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Finger and Hand Problems

Also known as Clubbing (Fingers/Toes), Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome , Mallet Finger, Trigger Finger

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  • Trapeziectomy

    Had my left thumb done 2 May, plaster comes off next Tuesday thank god! I’m having constant pain in my thumb, like waves of burning and then as if I’m being pricked with tiny needles. Paracetamol and ibuprofen not touching it. Can anyone tell me if this normal and how long it goes on for please? It’s...

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  • Trapeziectomy

    Had my left thumb done 2 May, plaster comes off next Tuesday thank god! I’m having constant pain in my thumb, like waves of burning and then as if I’m being pricked with tiny needles. Paracetamol and ibuprofen not touching it. Can anyone tell me if this normal and how long it goes on for please? It’s...

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  • Thumb stiches

    My daughter cut her thumb pretty good with a kitchen knife on a downward angle. She needed 9 stiches. Had them taken out 7 days later and everything looked good. Will be 2 weeks since removed but she says it's still very painful and tender. Everything is healing fine. Is this normal to still have...

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  • really bad shooting pain in left little finger

    Hi just wondering if anyone has this or knows what it could be. I keep getting a sharp extremely bad pain in my left little finger,  took some painkillers but not working. I didn't bang or bend it, it just started a few  days ago but seems to be getting more frequent and sore   

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  • mallet finger

    I injured my ring finger making a bed, I didn't even realise I had done it at first as I had no pain. I went to my local hospital and within an hour had been fitted with a splint. I was told to remove the splint twice a week to clean the finger, making sure the finger remained straight. I had to...

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  • Thumb pain

    Hi! Wonder why my thumb is still in pain. Y doctor wants me wear this splint for 2 weeks. Right now I am one one week of wearing this. Still no improvement. I cannot get cortisone shot because of side effect that I have diabetes. Should I wait for full two weeks or find different doctor for 2nd opinion?...

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  • my arms and fingers are spasing out on and off ..im losing it

    MY right ulnar to thumb started first a week ago,just spasming out.Then stop for two days and starts itching on the arm in that spasm spot.Now both arms are twitching spasming on and off.Went to a free doctor bit he said there was nothing he can do ...just work it out.Cant afford a real doctor who would...

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  • Shock in middle finger

    Had ulnar nerve transposition 12-2017. All went well. Maybe be unrelated, but now get a shock in my middle finger on right side. It’s when I wash my hands and rub my hands together or go down a bannister. Clearly, I’m conducting static. Maybe my orthothic in my shoes cause this? Or scar tissue in my...

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  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis issues

    Hi! I was diagnosed to this from my hand specialist. I was in lot of pain at base of thumb and swollen tendons. Dr gave me hand/thumb splint. I had to wear this splint all day/night except for showering. I forgot to tell my doctor about my work that I used computer all the time.  Is it okay to use...

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  • Bottom of thumb pain

    Hello, for weeks I had this pain in the area between my right thumb and wrist. It would hurt and feel tight when I give the thumbs up, but bent. It all started when I opened an orange juice cap. Now I feel that theres some loss of motion. What's going on? 

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  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    I was just got diagnosed as de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. My dr gave me wrist splint to prevent inflammation. When I take it off, I see my thumb become red/purple color and am in pain. What you think I should do?

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  • Any ideas as to what these white lines on my fingertips are?

    Around 4-5 years ago a tiny white line began forming on my pinkie, starting from the outside at my nail, and it's since spread around the finger tip, and another one has appeared on my ring finger next to it. It's underneath the skin. And it doesn't appear "3D" but if run my nail...

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  • Numbness over Pain

    Just had the brain surgery Jan 15th, not as bad as it sounds, im 66 and just wanted to be pain free, left side of face is still numb but i remember the constant pain and eventually thevnumbness will go away. If you opt to have the operation just make sure you find a Surgeon who is a specialist. I live...

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  • Finger pain issue

    Hello all, I'm new here but I was hoping I could find someone in a similar situation as me, or receive some advice/suggestions. I saw a hand specialist recently for an issue that I first noticed quite a few years ago, and one that has progressively gotten worse. While he did rule out a few things...

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  • I had a 5th metacarpal fracture help!

    Hi guys! Hows everything? hope you are all good! I recently had a "minimal" metacarpal fracture, I went to emergency they put a cast on my hand and I feel like the cast is just not doing the job but thats why I'm here. I'm a little bit scared because I wanna know how long does I have...

