Tingling Sensation In Finger

Tingling sensation or numbness in the finger results from conditions that affect the nerve or blood vessels that supply the hand. Conditions that can cause tingling of the fingers are peripheral neuropathy, uncontrolled diabetes, alcohol abuse, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and Raynaud's disease.

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Why am I experiencing occasional tingling in my fingers and legs?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 39-year-old female office worker. Currently, I am on work from home status. I am experiencing occasional tingling in my fingers and legs. What could be the cause of this? I have taken Statin medicine last January for around three months due to an elevated level of cholesterol. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishav Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tingling sensation suggests neuropathy. We need to find its cause and treat it. For now, Vitamin B12 will be more preferred over the Vitamin B complex. Your cholesterol is slightly elevated. You can try dietary restriction and exercise. If cholesterol still remains h...  Read Full »

What is the reason for constant chillness and tingling in the fingers?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel tired and constant diligence and coldness in the limbs with tingling in the fingers and legs. I am not diabetic and sick of high blood pressure and cholesterol. And I have a chronic nose allergy, dry skin, and eye and am tired myself not to know the causes. What are the causes ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All these symptoms can be associated with hypertension only. So if we control blood pressure and cholesterol, then everything will become normal. Do not worry. Another reason for weakness can be due to vitamin deficiencies, so we have to rule out that. Please tell ...  Read Full »

Why does my elbow hurt when I carry some stuff?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a goalkeeper for soccer, and last night I was on the net, and my arm was fine. When I got home, my elbow was hurting, and it hurt when I used my arm like carrying stuff and trying to use it. I iced it all night, and this morning when I woke up, I iced it again. I had a tingling at t...  Read Full »


Dr. Maithili Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like an overuse injury to the muscles which bend the wrist and fingers. More bending activities of these joints can cause this. The damage leads to inflammation at the inside of the elbow and sometimes irritates the nerve passing around it, the Ulnar nerve. ...  Read Full »

Why am I getting pain in my right thumb and index finger?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my left thumb and right index finger (only when using them) for about nine months. And I just started noticing an electric shock feeling in both wrists when I tap on the underside or twist them a certain way. I also had some widespread muscle twitching, but that got sub...  Read Full »


Dr. Upendra K Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is difficult to comment on limited information. I need more clarity on the symptoms. Where is the pain? Is it in the pulp of the finger, or joints, or whole of the finger? Is there pain on touching or movement? Is there any tenderness or numbness? Do you experien...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for weak arms, tingling in fingers with neck and back stiffness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old male and I weigh about 85 kg. I have neck pain especially at the sides and arm for the last one year. My left arm feels weaker. Sometimes I feel tingling in random fingers. I have morning neck and back stiffness also. Please guide to a set of exercises that I can ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. As you mentioned, you are suffering from neck pain which shows as nerve pain as per your experience. As your complaints are left arm feels weaker, sometimes tingling in random fingers with morning neck and back stiffness, I feel it is com...  Read Full »

Why do I get tingling sensation in fingers only while working with cardboard?

Query: Hello doctor, I was wondering if I have a reaction to cardboard and/or the chemicals in them. About eight months ago, I started working in a warehouse working with cardboard boxes, after about a week my fingers started to tingle and bother me. Best way to describe it if you fall asleep on your hand...  Read Full »


Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the sort of complaints you are saying looks more of a nerve compression than an allergic reaction. Allergies are common at workplace where you deal with new stuffs. But in allergy, you get more of skin eruptions and peeling (contact dermatitis). Since you have mo...  Read Full »

Why is my arm numb after blood draw?

Query: Hi doctor, I had blood drawn five weeks ago and since then felt numbness and tingling in my right arm and right leg. Although numbness and tingling have gotten better, I still feel slight numbness in right pinky and third finger. I also feel burning/pinching in the crease of my arm where she drew b...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding your concern, I would explain that your symptoms could be related to a pinched nerve, possibly related to the venous puncture. I do not think that the numbness in the leg is related to the procedure. It could be just a little anxiety. Anyway, if the numbne...  Read Full »

MRI shows thecal sac indentation at C5 - C6. What does it mean?

Query: Hello doctor, My MRI scan report shows: Right central disc protrusion causing minimal thecal sac indentation which is seen just abutting the spinal cord at C5-C6 level. Disc protrusion causing subtle thecal sac indentation at C6-C7 level. Disc protrusion causing subtle thecal sac indentation at C4-C...  Read Full »


Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It shows there may be a minimal indentation of the thecal sac at cervical 5 and 6 vertebrae, and mild indentation at few other cervical levels due to a disc prolapse, w...  Read Full »

Can radiation from phone result in nerve problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a tingling, warm and very uncomfortable sensation in my finger when I touch my phone. What could it be? I am very afraid it is due to the radiation from the phone.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are exposed to variable amounts of radiation from our cell phones. However, it is not strong enough to cause tingling and numbness or nerve damage. The only way to know if your phone is causing it is to abandon using it for a day or two and check if the symptoms s...  Read Full »

I Have A Tingling Sensation In My Hands And Feet. Can It Be Due To Anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26 year old female. At the beginning of this year, I had a bad cold, and two weeks later, I had a¬†tingling in the wrists, feet, and legs, which the doctor said was reactive arthritis which lasted a few weeks. Then, the first time my left hand felt weak was five months back. It f...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have remitting symptoms, which have not hampered your activities. Also, these symptoms are not objective but, only subjective. This can be related to your stress. Try doing meditation. Do not worry at all. These symptoms will disappear. But, if you get any objectiv...  Read Full »

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