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Doctor insights on: Fingertip Pushups

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Why would capilaries die in my fingertip?

Why would capilaries die in my fingertip?

Smoking: There is a disease called buerger disease that effects the small arteries and veins in the fingertips causing them of close. Smoking increases the incidence. We see it in men more often but smokers the most. Usually there is burning or numbness in the fingers or toes. If you smoke stop now. ...Read more

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Can an infected fingertip cause illness?

Can an infected fingertip cause illness?

Paronychia vs. felon: The most common infection in the fingertip area is a paronychia, which is at the nail margin on either or both sides. If the infection is deeper, this can form a so-called felon and be very painful, and could possibly endanger the rest of the finger. ...Read more

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I have sudden tingling in my fingertips.?

I have sudden tingling in my fingertips.?

Several reasons: We all get tinfling in our fingers occasionally but if it stays or reoccurs frequently it is worth getting it checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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Why is there tingling in all of my fingertips?

Why is there tingling in all of my fingertips?

Nerve compression: You might be suffering from carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome. I would recommend an evaluation with a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the ways to rehab from a fingertip injury?

What are the ways to rehab from a fingertip injury?

Fingertip injury: A good physical therapist with an interest in hand rehabilitation therapy would be a good approach. Call a local pt or ask the pts at your local hospital. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingertips tingle and itch?

What does it mean when your fingertips tingle and itch?

Nerve irritation: See your doctor to determine why you are getting these symptoms- it could be primarily from the nerves, or secondarily (it the blood flow is not nourishing the nerves adequately). They may refer you to a neurologist or physiatrist for further work-up/treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my fingertips turn so purple and painful when it gets cold?

Why do my fingertips turn so purple and painful when it gets cold?

Poor Circulation: You seem to be experiencing circulatory problems. You may have reynaud's syndrome. Please check with your primary care doctor. ...Read more