I have had the same numbness in my pinky, two years ago, also in my thumb, index finger and mittle finger.
Originally Posted by ruziska
The doctor said that numbness in the pinky indicates a pinched ulnar nerve( it is in the elbow), numbness in the other fingers indicate carpal tunnel syndrom. So I had surgery, called cubital tunnel( elbow) and carpal tunnel in the hand, two years ago and all the numbness is gone. It is now starting in the other hand.
This might be what you have.
I may have been dealt a bad hand, but at least I'm still playing with a full deck. ( most of the time anyway).