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Finger and Hand Problems

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  • Guest M

    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 go back...

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  • Bamlamatx 2

    Pinky Abduction Hand Pain!

    I got bit by a dog on the wrist over a year ago. Had Renacular stabilization of the ECU tendon, tfcc Repair, and ulnar nerve Transposition. I still have awful pain in the middle of the side of my hand (pinky side), my pinky still abducts away from the rest of my fingers, and my thumb has started to...

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  • mani47626 1

    Meats balls inside my hand

    Please help me...I do not know whats going with my hand...flesh inside my hand is forming intlo like a meat balls...there was no pain..but it looks wiered...some people are telling me tgat it was due to tge metabolism effect...some are yelling me that it was due to the usage of un healthy oil in food

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  • leahnc 2

    Thumb Went Numb then Bruised?

    I had a strange experience with my thumb a few days ago.I dont recall bumping or pinching it.  My thumb went kind of numb and tingly and I could not grasp anything for a few minutes.  It only lasted a short time and I had no pain during this experience.  About 20 minutes later I noticed my thumb looked...

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  • kitty32500 1

    How to strenghten thumb muscles?

    11 months ago, I twisted my thumb putting on my backpack.  I thought it was sprained. To make a long story short, a primary care physician prescribed phyislca therapy for it.  (Here in the USA hand therapy is called occupational therapy.)  The therapist gave me exercises to strenghten the muscle in the...

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  • Yammy1 3

    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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  • madelineRuth 1

    Knuckle hit with a baseball

    7 days ago. I was playing my first game of baseball in YEARS. I choked up on the good old Lewisville Slugger. Also called my lucky bat. The ball was pitches, hit me in the knuckle as it was wrapped around that old wooden bat. OUCH! It swelled instantly, like I had candy under the skin. I hit the ball,...

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  • todd 87123 2

    Trigger Finger (in all fingers except my thumbs)

    I have what my orthopedic hand specialsit calls "trigger finger". I cant make a closed fist with my right hand (almost that bad on the left hand). The pinky is now the only finger that catches and locks as the others can't even close that far to cause a "trigger". I have been told that the tendons are...

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  • i-CONICA 1

    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 died down...

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  • RyanCatty 1

    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 upon...

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  • MelodyandDon 1

    carpaltunnel surgery

    I had surgery on both hands in the same month about 8 years ago. I had pain as if a needle was poking me in each wrist. It is real sensitive and I have learn to do different techniques to do hand wash dishes and laundry and other home work. I am recently going to go to a doctor and see what they can...

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  • albert82870 2

    Tingling in left fingers

    i am a fifty year old male. i have had tingling in my left fingers for a few weeks now and when i went to the doctors, they did a blood test. the results came back with low B12 levels and higher bilirubin levels. i have no other symptoms. just the tingling in my left fingers. no pain. no weight loss....

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  • jared24232 1

    Finger Problems

    On my left hand, I can never lift my middle finger even up half way by itself, when I can do it perefectly fine on my right hand. Most of my fingers on my left hand feel not as flexible as those on my right, I also have hitchhikers thumb on my left if that helps. What causes this

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  • ceruleankat 1

    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, it's a very visible...

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  • jw454 3

    Wrist tendonitis surgery?? (4th dorsal compartment)

    Any of my friends out there have wrist tendonitis surgery in the 4th dorsal compartment? Basiclly on top of the wrist. It was a suggestion of steps if the PT doesnt work. Im having a hard time finding information about it other than De Quervain’s.  Just curious about your recovery time? Did it work?...

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  • SweetBee2 1

    Mallet pinky finger

    I noticed my pinky was slightly bent more than 2 weeks ago. The 2 GP's I went to didn;t diagnose me right away because they didn't know what a mallet finger was so I went undiagnosed for 5 days. After getting a stack splint on by the ortho that was the smallest they had and way too loose I got my finger...

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  • william50451 1

    Little finger does't straighten

    For the last 5 years I have had a problem with my little finger on my non-dominant hand which when the other fingers are straight it is bent not fully but say halfway. On top of it being bent I also get a very sore feeling in the finger and also in the joint. Occasionally the left side of my hand feels...

