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Both my pinkies have been swollen for about two years. My right toe has bursitis, and now both my index fingers are starting to ache and look bumpy.
Usually not: "tennis elbow" which is tendonosis of the lateral or outside of the elbow (the most common "tendonitis" of the elbow) usually doesn't cause any numbness in the hand or fingers medial elbow tendonosis (golfers elbow) will occasionally irritate the ulnar nerve about the elbow and cause some numbness in the ring and small fingers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have bursitis in the shoulder and have been having physio. I have now had pins and needles in the fingers and hand for 5 days. What do I do.
I fell on elbow and was diagnosed with bursitis after an x-ray. There is no swelling and there is improvement after 3 days with motrin/ice. I also have hand numbness and limited functionality. Is it normal?
Could be: A trauma bad enough to cause bursal swelling could also be putting some pressure on the ulnar nerve on the inside of the elbow. This could cause some numbness in the ring and small finger of the hand. Keep up with the Motrin and ice. If numbness does not go away in a few weeks, get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Experiencing burning, inflammatory, aching pain in left hip. I sleep on my left side on a firm mattress. Walk a couple of miles a day. 18 months out lumbar fusion. Bursitis or referred back pain?
Tenderness: If you have significant (and asymmetric when compared to the opposite side) tenderness over the bursa, then likely bursitis. Referred pain does not cause tenderness. Gluteal tendonopathy often co-exists with bursitis. Consider a steroid injection into the bursa region, which can be diagnostic and therapeutic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BURSITIS OF WHAT?: Bursitis can affect many areas such as the shoulders, hips, elbows, and knees. Local treatment includes topical anti-inflammatories, ice alternating with heat. Local cortisone injections can be helpful. Also oral anti-inflammatories can be helpful also such as advil or aleve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inflammation: A bursa is a fluid filled sac rthat sits between muscle or between muscle and bone and assists with normal motion - like the ball bearings of the body. If a bursa becomes inflamed - by acute trauma, repetitive motions or activities or other forms of inflammation it causes local pain, possible swelling and usually loss of motion of the affected area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends.: It depends upon what caused the bursitis to begin with. Certainly, if you continue the activities that initially caused the bursitis, and you do not change anything else, there is a higher chance that you will get it again. Bursitis prevention includes stretches, strengthening, and modification of the activities that caused the bursitis to begin with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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