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I am having episodes of numbness and tingling in my pinky and ring fingers and the side of my hand on Both hands. It's slowly becoming more common ?

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Dr. Andrew Shiller
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Ulnar neuropathy

in healthy young person nerve symptoms in pinky and ring finger are classic for compression/irritation of the ulnar nerve at the elbow.
think: lots of keyboard use or arms on the armrests reading. Solution: notice sources of pressure on your nerve at that elbow and reduce it for two weeks. IF the symptoms persist, go to a neurologist.

In brief: Ulnar neuropathy

in healthy young person nerve symptoms in pinky and ring finger are classic for compression/irritation of the ulnar nerve at the elbow.
think: lots of keyboard use or arms on the armrests reading. Solution: notice sources of pressure on your nerve at that elbow and reduce it for two weeks. IF the symptoms persist, go to a neurologist.
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