numbness in my pinky!

john john at nine7.demon.co.uk
Sat Aug 31 11:22:00 EST 1996


In article <4vvrdu$il9 at reader1.reader.news.ozemail.net>
           rreich at shell02.ozemail.com.au "Rose Reich" writes:

> 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?
> 
> : Tanya
> : Editor, ID research alert, Alzheimers disease
> : Current Drugs, London
> 
> : http://BioMedNet.com/
> 
> : 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 
> be it.
> 
> Josh
> 
> 
Most bikes make the rider hunched for racing and this shifts wieght onto arms.
For comfort I have bought the highest handle bars and the problem is lessened 
greatly. -- 

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