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Doctor insights on: Hand And Finger Injuries In Children

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What is the definition or description of: Hand and finger injuries?

What is the definition or description of: Hand and finger injuries?

More Specific?: Not sure what you are looking for. The hand and fingers are the most commonly injured parts of our body, as we use them for everything. Injuries range from simple sprains and strains to serious lacerations and amputations. ...Read more

Finger Deformity (Definition)

Deformities are usually variations from normal. Deformities can be acquired such as from trauma or disease, or congenital. Many variations of congenital hand deformities can occur, but are not very common. Deformities from trauma or disease like arthritis are more common. Fractures that heal at an angle can cause deformity. Joint erosions from arthritis ...Read more


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Hand and finger injuries is confirmed - what treatments are best?

Hand and finger injuries is confirmed - what treatments are best?

See a hand specialis: I would recommend a board certified hand surgeon to evaluate your injuries and recommend the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

Lots: Lots but not enough. All jammed fingers should have an x-ray and a good examination. There is often fractures or ligament injuries that are not obvious to the lay persons eye. Delay in treatment ca lead to poor outcomes. ...Read more

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How can I recover from finger injuries?

How can I recover from finger injuries?

Depends: This depends on the type of injury involved. Since your question is very general, I will say generally the riice mnemonic will help: rest, ice, ibuprofen, compression and elevation. These recs will help most general musculoskeletal injuries. ...Read more

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Past finger injuries affecting guitar playing. Are there finger rehab exercises?

Past finger injuries affecting guitar playing. Are there finger rehab exercises?

Yes: There are finger exercises that a hand therapist can teach you to strengthen your fingers, but you should be evaluated by a hand surgeon to make sue there are no correctable injuries. ...Read more

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Hi iv'e had many finger injuries but iv'e had one a few days ago and it's way worst than the others my symtoms include, Swelling, Color Change, and pain?

Hi iv'e had many finger injuries but iv'e had one a few days ago and it's way worst than the others my symtoms include, Swelling, Color Change, and pain?

Needs evaluation: With pain, color change and swelling you could have a fracture. Best to be evaluated as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Finger injuries prevention? Does wearing sports gloves help prevent sprains and jammed fingers?

Finger injuries prevention? Does wearing sports gloves help prevent sprains and jammed fingers?

No: Jammed fingers come froma ball or person or the ground hitting the tip of you finger this can still occur with sports glove. Only a baseball mitt decreases the risk of a ball strike. If you get a jammed finger you should get a x-ray because often there is more damage then initially thought. ...Read more

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Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Old injury: It is likely that this could be a consequence of an old injury that went unnoticed. Inflammation or injury to the tendons is probably the cause of ongoing pain. See a hand physiotherapist. ...Read more

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What sort of injury would result from your hand or fingers going under someone's feet?

What sort of injury would result from your hand or fingers going under someone's feet?

Injuries: Can vary from contusions to fractures and dislocations. If you are in pain or any trouble go get it checked, a simple exam with radiographs will resolve the issue. ...Read more

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My pinky and ring finger are curled in and not wanting to extend. No pain and no recent injury to arm or hand. What could this be?

My pinky and ring finger are curled in and not wanting to extend. No pain and no recent injury to arm or hand. What could this be?

Spasm: Carpal spasm can be caused by calcium deficiency but if the digits are in a fixed position, contracture of tendons is likely. Consult a hand SURGEON for evaluation and treatment advice. ...Read more

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Sudden swelling on ring finger on left hand, with pain. Feeling like it is broken. But no injury. Woke up with it. Please any help?

Sudden swelling on ring finger on left hand, with pain. Feeling like it is broken. But no injury. Woke up with it. Please any help?

Many causes: At your age likely possibilities are gout, pseudo gout, other crystal arthropatjies. There are also many other forms if arthritis such as reactive arthritis. Depending on the appearance this could also be caused by an infection, a nerve you pinched while sleeping, spot a circulation problem. If it worsens during the day or is red and swollen you should see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm an offensive lineman that wants to prevent hand injury by taping my hands and fingers. How should I tape them to get the most benefit?

I'm an offensive lineman that wants to prevent hand injury by taping my hands and fingers. How should I tape them to get the most benefit?

