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Please help! what is the medical term for "abnormal curvature of fingers"?

Please help! what is the medical term for "abnormal curvature of fingers"?

More information: Can you please give more information? Abnormal curvature of the fingers can occur during diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, where there is swan necking but there can be several problems that can make the fingers seem curved such as mallet finger, spasticity, nerve palsy. You should go get evaluated by rheumatologist in clinic to get a physical exam,diagnosis & possible hand surgery referral. ...Read more

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Some people have those long fingers, not abnormal but nice, long and thin. Is it possible to for mine to get that way?

Some people have those long fingers, not abnormal but nice, long and thin. Is it possible to for mine to get that way?

Genetics and age and: Weight play a role but the first two arethe greatest, you cannot lose weight tools your fingers thinner unless you are extremely morbidly obese . I say this last point is very important because unless you are being treated for morbid obesity losing weight will not affect your fingers also as we age our fingers change in shape and appearance so even if you have long shapely fingers its transient. ...Read more

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Would it be unusual or concerning for my fingers to hurt when i move them after i broke my wrist?

Would it be unusual or concerning for my fingers to hurt when i move them after i broke my wrist?

Yes: Elevate your help to help with the swelling. Have you doctor check and make sure the cast is not too tight. ...Read more

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My bf fingered me and I'm kind of sore , but today I had an abnormal scent down there and I'm bleeding?

My bf fingered me and I'm kind of sore , but today I had an abnormal scent down there and I'm bleeding?

Vaginal or Urethral: TRAUMA can produce bleeding and/or infection (the scent) Drink a lot of water and if either persists past a few days see your Gynecologist for an examination and appropriate culture(s) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have small little freckles appearing on the palm side of my fingers.. Is this abnormal?

I have small little freckles appearing on the palm side of my fingers.. Is this abnormal?

Not necessarily: This may be normal for you. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options if needed. ...Read more

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Missing lunula's on fingers except thumbs. Is that abnormal?

Missing lunula's on fingers except thumbs. Is that abnormal?

Suggest full evaluat: May be due to chronic anemia, liver disease, alopecia areata, blood disease, etc. Your dr will consider your history, do a complete exam, and get extensive blood tests. ...Read more

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Can abnormal TSH levels lead to swelling of the fingers?

Can abnormal TSH levels lead to swelling of the fingers?

May be: High TSH levels are an indication of low thyroid function and it can cause coarsening and thickening of skin among other signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Could fingering (finger sex) the day before a pap smear cause false negative results? I.E. Cause it to show normal when actually abnormal

Could fingering (finger sex) the day before a pap smear cause false negative results? I.E. Cause it to show normal when actually abnormal

No effect on test: The pap smear takes cell samples from your cervix, which is the bottom part of the uterus. Any debris in the vagina is separate from the inner canal of the cervix. If you still have concerns, please speak honestly with the gynecologist / primary care doctor performing this exam. He /she will work to answer questions and give you great healthcare. Good luck. ...Read more

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A month now i keep having sharp pains in my right arm but most recently i notice an unusual growth on my middle right finger & a stinging daily pain?

A month now i keep having sharp pains in my right arm but most recently i notice an unusual growth on my middle right finger & a stinging daily pain?

Need more informatio: The may or may not be a relationship to the nodule and the pain. You may need dermatology to define the nodule. However the pain may be neurologic or a non-neurologic cause. Your evaluation may help clarify this. ...Read more

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Why have some of my fingernails started curving down when they grow long? This only affects my index and middle fingers on both hands.

Why have some of my fingernails started curving down when they grow long? This only affects my index and middle fingers on both hands.

Growth rate: If part of the nail that is closer the nailbed grows slower than the part you put polish on it will curve downward. If there is a build up of debris under the nail this might explain this. ...Read more

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White balls coming out of my vagina, with no abnormal smell, when i put my finger up there its irritated, and i can scoop it out of me. Please help.

White balls coming out of my vagina, with no abnormal smell, when i put my finger up there its irritated, and i can scoop it out of me. Please help.

Vaginitis: You may have a vaginal yeast infection, this commonly causes thick white discharge and irritation, however you should see a doctor to confirm this and get treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I fingered my girlfriend and we had oral sex. She's late for her period but experiencing cramps, etc. This is abnormal for her. What's possibly wrong?

I fingered my girlfriend and we had oral sex. She's late for her period but experiencing cramps, etc. This is abnormal for her. What's possibly wrong?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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When doing a pap smear, if the dr touches the bristol with her fingers before inserting to swab cervix, can this cause abnormal results?

When doing a pap smear, if the dr touches the bristol with her fingers before inserting to swab cervix, can this cause abnormal results?

No: We can hope that the bristle touched a gloved hand. We can recognize glove material and powder. Even the keratinocytes on a bare hand will not cause confusion. ...Read more

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I've noticed irregular finger popping, or rather body popping, iz there a way to ease the habit of popping? I'd like to prevent joint damage.

I've noticed irregular finger popping, or rather body popping,  iz there a way to ease the habit of popping?  I'd like to prevent joint damage.

Get checked: Some patients have excessive flexibility in their joints. This popping although may not cause pain can actually cause tendonitis and rarely dislocations of these joints. Please see your doctor to rule out connective tissue discarders such as Marfans and Ehlers Danlos. ...Read more