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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Finger Spasms (Overview)

-when fingers feel like they R cramping, sometimes they spread apart or bend flex in a stiff manner, meaning the joints all stay extended except the 1 involved. U could speculate it's due 2 a slight electrolyte imbalance, but they seem 2 just happen & usually in only 1 finger. If it was electro in origin U would think more than 1 would B involved. Sooo who knows?


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Can carpel tunnel cause finger spasms?

Can carpel tunnel cause finger spasms?

Carpal Tunnel spasm: YES Carpal tunnel implies that the blood supply to the median nerve s compromised. If it is a transient temporary thing then it will not cause "damage" however if it is a chronic long term problem then there can be permanent loss of sensation and muscle function. Since the median nerves innervates muscles as well as skin there can be spasm in the affected muscles, and referred pain can seem like ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
25 Doctors shared insights

Finger Spasms (Overview)

-when fingers feel like they R cramping, sometimes they spread apart or bend flex in a stiff manner, meaning the joints all stay extended except the 1 involved. U could speculate it's due 2 a slight electrolyte imbalance, but they seem 2 just happen & usually in only 1 finger. If it was electro in origin U would think more than 1 would B involved. Sooo who knows?


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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

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How do I get rid of finger nail. Fungus?

How do I get rid of finger nail. Fungus?

Med from doctor: Now thankfully the medications needed to treat fungus of the nails is generic and not so expensive. Nothing else works nearly as reliably. It can rarely cause liver problems to take these medications, but most people can take it safely. ...Read more

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What can I do to elivate the pain of trigger finger?

What can I do to elivate the pain of trigger finger?

Try an injection: You can try ice and over-the-counter anti-inflammatories. In general the best treatment initially is an injection of cortisone, you have an approximately 70% chance of the trigger finger going away with injections alone. If the symptoms continue you can consider a procedure called a trigger finger release which will permanently resolve your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Finger spasms?

What is the definition or description of: Finger spasms?

I suppose U mean-: -when fingers feel like they R cramping, sometimes they spread apart or bend flex in a stiff manner, meaning the joints all stay extended except the 1 involved. U could speculate it's due 2 a slight electrolyte imbalance, but they seem 2 just happen & usually in only 1 finger. If it was electro in origin U would think more than 1 would B involved. Sooo who knows? ...Read more

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Can carpel tunnel cause finger spasms?

Carpal Tunnel spasm: YES Carpal tunnel implies that the blood supply to the median nerve s compromised. If it is a transient temporary thing then it will not cause "damage" however if it is a chronic long term problem then there can be permanent loss of sensation and muscle function. Since the median nerves innervates muscles as well as skin there can be spasm in the affected muscles, and referred pain can seem like ...Read more

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Please help! I have hand & finger spasms, and weakness?

See your doctor: This may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome or a pinched nerve in the neck. You should see you doctor to get a formal workup. ...Read more

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Morning after drinking, intense finger spasms & electric shocks through fingers. All fingers excluding thumbs. MRI, Nerve conduct done Pain for 2 year?

Morning after drinking, intense finger spasms & electric shocks through fingers. All fingers excluding thumbs. MRI, Nerve conduct done Pain for 2 year?

Paresthesias: You are having paresthesias or nerve pain. It sounds like it is related to the alcohol. Alcohol can cause irreversible nerve damage, quit drinking now. Excuse me for saying so but you sound like the guy who says it only hurts when I laugh doc! Additionally, Lyrica (pregabalin) and alcohol don't mix! ...Read more

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Carpel tunnel--are symptoms hand tingling and finger spasms?

Carpel tunnel--are symptoms hand tingling and finger spasms?

Yes: Twitching is a possible symptom, though not that common. Most common are tingling in the thumb, index, middle and half of the ring finger. Night pain is also common.
You should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am concern about my health condition I have severe fatigue, nausea, joint pains in all joints back and foot and finger spasms sleeplessness, mem?

I am concern about my health condition I have severe fatigue, nausea, joint pains in all joints back and foot and finger spasms sleeplessness, mem?

