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Blanching Of The Fingers
I have white spots (blanching) on my palms and fingers, spotted white areas, fingertips also seem pinker than usual. Any ideas or type of Dr.?
Vasospasm?: Does this happen when you expose your hand to cold or you are under stress? It sounds like Raynaud. To read about it click here ---> http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-disease/basics/definition/con-20022916 To contact me click here --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more
Finger trauma: It is best to get a xray of the finger to make sure there is no fracture. ...Read more
Crooked: See your orthopedist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I woke up in one morning and my finger was dark brown and some of my fingernail too was brown I don’t know from where it’s coming and I don’t feel from it and i can feel my finger fine but the texture is bad it feels like my finger was burnt (didn’t?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms warrant an evaluation.
Wish you good health. ...Read more
I was just fingered for the first time yesterday and it laster for 20 mins. I was just wondering what the effects of being fingered are?
Sexual activity: If it wasn't done too vigorously and your vagina was well lubricated then usually no symptoms the next day. But probably the most common thing would be mild discomfort or slight bleeding the first time. Slight welling might happen too if fairly vigorous. It's probably time for you to see a GYN or family doctor to talk about birth control now that you have been having foreplay ...Read more
Not a good idea: Short of partially amputating them, no. It would be a complex procedure with a high risk of complications. You would need an awfully strong reason to do so, and to convince a surgeon to do the procedure. ...Read more
Finger: You probably have a trigger finger.Get a more detailed answer ›
Polydactyly is a :
Common condition. The most common of these is a post axial polydactyly, meaning an extra small finger. Most are removed at a very young age. The finger itself is not harmful but cosmesis may be a concern and function of the two ringers may be less than if one were there.
Polydactyly is associated with many genetic syndromes but they are not caused by the extra finger. ...Read more
Pulley limitation: Trigger finger or thumb most commonly occurs when swelling or a nodule of the tendon which bends (flexes) the finger gets caught passing through a tight ligamentous pulley (tunnel) and the nodule hits the tunnel the finger gets caught and with forced bending eventually pops through. This is responsible for a trigger finger. ...Read more
More info needed: Pain in the fingers can have several causes. Important questions are where in the fingers is the pain, when is it worse and how long does it last. It would also help to know something about the quality of the pain, what makes it worse or better and whether other symptoms exist. Possible causes include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and tendonitis. ...Read more
Failure of seperatio: During normal embryonic development (while the baby is still in the womb), the hand initially forms in the shape of a paddle, then at about the sixth or seventh week of gestation, splits into separate fingers. Syndactyly results if theres an irregularity in this process: the fingers fail to divide normally (failure of differentiation). ...Read more
See below: Our physical traits are inherited from our parents. I suspect every person in this world even supermodels have body features that they wish they could change. Bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Focus on the positive. ...Read more
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Many things: While everyone talks about carpal tunnel and it is certainly prevalent there are other nerves and especially the ulnar that can cause numbness in the hand. In fact, there is a whole range of things from abnormal pressure on nerves anywheres from their origin in the neck down to the hand, metabolic issues like diabetes, and more that can cause numbness. ...Read more