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Dr. Jeffrey Fitzthum
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Finger Pain (Overview)

definition is a FINGER that hurts -if concerned see an ORTHO HAND specialist


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What could cause finger pain radiating into elbows?

What could cause finger pain radiating into elbows?

Ulnar nerve injury: A common cause of elbow pain radiating into the hand is an injury to the ulnar nerve at the elbow - when you hit your 'funny bone', you feel pain in your 4th and 5th fingers. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Fitzthum
214 doctors shared insights

Finger Pain (Overview)

definition is a FINGER that hurts -if concerned see an ORTHO HAND specialist


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Right hand pain. Sensitive skin upon touch. No trauma wrist rotation and use of hand painful all fingers hurt forearm pain when rotating wrist. Cause?

Right hand pain. Sensitive skin upon touch. No trauma wrist rotation and use of hand painful all fingers hurt forearm pain when rotating wrist. Cause?

Hand Pain: This is an unusua and complexl enough mix of symptoms that i'd say you should be seen by a hand doctor. That's not to say you need to worry about it, but some things just need to be seen in person. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Finger pain (Tip)

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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What are some treatments for finger joint pain?

What are some treatments for finger joint pain?

Rest when it hurts: The most important treatment for any problem is to find the cause & eliminate it. Overuse injuries (typing, texting, manually labor intensive jobs) require rest & good preventive measures. Initially 'rice'; (rest ice, compress & elevate). Long term use high grade omega-3 fatty acids w/ glucosamine & chondroiton as well as making sure vit. D levels are good. Nsaids & analgesics as a last resort. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Index finger pain. Typing hurts..How to prevent it?

Index finger pain. Typing hurts..How to prevent it?

Act. modification: It sounds like you have exertional tendonitis or possibly early so called trigger finger(another type of tendonitis) it could also be arthritis or a number of other diagnosis if activity modification and nsaids don't help i would see your local hand surgeon for an evaluation which should include x-rays. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to medication for alleviating trigger finger pain and arthritis in both hands?

Are there any alternatives to medication for alleviating trigger finger pain and arthritis in both hands?

Phonophotesis: Phonophoresis is effective for trigger finger. Phonophotesis is application of a steroid gel by way of ultrasound. This is a physical medicine modality used by physiatrists (pm&r specialist). The steroid application can relieve the inflamed pulley system of the finger tendon. If this is not helpful then a hand surgeon consult is recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Finger pain (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Tips on preventing finger pain and damage while typing?

Tips on preventing finger pain and damage while typing?

Typing not a cause: The typing is not the cause of the pain. Have a rheumatologist look at your hands for an underlying cause. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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What can I do for finger pain?

What can I do for finger pain?

Finger pain: Let your family doctor help u explore the causes & treat those. ...Read more

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I have finger pain the morning?

I have finger pain the morning?

Possible arthritis: Morning pain in the fingers can be a sign of arthritis. This could be a serious condition and would merit a visit to your physician. ...Read more

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Finger pain (Tip)

Living with back pain can be a pain in the back. ...See more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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