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Doctor insights on: Clubbed Toes Not Fingers

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Will clubbed fingers affect handwriting?

Will clubbed fingers affect handwriting?

Only if extreme.: Question that is more important is why you have clubbing of your fingers. Some causes are serious, others not. I have not had pts with clubbing who had trouble writing. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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What do webbed toes and fingers look like?

What do webbed toes and fingers look like?

Like this: They usually do not pose a problem in the feet, and it is not that unusual to be seen. The degree of webbing can be more or less than the picture here shows. ...Read more

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Why are my toes and fingers bluish?

Why are my toes and fingers bluish?

Usually low O2 SAT: Blood without oxygen looks bluish under skin. Blue lips in a cold pool are an example. Anxiety can decrease blood flow to extremities, but so can many more serious problems. See your doc if it persists. ...Read more

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Why are my child's pinky fingers curved inward?

Why are my child's pinky fingers curved inward?

Simple clinodactaly: When pinky fingers are turned slightly toward the middle of the hand, the term used is clinodactaly. When examined under x-ray, there is an angulation to the middle segment of that finger. It is a benign and potential inheritable process. It occurs in normal people and sometimes in higher frequency with certain syndromes. ...Read more

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Why are my pinky fingers crooked?

Why are my pinky fingers crooked?

Congintal deformity: Most likely you congenital deformity born with if it is bilateral in type. ...Read more

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Can one develop clubbed finger nails?

Can one develop clubbed finger nails?

Yes: It can be a sign of pulmonary disease. It's called "pulmonary osteodystrophy." see your doctor f you think you have this. ...Read more

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What causes numb finger tips? All fingers no thumb same hand. Already had carpal tunnel release.

What causes numb finger tips? All fingers no thumb same hand. Already had carpal tunnel release.

Nrv compression : Previous ctr does not preclude you from recurrence .... However it is rare i would advise evaluation by a neurologist this eval.May include cervical spine x-rays and possible a mri. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to stop cracking toes, fingers, ankles or elbows?

Is there anyway to stop cracking toes, fingers, ankles or elbows?

Moisturization: These symptoms are usually the results of a dry skin condition. Good moisturizers with exfoliants can produce wonderful results. You can always cconsult with your health are professional. ...Read more

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I have sore stiff joints in my hands, fingers, wrists, feet, and toes. Could it be rhumitoid arthritis?

I have sore stiff joints in my hands, fingers, wrists, feet, and toes. Could it be rhumitoid arthritis?

RA : Symmetrical stiffness of small joints of hands wrists fingers and feet raise concerns regards early rheumatoid arthritis which in addition causes extreme fatigue and swelling of above mentioned joints. Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis is made on clinic exam followed by blood tests and x-rays which may or may not show changes in early stages. Consult a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Compression of nerve: which will hopefully be temporary. The usual position for a person installing flooring is to support your weight on your extended wrists. This compresses/stretches the nerves as they travel in your wrist to your hand. What you describe is serious, though. But if you stop injuring it, it should improve in a few hours...up to a day or so. Splint it. If it persists longer than 12-24 hours, go to ER ...Read more

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Toes, fingers numb and the joints seem stiff. At what point should I worry about frostbite?

Toes, fingers numb and the joints seem stiff. At what point should I worry about frostbite?

Now: If you have numbness for more than a few minutes after exposure to cold, you likely have frostbite. If the skin otherwise still appears normal, there may not be much to do except wait. Regardless, you should be seen by your doctor because surgery may be required if you now have signs of carpal tunnel syndrome or other nerve injury. ...Read more

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My fingers are stiff?

My  fingers are stiff?

Too vague.: Stiff fingers can occur with swelling of any sort or simply arthritis or overuse. ...Read more

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Blisters between my toes and fingers ?

Blisters between my toes and fingers ?

See a podiatrist: It could be athlete's foot, and your podiatrist can help recommend the best treatment for it. ...Read more

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Concerned about secondary Raynauds. Have mild discoloration in toes but not fingers but the nail beds of my fingers are red at times. Raynaulds?

Concerned about secondary Raynauds. Have mild discoloration in toes but not fingers but the nail beds of my fingers are red at times. Raynaulds?

Unlikely: Without typical color changes in the finers, Raynauds is unlikely. Normal feet often will experience color changes in response to cold. ...Read more

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Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read more

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Does finger nail polish remover cause numbness to your fingertips?

Does finger nail polish remover cause numbness to your fingertips?

Unlikely: Polish remover is acetone based and dries the skin and should not cause numbness only dryness. ...Read more

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Do fractured finger or toe bones always turn into arthritis?

Do fractured finger or toe bones always turn into arthritis?

No: Fractures that commonly lead to arthritis and joint problems are those that extend into a joint. Thankfully, they are a minority of fractures. ...Read more

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Tingling thumb, index, middle finger and hand. Due to tunnel?

Tingling thumb, index, middle finger and hand. Due to tunnel?

Possibly: The distribution of the sensation does match that seen in carpal tunnel- a neurologist can help confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment, such as a wrist splint, to control your symptoms and prevent progression. ...Read more