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From too much facebook. What do I do now that I have index finger pain from scrolling, clicking mouse?

From too much facebook. What do I do now that I have index finger pain from scrolling, clicking mouse?

Act. modification: Activity modification by using your mouse with the other hand, using a different finger, or just resting you facebook account for a while might help. Anti-inflammatories should help some but the best thing is rest! ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Fitzthum
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Finger Pain (Definition)

definition is a FINGER that hurts -if concerned see ...Read more


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Finger pain! what can I do? Its my mouse finger

Finger pain! what can I do? Its my mouse finger

Sprain or Trigger: Given your age the two most likley causes are a trigger finger or a sprain. If it is a trigger finger an injection can help. If it is a sprain rest, ice and time are the best solutions. I would see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Is using mouse cause of second digit finger pain?

Is using mouse cause of second digit finger pain?

Maybe: There are a number of causes of finger pain but over use can cause pain. Try rest, ice and advil or aleve (naproxen). If the pain does not improve see a hand surgeon diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Right index finger pain and sometimes numbness mostly at night when using mouse a lot and when I use it to type?

Right index finger pain and sometimes numbness mostly at night when using mouse a lot and when I use it to type?

Nerve irritation: These symptom are simular to carpel tunnel but when they involve the index finer are more likely to be the radial or ulnar nerve and while you feel it in your finger the problem could actually be in your elbow. Try resting it for a few weeks if no relief you will likely need steroids, anti-inflamatory and physical therapy and if no improvement a nerve test called an "emg". ...Read more

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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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I am experiencing finger pain. ?

I am experiencing  finger pain.
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More Info: There would be many possible causes. First you didn't say if it was the joint itself. Obviously, trauma would be a common cause. Arthritis and other inflammatory conditions can cause pain but I would expect swelling and warmth. More information is needed to give you a better answer ...Read more

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How much should I worry about finger pain?

How much should I worry about finger pain?

Depends: On where it is and if it is associated with redness, swelling loss of motion. Need to be more specific. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting finger pain?

Are some people more prone to getting finger pain?

Finger pain: Common causes of finger pain include injury or trauma, such as bending your finger backward (hyperextension) or from repetitive use, such as long periods of keyboarding. More serious conditions, such as diabetes or a neck or spinal cord injury, can also cause pain or a burning sensation in your fingers. Sore joints in the fingers may be caused by arthritis, inflammation, and age-related wear. ...Read more

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What is the best medication to alleviate finger pain?

Various: You must first find out what is causing it. If it is arthritis, your physician may prescribe something like tylenol (acetaminophen) or alleve. If it is from gout another drug may be necessary. If you are a diabetic and it may be neuropathic pain, and a different drug may be necessary. As you can see, you must first find out what is causing the pain. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Finger pain?

What is the definition or description of: Finger pain?

See below: definition is a FINGER that hurts -if concerned see an ORTHO HAND specialist ...Read more

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How could I reduce sprained finger pain?

How could I reduce sprained finger pain?

Finger sprain: Swelling from a sprain, bruise or tiny fracture may make the joint stiff and as a result hard to make a full fist or painful making the hand feel weak. Typically it is better to transiently splint the pip and dip figer joints straight when inactive, ice and at the same time work on motion when swelling is down. Nsaids can help as well. Often swelling persists in the small joints for a few months. ...Read more

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Elbow and pinky finger pain?

Elbow and pinky finger pain?

Nerve?: It could be your ulnar nerve acting up. Have it checked. ...Read more

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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

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I am experiencing finger pain. I trapped my finger in a metal automatic car door, what do I do ?

I am experiencing  finger pain. I trapped my finger in a metal automatic car door, what do I do
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X-ray ?: If it's getting better daily and you can bend it it is probably ok If it is very swollen, unable to bend or very painful if bumped you may have a fracture. An x ray will tell you. If not improving daily get it seen by MD ...Read more

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Could I have mallet finger if I have finger pain?

Could I have mallet finger if I have finger pain?

Where is pain: Mallet finger is a rupture of the extensor tendon at the level of the distal interphalyngeal joint requiring 6-8 weeks of splinting for tendon to heal. Primary symptom is inability to extend the distal phalynx with some swelling not pain. Seek a hand surgical evaluation. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I reduce sprained finger pain?

I was just wondering how can I reduce sprained finger pain?

Finger sprain: Swelling from a sprain, bruise or tiny fracture may make the joint stiff and as a result hard to make a full fist or painful making the hand feel weak. Typically it is better to transiently splint the pip and dip figer joints straight when inactive, ice and at the same time work on motion when swelling is down. Nsaids can help as well. Often swelling persists in the small joints for a few months. ...Read more

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Sudden pinky and ring finger pain?

Sudden pinky and ring finger pain?

Probable nerve issue: That is the most common innervation for ulnar nerve issues, next might be cervical in origin. ...Read more

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Can we get an finger ache or finger pain?

Sure: You can have pain in any joint, tendon or muscle. ...Read more

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What can I do for pinky finger pain and numbness?

Get it evaluated: Numbness suggests nerve compression and that compression can be at one of several points in your neck or arm. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What do I do if I got middle finger pain suddenly?

If doesn't go away..: See a doctor. Could be from many different causes.. ...Read more

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I am experiencing finger swelling and finger pain.

I am experiencing finger swelling and finger pain.

Finger swelling: The most common causes of a swollen and painful finger include injury and infection. Less common causes include arthritis. You should see your doctor or an urgent care physician for evaluation so that you can feel better sooner. ...Read more

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What can cause left ring finger pain that turns a little blue?

Raynauds: This is a condition in which the arteries in the finger clamp down and the finger temporarily looses its blood supply. Avoidance of cold is the best treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat pain that i've had in my index finger pain for a month now?

What can I do to treat pain that i've had in my index finger pain for a month now?

First cause must be: Established. Is it nerve related from the carpal tunnel, is it circulation perhaps in response to cold? Is there a joint with deformity at the tip as common in osteoarthritis? Is there dry skin or red skin or a swollen area near the nail? Is there a red hot gouty joint? Was there trauma, a fracture, a tendon injury. So now you can see how quickly i can make a list..Go .See a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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My right index finger pain when I wake goes away but returns the next day. Why is that?

My right index finger pain when I wake goes away but returns the next day. Why is that?

Index pain: About extemity pain, we always need to know if the whole extremity [hand, wrist, finger, leg...], or if only one face of it hurts [palmar side or backside], is there swelling with pain? Other fingers not mentioned mean they are not painful? Palmar side and dorsal side are innervated by different nerves. Pain from nerve problem can occur at night, not always. We need more data... ...Read more

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I am experiencing finger swelling. The following also describes me: Finger pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing  finger swelling. The following also describes me: Finger pain. What should I do?

Xray: Fingers can easily get chip fractures. You can also get a sprain. Take OTC ibuprofen, Tylenol, see a Doctor for X ray to rule out above and get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What should I do if my child got bit by a brown worm/slug found in my home? Complain finger pain now

See Your Doctor: 6 yr old bitten by "brown worm/slug". Slugs rarely cause problems to humans. The biggest concern following a bite is infection & the hallmark signs are pain, redness, swelling, fever. Infection can occur as early as 12 hrs after & antibiotics are needed. Immediately washing the wound can prevent infection in some cases. Give Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more