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Baby Holds Thumbs Fingers
Infant son had kidney infection which was treated. He now has small area on his thumb and middle finger that looked like it peeled off. What is this?
Peeling Skin: With a history of recent antibiotic therapy, it is possible this represents an allergic reaction to the antibiotic, especially if it was a penicillin derivative. As long as it doesn't appear to be getting worse or his condition remains the same, it might be a mild, self-limited reaction. As an alternative, children often get eczema in these areas, which responds to cortisone creme. ...Read more
My baby is 10 wks, he often holds his thumbs btwn 1st& middle fingers should we b "teaching" not to?
No "teaching" needed: A normal, healthy 10 week-old baby who is using his first 2 fingers to grasp his thumb in either hand should stop doing it as he develops more, and starts holding other things. At routine baby check-ups at 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months, etc... Parents should talk with the doctor about any such baby behaviors. The doctor can refer to a specialist if the baby seems abnormal. ...Read more
My hand hurts between my thumb and pointer finger and it really hurts to hold or pick anything up. What is it?
Why do my thumb and index fingers swell when I hold something cold for too long or even when not holding anything in "cold" weather? I live in socal.
I've been having pain on my hand between thumb and index finger on the fatty part. I could feel the pain under my thumb inside my hand. Hurts to hold?
Hand pain: Hands take a lot of abuse daily and there are several muscles and ligaments that traverse this area and are at risk for injury, strain and tendonitis. The thumb has a particularly complex articulation (the way the joint and associated muscles assemble and function) and is a common site for problems. If painful, prolonged or debilitating, have it evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
My baby has g6pd and is polydactyly at the same time. With conjoined thumb on left hand. Both hands have 6 fingers. How can I deal with it?
U need 2 C a hand-: -surgeon, 1 who is fellowship trained in hand. It takes imaging 2 eval the bone structure as it can B used 2 help stage the procedures needed. Many times an extra digit may not have any supporting bone structure. That helps as 2 which digit needs 2 B excised. By conjoined thumb if U mean attached 2 index, it can easily B fixed also ...Read more
What if in between my index finger and thumb but mostly thumb on the palm-side of my hand hurts when I squeeze my hand into a fist and when I hold something for example a baseball bat?
While holding my babys head in my hand caused some strain in the bone near thumb finger. When I move that finger front and back I can feel pain.pls ad?
My baby is 7m old, his fingers on the right hand is weaker than the left, is it related to his missing thumb&radial bone. Should I meet neurologist?
Talk to your doctor: When the forearm and hand don't develop quite right, there can be other effects nearby. Talk to your doctor to see how much weakness there is and which specific muscles, from the shoulder to the fingers, are affected. Together then you can decide whether you need a referral to a neurologist. ...Read more
Should have: You need to find somebody doing TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to get detailed answers. You should have moons on the other one. I cannot tell you what it means, but it is not of any urgent concern. I am quite healthy and have the same issue. In TCM there would be different herbal combinations that would help, but you should find someone that does nail diagnosis. ...Read more
The following website covers the topic thoroughly:
http://www.Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2441618/. ...Read more
Terrible bad!!!!!!!!: One reliable sympton of a broken bone is horrible pain. The broken bone just does not want to be moved at all. A bad strain could also give just as much pain, so that is why your physician often needs an x-ray to help sort things out. Some fractures such as an impacted fracture of the upper arm or a skull fracture may not be that painful, so we do not just go by pain. Go for an exam by your md. ...Read more
Have it checked: You should have it checked by your doctor and, is it in one hand or both and what exactly is the problem, we do not have enough information, does it hurt or numb etc. ...Read more
In what way can I stop my habit of cracking my fingers, thumbs, back and neck before I do serious damage to my body?
Switch Habits: Go from cracking, to stretching your body, right before exercise. Kill 2 birds in one stone. Go from damage, to repair and healing. Good luck. ...Read more
I jammed my fingers so many times in basketball when I was younger that all of my fingers (excluding thumbs) are crooked. Were they dislocated?
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?
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!
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Physical Exam : History and physical exam are used to diagnose trigger finger. Trigger finger comes from swelling of the tendons in the hand that cause the tendons to become stuck within the tendon sheath. See a hand surgeon for your situation. ...Read more
Skin lesions: Based on the information provided, it's impossible to tell what those bumps are. Either take a pic of those and send over or see a doc locally. ...Read more
Aerosol of what?: Some things sprayed with aerosol are chemicals that can burn the skin. Sometimes the decompression can cause the spray to be very cold freezing the skin the big question is what you were spraying see a doctor to be sure there isn't enough injury to need treatment and if you can show what was being sprayed. ...Read more
Fractured fingure: Followup x-rays if symptoms persist.Get a more detailed answer ›
First web space: Web spaces (you have 4 of them) are the term used to describe the spaces between your thumb and index finger and between the fingers. The spaces contain skin and soft tissues that are critical to proper hand function. ...Read more
Assuming : You are talking about big toe crossing 2nd toe. You have hallux abducto valgus. Multiple surgical procedures are available for this condition depending on the severity. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
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