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Cause of numbness in the tip of mu fingers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   sometimes i sit backwards on my computer chair, and it makes my fingers/hands numb after a few minutes. but lately, ive been noticing a few fingertips are constantly numb. have i done some sort of permanent nerve damage?
Doctor :   k proceed wd age/prodfession
User :   21/student
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   i sit with my knees in the chair and lean on the back of the chair, which makes my hands go numb after a few minutes, obviously, because of the pressure
User :   no, ive never had this problem
Doctor :   Have you taken any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   no
User :   not yet
User :   i figured id see if i could chat online before scheduling an appt
Doctor :   well it seems that due to incresed working in bad posture ur having such probs
Doctor :   esp infront of the comptr
Doctor :   relax urself
Doctor :   give breaks in between

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