Doctor insights on:
Finger Joints Turning Black
I squished my thumb under a 200lb piece of metal. Thumb swollen, purple and black bruising on middle knuckle, blood under nail, can't bend.. Broken?
My both toe fingers i.e second toe fingers nail are turning black and got separated dried up. Also new nail are also turning black. Please suggest?
See a doctor: It could be fungal but there are systemic conditions that can also have this affect on nails. See a dermatologist or podiatrisrt ...Read more
What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple
Neck Crack Jolt: When you are cracking your neck, are you extending it back or turning it to the side- the side corresponding to the involved hand? Could be structures in your neck like bone spurs or the facet joints are hitting the lower nerves- C6, C7, and C8 nerve roots. Facet joints can thicken from arthritis and push posteriorly on the nerves. Avoid neck cracking if only this triggers these symptoms. ...Read more
Finger spasm fingers snap towards wrist mostly ring finger painful had blood work and xrays shows no arthrtis
Babys hand crushed in door. Her pinky knuckle looked squished in and there was instantly a deep purple bruise on ring finger. Swollen now but playful.
Pain in left bicep and shoulder, hot sore pointer finger and cold blue sore little finger. Funny purple marks on hand but no injury sustained?
Be seen: many possible causes, i would recommend you be seen. potential causes could typically be neurologic or vascular. an exam and appropriate studies will usually determine the cause and tell you which way to go. Don't let it get to bad before you get evaluated, as you may be developing ischemia in your arm for one reason or another. ...Read more
Fragile finger nails. Horizontal dents on almost all fingers. Some have double. Peeling toe nails, hair thinning.
Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
What if the pain goes from the neck to toes almost all joints downward miserable! (shoulders, elbows, wrists, thumbs, fingers, back, knees, feet, etc.?
See your doctor: If you have pain in the joints - both sides all joints, it is more likely to be some type of internal cause of arthritis. Detail like how long it has been there, what the joints look like will help your doctor decide the cause. It is worth seeing your doctor for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer