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Numbness in hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: General Health
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Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2416 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your query
User :   my little finger plus half my ring finger is numb and half my hand.. plus i have weakness in my hand what could it be?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
since when you are having this symptom?
User :   2 weeks ago
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender, location and occupation
User :   23,female, and i work in fast food
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
this could be a result of nerve injury
User :   but i dont have the money or insurance to see a doctor could it go away on its own?
Doctor :  
i am sorry, it needs medical attention
Doctor :  
before it could turn to anything serious
User :   but i dont have the time to go.. i have a child to worry about and i need to work to live and get by
Doctor :  
you have all the more reason to go and visit a doctor personally to get this assessed properly to be able to work , earn and take care of your child
Doctor :  
it may not be serious now, but can turn serious, resulting in the hand getting paralysed

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