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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.

Patients may experience the related symptoms of Numbness Toes, Cold Hands, and/or Cold Fingers.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/21/2012

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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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