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what causes my ring to turn my finger black

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Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Blood flow: Black fingers would be a decrease in blood flow leading to necrosis. Some infections can cause this as well

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Weight Gain: Yes, that could definitely cause swelling in the fingers. The more important question is why the 20-30 pound weight gain?
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: A doctor needs to look at them. If he is a smoker he needs to quit. And I sure hope they are not infected now turning gangrenous. Has he worked in man ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience Pediatrics
Edema: When your fingers feel puffy and swollen, it's fluid retention that is to blame. Medically referred to as edema, fluid retention is excess fluid colle ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Ulnar Nerve: When your thumbs point outward from your body, the bones of the forearm open: the ulnar side has the nerve from the elbow (the funny bone sensation). ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
20 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve compression : Numbness to the small and ring finger is often due to nerve compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow called cubital tunnel syndrome. A hand surgeon ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Ulnar neuropathy: Most likely is a problem with ulnar nerve at elbow or less likely wrist. Consider thoracic outlet syndrome, and c-8 radiculopathy from neck. An EMG ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Tarnish: Silver rings can tarnish, especially in the presence of increased amounts of sweat, or if any protective coating has worn off.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Fingers turn black: A female of unknown age and location states her knuckles turn black randomly. Never heard of turning black. Suspect you mean dark blue or cyanotic. Ca ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
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

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