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Finger nerve damage

A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregg Vagner
Hand Surgery 24 years experience
Probably: It is not uncommon to develop carpal tunnel syndrome after a wrist fracture. If this is not addressed at the time of the initial surgery and continue... Read More
Dr. Victor Khabie
Sports Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome is not uncommon after a wrist fracture. Often a carpal tunnel release is necessary.
Dr. Daniel Mass
Hand Surgery 46 years experience
Unfortunately yes: There could be two problems, nerve damage from the swelling after the fracture and then the surgery. The second is if the nerve was injured during sur... Read More

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Unlikely: It is more likely to be tendonitis.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
Neurology 29 years experience
Digit : Digit is the word doctors use to mean a finger or a toe. Each finger has several segments, each named a phalanx. The word for more than one phalanx ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Not the nerve: You've got edema and/or hemorrhage in among the extensor tendons and perhaps the interossei and lumbricals. Keep moving your hand. Get seen if it prog... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
median nerve: Median nerve carries sensations from thumb and adjacent 2 and 1/2 fingers.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: It depends on the severity, location, nature of the injury. Some injuries are minor and will heal on their own, some will not. Best to see your doctor... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Talk with surgeon: In all likelihood your surgeon has splinted the finger to minimize damage. Depending on the type of work you do it might be safe to go back to work. D... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Neural therapy: There are doctors in oregon that do neural therapy. They need to inject the nerves with local anesthetic to enable them to quiet down and get release... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Very unlikely. I --: Would be inclined to check you for a carpal tunnel syndrome, as that's a much commoner problem. It probably just coincidental that it started with goi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes possible: Yes possible, digital nerves may be involved see your doctor after examination will refer to a hand surgeon.

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