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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have sharp shooting throbbing pain in my left ring finger when it or i get cold or when that area of my finger is grabbed or bumped on something. i ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hand specialist: You may have a blood vessel that goes into painful spasm on exposure to cold or trauma, but a hand surgeon could check the bones and joints of the finger for you.
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Glomus tumor: Symptoms sound typical of a glomus tumor. A benign tumor of the neuromyoarterial plexus of the finger most commonly located in the nail bed. Classically gives rise to severe pain with exposure to the cold.

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Last updated Mar 21, 2018

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