a lot. I put my two hands down while sitting and i rock back and forth. ?

My thumb and 2 fingers closest go numb when i lean on my hand. I rock a lot. I put my two hands down while sitting and i rock back and forth. ?

Nerve: You are putting pressure on the nerves at your wrist making the hand symptoms occur. Change your hand and wrist positions while rocking. It sounds like your symptoms are purely positional but you could try a wrist brace if your symptoms are severe. ...Read more

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I did some construction today and used a hammer a lot everytime I use it my right hand thumb and sometimes the two closest fingers go a little numb is ?

I did some construction today and used a hammer a lot everytime I use it my right hand thumb and sometimes the two closest fingers go a little numb is ?

Anatomically, the...: Pattern fits carpal tunnel syndrome. If it only happens after using your hand for a lot of vigorous exercise, monitor your symptoms. If it is a one-time thing, don't worry about it. If it worsens or begins to occur without activity or to wake you up at night, get it checked out by your doctor or a hand specialist. Good luck! ...Read more

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