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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Finger Weakness

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What causes finger weakness?

What causes finger weakness?

weakness of the : Intrinsic muscles of the hand, stiffness in joints, tendons or ligaments, nerve issues, joint pain from arthritis or trauma, fracture, dislocation , age, carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve lesions, poor wrist mechanics , diabetes, cold intolerance and finally just pain all can contribute to the feeling that the hand or fingers are "weak". ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Finger Weakness (Definition)

Weakness of the fingers can have many causes. Arthritis of the fingers can cause pain with gripping and this limit strength. Muscles can be injured and weak from disuse. Pressure on nerves that go to the hand muscles can result in weakness and numbness. IF problem persists then it should be checked ...Read more


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Causes of temporary finger weakness?

Causes of temporary finger weakness?

Consider: A migraine aura, prior to headaches; a true transient ischemic attack due to blocked blood flow; a transient nerve compression at wrist, elbow, or neck; a problem with nerve and muscle connections, such as myasthenia. If an ongoing problem see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are probable causes of temporary finger weakness?

What are probable causes of temporary finger weakness?

Nerve or tendons: Weakness of fingers is usually caused by a nerve compression innervating the muscles to the hand/arm/fingers. Tendons could be swollen causing decreased range of motion. Other causes include joint problems. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Finger weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Finger weakness?

Several causes: Weakness of the fingers can have many causes. Arthritis of the fingers can cause pain with gripping and this limit strength. Muscles can be injured and weak from disuse. Pressure on nerves that go to the hand muscles can result in weakness and numbness. IF problem persists then it should be checked out by your doctor ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can be the cause of temporary finger weakness?

I'm curious as to what can be the cause of temporary finger weakness?

Nerves/muscles: temporary weakness can be due to many things, including muscle tetany or spasms, as well as nerve irritation. be sure to see you doctor and let him/her know what your symptoms are and when they occur. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain, finger weakness, tingling and numbness. Drs appt in 2 wks. Would using a wrist splint in meantime be advisable?

I am experiencing wrist pain, finger weakness, tingling and  numbness. Drs appt in 2 wks. Would using a wrist splint in meantime be advisable?

Possible CTS: This may be Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, or compression on the median nerve. Yes, a splint will help. If it is not this, a splint will not hurt your condition either. Yes, you need an exam, but no urgency unless coldness, lack of blood supply, or severe pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

I am experiencing  wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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Is there a non-invasive or home treatment for trigger finger?

Is there a non-invasive or home treatment for trigger finger?

Rest: The first home treatment is rest. Many times the trigger finger comes from inflammation around the tendon from overuse, trauma, or swelling from other problems. Rest may be all that's needed. You can also try daily icing in an ice bath or direct ice to calm it down. ...Read more

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I have two small warts on my fingers. Please suggest some medicine or home treatment.?

I have two small warts on my fingers. Please suggest some medicine or home treatment.?

Usually leave alone: Warts often disappear on their own. I frown on home treatment because I have seen the disasters cause by this. If one does not know what they are doing, harm can come. There are tendons and joints on the fingers and they can be harmed. See a doctor and get the warts either injected, frozen, chemically treated or even perhaps :"burned" or lasered off or other treatment. Dermatologist r the 1. ...Read more

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What should I do; a swollen dot of 1cm diameter burns on 2 fingers, after touching a pan. Feels really hot unless in water. Home treatment or doctors?

What should I do; a swollen dot of 1cm diameter burns on 2 fingers, after touching a pan. Feels really hot unless in water. Home treatment or doctors?

Have it evaluated: If your spots are left to demarcate they will eventually declare themselves as to the degree of burn. If you can at least get to an urgent care center the burns can be evaluated for depth of penetration, zone of injury, and potential need for treatment such as debridment ; repair. ...Read more

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Finger skin habbit I have been scraping my thumb skin for the past 10 years. I do unintentionally when I am depressed. My thumb looks really bad and I have to hide it in public. Any home remedy like vaseline that would work.

Finger skin habbit I have been scraping my thumb skin for the past 10 years. I do unintentionally when I am depressed. My thumb looks really bad and I have to hide it in public. Any home remedy like vaseline that would work.

Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, the scraping has possibly caused habit tic deformity. This is difficult to treat and improve. I would recommend you research who is a good dermatologist comfortable with treating nails in your area. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Fresh Ginger: If you mean fresh ginger rather than "fresh finger, " yes it's fine to use while pregnant. I can't imagine the other would be very pleasant. ...Read more

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I have tingly feeling in fingers and weakness/shakiness in body, what is this?

I have tingly feeling in fingers and weakness/shakiness in body, what is this?

Many possibilities: Consider medication reaction, developing peripheral neuropathy, problems with muscle, nerve, spine, brain, vitamin deficiency, metabolic issues such as diabetes, thyroid problems. In essence see your doctor and get complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Numbness in fingers and weakness all over. Is this mono?

Numbness in fingers and weakness all over. Is this mono?

Not likely: But you will need to be assessed by your physician to be sure. It could be a number of benign or serious issues and you will need a physical exam and tests to clarify. These symptoms are not specific to mono. ...Read more

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On one hand one my pinky finger got like a dulk acy pain in it and it comes and goes like it has a weakness in it to?

On one hand one my pinky finger got like a dulk acy pain in it and it comes and goes like it has a weakness in it to?

Tough to say: Without an exam,..could be a tendon strain of your pinky, could be arthritis in the finger, etc. If it continues, get it evaluated with and exam to start. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I feel thirsty and weakness numb fingers can I take neurobion?

I feel thirsty and weakness numb fingers can I take neurobion?

Get General checkup: You can take neurobion but not likely to help. You should see your pcp first and need routine blood work with examination. ...Read more

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Why am i having weakness in finger after workout?

Why am i having weakness in finger after workout?

Nerve compression: You may be compressing a nerve during the work out. The more common nerve is the ulnar which runs in the elbow it can be compresses with curls when your arms are on the rest. It would make your little finger numb ...Read more

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Numbness in fingers and weakness all over. What does this indicate?

Numbness in fingers and weakness all over. What does this indicate?

CONSIDER THESE: Diffuse weakness can be associated with peripheral neuropathy, muscle disease, fatigue problems, anemias, hypothyroidism, even depression. The finger numbness could be associated, but might be isolated carpal tunnel as a co-morbidity. Would have your doctor assess and treat. ...Read more

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Numbness in my right pinky finger and weakness in my hands. What does this sound like?

Numbness in my right pinky finger and weakness in my hands. What does this sound like?

Ulnar nerve: Your description points toward involvement of ulnar nerve perhaps at elbow, but maybe wrist. An EMG test can pinpoint location and extent, and point the way to therapy. ...Read more