Numbness

Vickyh1981
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I am 4 weeks post op and have had little problems till now.

Today for the first time since having op I have got numbness in the little finger and slightly in the palm of my hand. What do I do as I hAve been fine till today?

Regards

Vicky

jeremydpbland
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The little finger is usually from leaning on the nerve at the elbow. Don't worry about it unless it persists. JB

Vickyh1981
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I have got problems with that elbow, just had an MRI so waiting for results on that. I get a lot of pain and swelling in my elbow

Regards

Vicky

jeremydpbland
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Makes a sort of sense then. Problems with the ulnar nerve at the elbow are the second commonest peripheral nerve problem after carpal tunnel syndrome. JB

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