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How Much Should I Worry About Finger Pain
From too much facebook. What do I do now that I have index finger pain from scrolling, clicking mouse?
Act. modification: Activity modification by using your mouse with the other hand, using a different finger, or just resting you facebook account for a while might help. Anti-inflammatories should help some but the best thing is rest! ...Read more
How much does it take torecover a trigger finger pain after taking a cortisone shot?Pls illustrate where exactly the injection must be taken
Very quick: I have had trigger finger injections. They do hurt a little. I use a cold spray on the skin to numb that area prior to doing the injection. The injection includes local anesthetic as well. Shot hurts less that the trigger finger locking up. Shot goes in the flexion crease where the finger meets the hand. Good luck. You can do it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Finger pain: Common causes of finger pain include injury or trauma, such as bending your finger backward (hyperextension) or from repetitive use, such as long periods of keyboarding. More serious conditions, such as diabetes or a neck or spinal cord injury, can also cause pain or a burning sensation in your fingers. Sore joints in the fingers may be caused by arthritis, inflammation, and age-related wear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various: You must first find out what is causing it. If it is arthritis, your physician may prescribe something like tylenol or alleve. If it is from gout another drug may be necessary. If you are a diabetic and it may be neuropathic pain, and a different drug may be necessary. As you can see, you must first find out what is causing the pain. ...Read more
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