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Got Cast Hand Make Fist
I got a cast on my hand taken off yesterday, but I still can't make a fist. Is it permanently damaged?
Not necessarily: It is normal to have stiff joints after they have been in a cast. It usually takes time to get them moving again. This is especially true in the hand. If the stiffness does not get better over the next several days to weeks then ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Communited wrist fracture no surgery, in cast 7wk & remove cast 6wks passed still cant make full fist & turn palm up pain.Why? will the pain permanent
Difficult to say: post fracture stiffness if a common and difficult problem to solve. at this point sounds like you will benefit from occupational therapy and close follow up with your doctor. There is still time to see improvement in your range of motion so this may not be a permanent disability. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got a metro door slide on my hand.Couldnt move it do to shock. Now am able to move thinkers but joint really and I can't make a fist. Help?
Get checked: If it's swollen and you can't make a fist you should have it examined and possibly xrayed. Meantime, use ice. ...Read more
When outside at night my hand begin to get hot, itch, hurt very badly and swell to the point tha i can no longer make a fist. 29yrs old and healthy. ?
Sounds allergic: This sounds like an allergic reaction. Try to figure out what it is that you encounter outside at night that could be causing the reaction. Are you touching anything, inhaling anything or having any type of exposure such as eating/drinking outside. If you can find the cause, avoid it. If you can't, try an antihistamine like Benadryl before you go out. If that fails, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause my hands to be swollen every morning when I wake up making it impossible to grasp objects or make a fist until about 30-45 minutes after waking up?
Concern re RA: While many things can cause swelling, morning swelling and stiffness makes me concerned about rheumatoid arthritis. This can run in families and can appear at any time. Multiple joints can be involved, as well as fatigue. But things that cause swelling can also be medications, thyroid disease, diabetes, and allergic reactions to things. I recommend getting a good history and exam done. ...Read more
I cannot make a fist with my left hand because it hurts to bad and if I try to pick up something I always drop it because my hand gets a spasm in it?
From my ankles2my shins are beet red & feel like they on fire.& tops of my hands same way & when i make fist i can see lil drops of blood what's wrong?
i wake up & hands r swollen & bright red. cant make fist 4 hours when i flatten them they turn white. top of hands look like 1000 little tiny cuts ?
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