Does your finger feel numb? Do not ignore finger numbness. This situation can greatly disrupt the activity, even to the point of reducing the quality of life of those who experience it. The reason is, the hand is a part of the body that is very instrumental in carrying out important activities, such as writing, driving, and others. If a part of the body is disrupted, the activities that you do will definitely be disturbed or stopped in the middle of the road. Call 64762106 or SMS 84998384 for finger numbness specialist clinic.
What is Finger Numbness?
Finger numbness can cause tingling and a prickling feeling, as if someone were lightly touching your fingers with a needle. Sometimes the sensation can feel slightly burning. Finger numbness may affect your ability to pick things up. And you may feel clumsy, or like you’ve lost strength in your hands.
Finger Numbness Causes
1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The most common cause of finger numbness is carpal tunnel syndrome. The situation generally occurs due to pressure on the median nerve, either by wrong habits or diseases such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, and the like.
Read More: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment
2. Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy refers to the conditions that result when nerves that carry messages to and from the brain and spinal cord from and to the rest of the body are damaged or diseased. The peripheral nerves make up an intricate network that connects the brain and spinal cord to the muscles, skin, and internal organs.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition with the main complaint of muscle and joint pain felt throughout the body. In addition, fibromyalgia also causes numbness, including in the fingers.
In addition to numb fingers, fibromyalgia can also cause sleep disturbances, fatigue, memory disturbances, and difficulty concentrating or thinking. People who experience fibromyalgia are more at risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome than other people.
Read More: Fibromyalgia Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
4. Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical radiculopathy occurs when a nerve that leaves your neck becomes inflamed or compressed. This condition can cause numbness like carpal tunnel syndrome. It’s also known as a pinched nerve.
Read More: Neck pain with pain radiating to arm
5. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder that causes swelling, tenderness, and pain in the joints. This condition can also lead to tingling, numbness, and burning in the hands.
Read More: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6. Ulnar nerve entrapment
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects the median nerve in the arm, but ulnar nerve entrapment affects the ulnar nerve that runs on the little finger’s side of the arm. This most commonly causes numbness in the pinkie and ring fingers. Ulnar nerve compartment is also known as cubital tunnel syndrome.
Finger Numbness Diagnosis
Our finger numbness Specialist will diagnose your finger numbness by taking a medical history and examining your arm, hand, and finger. At times, MRI or nerve conduction test may be recommended for further investigation. Blood tests may also help a doctor diagnose conditions that cause finger numbness, such as RA or vitamin B-12 deficiency.
Finger Numbness Specialist Clinic Treatment
Finger Numbness Treatment depends on the cause of the finger numbness.
Treatments include medication, injection, physiotherapy. For severe cases, our finger numbness specialist may recommend surgery if all the conservative treatments fail.
Call 64762106 or SMS 84998384 for an appointment with Finger Numbness Specialist clinic for proper diagnosis and treatment.