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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Trigger finger: This condition is called trigger finger. It happens when the tendons of that individual finger are inflamed and unable to slide freely within the cana ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Depends...: Your PMD should review over all health status and labs. It can be calcium/ magnesium/ potassium anomaly. Can be genetic muscle/ligamental disease.
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Dr. Steve Mora
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Locking fingers: You should prob see an ortho doc for X-rays and exam. It sounds like a "Trigger Digit" (TD) however you're on the young side to have this prob. TD usu ... Read More
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Dr. Todd Siff
Dr. Todd Siff answered
26 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger finger: Generally, locking of the fingers or thumbs are caused by trigger fingers. This is a benign condition in which the tendon becomes entrapped around a ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Trigger finger: Ligament damage from repetitive usage. Ask your GP for the name of an Orthopedic Surgeon that concentrates in treating hands. Cortisone shots are of ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Carpal spasms: The hand spasms may be due to deficiencies in calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium. Some of these deficiencies can occur with losses from diarrhea, e ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Frommann
21 years experience Urgent Care
Finger injury: You may have an injury to the tendons in your finger. One possibility is mallet finger. If there was an injury recently then it should be xrayed. If t ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: Unfortunately, conditions such as these can't be diagnosed on the web. A physician needs to look at it and maybe even biopsy it. I suggest you make an ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is difficult to offer specifics without being able to examine the hand. Your best bet is to have the hand evaluated but a hand surgeon, orthopedist ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Tendon vs fracture: If the tip of your finger is bent and you cannot make it straight then you could have a "mallet finger". This could require strict splinting for 6 wee ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Fingers come in: many shapes and sizes and differences are not usually representative of a syndrome. A medical history, pictures of the fingers and any other genetic o ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Needs X-ray : There may have been intra articular damage cause during the dislocation. Or residual inflammation. Best to see your doctor for an examination and X-ra ... Read More

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