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Why are my pinky fingers crooked

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nothing: If no injury this does not need to be addressed. If you are concerned seek evaluation.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Kennedy
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Evaluation: Deformity of a finger following injury should be further evaluated by a physician and in most cases it would be important to at least obtain an xray.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Boxers Fracture: You have likely fractured the head of your 5th metacarpal neck with possible displacement and angulation. Do not use your hand, protect it and visit a... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ORTHO HAND DOC: You need an ortho hand doctor consult. Repeat X-rays and discussion of treatment options Ie hand cast vs surgery
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Simple clinodactaly: When pinky fingers are turned slightly toward the middle of the hand, the term used is clinodactaly. When examined under x-ray, there is an angulation... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Why try: This is often inherited as a semi dominant trait that can skip a generation. It has no effect on the performance of the finger. It may be a "differenc... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Clinodactyly : An incurving 5th finger is considered a minor anomaly that can represent a new issue or a dominant trait within a family.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Knot: I would get it checked out. This could be a lot of things. Some of these need treatment right away, others may resolve on their own.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
Hand Surgery 25 years experience
More detail: It is difficult to make recommendations to someone with a hand condition without evaluating them. It is impossible to do so without any detailed info... Read More
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