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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
194 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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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

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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