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My ring and little finger are numb. have been for a few

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My ring and little finger are numb. have been for a few weeks. I have numbness leading to the nerve in my elbow! Now my hand is swelling? Could this be do to some type of bug bite. I have try Nurentin does not help. I don't believe it is carpal tunnel. Hand is getting more and more painful and swelling just started today! What do you think and what should I do right now. Nothing is helping the pain.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  dr abid replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ...

Numbness is because of nerve issue .

But pain and swelling indicates that you have soft tissue infection and in this case Nurentin will not help you .

You may need to see dr for examination , along with NSAIDS like Tab Ibuprofen 400mg three times a day along with antibiotic if you have fever .

You shouldn't wait , please go to dr .

As infection can spread , and this could be possibly secondary to bite .

Good luck .

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