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27 Oct 2006

Numbness!
I have numbness on my left hand in my pinky and the finger next to it going up that part of my arm untill just before the elbow - I also have numbness on the left side of my head next to the eye in an area of about 5cm, what on earth is the problem?
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Kim
The hand is caused by something causing pressure on the ulnar nerve in your arm. You may need to see an orthopedic surgeon. Ask your GP to just check for arteritis on your temple - it is inflammation of the blood vessels and commonly can happen in that area.
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