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Doctor insights on: Hand And Finger Conditions In Children

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Hi my hands keep locking up now and then, is it because I work outside in cold conditions to the point I can't feel fingers most mornings in winter?

Hi my hands keep locking up now and then, is it because I work outside in cold conditions to the point I can't feel fingers most mornings in winter?

? Raynauds: Sensory changes in hands when exposed to cold could imply cutaneous vascular spasm (raynaudschanges). Additional history and a visit o your doctor might help. Look for changes in skin color (as skin vessels constrict the skin turn white). Numbness and pain might ensue. Not sure eht is meant by "hands locking up"-- clarify for your doctor--do you mean joint stiffness.? ...Read more

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Skin conditions (a few lumps) near my hands and fingers, not itchy.

Skin conditions (a few lumps) near my hands and fingers, not itchy.

Lipoma? Ganglion: Cyst? Neurofibromatosis? You need to provide some pictures. It is even better to be seen personally by your friendly local doctor. ...Read more

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How do you tell ringworm from other skin conditions on ur hands n fingers? My cats possibly came in contact don't have it n im worried about gettin it

How do you tell ringworm from other skin conditions on ur hands n fingers? My cats possibly came in contact don't have it n im worried about gettin it

Typical appearance..: Ringworm is very easily obtained from cats. Remember it is not a worm but a fungal infection. The lesions have a very characteristic appearance and are itchy, and respond well to over the counter anti-fungal creams (Clotrimazole, Terbinafine, etc), but should be treated for a full two weeks at least to ensure resolution. Topical treatments work for all ringworm except those in the scalp. ...Read more

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My hands and fingers are drawing and contorting, what could be causing this?

My hands and fingers are drawing and contorting, what could be causing this?

See your doctor: It sounds like you have a rare condition known as dubuytren's contracture of your hands- a progressive condition which affected men more often than women. There are treatments available which is used to slow down the progression. Please talk to your doctor and get a referral to see a hand surgery for definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Describe swelling of the hands and fingers?

Describe swelling of the hands and fingers?

Puffiness: When your hands and fingers look bigger than usual. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness on my hands or fingers?

Why do I feel numbness on my hands or fingers?

Carp tunnel syndrome: Numbness of the hands can be due to carpal tunnel syndrome/or nerve damage at the wrist, especially if you spend a lot of time on the computer. It is also can be due to radiculopathy/or nerve damage around the spine. Polyneuropathy is also a possibility. It is very important that you see neurologist and have a few tests done, especially emg, electromyography. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the hands and fingers?

What causes tingling in the hands and fingers?

Many causes: If both hands at once, can be hyperventilation (breathing too fast when anxious), low blood pressure, alcohol abuse, diabetes, and other nerve diseases (neuropathies). One sided symptoms can be a pinched nerve in neck, low blood flow into arm from thoracic outlet syndrome. Should be seen by doctor to sort out the cause if persisting. ...Read more

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My fingers and hands keeps shaking, what may be the cause?

My fingers and hands keeps shaking, what may be the cause?

Hands Shake: Stress, caffeine or tobacco overuse and, sometimes, certain seizure disorders can be the culprit. Are the sx worse at night? If so, avoid these products late in the day. And is is always wise to try to eliminate stress. Also, hyperthyroidism can be the underlying cause. If the shakes don't go away, it would be best to make an appointment with your doctor and discuss the problem thoroughly. ...Read more

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Is there any way to increase the size of my fingers or hand?

Is there any way to increase the size of my fingers or hand?

No not unless: You have a significant congenital difference or deficiency will a hand surgeon agree to lengthen any or part of your hand and even then it is controversial as to whether or not uiti truly adds anything to your function. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together?

What does it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together?

Locking fingers: I am not sure what you mean but trigger finger can be caused by swellings and restrictions in the tendon mechanism. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get more circulation to the hands & fingers?

What is a good way to get more circulation to the hands & fingers?

