... I am researching reasons why my hands go numb and hurt all the time. Could this be carpal tunnel? ... (2 replies)
When the pinkies are involved it's more likely to be Cubital Tunnel Syndrome as Carpal involves the thumb & mainly the index & middle fingers (supplied by the median nerve). Try doing a search on Ulnar Nerve Entrapment & I think you'll find that your symptoms fit in with what you read.
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... For a long time now I have experienced numbness in my hands especially while sleeping or things like talking on the phone. It seems like my pinkies on both hands become numb first, and then the rest of the hand becomes numb, too. I have no pain at all. ... (3 replies)
... days, now it's vice versa, they go numb about 4 nights out of five. My doctor said it usually takes about a year after surgery to determine if there is permanent damage. ... (2 replies)
... Right now, when I put my hand way up my fingers get tingly. It was weird, this morning when I woke up, my thumbs and pinkies were numb, that was it. Usually it's either side of my hand or my whole hand, but not the two outside fingers alone. ... (85 replies)
... I had a situation where I had numbness that seemed to start in my pinkies and ring fingers and radiate into my hand. My rhuemotologist said it is called thoracic outlet syndrome. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the info about pinkies... My pinky (right hand) is usually the first to go numb with accompanying wrist/hand pain, though for the past while I've also had serious pain in my thumb. (3 replies)