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I write so much that my third finger is dented What should I do

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Padding/Changing: Try padding the finger with a bandaid or other substance or padding the pen or pencil with a foam cuff. Try switching the pencil to rest on another f ... Read More

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Third finger pain: How are you holding your pen? In general one can develop spasm and pain due to waste products , lactic acid , etc, from any persistent static mot ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen knuckle inju: You need to see your doctor and have it xrayed.You might have broken your bone or badly bruised it.
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Hand infection: there different potentials to what you describe, infection seem to be on top the list, infection can be in the skin or just under the skin, but also c ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Myers
13 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cyst: Could be a mucinous cyst, very common at the dorsal aspect of distal fingers.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See orthopedic doc: Especially one who specializes in hand surgery to have hand evaluated & learn what options for treatment are available. May require additional x-ray s ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
A : A trigger finger as dr press stated is the most common cause. Other things include abnrmal travel of the extensor tendon, joint spurs or arthritis an ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Generally no conn--: Ection between the 3rd finger and drinking, unless under the influence you jammed it or fell on it, or injured it somehow. See your pcp and have a xra ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Ulnar compression: You may have injured the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" nerve). It can be from trauma, infection, or just sleeping on it wrong. Most common of late: ke ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you . If the swelling is still preset, you should consult a doctor. It is likely ... Read More

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