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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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  • Post surgery

    I had a trapeziectomy with Ltri few weeks ago on 9th July 2018. I got cast off on 6 th August, just last week. I’m probably expecting too much too soon, but Iv got a lot of numbness and aching in my thumb and noticed Iv started feeling hard lumps in palm of my hand. Anyone had this happen to them. ? …

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  • Ball growing after surgery to fix cut tendon and nerve

    Hello, I am a 21 years old French female, about 1m55-57 and around 50-55 kg. Last year while I was on holidays on the canary Island, I fell and cut my right hand on a piece of glass. After going to a very average hospital where they told me my nerve was cut and I would require surgery, I decided …

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  • Hand & feet redness and swelling- long term

    Hi I'm hoping I've put this into the right category. For several years my partner has had swollen/red hands and feet that get quite painful (more so hands than feet). I finally convinced him to visit a doctor a few months ago but that hasn't helped at all as no one has any answers as …

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  • Pain,Still no answer

    I've been dealing with hand pain for about 3+yrs,Now it's so bad that I can barely grip or squeeze anything.It started with my thumbs if I tried to button my jeans the force of my thumbs being pushed upwards would prevent me from buttoning my jeans,Now it's everyday allday the aches so …

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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 …

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  • Frozen fingers

    I have osteoarthritis in both hands. About 4 years ago the fingers on my left hand became swollen in the joints with the arthritis. after some time they slowly begun to become stiff and frozen to the point now where I can not make a fist, or hold coins in my hand.  I've been to doctors and …

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  • Hand pain that started this week

    So earlier this week, i was banging on a table trying to get the non existent spider to fall to the ground (showing my niece there was no spider). Suddenly top part of my Palm (almost between fore finger and middle finger) got a bruise. Tender to touch but wasnt too bad. Today i have no idea what i …

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  • Unexplained pain in my index finger

    My index just out of no where started hurti g really bad and than what looks like a blister appeared. It's really painful, itchy, it throbs and it keeps growing. It First Happened To My Thumb. But this time, it's making my entire finger hurt and its almost a blu-ish color, and when it was …

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  • I have bumps on the back of my hand, what could it be?

    I have weird white bumps on the back of my hands.  They just developed a few days ago.  There’s a picture of it at this link:  https://postimg.cc/image/qmud2j7y3/ They developed on my sister’s hand first and then bumps started developing along her arm.

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  • Painful middle finger and base of finger what could it be ??

    A few weeks ago I had terrible pain in my middle finger/left hand ...I really thought I had broken it but hadnt done anything to break it....couldn't bare to touch it.  It did eventually calm down but was still sore.  Now though the base of my middle finger on the fleshy part is very …

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  • Hand and wrist pain after surgery

    I tore the muscle and tendon along my radius at the elbow. I recently had surgery in wich they sewed them back together and drilled 3 holes in the radius to graft on the newly repaired tendon/muscle. After surgery I had a surgical cast, like a partial elbow cast that ran from above my elbow to the …

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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 …

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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 …

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  • Un-unified bone in fingertip. What now?

    Almost 7 weeks ago, I sustained a crush injury to the fingertip on my right index finger (my predominant hand). I required stitches to my ruptured soft tissue, my nail came off, and I broke the bone in the tuft/tip of my finger. It's at a point where it's clear the soft tissue is going to …

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  • Middle finger pausing

    At work, I've been using my left hand for the mouse. I also use the middle finger to click. Recently, I've been noticing that sometimes my middle finger tends to pause/holds while I press the mouse.  ​Today I tried to test out the middle finger by tapping on the table. I notice that …

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  • Broken/crooked fingers due to sports injury

    Two of my fingers are very deviated at the joint as a result of the impact of a cricket ball (basically the weight and size of a small rock for Americans). I cannot remember the exact date of the injuries, but they are several years old and caused severe pain at the time, although I did not notice …

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  • Sprained or not; & how long till it's recovered?

    On the 30th of April, during soccer practice, someone shot a ball against my hand. I don't know exactly how the ball landed, but since I had bruises on my fingers as well as my hand, I think it hit flat on the top (must have been holding my hand flat on my stomach). The pain was in my thumb …

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  • Radial nerve palsy

    It been 8 weeks since i had surgery for a broken humerus bone,,My arm still feels numb but every day it's getting better,Now i had to deal with Radial nerve palsy,My hand has no feeling ,just numb and wrist drop,i have to hold my hand up or wear my brace,This is terrible,I can't do much …

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  • Radial nerve damage

    I broke my humerus bone,I'ts been 8 weeks now ,They said it's common to get radial nerve damage with this surgery.......My Dr never told me that this could happen  When i did see him he told me my nerve was stretched..,My hand is numb and i can't  move my fingers,I wear the …

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  • Tips of index fingers twisted

    The tips of my index fingers have become somewhat twisted over time. Not a big deal but now the left index finger has begun to shoot pain through it without notice. It also feels swollen a little but doesn't appear swollen. This is sort of critical as I play the guitar and must chord with my …

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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’ …

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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 …

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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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  • 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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  • 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 …

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