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Numbness of the fingers typically is a result of conditions that affect the nerves and/or blood vessels that supply the hand. Numbness of the fingers is often associated with tingling. These symptoms are referred to as paresthesia of the fingers.

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REFERENCE:

Fauci, Anthony S., et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008.

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Other Causes of Numbness Fingers
  • Blood Vessel Obstruction of Upper Extremity
  • Hand Trauma (Injury from Jack Hammer use, etc.)
  • Hyperventilation
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
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