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Tingling feeling and numbness in the left pinky finger

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Tingling feeling and numbness in the left pinky finger
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 8 years ago.

How long are you having this?

Did you have any test or treatment?

Did you have any other symptom or previous illness?

What is your age & sex ?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I been experincing numbness and a tingling sensation in my left index finger, and left side of hand. i am male 40 years old
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 8 years ago.

How long are you having this?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
its been 3 days now, and not getting better.
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

The intermittent numbness & tingling sensation are related to nerve impulses .

It can be due to pinching of a nerve or its root any where in its course , in the spine or in the arm like behind the elbow joint.

The other causes are low calcium or electrolytes, vitamins , thyroid diseases, diabetes, or other nerve diseases.

You need to see doctor as it is continuing for 3 days for an examination & find out the cause.

I hope this information will be helpful.

Please ask if you need any clarification.

Best wishes.
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