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Fingers Curved Inward
Simple clinodactaly: When pinky fingers are turned slightly toward the middle of the hand, the term used is clinodactaly. When examined under x-ray, there is an angulation to the middle segment of that finger. It is a benign and potential inheritable process. It occurs in normal people and sometimes in higher frequency with certain syndromes. ...Read more
Clinodactyly : An incurving 5th finger is considered a minor anomaly that can represent a new issue or a dominant trait within a family. ...Read more
No: It is a congenital boney deformity causing abnormal growth of the phalynx and results in angulation at the DIP joint. It is not a systemic disease and is not fatal. ...Read more
My left fingers are weak weaken and curved. My right thumb has a bulge. Could it be something serious?
A 14 month old raises his hands around bright lights, gruntsand exhales. He is delayed, has curved pinky finger, eats non-food items and has a short neck. Autism?
Neurodevelopmental : Disorders of genetic origin can present with dysmorphism (unusual physical features), developmental delays & autistic behaviors. The asq & the m-chat screening tests are at firstsigns.Org. A pediatric visit with the results may lead to referral to a developmental/ behavioral pediatrician. Also, your state's early intervention program can assess development & provide therapy without a diagnosis. ...Read more
The tip of my middle fingers on both hands are curved toward the ring fingers on both hands. What does that mean? Is it a old fracture?
Congenital: You may have a congenital deformity and it probably does not need treatment. An xray would aid in the diagnosis. ...Read more
Wound: Cuts on finger can become dangerous if it gets infected especially if the person is not immunised against tetanus and they get exposed to bug which causes tetanus. Tetanus bug is prevalent as spores in nature and its easy to get exposed to these spores but prevention by vaccination is easy . So everyone should keep themselves up to date with vaccination . ...Read more
Typically a second degree burn will blister, a first degree burn will be red and a third degree burn is a full thickness burn with leathery tissue. Many burns have a mixed presentation. A deep second degree burn or a third degree burn may need additional surgical debridement.
All burns are prone to infection and infection can complicate or worsen the burn
seek medical care. ...Read more
You can't: When we lose weight, the body loses the weight wherever it chooses. If the fingers are fat from fat, then there isn't much to do. Some have thicker fingers from muscles. I think of farmers, for example. Their fingers are just in great shape from so much use. Learn to love your fingers as they are. ...Read more
Trigger finger: Typically has a locking or clicking tendon, other things can click in a finger or thumb such as a joint, a tendon snapping over a bone spur , other areas of tendon irritation in the wrist, even a cyst or tumor on a tendon or just a joint click from. Normal motion but yes it sounds like the description you give is that of a trigger . Many get permanent relief from corticosteroid injection. ...Read more