Three days ago I sliced the tip of my left index finger with a sharp bread knife. The cut was not deep and is healing fine. However, a section of my finger of about 2 square cm. In size to the right of my finger nail under the cut is completely numb. It is not serious or uncomfortable, but I would like to know what is going on. It is slightly pinker than the rest of my finger. Any ideas or past experiences appreciated!
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replied January 19th, 2018
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The numbness could be a temporary neural response to the injury and it would mostly become normal in due time.

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