Part of finger numb

Patient

Q: I had a numb big toe for a few weeks, and last night i spent about an hour cutting things out with scissors. I had a lot of pressure on my right index finger while cutting, but now (12 hours later) my finger is still very numb in the area where the pressure was. Just curious as to what the numbness could be from. Note: the numb toe happened just after a long hike with new hiking shoes)

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