Why Are Fingertips Very Sensitive to Touch?

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We use our fingertips everyday for a variety of critical tasks. Thus, the fingertips must be extremely sensitive to the touch. This helps us identify objects and write, among other important functions.
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I think its because of the pacinian corpuscle and the way it works. Should explain it well enough try looking that up
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Sensitive finger tips are caused by high emotional stress or nervousness.
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You have to remember that the nails are connected to your fingers. I have the same problem, but no t bad, my fingers just feel a little sore if I cut too short. Try not to cut your
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