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  • my fingers are not straight when fully extended

    Help. When I try to straighten my middle and ring fingers, they bend like this instead. There's no pain nor discomfort, it just looks weird. Only my middle and ring fingers on both hands do this, all other fingers are normal.

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  • Hand finger pain

    My hands are paining .I went to gym now my fingers r stil paining since 3 months ...getting ready also difficulty. Requesting u to tell MRI nerve study Don. Blood reports clear all ..plz wtsthe pblm..

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  • Finger Pain

    I recently started with a stiff like feeling in my middle finger of my left hand, this then developed to pain from the 2nd knuckle to the base of that finger and then a little in a similiar area either side of the middle finger on my ring and index fingers. It also feels like I have similar symptoms...

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  • Former fracture injury

    I have had a former fracture finger. The orthopedic said it has fully healed after a few weeks. But ever since he said that my finger still felt some tender mild pain. Is this normal Or could it get worse? By the way it's been at least half a year since I first fractured my finger.

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  • Random Finger & Hand Stiffening

    For a few years now, I've had an issue where one of my hands or certain fingers will randomly stiffen up and curl inward. It can happen to either hand and when it does happen I lose the use of that digit or hand unless I unfold it with my other hand. There are periods when it happens more frequently...

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  • Index Finger Bent bent sideways

    A while back I hit my the door knocking knuckle off my kneecap and it created a sharp pain that quickly subsided and then I had no pain with full mobility of my finger. The only thing that bothered me was that i noticed my right index finger was bent sideways at the middle joint. I went online and i...

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  • Swelling After Splint Is Removed

    I wore the splint on my ring finger for seven weeks. Never took it off. The doctor removed it two weeks ago and told me he thought I would be fine. I can use the finger. I have no pain. The top digit of the finger does droop -- I think they call it goose neck -- and I'm wearing a splint at night....

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  • Strange bump on thumb joint

    I've noticed a strange bump on the inside of my upper thumb joint on both hands. It's not a different coolr or painful, and it's hard and does not move. it almost feels like it's simply part of the bone, but it's definately new. When you look at my thumb straight down at the knukle,...

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  • Hand/Finger Discomfort when Gripping

    Hello, This may sound strange, but for almost a year now I have had a strange discomfort on my ring finger. I mainly notice this when holding a computer mouse, which is what I do a lot. Its gotten to the point where it is always uncomfortable gripping the mouse and never feels "right" or consistent....

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  • Finger has been slightly numb for 2 years

    Hello, 2 years ago my 4th digit in my left hand went numb. Long story short, I’m a percussionist and hold my mallet on the side of the 4th digit. I was practicing for an extended period of time and sensed the finger going numb. After 2 years the finger is still slightly numb. There is no pain what so...

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  • Hard lumps on back of hands

    Recently  I have noticed some hard lumps under the skin on the back of my hands. One seems to be near the knuckle the other two are just above my wrist  I suffer with osteoarthritis so wondering if this is connected.

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  • Mysterious Thumb Injury?

    A few weeks ago I woke up to a terribly sore thumb. I assumed that I slept on it because I a terribly hard sleepers. I can go to sleep in a fetal position and wake up on my face with both of my fingers in my eyes! And that morning I realized that I had pretty much slept on my thumb. My thumb did swell...

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  • Trapeziectomy not worth the inconvenience

    i had my surgery 5 weeks ago and i can honestly say it isnt worth the trouble.  It invades every aspect of your life-from sleeping to getting dressed, eating, showering, brushing your teeth and beyond.   I am out of the cast and splint and exercising it on my own.   I know the pain osteo...

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  • Painful knuckle, several weeks after mild impact injury

    Hi, Several weeks ago now, I injured my middle knuckle of my right hand. I punched something hard to dent it, as I didn't have a hammer to hand, and normally that wouldn't be a problem, I didn't punch that hard! The knuckle immediately felt very painful, although tolerable, and it slowly...

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  • Trapeziectomy. Recovery time? Successful surgery?

    I've had basal thumb arthritis for many years and, so far, have had five steorid injections into my left hand, but only one into my right.  Both thumb joints are very painful at the moment and I'm due to see a hand surgeon tomorrow.   I'm hoping he will give me another injection...

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  • Arm Problem Or Wrist..?

    Okay so this is what happend, about A week ago i popped my wrist. I put my index finger over my wrist and my thumb under  my wrist and twisted my wrist. I have done this many times before but something different happend this time, I felt a real bad pop but it didnt really hurt mabey just a slight...

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