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The Strange Sensation in Fingers

Sometimes, some people tend to feelstrange sensations in their finger and hand area. Different peopledescribe this phenomenon differently. Some would use expressions like“pins and needles” while others would say tingling or numbness.Some people claim that they are experiencing a total sensory loss intheir fingers. Whatever the feeling may be, if it is persistent andremains present in your fingers for a longer period, you may need toseek medical assistance.

Nerve Issues Causing Finger Numbness

Since most of the experiences involvingfinger numbness talk about certain loss of sensations, nerves are themain thing behind it. Since nerves are in charge of transferring anddelivering feelings and sensory experiences from our brain to theparts of our body and vice-versa, any damage or unnatural conditionsmay cause problems and obstructions in this unique communication thuscausing loss of adequate sensations in our fingers. A pinched orobstructed nerve, lack of blood flow or even permanent nerve damagemay all cause this. When establishing a proper diagnosis, the doctorwill benefit greatly from your information. Therefore, it is veryimportant to notice where the loss of sensation has started, was itover more specific fingers, a single finger etc.

Since the above mentioned nerve damagestands as the most common reason for this condition, one needs toknow that different nerve damage causes different sensation problems.Spinal cord damage, as well as damage of the nerves located in arm, all may cause loss of sensations in his or her wrists, hands andfingers. Some other medical conditions which involve nerves or nervedamage, may have this condition as their byproduct. Excessive alcoholabuse or diabetes may all have a negative effect upon your nerves,thus being responsible for finger numbness. A neck, chest or shoulderinjury add on to the list of possible causes.

Additional Causes

Besides the previously mentioned,direct hand injury, or a broken finger, as well as any wrist injuriesmay all be reasons behind this condition. Some gases may cause nervedamage if inhaled for a longer period, which makes this condition apossibility for all people working with chemicals daily. Tumorspresent in hand, wrist, neck and other places, may block nervesor destroy them, making one lose his or her finger sensations.Permanent brain damage presents an additional cause, so, people whohave suffered from strokes or similar experiences may lose sensationsin their fingers. Finally, whatever the cause may be, it is importantto consult with a doctor as soon as possible in order for him or herto establish a proper diagnosis and prescribe you the best therapy.

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