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Is sudden pain in fingers indicative of nerve pain?

This morning about 4 am I woke to extreme pain in my right hand, last three fingers from the middle toward the finger tips..sort of a frost bite feeling. had it on both hands but more on the right. lasted 20 minutes I warmed my hands under my arm pits for a while as I hoped for it to pass. my right fingers still feel slighntly tingly. IS this nerve pain?
Mon, 6 May 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

As per your history, it may be due to nerve compression.

For further assessment, I would suggest you do MRI neck, nerve conduction studies after consultation.

Till then you can take tablet acetaminophen. You may require tablet gabapentin after consultation. Do regular physical therapy.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shyam B. Kale, General & Family Physician
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