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What is the term for "abnormal curvature of fingers"?

What is the term for "abnormal curvature of fingers"?

It depends: There are many, it all depends on the cause and type of curvature. ...Read more

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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

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Entire body seemed to hurt really bad it kept me up seemed mostly in joints like knees spine ankles fingers no unusual activity?

Viral?: It is very difficult to say what this could be. It could be infection or some type of viral syndrome. If it last longer then it might be a presentation for an autoimmune phenomenon.
See the doc if it last longer than 3-5 days.
BEst wishes. ...Read more

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Can cuticle biting lead to clubbing of affected fingers? Recently I noticed one of my nails is curving down. I bite frequently, had an infection once.

Can cuticle biting lead to clubbing of affected fingers? Recently I noticed one of my nails is curving down. I bite frequently, had an infection once.

Clubbing of Fingers: While clubbing can be idiopathic, here are the causes of clubbing by organ system:
thoracic,
bronchial lung ca (though usually not small cell lca)
chronic lung suppuration (empyema, abscess, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis)
fibrosing alveolitis,
mesothelioma,
tb,
cardiovascular
cyanotic congenital heart disease,
endocarditis,
atrial myxoma,
gastrointestinal
irritable bowel disease,
other causes. ...Read more

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10 days late on period after bj and he fingered me straight afterwards, my finger was dry but idk if there was pre cum or not, she is irregular pregnan?

10 days late on period after bj and he fingered me straight afterwards, my finger was dry but idk if there was pre cum or not, she is irregular pregnan?

We don't guess: Physicians never guess when diagnosing pregnancy. We test. You have access to cheap and easily available pregnancy tests. If you worry you may be pregnant then you go get a pregnancy test. It is 2014. We do not just guess or speculate about such things anymore. ...Read more

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Is left index finger pain a sign of atypical trigeminal neuralgia on the left side of face?

Not at all: The finger pain is fully independent of your trigeminal issues, and represents an additional co-morbidity. A hand specialist can more fully evaluate. ...Read more

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Is my irregular bleeding something to worry about? I am a 30 year black woman. I'm having irregular bleeding from my vagina. I usually put one finger in when im in the shower to clean the inside so I thought I bruised it a little, but yesterday morning I

Is my irregular bleeding something to worry about? I am a 30 year black woman. I'm having irregular bleeding from my vagina. I usually put one finger in when im in the shower to clean the inside so I thought I bruised it a little, but yesterday morning I

You: You need to have a complete gynecological evaluation to be sure that you don't have an injury. Please be seen immediately and have an evaluation to be sure there isn't a perforation or infection. If you develop fever, pain, heavier bleeding, or light-headedness/fainting then you would have to go to the er. ...Read more

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Small polyp like lumps on my wifes head what are they doc? When I run my fingers through her hair or massage her scalp it doesn't hurt her there are like ten of them under the skin you can't pop them they don't have a head on them very unusual please hel

Small polyp like lumps on my wifes head what are they doc? When I run my fingers through her hair or massage her scalp it doesn't hurt her there are like ten of them under the skin you can't pop them they don't have a head on them very unusual please hel

Have to be there!: Lumps on the scalp are often sabaceous cysts: they grow from blocked glands that produce oil or sweat. They are problematic when they bother the person -or when they become infected. These can be removed by a doctor. Soft lumps may be lipomas: fatty growths. I would encourage you not to squeeze or otherwise try to remove these on your own, though. Have your wife's doctor evaluate her. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Mri report. Complete block c4-c5 vertebra anf C7 thin n irregular. Mild straightening. No disc herination. Lot of pain n numbess in arm, fingers.

Mri report. Complete block c4-c5 vertebra anf C7 thin n irregular. Mild straightening. No disc herination. Lot of pain n numbess in arm, fingers.

Consult Neurosurgeon: The reported MRI findings suggest that you may have a congenital anomaly of the spine. The symptoms reported suggest that this anomaly may be compressing several nerves. Therefore, you need to consult with a neurosurgeon to see if this problem can be relieved by surgery. ...Read more

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Are APPS for Afib detection with finger on light Abnormal Afib result of ShE 0.81 rMMSD 0.25 although at ER room ECG explained Sinus Tachycardia?

Are APPS for Afib detection with finger on light Abnormal Afib result of ShE 0.81 rMMSD 0.25 although at ER room ECG explained Sinus Tachycardia?

See cardiologist: If only sinus tachycardia found on ecg this is more definitive, noit a.fib., but see cardiologist to find out why sinus tachycardia ...Read more

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Four cortisone injections in two years time. No scans. My hand and fingers getting numb, abnormal pain in elbow. Tennis elbow or pinched nerve? Thank you

Four cortisone injections in two years time. No scans. My hand and fingers getting numb, abnormal pain in elbow. Tennis elbow or pinched nerve? Thank you

Not clear: Pinched nerve in the neck can cause arm and hand pain, numbness, weakness. Tennis elbow typically causes elbow pain and weak hand grip. It is unclear where you were injected. Your doctor should be able to sort out whether this is a neck/nerve problem, or an inflammation of the elbow. ...Read more

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I take metoprolol ER for irregular heart beats. There are times I awake from sleep feeling as if my heart had stop beating. I am also unable to move fingers in my right hand. Should I be concerned?

I take metoprolol ER for irregular heart beats. There are times I awake from sleep feeling as if my heart had stop beating. I am also unable to move fingers in my right hand. Should I be concerned?

It is not unusual: To feel slower heart rates during sleep and even feel as though your heart has stopped. It is unlikely this is occurring in the absence of other symptoms. Your motor impairment is not explainable and should be evaluated. ...Read more