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  • steve777 1

    Locking fingers

    I have been suffering with locking middle and ring finger on my right hand for several months where to unlock my fingers is so painful leaving me with a pain in the joints. I am unable to make a fist or type properly without the fingers locking again. However I think I have found a solution and a possible...

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  • conor17986 1

    Bump on my middle finger knuckle

    There's a raised part on the knuckle of my middle finger, the skin looks almost honeycomb in nature and heals white it's very visible and bleeds easily, it's really affecting my self confidence I don't know what it is if it's possible to send pictures on here I can

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  • terri-ann28375 2

    Painful hands, getting me down.

    Hi,  I have nerve pain in my hands any way, but recently they've been extremely sensitive. They've been so sensitive that even plain warm water really hurts them and if someone touches them I get severe pain. My doctor prescribed betnovate 1% cream once a day, but that just burns and he doubled my Ametriptyline...

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  • LisaInMinnesota 2

    Suave Kapandji

    Wondering if anyone had the surgery Suave Kapandji done? What was it like during and afterwards? (2 screws in the radius and ulna bones then a section of bone taken out of the ulna) I have severe DRUJ or distal radio ulnar joint arthritis *Osteoarthritis*

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  • stefan19184 1

    Mystery hand problems ruining my life.

    Hi, I'm a lead guitarist and I'm going off my head with having a left hand that I can barely use for anything. It started two years ago. I'd slept with my arm bent with my hand under my face. I woke up with a heaviness in my arm and weakness, lack of control in my hand. It was mainly my little finger...

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  • pattsy 3 1

    Painfull Thenar part of Hand

    Hi, I fell in late october 2016 fell badly on both hands. My doctor said wait a while and see if it calms down, my take a while... So it is now February 2017 I  went to see another doctor inmy practise and she said oh its probably authritis now,, I am not happy. My Thenar part is very painfull and  myhands...

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  • elaine55690 1

    web fingers

    I have a funny sensation in my fingers as if there is a web growing between some of my fingers

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  • rachel156843 1

    Shut my finger in a door about 1 month ago...

    so basically i was in school and i shut my finger in the hinge of a heavy door. it has now been 1 month and i can move my finger but if i shake my hand a little i get pins and needles. also, i f i squeeze that finger or hit it on something i am in lots of pain and get a strong pins and needles through...

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  • sportsplayer88 1

    Ring Finger extension and flexion issue

    Hi, I am looking to see if others share similar experiences with a ring finger injury. I also hope to learn more about my injury. I injured my left finger finger years ago playing sports. There's a slight hint of swan's neck deformity on the left ring finger where the volar plate is somewhat swollen...

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  • Natchiz 2

    Ulnar Sided Hand/Wrist Pain for over 6 months, what is it?

    I've been having pain in my right wrist and hand for over 6 months now. It mostly feels like a dull ache/pain and often tenderness which is on the little finger side (ulnar side) of my hand which comes and goes. Recently (within the last month or 2) the pain has spread up to my little finger knuckle...

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  • chris02029 2

    Numb hands in the morning

    for the last 5 days I have woken up with numb feeling hands, once I move them they get 80% better and they get back to normal about an hour later, anyone seen this before! I have had a weird viral thing for months that gave me upper arm muscle pain. Could this his numbness just be viral? I had a dieabities...

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  • Ronaldo2010 1

    Finger tip pain

    Hi,  About 20 years ago, I suffered a finger injury involving a joiner planer. I lost the first joint of my left index finger. The surgery performed included a small bone graph pinned to my existing finger joint, and a skin graph. My finger is a full 3/4" shorter than normal. It healed properly and other...

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  • spicy2828 1

    Feeling weak and shaky

    Hi, I am 25 years old and since 1month I am feeling weak and my hands are shaking a lot. When I hold my phone I can observe my hands are shaking. I don't have Blood pressure/Diabetes and I belive I don't have any illness. Kindly help what could be the reason. Thanks

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  • 1rene40 1

    Trigger Finger

    I woke up with Trigger finger one day. I saw a specialist who offered a steroid injection or an operation which I declined.Over 6 months it deteriorated and became impossible to make a fist, cut things and then painful to write(it was on the ring finger of my right hand). After six months I was treated...

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