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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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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 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

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Right pinky finger, ring finger and both forearms tingly, is this a stroke or heart problem?

Right pinky finger, ring finger and both forearms tingly, is this a stroke or heart problem?

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

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What would be causing tingling in my pinky finger, ring finger, and the bottom of the hand? Feels like my hand is asleep.

What would be causing tingling in my pinky finger, ring finger, and the bottom of the hand? Feels like my hand is asleep.

Carpel tunnel?: It could be a form of neuropathy called Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. Sometimes associated with repetitive activities like typing. There are some specific nerve testing that will help make a definite diagnosis. See your healthcare provider to get proper evaluation. ...Read more

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The palm side of little finger & ring finger is peeling off. Do I have an allergy or what's going on?

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

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I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

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

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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

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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I have a stiff pain in middle of both hands between middle finger and ring finger?

I have a stiff pain in middle of both hands between middle finger and ring finger?

Varies: Multiple potential causes: overuse, arthritis, Tendonitis, neuroma, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger and many other possibilities; don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've got pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

I've got pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities being a common one pinching of the ulnar nerve. This could happen at several locations through the path of the nerve. If the sensation does not resolve quickly on its own seek medical attention an other causes are possible. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

What to do if I have pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

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

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Hi I have pain deep between my small finger and ring finger through the palm and my lower arm.... started about an hour ago?

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 more

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When I bang my funny bone, my little finger and ring finger also tingle. Is this normal?

When I bang my funny bone, my little finger and ring finger also tingle. Is this normal?

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

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My elbow and middle finger and ring finger keeps going numb every night and periodically through the day.

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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Pinkie finger and ring finger is tingling I had a little cyst like above that bone on my wrist now it is not as prominent. Could that be it

The: The ulnar nerve which supplies the pinkie and ring finger travels into the hand through a channel called guyon's canal. This is separate from the carpal tunnel. A ganglion cyst that develops near guyon's canal can compress the nerve at the level of the wrist and cause tingling. These cysts form on tendons and are pretty common at the wrist. Sometimes they are removed surgically. Other times they spontaneously pop.
It is more common for the ulnar nerve to be compressed at the elbow (funny bone). ...Read more

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I have a new small flat wart on my middle finger. My ring on that finger occasionally causes irritation. Will the wart grow or will I get more?

I have a new small flat wart on my middle finger. My ring on that finger occasionally causes irritation. Will the wart grow or will I get more?

Warts: If it truly is a wart, they are a virus, contagious and can spread. Rubbing or scratching the lesion may invite the virus to spread. Maybe should be looked at by your doc. They are easy to remove. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with cts. Have 3 trigger fingers (index, ring, & little) on same hand. Is there a relationship? If so, which should be treated first?

Diagnosed with cts. Have 3 trigger fingers (index, ring, & little) on same hand. Is there a relationship? If so, which should be treated first?

Not enough info: Treatment typically begins with steroid injections. The trigger fingers and carpal tunnel can all be injected at the same office visit. If surgery is ultimately necessary, they all can be done at once - less anesthesia and down time. ...Read more

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Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Metallic allergy: See your dermatologist for treatment. Metallic allergies due to the metal in the ring are treated by stop wearing the ring and hydro cortisone 1% cream... ...Read more

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My pinky finger and ring finger on my left hand have been tingling. No pain, just tingling the past couple days. Pretty consistent now. What is it?

My pinky finger and ring finger on my left hand have been tingling. No pain, just tingling the past couple days. Pretty consistent now. What is it?

Ulnar nerve: Compression of the ulnar nerve can cause numbness, tingling or pain in the 4th and 5th fingers. Entrapment can occur in many places along it's path from the neck to the wrist, but most commonly in the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome). ...Read more

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Palmar side of little finger & ring finger is peeling off. Could this be due to an allergy?

Palmar side of little finger & ring finger is peeling off. Could this be due to an allergy?

That's one cause: Dermatitis is inflammation of skin. Healing often involves natural peeling of dead skin. Physical factors (irritation from friction, heat, sunlight, moisture), but also allergic or toxic exposure does the same. See an allergist for patch testing. Beware that some cancers also peel (basal cell, etc.). See a doctor. Chronic dermatitis (ezcema, psoriasis, etc.) can involve hands/fingers. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I am feeling a sharp piercing pain between my middle finger and ring finger on my left hand. The pain is only when something touches that area.?

I am feeling a sharp piercing pain between my middle finger and ring finger on my left hand. The pain is only when something touches that area.?

In this area there: Are nerves, blood vessels and fascial structures, a ganglion or cyst or a trigger finger can also seem to hurt there. Gout or tenosynovitis can hurt ther too...A thrombosed vein or a bruised nerve or a glomus tumor can affect this area too as well as a foreign body or sliver..... Most important tho there is an infection that can develop somewhat hidden in this area, . ...Read more

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I'm 28 and have really bad pain in my left middle finger and ring finger it gets numb and sharp pain go to my elbow?

I'm 28 and have really bad pain in my left middle finger and ring finger it gets numb and sharp pain go to my elbow?

Ulnar?: You could possess a pinched nerve at the elbow, termed cubital tunnel syndrome. Sometimes, nerves are pinched at the wrist and cause similar symptoms. Check with a hand specialist, get diagnosis confirmed, and treated. ...Read more

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I have this burning pain in the palm of my hand into the middle of middlle finger and ring finger. Please tell me wht. Can thiis be?

I have this burning pain in the palm of my hand into the middle of middlle finger and ring finger. Please tell me wht. Can thiis be?

Nerve or tendon: Sounds like a nerve or tendon in the palm of your hand is irritated. Could be a recent injury / overuse or a more chronic issue. Sometimes finger can lock. Rest, non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs should make this better. If not improving should see doc to eval. ...Read more

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I am a hairdresser, I'm right handed here lately I have been waking up to my hand throbbing with my middle finger and ring finger on my right hand num?

I am a hairdresser, I'm right handed here lately I have been waking up to my hand throbbing with my middle finger and ring finger on my right hand num?

Carpal tunnel syndro: This sounds like a carpal t syndrome. You'll benefit from a carpal brace that you should use at night time. Be sure to see your orthopod as a nerve conduction test would be needed to confirm your dx. ...Read more

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