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Cause for numbness and pain in hands and fingers after removal of fibroids?

Hello! A friend of mine had an operation to remove fibroids . After that she experiences numbness and pain in her hands and fingers especially at night. I had the same pain in my hands after gall bladder surgery it took 2 years before my hands started functioning to full capacity though my big right middle finger. Still gets numb especially when its cold
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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Hi there...
Regarding your concern I want to tell you that after removal of fibroids or gall bladder there is no correlation between Numbness and surgery.
Numbness in hands can be because of Cervical spine problem and involvement of sensory nerves in this area can present with Numbness.
I will suggest you to get your MRI cervical spine to rule out possible cervical spine problem.So get test and proceed further.
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