Tingling Fingers

A tingling feeling in the fingers refers to that kind of burning sensation, half-numbness, sometimes called "pins-and-needles"; its medical term is paresthesias. Which finger or fingers are tingling is an important diagnostic concern. The ulnar nerve innervates the two smaller fingers, the “pinky finger” and one side ...

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Causes

Simple Causes: The nerves of the fingers may tingle if there has been some compression or minor injury on one of the nerve paths of the hand, wrist, or elbow.

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Causes List for Tingling Fingers

Possible causes of Tingling Fingers (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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Similar Symptoms

Is it really a tingling feeling? It is important to consider the most precise description of the symptom. Would you describe it as a burning sensation, as numbness, or pins-and-needles? That type of sensation is called a paresthesia ...

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Misdiagnosis

There are various causes of tingling fingers. Some causes are simple, but some are not so simple. Some of the causes that may be misdiagnosed could include:

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