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Different types.: If you catch hammertoes in the early stages, a small, in-office procedure to release one of the tendons will often allow the toe to lie straight again. If the toe deformity has become rigid, the surgery is more involved. It's an outpatient procedure in an operating room, and can involve bone cuts, pins, screws, or other implants. Without surgery, your best bet is padding to reduce your discomfort. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
Please ask again: Please ask again in an understandable manner. ...Read more
Wrist replacement surgery 2015.Ulna tip removed ,Triquetrum and Scaphoid removed. It pop's,swollen,shooting pain?Don't live in same state as Dr anymor
Ask. And Receive..: The direct approach is best. Call your surgeon, explain your issues and listen to his recommendations. He may be able to refer you to a specialist in your area. If this is not fruitful, then call your insurance company for a list of providers in your area. HealthTap may have providers located in your new location. It is important to try to stay within the bounds of your insurance guidelines. ...Read more
Please help! I have duputryne's contracture in hands, cords, nodules, clubbed fingers, adhesive capsulitis. Autoimmune normal. I'm a"medical mystery."?
Slammed pinky in door,can't bend.Skin scraped off, ottom of nail pulled up,some of nailbed beyond where nail begins,shows.Entire arm hurts.WhatCanIDo?
2 weeks crossover toe surgery.Lack of toe purchase.Today told might get better after Kwire removal,but screw is in toe.Now have limp.Permanent?
Nothing like time.: You need to relax. You are only two weeks into the surgery, and the foot is adjusting to the trauma. You must expect some residual swelling, pain and even some limping. Lack of toe purchase, can be due to several things, and it is too early to be talking about the permanence of anything. ...Read more
Fragile finger nails. Horizontal dents on almost all fingers. Some have double. Peeling toe nails, hair thinning.
I had carpal tunnel surgery in September.then trigger finger rite after.now have a hard spot at carpal tunnel sight.doc says scar tissue don't thinkso?
I have done this: Carpal bosses are bony overgrowth at the junction of the metacarpals and wrist bones and are usually associate with osteoarthritis of the underlying joints. They have a tendency to recur after removal unless the underlying arthritis is treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain on top of pip upon finger flex, underside of mcp clicking upon flex (prominent when finger is curled)? Knuckle got hit 4 months ago. Musician.
See osteopathic dr.: Anytime there's trauma to a finger or toe, it should be checked. Usually it's not just the finger that's involved but the entire hand, elbow, shoulder, neck, upper back complex, depending on the vector forces involved with the injury that needs to be evaluated to stop the clicking. Your finger pain indicates that you need treatment. It may be good to see an osteopathic physician, who can evaluate it fully, and treat you. You may be pleasantly surprised. ...Read more
The lunula is the: Oval or crescent shaped germinal matrix peeking out under the eponychial fold. Since finger shapes and nail shapes differ, not all have the same size lunula and some can't see it. The structure is there but its covered up by skin in some. So not everyone has a lunula and not everyone has it on all their fingers. Lunula literally means little moon. ...Read more