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I keep getting pins and needles at that top of my fingers

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I keep getting pins and needles at that top of my fingers what does this mean
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

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Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer: Barney
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Barney. Nice to meet you. Which fingers are affected?

Customer: Mostly middle fingers
Dr. Phil, MD :

Are your pinky or index fingers affected at all?

Customer: Not little but index is but mostly in 2 middle fingers
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay good

Dr. Phil, MD :

thank you for that extra information

Dr. Phil, MD :

when does it occur mostly?

Dr. Phil, MD :

night?

Customer: Night and also during the day but not as much in day time
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

this is carpal tunnel

Dr. Phil, MD :

the median nerve is being pinched at the wrist

Dr. Phil, MD :

I would start with wearing wrist braces at night

Customer: What sort of wrist braces or what are wrist braces?
Dr. Phil, MD :

carpal tunnel braces

Dr. Phil, MD :

http://www.braceplanet.com/Wrist-Hand-Conditions/?gclid=COrmzpS1rrwCFSFo7Aod9kgANg

Customer: Ok thank you will look at and try
Dr. Phil, MD :

no problem :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

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