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left pinky and ring finger numbness

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  • Posted By: ballugrad
  • October 13, 2009
  • 11:26 PM

Over the past two weeks I have had constant tingling and numbness in my left hand pinky and ring finger. Any suggestions about what the best specialist to visit would be?

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  • hey i have the same problems the pan is sometimes on my right side and sometings left under my rib cage and on top of my pec... if i smoke weed it makes it worse.. also i have this new job where i breath in toxic things sometimes idk have you and any of the same things?
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  • Dear, your symptoms are indicative of ulnar nerve entrapment, and can be caused by things like constantly leaning on your elbow, holding your phone between neck and shoulder and repetitive motion. You should seek a consult with your physician, and the likely treatment will be to , use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofin. The condition is not serious, but if it goes untreated it can lead to irreparable damage to the nerve. Be well, Dear! Mary N.
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