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Broad Fingers (Overview)

Broad fingers are abnormally large fingers that may be seen in people with hereditary problems.


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What could cause my fingers to swell in the morning?

What could cause my fingers to swell in the morning?

Nonspecific tenosyno: Nonspecifictenosynovitis is the medical term selg limited resolves with time can cause trigger finger and carpal tunnel dequervains. ...Read more

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Broad Fingers (Overview)

Broad fingers are abnormally large fingers that may be seen in people with hereditary problems.


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What does it mean when your fingers lock up?

What does it mean when your fingers lock up?

Trigger finger: Individual fingers can get locked in the flexed position when the flexor tendon gets caught at the a1 pulley in the palm of the hand just below the knuckle joint. Sometimes you can feel a knot right there. Treatment is rest and potential steroid injection if conservative therapy does not work. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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I have a finger that locks closed when i grasp anything and need to know if this is something easily treatable. This has been going on for a year and started with my middle finger and then moved to the third finger. All my fingers on that hand are weaker

I have a finger that locks closed when i grasp anything and need to know if this is something easily treatable. This has been going on for a year and started with my middle finger and then moved to the third finger.  All my fingers on that hand are weaker

Trigger Finger: Most likey reason is that you have a trigger finger (or two). An experienced hand surgeon can help. Sometimes antiinflammatories can help (oral or injectable), and if not, a relatively simple surgical procedure can correct it. The first step however, is to see a hand surgeon and get the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is jersey finger and how is it treated?

What is jersey finger and how is it treated?

A torn flexor tendon: A jersey finger occurs when the flexor tendon tears off of the bone at the base of the distal phalanx. This frequently occurs in football when a jersey is grabbed making a tackle. Hence the name. This is a serious injury, and should be evaluated and treated by a qualified hand surgeon. It is time-sensitive, and prompt assessment within days is ideal. ...Read more

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Treatment resistant hand eczema. Creams are not working, and skin on fingers is very thick, I am ashamed of my hands and hide them in public now!

Treatment resistant hand eczema. Creams are not working, and skin on fingers is very thick, I am ashamed of my hands and hide them in public now!

See details: New data suggests eczema is caused by a substance secreted by staph bacteria found on your skin. See a dermatologist again and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How to cure a wound in the finger. Just came up suddenly about 6 weeks ago.

How to cure a wound in the finger. Just came up suddenly about 6 weeks ago.

Treat the cause: It clearly states on nearly every page here that we do not provide treatment. A wound that is not healing in six weeks needs to have a physician examine it. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of scratches on fingers?

What is the best way to get rid of scratches on fingers?

Healing of scratches: I assume you mean scratches that have caused some degree of bleeding. You need to let these heal just like any other cut on the body. I like patients to use traumeel cream (http://traumeel.Us/) to help speed up this process. It is inexpensive and can be used often without worrying about using too much. This simple cream should be in every medicine cabinet (my opinion). ...Read more

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I have agzima on my both little fingers 5 years using betamethosane but return after week ..Can I have drug treat my skin forever?

I have agzima on my both little fingers 5 years using betamethosane but return after week ..Can I have drug  treat my skin forever?

Agzima?: I am not sure what agzima is? Did you mean eczema? The severity of eczema may change over time, but it does need care and there is treatment available. ...Read more