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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 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. The best way to describe it is like the numbness we get...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

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

Why am I experiencing a burning sensation in various body parts?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a burning sensation in the tips of three fingers on my left hand for about 30 to 60 minutes. The sensation is not painful but feels warm like I touched a hot pepper or tried to warm my hands over a fire, even though I have not done either recently. This warm fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Please provide me with answers to the following questions: Did you experience similar symptoms in your feet? Do you have a history of diabetes? Have you had excessive alcohol consumption? Have you noticed any weaknes...  Read Full »

I have clinodactyly, and it is causing pain. Please help

Query: Hi doctor, My little fingers have been bent since birth, and I was told that I had clinodactyly. I am 22 now and have had no problem with these bent suckers until about two months ago. In the last two months, I have been getting incredible pain and tingling in both my little fingers. While driving a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shobhit Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Clinodactyly is an inherited condition characterized by bent fingers. Typically, any issues arise during childhood due to excessive growth or bending. Given that you're already past the growth stage, it's unlikely that this condition will suddenly manifest. Nevertheless,...  Read Full »

Why do I have discomfort and numbness in my left arm?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old man. For the past few weeks, I have had a feeling of discomfort and numbness in my left arm and heart. Also, I have discomfort and kind of pain in my armpits. I can also feel tingling pain in my bones from fingers to toes. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is less likely for a young person without risk factors like diabetes, hypertension, and a family history of smoking to have chest pain. I suggest that your pain is due to a musculoskeletal sprain. Chest pain is usually related to efforts and its deep, suffocatin...  Read Full »

How do you manage symptoms caused by carpal tunnel syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, I have carpal tunnel syndrome, and my wrist appears swollen. I went to the emergency room, but they sent me home. I was given painkillers, but I can tolerate the pain to some extent. The problem is that I cannot pick up anything with my right hand. My index finger and thumb are numb. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Saseendar. S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your problem. You should understand that carpal tunnel syndrome is the compression of the median nerve in the wrist. It can be associated with conditions like hypothyroidism, steroid use, pregnancy, diabetes mellitus, or obesity. Make sure you are not su...  Read Full »

Cat scratch, tingling, sore throat, cough. Is it rabies?

Query: Hi doctor, I received three booster doses in one year ago. My thumb was scratched by a cat in the garden but the scratch was the size of a dot but it did not bleed. I have been having tingling sensations in my fingers for some times but I have neck and back problems, also I have a very bad sore thr...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, Cat scratch disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae, which is often transmitted to humans through a scratch or bite from an infected cat. While most cases of cat scratch disease are mild and do not require ...  Read Full »

I have tingling sensation in my hands and my toes hurt. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My problem is that I am experiencing a tingling sensation in my hand and the tips of my fingers. Toe fingers are also hurting. Please help me with this.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your present clinical features, you are suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome caused by the entrapment of the median nerve in the wrist joint. It is characterized by burning, tingling, or numbness in your hands and fingers....  Read Full »

What causes tingling sensation in hands or lips of a smoker?

Query: Hi,I am a 20-year-old male, and I smoke three cigarettes per day. For the last six months, I have had a strange feeling in my left arm. Today the small finger of both the hands and the lips feel a tingling sensation. I also feel pressure on my chest. Medications have not helped me. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: HI, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. It seems to be due to some musculoskeletal issues. It can occur due to a sedentary lifestyle, sitting, sleeping in a wrong posture, lack of exercise, or deficiency of vitamins and minerals. Here are my suggestions for you...  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 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 »

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 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 »

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