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Think hav a pinched nerve in my elbow from studding at desk too long, My hand & pinky finger hav been numb like its asleep for 2 days. What do I do?

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In brief: Generic advice

Avoid leaning on your elbow, or bumping your elbow.
A B-100 complex might add some support. An anti-inflammatory such as Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen might blunt the inflammation. Minor nerve pinching could reverse within a few weeks, but deeper damage may take months. If does not depart or gets worse, may need to have an EMG test. Contact Concierge service for more help here online.

In brief: Generic advice

Avoid leaning on your elbow, or bumping your elbow.
A B-100 complex might add some support. An anti-inflammatory such as Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen might blunt the inflammation. Minor nerve pinching could reverse within a few weeks, but deeper damage may take months. If does not depart or gets worse, may need to have an EMG test. Contact Concierge service for more help here online.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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In brief: You need to protect

nerve from further injury, by wearing protective pad and adjusting position of your elbow against your desk while you study.
If it persists, you need to see a neurologist to make sure that you have no underlying nerve disorder.

In brief: You need to protect

nerve from further injury, by wearing protective pad and adjusting position of your elbow against your desk while you study.
If it persists, you need to see a neurologist to make sure that you have no underlying nerve disorder.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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