numbness in my pinky!
rreich at shell02.ozemail.com.au
Tue Aug 27 17:04:46 EST 1996
Tanya Gray (tanyag at CURSCI.CO.UK) wrote:
: I have just read the message threads relating to numbness with interest.
: My little finger has been numb for over a week, although there hasn't
: been a'pins & needles' sensation. I cycle daily, on heavily-polluted
: roads, and use a salbutamol inhaler for exercise-induced asthma. Could
: any of these factors be responsible for a numb pinky?
: Editor, ID research alert, Alzheimers disease
: Current Drugs, London
: tanyag at cursci.co.uk
Ok. This is my guess.
I cycle too and i notice that sometimes the pressure on my wrist can
cause a slight compression of the ulna nerve, which supplies the sensory
input for the medial 1 and 1/2 fingers (ie. Pinky) So this could simply
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