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Abnormal Curving Of Fingers
Causes of sudden pain/stiffness in the base of both palms (between thumb joint and wrist) accompanied by extremely dark blue/bulging veins-no injury?
Brachydactyly: The following website covers the topic thoroughly: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2441618/. ...Read more
Experiencing tingling in tips of index & middle fingers of both hands. Present almost constantly. Not result of flexed/extended wrist. Carpal tunnel?
There are several: Known as scoliosis, kyphosis or lordosis. In certain regions of the spine there are normal ranges of kyphosis or lordosis but a scoliosis is not normal ; can occur from several reasons. There can be abnormal degrees of kyphosis or lordosis that can be associated with each other ; scoliosis. The sway in the lower back is a lordosis and roundness of chest is kyphosis. Coiling of spine is scoliosis. ...Read more
Lordosis: Normally the neck area, or cervical spine, has a curve where the middle part bends out toward the front of the body. The xray here shows a loss of some of that normal curve. Losing this curve can be caused by many things including poor posture, neck muscle strain or osteoporosis. The most common cause is muscle strain often from bending over a computer. A chiropractor can help correct this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The tip of my middle fingers on both hands are curved toward the ring fingers on both hands. What does that mean? Is it a old fracture?
Usually no: This usually relates to muscle spasms. It is not something patients have told me but not out of the question. If swallowing is a real issue then a visit to the doctor is in order ...Read more
Atrophy of bicep. Pain along side of forearm. Fasciculation of ring finger. Mri reveals only reverse lordosis. I assume cause is trapped nerve? Where?
It's a reflex.: You didn't mention which toe was plantar flexed, but, if you are referring to your big toe, it's caused by some kind of stimulus to the arch of your foot. In clinical practice, we might scrape the arch of your foot with the handle of a reflex hammer. Plantar flexion of the great toe is normal. Dorsiflexion (pointing of the toe upward) is not. But I don't know what the stimulus is in your case. ...Read more
Xr lumbar spine there is some irregularity of the inferior end plate L5 increased sclerosis of the articular processes throughout the lumbar spine, ?
Fairly common: Description for imaging by age 30 relating more to age relatd degenerative changes particularly at the lower two disc spaces ascwell as involving the small joints or articular processes of the back with two facet joints found at each disc level. This can be further affcted if one smokes ;/or obese. Genetics also play a role while ther is mixed data as to other possible environmental causes. ...Read more
"Xr lumbar spine there is some irregularity of the inferior end plate L5 increased sclerosis of the articular processes throughout the lumbar spine, ?"
Varies : Increased sclerosis on the articular processes throughout the spine is another way to say you have diffuse arthritic changes in you spine. The end plate irregularity is harder to say without seeing the film, it can also represent a change seen in arthritis, but can also represent a fracture or even be seen in an infection of the vertebrae. You should see your doctor to go through it with you. ...Read more
Clinodactyly : An incurving 5th finger is considered a minor anomaly that can represent a new issue or a dominant trait within a family. ...Read more
Prob carpal tunnel : Syndrome, statistically speaking.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain in fingers. Especially the middle one of the three finger joints on both hands (all fingers). Also thumb joint (movement of right thumb hurts) y?
Curved finger: Abnormal angulation of upper extremity digit.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Would it be unusual or concerning for my fingers to hurt when i move them after i broke my wrist?
My bf fingered me and I'm kind of sore , but today I had an abnormal scent down there and I'm bleeding?
Not necessarily: This may be normal for you. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options if needed. ...Read more
“I have a wierd feeling in my thumb and pointing finger. I can move the normally but they feel a little stiff and abnormal. Does using my phone cause?
"Repetitive Strain": is a DEFINITE disorder from repeated use of the cell phone in the TEXTING mode!! Try stopping it for a while see if it helps! Dr Z ...Read more
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
Sometimes after I masterbate, my fingers are lightly stained with blood but I feel no pain what so ever.what could cause this?
Would it be unusual or concerning for me to be able to stick my finger up one nostril and not the other?
Yes: Could be that one side narrowed by deviated septum or enlarged turbinate. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
If a girl has HPV that cause abnormal cell changes and she gets fingered by her boyfriend is it possible for him to get HPV by fingering her?
Yes: Yes, that would be possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
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.
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
When doing a pap smear, if the dr touches the bristol with her fingers before inserting to swab cervix, can this cause abnormal results?
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.
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