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?Trigger finger: Several things can cause painful triggering of a finger. The most common is a so called, "trigger" finger where your flexor tendon enlarges and can no longer slide smoothly through a tunnel at the base of your finger. Less common is a snapping extensor tendon or ligament. Try splinting the finger straight for a few weeks, if this does not help get it checked out. ...Read more
I bend my elbow and i can feel my ulnar nerve move. My arm hurts no matter if its straight or bent. Why?
Doubtful.: With flexing and extending (bending a joint), what you are feeling are tendons that act as pulleys and allow the movement. You cannot be feeling your nerves move. It sounds as though you have an inflamed tendon "tenosynovitis" of the elbow or wrist, depending on where the pain is. If ice and antiinflammatories don't help, see your doctor. ...Read more
Trigger finger: It sounds like you have trigger fingers. A nodule may be trapping your fingers in the locked position. I recommend you visit a hand surgeon. He or she will treat you with NSAIDs or injections that will help eliminate the problem. Surgery may also be an option depending on your history. Good luck. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00024 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ulnar nerve neuritis. Should I keep bending my arm of slowly straighten it? Elbow hurts when I try and cant fully do it.
Gentle: To give the best answer I need more details. Do you have an arthritis disease,? have you had any injury to the neck, elbow, arm? How long has the problem been there? Did anything in particular trigger the pain? Is the elbow swollen? If this is a new problem and the elbow hurts and is swollen the elbow is the cause. Gentle stretching is OK. The first step is to get a diagnosis of the cause. ...Read more
Wrist sprain: May indicate a severe injury not just a "normal no fracture" X-ray. Wrist ligament injuries can be complex and if associated with significant swelling and pain one need to be evaluated with a hand surgeon. Don't be satisfied with "no fracture" seek treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hit finger straight on by basketball HARD. today its swollen, cant bend all the way, stiff, achey, tender on knuckle, sharp pain when bent &bruised ?
Have it checked out: There are lots of causes of knee pain. If your knee hurts and it hasn't gotten better in 2-3 weeks your should see your primary care provider or an orthopedist for an evaluation. They can listen to your symptoms, examine your knee, and determine if any other testing (xrays, mri, etc.) may be needed. ...Read more
My left arm hurts from wrist to elbow. I can move it but can't straighten it completely, feels like it's going to snap. Hurts to twist it too?
See details: There are several possible causes. Have it egaluated. Your description is not specific enough to give you a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
8months after tennis elbow release surgery im feeling pain, stiffness in elbow. Cant twist my hand without pain. Hand and fingers getting numb. Why?
Doubtful: Dequervain's is tendonitis of first dorsal extensor compartment of the radial dorsal wrist. Can cause swelling in the area but should not cause appearance of crooked wrist. Primary symptom is pain over the area with ulnar deviation and traction on the thumb. Use of the thumb in grasp and pinching will cause pain. Seek care with hand surgeon, usually responds to steroid injection ...Read more
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