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I wear a finger ring but when i remove it, i cannot seem to straighten the ringfinger like a cramped finger, what to do?
A ring can irritate: Tendons especially if there is a problem know as trigger finger where the finger catches and locks due to swelling. It may be a coincidence or the ring may be in part contibuting to this issue. Try leaving the ring off for a few days and if the problem resolves. See a jewler to get the ring resized, not your doctor. If not/ see your medical provider, trigger digits often improve with injection. ...Read more
I touched a hot plate and burnt the tips of my fingers(ring finger and thumb). The colour of the burn is whitish and I’m not sure what to do?
1. Don't do this again.
2. Should be OK if you just let it alone unless it blisters. Then keep covered with bandaid ...Read more
Should I be concerned with numbness in my pinky finger, ring finger, and along that same line up my left arm? Is it a potential clot or a nerve issue?
Ulnar nerve: This sounds like a problem with your ulnar nerve up in your elbow. This is the thick cord in your elbow called your "funny bone" that sends electric shocks down when you hit it. You should get this checked out by a doc to see what treatment needs to be done before this leads to permanent problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left pinkie tip went numb and tingly then spread to finger, ring finger and that side of hand.Went away after 30mins. Tips felt strange for a few hour?
Left pinky tingling: Could be ulanr neuropathy . See http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00069. May also be thoracic outlet ( by the neck/ collar bone). Could be from overuse, if thoracic outlet which could also be from activity would also consider lesion in neck area. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Having said that the symptoms are more suggestive of carpel tunnel syndrome, however, you should still consult a doctor. ...Read more
What would be causing tingling in my pinky finger, ring finger, and the bottom of the hand? Feels like my hand is asleep.
The palm side of little finger & ring finger is peeling off. Do I have an allergy or what's going on?
Metal Allergy: Localized rash around ring could be concerning for a metal allergy. Most common form of metal hypersensitivity is allergic contact dermatitis caused by nickel. Nickel and other metals are found in many commercial products, including zippers, buttons, jewelry, watches, and eye glass frames, and many of these items have been linked to contact dermatitis reactions. Diagnosed by allergen patch testing ...Read more
I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.
Ulnar neuropathy: Your symptoms sound suspicious for ulnar neuropathy...a pinched nerve, typically at the elbow. When you hit your funny bone, you're actually hitting this nerve. It's caused by leaning too much on the elbow or repetitive movement of the elbow. Don't lean on the edge of a table and don't sleep with your arms curled up tightly under your head. Only when severe, surgery may be needed to decompress. ...Read more
If a finger was cut by brass knuckles hitting metal would that be the cause-blunt force-for med. Amputation v/s statement that a machete 2foot knife caused irreparable-unstitchable damage to a middle finger-ring finger was stitched in place.Also nerve-ten
Amputation: Are done when digits are damaged beyond repair. If its crushed or your vessels are stretched/pulled out and amputated from the injury, very few would try to salvage that and simply complete the amputation. I'm not quite sure i understood your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am feeling tingling in left hand's last 2 finger(ring finger and small one) and near forearm.I am 24 year old male. Smoking from 6+ years.. Plz help?
Ulnar Nerve injury?: It may be caused by ulnar nerve injury.Ulnar nerve comes down comes down through elbow to inside of the forearm and supplies these two fingers that is pinky and pinky side of ring finger, it can be mild injury or a cyst oe small growth oher possibility is a pinched nerve coming from nek due to herniated disc get it checked by your doctor or a neurologist to find what is causing this. ...Read more
I have pain between the scapula and spine on both sides and it radiates to the little finger, ring finger, and middle finger on both sides. I have hypothyroidism and I have had my menopause. What should I do?
See your doctor : If symptoms persist; it may require an evaluation with a spinal specialist. It could be due to some pathology (example herniated disc or bone spurs) going on in the lower cervical spine say c6/7 and c7-t1. Or it may be related to a peripheral nerve irritation, or a scapulothoracic bursitis, or it may be related to 2 separate issues. This can be easily distinguished following a physical examination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi i cut my palm say 50mm deep say 2cm below my first finger and ring finger in the middle and now I have numbness in first finger but still can move?
I have had numbness for a week or so between the base of my right index finger and middle finger.
I have just noticed that I now have the same type of numbness at the base of my left middle finger and ring finger?
I'm just wondering what this could b
Carpal tunnel: A common cause is carpal tunnel syndrome caused by thickened wrist ligaments pressing on nerves entering the fingers. A hand surgeon can evaluate you for this and discuss treatment options like a brace,physical therapy,corticosteroid injection or surgery. A neurologist can perform a test(EMG) to document the diagnosis if needed. ...Read more
Get evaluated: There are several things to consider in the differential diagnosis. Ulnar neuropathy is one of the possibilities that might trigger these symptoms. Other possibilities might me a cervical radiculopathy if there is neck pain or a lower trunk plexopathy if there is history of trauma. You might need to be seen by a Physiatrist or neurologist and an EMG shoulder be carried out. ...Read more
Hi I have pain deep between my small finger and ring finger through the palm and my lower arm.... started about an hour ago?
Nerve pain: You appear to have irritated your Ulnar nerve. This can come from over use of the hand leading to swelling around the nerve, holding something hard firmly in the hand for a prolonged time, pressure on the wrist like in push ups, holding on bars and hanging, bench pressing or weight lifting and all other related activities that put pressure on the hand, wrist, or elbow or any combination of them ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tinel's: When you strike your elbow at the location of the groove called olecranon fossa or cubital tunnel, you irritate the ulnar nerve and cause tingling which is transient and ceases after a few minutes. The nerve is especially sensitive when there has been mild chronic compression at that site. No reason to worry if reversible. ...Read more
My elbow and middle finger and ring finger keeps going numb every night and periodically through the day.
Many reasons: There are many reasons for these symptoms including pressure on nerves at the elbow or wrist. Are you possibly sleeping in a way that causes such pressure at these joints? If they symptoms persist or worsen, see your primary care provider, who may refer you to a neurologist if indicated. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000789.htm ...Read more
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