I accidentally stabbed my finger and...

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I accidentally stabbed my left index finger below the 2nd knuckle on the thumb side. It went pretty deep but not wide enough to really warrant stitches. My question is: Why is my finger numb now, but the strange thing, the back of my hand hurts. Really bad. Like in a line down from my ring finger, now it's just throbbing. Is there some sort of attached nerve there to where I stabbed? Thank you for reading this.

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