Tape is usually: Applied one of two ways. (first make sure its not too tight and its better to have a trainer do it if available and the tape should not roll or be too tight aor be too sticky) either single tape to a joint on one digit or buddy tape to keep an injured finger next to another. If you buddy tape often you avoid the joints and pad the area lightly between the fingers, iif you single tape a figure 8. ...Read more

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Hello sir, center part of my right hand is cut with a glass and it goes deep in my hand due to this injury upper part of my one finger doesn't move??

Hello sir, center part of my right hand is cut with a glass and it goes deep in my hand due to this injury upper part of my one finger doesn't move??

Serious: This appears to be a serious hand injury with tendon damage. Go to the hospital emergency room where your injury will be evaluated. You may need to be referred to a hand surgeon or one may be called in to treat you. ...Read more

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Can I rupture testicle just by squeezing/pressing it pretty hard with my fingers or hand? What type of injury is usually caused by it? If not rupture

Can I rupture testicle just by squeezing/pressing it pretty hard with my fingers or hand? What type of injury is usually caused by it? If not rupture

Being obsessed?: This Q has been answered. If from the same inquirer, he could be obsessed or mesmerized by it. In general, if a squeeze does not result in bleeding leading to tense swelling inside the capsule of testis, that kind of squeeze will leave no long-term adverse effect, but who would do that to himself except having a deceived or distorted belief in recurrently squeezing testicle may enhance virility. ...Read more

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Recently I had surgery in my index finger due to crush injury. Tonight suddenly I m having pain in right hand?

Recently I had surgery in my index finger due to crush injury. Tonight suddenly I m having pain in right hand?

Call Ur hand guy.: U did not state how long ago, or if pins /plates/screws were used. It could mean a hardware problem or infection so needs immediate x-rays & eval. ...Read more

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I have a small nail bed injury on the right side of my index finger only my left hand. Is there anyway I can fix this at home?

I have a small nail bed injury on the right side of my index finger only my left hand. Is there anyway I can fix this at home?

Most injuries: Will heal themselves, if it doesn't heal on its own over next few months I would see dermatologist ...Read more

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Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand. No injury.

Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand. No injury.

See your doctor: The symptoms you describe can be due to tendonitis (trigger finger), arthritis and nerve irritation, among others. Be sure to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have pain between my top knuckles on my ring finger in my left hand. I don't remember any injury it could have happened from.

Pain top knuckles: This can happed due to different conditions: wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis and other local problems as trigger finger and duputerin's contracture
to feel better, give rest to hand, akivedpply heat no more than 20 min as a time, gentle excersise use pain killers as paracetamol and ibuprohwn, wear leather gloves
seek attention if symptoms getting worse, or weakness in the hand ...Read more

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Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. No injury. Swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. What could it be?

Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. No injury. Swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. What could it be?

Swelling causality: The symptoms you describe in the face of no known injury best describe an infectious or autoimmune process. With the acceleration you describe, you should see your doctor as soon as possible as a firm diagnosis and start of treatment as quickly as possible is very important. ...Read more

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My right hand feels numb and cramped. No previous injury or recent injury. Between ring and baby fingers. What is going on? It came on suddenly.

My right hand feels numb and cramped. No previous injury or recent injury. Between ring and baby fingers. What is going on? It came on suddenly.

Ulnar Nerve Entrapme: The ulnar nerve gives feeling to the little finger and half of the ring finger. Numbness and tingling in the ring finger and little finger are common symptoms of ulnar nerve entrapment. Increased risk with elbow injury or repetitive bending movement at wrist or elbow. Symptoms can come and go. They happen more often when the elbow is bent, such as when driving or holding the phone. ...Read more

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Pain in back of hand 2inch under point finger. Hurts when squeeze hand pick something up w/ it. Was slightly bruised but gone now. Can't remember injury?

Pain in back of hand 2inch under point finger. Hurts when squeeze hand pick something up w/ it. Was slightly bruised but gone now. Can't remember injury?

A gangion cyst: Probably is a Ganglion cyst a benign sac filled with a jellylike fluid. Originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. They are the most common lumps of the hand and some times they may rupture`espontaneosly and give you the bruised like condition. Treatment depend upon how symptomatic they are. ...Read more

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I'm 33. Left index finger tip above first indent line hurts really bad, is swollen, and tight. I have no known injuries with my left hand.

I'm 33. Left index finger tip above first indent line hurts really bad, is swollen, and tight. I have no known injuries with my left hand.

Infection.: Sounds like you may have an infection. This is serious, especially if it is in the joint. You need to be seen today. The sooner the better! ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more