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What causes my pinky finger to lock up

A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unrelated: The bent pinky fingers are a genetic trait. You likely have an unrelated injury or process.

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ulnar nerve: Numbness of the the ring and little fingers is usually the result of compression of the ulnar nerve somewhere along the arm and usually at the elbow. ... Read More
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
Don't lean on elbow: You have a nerve compression of a nerve called the ulnar nerve. This usually happens at the wrist or the elbow. Try to avoid leaning on your elbow. I... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Joints: If it involves the joints, it may be a type of arthritis. Follow up with your MD for an examine, investigations and management. All the best.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
Hand Surgery 27 years experience
Several : Several things can be responsible for numbness in the small finger-cubital tunnel syndrome is one of the most common reasons. Proper evaluation by a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Depalma
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Carpal tunnel: Sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome. First 3.5 fingers. Median nerve compression at the wrist. Does this sound accurate?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Nerve pinching: The location of your problem is in the distribution of the ulnar nerve, and there may be compression at the elbow, wrist, or even higher in the chest ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
Hand Surgery 21 years experience
Ulnar nerve: The ulnar nerve supplies feeling to part of your ring finger and the pinky. It travels from your neck, across your elbow and then into the palm of you... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Brown fingertips : There are two things that come to mind. Normal pigment from a person of dark color, or melanoma. Fungal infections also cause brown nails. The proper ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Itching is: Annoying ! So we derive more pleasure by scratching more and harder till we feel pain. By now , you would have irritated and break the top layer of yo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
NO CRYSTAL BALL: You can wait and see or have it removed now. You can have it removed later if it starts bothering you.