Time to see your doc: It seems that you have significant concerns from your symptoms, which can be caused by a varieties of conditions. Since your symptoms are adversely affecting your daily functioning/quality of life, I would suggest that you contact your doc as soon as it is feasible to have a thorough evaluation. I don't think your issues can be easily solved without an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Numb top side of thumb, shooting pain from nerve or tending right below the nub of wrist, spasming in first and thumb fingers, tingling and burning!

Numb top side of thumb, shooting pain from nerve or tending right below the nub of wrist, spasming in first and thumb fingers, tingling and burning!

Seek evaluation: There are some questions that first need to be asked and some exam findings but it may be that you have a focal neuropathy such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Neuropathies can be diagnosed clinically or with the use of a nerve conduction study. Please see your physician. Management initially includes wrist splints and at times medications. ...Read more

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I did pushup's for the first time yesterday and since 2 night's I have a finger spasm/tremor/twitch. It moved for a few sec's and now it feels weird.

I did pushup's for the first time yesterday and since 2 night's I have a finger spasm/tremor/twitch. It moved for a few sec's and now it feels weird.

Agreed: Nerve symptoms can feel weird but are often transient. The relationship to the pushup appears indirect at best. See your doctor, make sure your Vitamin levels are up to date. If there is continuing concern an EMG and possible cervical MRI are worth considering. Thereafter get a referral to Occupational aka Hand therapy and they should be able to get you tip top. If not there are neuropathic agents ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat involuntary index finger twitches/ spasms?

What is the best way to treat involuntary index finger twitches/ spasms?

Twitching: It depends on cause of involuntary twitches of fingers. Muscle relaxer, valium, and Botulinum toxin injection can helps. ...Read more

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Finger pain/spasms/ shocks through index, pinky, and ring finger. Current user of Swedish snus (chew), beer, and energy drinks. Any these be issue?

Finger pain/spasms/ shocks through index, pinky, and ring finger. Current user of Swedish snus (chew), beer, and energy drinks. Any these be issue?

See details: This sounds as if you have a carpal tunnel syndrome which is caused by a nerve compression at the wrist. Get off the chews and energy drinks as these are both potentially harmful to your health. What did the EMG show? This should confirm ot eliminate a carpal tunnel diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is my index finger having involuntary spasms?

Why is my index finger having involuntary spasms?

Multiple causes: Spasms in the index finger can be caused by many things - excessive use can read to cramping of the finger. A low calcium level can also cause muscle spasms. If it is persistent, it would make sense to get an evaluation from your doctor. ...Read more

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Fingers tremble/muscle spasms in legs- could stress cause this, what to do?

Fingers tremble/muscle spasms in legs- could stress cause this, what to do?

Stress and: Dehydration could be common causes for both of these things. However, I would recommend seeing a physician because there are some more severe neurologic issues that can cause these issues together. Rule out anything scary first, and then pass it off as stress. ...Read more

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My left hand has frequent muscle spasms, especially the ring finger and pinky. Spasms are not painful, but deform the hand & leave it weak.?

My left hand has frequent muscle spasms, especially the ring finger and pinky. Spasms are not painful, but deform the hand & leave it weak.?

Stretch, hydrate &: Try mineral suppl, especially potassium (not if kidney disease or other contraindications), calcium & magnesium. If the were not to do it, see md. ...Read more

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What could be causing painful spasms of fingers and toes?

What could be causing painful spasms of fingers and toes?

Deficiiency: Of potasium or magnesium as well as other neuromuscular conditions. See your physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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Help docs! My index fingers have a twitch / spasm?

Help docs! My index fingers have a twitch / spasm?

Index fins spasm: I need to talk to you and examine you to be able to help. Otherwise see your Dr. ...Read more

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Are muscle spasms and finger swelling normal after shoulder dislocation?

Are muscle spasms and finger swelling normal after shoulder dislocation?

No: Generally a shoulder dislocation affects only the shoulder. If you are having other pains down the arm, you may have stretched some nerves during the dislocation. This can cause spasms and swelling. ...Read more