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Question by  ash87 (16)

What could be causing numbness in one finger on my right arm?

Only one finger is numb and it started about a week ago.


Answer by  Melissa101010 (4405)

The numbness in your finger on your right arm could be from you smashing it with a hammer and it is trying not to bruise.


Answer by  anbu (5968)

Is caused mainly by diabetic neurophy and with high blood sugar. Tunnel in the wrist has pressures from the muscles that press down on the nerves cause a numb feeling.


Answer by  Kurt (4579)

Numbness is usually caused by poor blood circulation. If this has lasted a week or more, this could be a warning sign of other potential health problems. You might consider getting a physical and having a blood test taken.


Answer by  ToralDwivedi (606)

Nnumbness in whole little finger and half ringfinger adjescent to little finger, it is ulnar nerve palsy , numbmess in thumb, index, middle & half ring fingers, it is median nerve palsy.


Answer by  atman (308)

Compression of the nerve may be what is causing the numbness to your finger. Recent trauma to the finger or wrist area may be the cause. Sometimes an abcess or cyst forms that can compress the nerve as well. Check with your family doctor for further work up.


Answer by  soothsayer (500)

Compression of the nerves supplying your thumb could cause numbness. If your median nerve is compressed-carpal tunnel syndrome,it will cause numbness over the front of the thumb.

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