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Doctor insights on: Cracks Or Fissures On Fingers Or Toes

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Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more


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What do you suggest if I have cracked my neck, fingers, back, toes, so does my neck grow because i crack it?

What do you suggest if I have cracked my neck, fingers, back, toes, so does my neck grow because i crack it?

Cracking: Do you mean the sound a joint makes when you bend it a certain way ? That has nothing to do with growth . At age 49 your neck stopped growing a long time ago . ...Read more

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Why do my fingers, toes and back ache unless i try to crack them?

Why do my fingers, toes and back ache unless i try to crack them?

Several reasons: It may be the way you are built or that your musculature is just tight. Cracking noise or sensation can be from several origins ranging from the small joints of your back "popping" like the cracking of your knuckles to tight soft tissue structures giving the same sensation when stretched or moving over one another or another musculoskeletal structure. It is not a pathologic or bad thing. ...Read more

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My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.

My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.

Damage to nail root: Previous injury to the nail root will cause portions of the nail plate to be thinner and weaker is one reason, and damage to the nail root and plate from fungal infection are two likely ways this happened to you. There are several treatments that may help. ...Read more

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25f frequent back pains and spontaneous numbness in arm/hand/fingers/feet & toes! when i press on my lower spin above my butt crack it feels like pins and needles?

25f frequent back pains and spontaneous numbness in arm/hand/fingers/feet & toes! when i press on my lower spin above my butt crack it feels like pins and needles?

Sounds like nerve: Most likely condition would be a pinched nerve. The nerves that supply the feet stem from nerve branches traveling from the leg. The "pinch" could be from the back at its root, but it an also be locally due to musculature. Another thing to be checked is circulation because if blood flow is hampered to a an area, it can cause pain and reduce function in the nerves. Get checked properly. ...Read more

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Two of my toes and fingers are numb?

Two of my toes and fingers are numb?

Are you diabetic?: If not its likely a neuroma which you should see a podiatrist from diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Pain and numbness in fingers & toes..?

What medical : Problems do you have? Numbness may be neuropathy.....Do you have diabetes? Do you have back pain? You may have herniated disc or radiculopathy...See a doctor for a complee history and physical. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

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