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Loss of sensation and numbness in the thumb, starts from joint of the thumb. Suggestion?

im experiancing a total lose of sensation in my thumb . a numbness and tingles. what has me really worried is its only on the outer side of my thumb, i can prick it with a needle and not feel it, but the inside of the same thumb has full sensation. it goes from the joint where my thumb joins hand all the way to the tip of thumb
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Chances are that you could be having carpal tunnel syndrome. would suggest you thorough reassesement by neurologist.

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Dr T Shobha Deepak
Answered: Fri, 29 Nov 2013
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