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Bone Finger Will Affect Other Fingers
Can having part of my pinky finger amputated cause arthritis to develope in my other hand's thumb joint?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Typically not: Swollen joints do not typically restrict blood flow to areas beyond the swollen joint. However, symptoms of nerves being "pinched" are typical. ...Read more
Middle finger all the way into hand feels bruised. Can't bend it or straighten complete w/o some pain. All other fingers are ok. No red or swelling ?
See a doctor: See a doctor and get this checked. ...Read more
Yes: Lupus can cause deformities of fingers but not joint erosions. ...Read more
Can arthritis cause trigger finger in multiple fingers? If yes, will the trigger finger subside once the arthritis is under control?
Potentially: Trigger finger is caused when inflammation if the flexor tendon causes a nodular enlargement of the tendon; and that nodule then catches on the entrance to the flexor tendon sheath. It is not directly caused by arthritis, but sometimes the same underlying cause of the arthritis can also lead to a trigger finger. ...Read more
Finger spasm fingers snap towards wrist mostly ring finger painful had blood work and xrays shows no arthrtis
Hi. i've clubbed fingers and toes approximately since birth.my fingers as well as their bones are swelled. is surgery possible to shape em better?
Toes corrected: The curled toes can likely be corrected. See a podiatrist for xrays and evaluation ...Read more
Will wriggling toes affect fifth metatarsal midshaft fracture recovery? Will it cause more displacement? Will flexing ankle affect as well?
Not typically : No, not typically. If the fractures were that unstable, we would really have to stabilize them with some form of fixation. If your fractures are not displaced, it is highly unlikely you could dipsplce them dimply by "wiggling" your toes. ...Read more
Can mallet finger surgery affect other fingers? I had the surgery on middle finger and now my index finger is weak and hurts. Middle finger was determined to be 7% ppd. Thanks
Mallet finger injury: If the mallet finger has an altered range of motion then the adjacent fingers can be affected. All fingertips share a common flexor digitorum profundus muscle bely thus flexing once finger will result in flexion of the others unless one holds or limits motion. We do this in function by a complex system of intrinsic and extrinsic muscles. Also there can be "paradoxical" motion with stiffness ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause tingling in your forearm, hand and fingers? In between my thumb and index finger is some swelling to.
Several things: Need more information. Tingling in the 4th and 5th digit can be due to ulnar neuropathy in the base of the hand or elbow or c8 cervical nerve impingement. Tingling in the thumb through the 4 th digit may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome or a problem further upstream ( pronator syndrome, anterior interossius syndrome, ligament of struthers, plexopathy, thoracic outlet syndrome or C5-C7 issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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