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what causes your arms and fingers to lock up and hurt

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Manzella
46 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Muscle vs. Nerve?: Fingers locking up ("the trigger finger") and a feeling loss in your arm may be an indication of neuropthy or radiculopy. Some process is causing your ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger finger?: Your description is somewhat vague, however it sounds like trigger finger. If you have had injections with only temporary relieve, you might be a can ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger: If yo ahve had 6 shots in a finger and locking still ccurs and you have had trigger finbgers than it may be time for surgery. If you are talkling a ... Read More
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Nerve problem: The problem in your hand falling asleep traces out the distribution of the ulnar nerve. You could have a problem anywhere from the neck to your armpit ... Read More
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You need to be seen by a doctor again and have a complete evaluation. It may be muscle aching pain such as myositis. It could be nerve pain such as n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be serious: Possible causes include cardiac, nerve/disk disease. If this symptom is completely new, i advise you to call 911.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: And in general anybody with that kind of localize wrist pain needs to be evaluated in person by primary care physician urgent care emergency room orth ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Locking fingers : Could be due to muscle spasm or s muscle pull or could be a trigger finger where the tendon is getting caught in the palm. See a hand surgeon if so ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely Marfan: People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with disproportionately long arms, legs, fingers and toes. Marfan syndrome is caused by a domina ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Not typically: A lipoma is a fatty tumor (literally a "lump of fat" that ain't supposed to be there). They can occur anywhere and can be quite large. They are typica ... Read More

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