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I have sudden stinging purple blood clot in r ring finger knuckle. Over the past few hours, this sting has gone to r hand, r arm. Is this serious?

Hard to know. Without seeing and examining you there is no way to know what is going on. The ascending nature of these symptoms, however, makes it imperative that you seek medical help asap. You need to make sure this is not infection spreading rapidly or some other serious problem. Please go and see a doctor now. Read more...
Likely. Concern for embolism or thrombosis.Seek attention now. Vascular surgeon likely best option. Read more...

Slept on my arm on a flight 15 hours ago and the right two fingers and side of Palm on my right hand are still numb. Nerve damage or blood clot?

Nerve. No pain or weakness? Likely to slowly recover but a consult with a neurologist would be prudent. Read more...
Nerve compression. Compressing the median nerve will cause this on the palm side, compressing the radial nerve will cause his on the back of the hand. It's doubtful there is significant damage. Give it is day or so, it should return to normal. A blood clot often causes pain and swelling, it is rare for it to cause numbness. Blood clots also tend not to form in arms during sleep. Read more...