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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Do I have white finger?

    Hi, In the last year from my knuckle just to the other crease of the finger going up (but not the tips) have less colour in them then the rest of my hand. I’ve come across white finger online and you’d have to be using a vibrating tool for 10+ years? I was using a chainsaw for only about 2 years on and...

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  • hand problem

    the upper part of my pinky finger is becoming hard and i can't feel it .i started noticing it is turning a bit greenish too. what should i do

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tendons slipping off knuckles

    So, I got mad and punched a wall a few good times. Since then I've had my tendon in my middle finger on my right hand slip off the knuckle and the tendon on my ring finger on my right hand seems to be resting in between the two knuckles of my ring and middle finger. There is also pain on the top...

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  • Hand Ligament Recovery

    I fractured my wrist 5/10/17 bone healed and had ligament surgery end of June.  Got pins out of wrist  on 8/21/17.  Hand/fingers completely frozen.  How long does it take to get use of hand and range of motion back.

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  • Digital nerve repair failure

    I slide the outside of my hand with glass and cut my index digital nerve. Got surgery 3 days later by a resident "doctor". It's been almost 3 months now and the tingling sensation is practical gone at the cut point and have no recovered any sensation with some swelling still from where...

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  • Chronic Wrist Pain please help!

    Hi, i've had a pretty painful right wrist for almost 2 years now. I think it started after i broke my knuckle but since then i can't lift weights or use the computer. I used to use the mouse for an avg of 2 hrs a day for around 6 months but recently i took a 6 week break from the computer which...

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  • I haven't been able to make a fist since I was born

    Hi, went to see about this getting fixed when I was around 8 or 9, they put me in splints every night when I was sleeping and I could get a good sleep so I stopped trying to fix it. I'm now nearly 16 and it is starting to annoy me as I still can't make a fist and it is very awkward for me.

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  • my thumbtip got chopped off with exposed bone

    my thumb tip got chopped off by a motorchain and i pulled it off.the chunk took off 3/4 of my tip but the chain didnt reach the bone the chunk took off, there is a little bone exposed with a bit of bloody tissue what i did is i put on a clotting powder and it formed a huge scab around my fingertip and...

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  • Is this injury and this pain a week later connected?

    About a week ago, I was trying to mend my bathroom hand basin and a very sharp bit caught me on the ball of my thumb.  It bled profusely and in fact took a further day before it stopped, after using a dozen plasters at least to cover it and to put pressure on it during that time. I was working...

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  • Smashed finger nail/nail growing into nail bed?

    I smashed my finger a few months ago and the actual nail finally came off, but you can clearly see there is a dent in my finger/nail bed. I'm not sure if this is a normal healing process or not, but it seems as though a small layer of the nail was actually smashed into the nail bed and looks/feels...

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  • Weird looking fingernails......Doctors have no clue!

    Hello. I am a 32 year old male in over all good health. for months now I have notice that my nails have a wide pale band on the top half so they are no longer pink unless I apply pressure to the nail. The bottom half of the nail is slightly pink. Is this something i should be concerned about? I talked...

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  • Dislocated right little finger

    Hi, I dislocated my right little finger 1 year back. I went to hospital, did all the necessary treatments and afterwards I am able to do normal functions after few weeks. I still have little pain and the middle joint have little bit bent. I play cricket and tried to catch the ball and it wasn't too...

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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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  • I have a lump on my thumb, what shall I do?

    I have a lump on the knuckle of my thumb. I have been to the doctors and they advised my to use a pumice stone and use salactol to treat it. They claimed it was a CaIlus, however it has done nothing to treat it. What shall I do?

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  • Finger problem

    Hi guys my name is Leo and I am 14 I recently had a problem with my brother and we fought and I punched him with full my force and I missed so I hit his elbow, after that my finger got swollen and I went to the hospital and they said I fractured something on my ring finger and I realized I lost my knuckle...

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  • Mallet Finger

    Hurt my finger yesterday, went to urgent care and was xrayed, etc.  Diagnosed with Mallet Finger.  I am not able to keet the finger "splint" on; it keeps slipping off.  Have tried tape, the finger splint with tape.  Any suggestions on how to fix it to stay on for the next...

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  • Broke my hand and having problems with my pinky

    I was in an auto accident April 22. A drunk driver hit me head on. I broke my right ankle and my left hand. I had a splint for 6 weeks and my pinky and ring finger were kept bandaged together. I'm still having stiffness and my knuckle in the pinky is very sore. Was wondering if this is normal? I...

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  • Knuckle issue

    I banged my middle knuckle and it swelled and hurt. It improved but then a lump began to grow and doctor said cyst. Now small boney shards are forming around the edges and it is sore. Any thought of why

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  • 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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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