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Difficulty Making A Fist
A friend of mine has one large testicale, he says it doesn't hurt that bad but it's almost the size of his fist, refusing to see a doctor, what could be his problem? He said it's been this way for almost a year.
Yes: may need evaluation by a rheumatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Hey dr....My period is late but the problem is i can't remember fist day of my last one but i think the date is between 13 to 18 jan..What should I do?
2 year old making a fist and punching herself. She does it about 7 times a day. When I stop her she screams for about 10 mins. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Harming herself is not normal. Usually stepping back and ignoring the behavior helps. Talk to your Pediatrician. All the best. ...Read more
I am 29. For the past week I have been waking up with pain in my right palm while making a fist or holding objects. Subsides during the day?
Some thoughts: If you make the fist in response to strong emotion, not unique afterwards to feel a let-down or "weakness". If you have a pinched nerve at the wrist or within the central palm, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, the fisting action could create further compression and more symptoms. Could be sorted out with an emg/nerve conduction test if necessary, if the problem intensifies. ...Read more
I feel pain in the base of the thumb on palm side when making a fist.Pain is especially strong in the morning, and is present only when making a fist.
What would cause my hands to be swollen every morning when I wake up making it impossible to grasp objects or make a fist until about 30-45 minutes after waking up?
Concern re RA: While many things can cause swelling, morning swelling and stiffness makes me concerned about rheumatoid arthritis. This can run in families and can appear at any time. Multiple joints can be involved, as well as fatigue. But things that cause swelling can also be medications, thyroid disease, diabetes, and allergic reactions to things. I recommend getting a good history and exam done. ...Read more
Stiffness in fingers, began just afternoons now all day. Grip strength ok, no strengh making a fist. No pain, edema swelling in a.M. Osto arthritis?
Very tight feeling making fist and when walking? I've been working with hands and walking NON STOP the past 3 days could this be why I'm swollen?
Hand swelling: Overuse of any body part will lead to inflammation. Even younger people may see swelling of their hands (like on long hikes) due to the effects of gravity and overactivity. Trying to find a balance between rest and work is the best solution. Using light weights with walking may improve the circulation as well. ...Read more
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