Physical Activity: Maintaining intensive activity of the affected parts generally causes vasodilation which will warm the affected areas. There are also thin thermal gloves which may be worn when not needing to use your hands. ...Read more

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If a man with warts on his hands and fingers a woman, can she get it?

If a man with warts on his hands and fingers a woman, can she get it?

Yes it is possible: Yes contact with a person who has warts on hand can theoretically infect you, on your skin. But will not cause genital warts as these are caused by different viruses. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure numbness in my hands & fingers all the time?

Can you tell me how to cure numbness in my hands & fingers all the time?

Splint: Rest, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space. If there is no improvement see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why I wake up with my hands swollen specially my fingers?

Could you tell me why I wake up with my hands swollen specially my fingers?

Arthritis: It sounds like you could be developing arthritis. Arthritis typically causes swelling and stiffness usually worse in the morning. It could be benign mechanical osteoarthritis or more severe, crippling rheumatoid arthritis. another cause unrelated to joint s would just be fluid retention. If having joint pain and stiffness I would recommend seeing a physician. ...Read more

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What can it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together without warning?

What can it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together without warning?

Difficult to say: It could be trigger fingers or muscle spasms. Would really need to see your hand to make an accurate diagnoses. ...Read more

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I have copytunnelin bothh hand is there a cure very painful fingers get stiff?

I have copytunnelin bothh hand is there a cure very painful fingers get stiff?

Carpal tunnel issues: A person who had worked with his hands for many years, can develop problems with the nerves in the hands or arms. Symptoms can come from some parts of nerves getting compressed, as in carpal tunnel syndrome. A primary care doctor, an occupational medicine doctor, an orthopedic doctor, or a rheumatologist can do an exam, look for the cause, and start treatment. Sometimes, surgery is needed. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why my fingers and the top of my hands are turning green?

What could be the reason why my fingers and the top of my hands are turning green?

Not sure: I have been a hand surgeon for almost 20 years and I have yet to see green hands. If you have had any bruising anywhere below your elbow, the old blood eventually works it way down to your hand and fingers. As old blood is reabsorbed it often changes colors from purple, to blue to green or yellow. Exposure to some types of metals like copper can cause a greenish discoloration. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have warts on my hands and fingers. Many new small ones starting, is there a cure.

Warts: Hi. Warts are caused by a virus and depending on their location (hands) may determine your treatment options. If there are multiple ones - it is best to be seen by your PCP or a Dermatologist to talk about your best options. Options could include liquid nitrogen, cryotherapy or even salicyclic acid treatments. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why do my fingers on my hands hurt for awhile out of random? I don't know what to do?

Why do my fingers on my hands hurt for awhile out of random? I don't know what to do?

Hand pain: Would seek medical attention at doctor /urgent care this week. Could be writer's cramp, carpal tunnel, arthritis or autoimmune disease, neck (cervical)disc disease (rare at your age), electrolyte (potassium, magnesium, calcium abnormalities), thyroid disease. Could try advil/aleve if not allergic for 2-3 days, warm soaks, breaks from repetitive work (, computer) every 45 mi. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning my hands and fingers hurt really bad. What could be the cause?

Possible arthritis: Morning stiffness or pain is a frequent symptom of arthritis. Have it evaluated, preferably by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My son has finger pain & has to pry open his hands after curls. Anyone treated of this problem?

My son has finger pain & has to pry open his hands after curls. Anyone treated of this problem?

Trigger finger: It sounds like he has a "trigger finger". I have it myself and my orthopedist gave me some finger splints. See this article from mayo clinic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/trigger-finger/ds00155
a more detailed site with graphic videos is found here: http://www. Handandwristinstitute. Com/trigger-finger-surgery-los-angeles/? Gclid=ci2tjekdl7acfuq0qgoderwi4a. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I woke up with little small bumps on the top my hands that itch. Just my hands not my fingers.

I woke up with little small bumps on the top my hands that itch. Just my hands not my fingers.

Irritation v reaction: Hard to say for sure but seems odd. Bites or irritation to something perhaps? A picture or more information would help. ...Read more