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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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What relieves stinging fingers n toes? No swelling or dis coloring. Nerve endings?

What relieves stinging fingers n toes? No swelling or dis coloring.  Nerve endings?

It depends: The first issue is one needs to determine the cause. Is anxiety or is there an underlying neurologic issue? That answer will determine the most appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My almost 5 year old was just sting by a bee on his finger. Anything I need to do other than remove stinger and wash the area?

My almost 5 year old was just sting by a bee on his finger. Anything I need to do other than remove stinger and wash the area?

Onion: Slice an onion and rub it on the sting. The onion enzymes neutralize the bee venom and reduce swelling and itching. Homeopathic apis mellifica will also help. Use three ties a day for a coupke days. The onion works so well you may not need the homeopathic. On the finger it may takse a coupke slices. If he has any systemic symptoms like trouble breathing face swelling etc call 911= allergic rxn. ...Read more

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I was fingered yesterday and it hurt, now If I put my finger slightly up my vagina it's painful and stings a lot, What could this mean?

I was fingered yesterday and it hurt, now If I put my finger slightly up my vagina it's painful and stings a lot, What could this mean?

Trauma...: Rough sex can cause slight trauma to the vagina. You can get scratches, chaffing, fissures, etc. These can be painful. Time will usually take care of the problem. The area is designed to handle the trauma of sex and childbirth, but I have had to put in stitches on rare occasions. If it's not getting better quickly, see your gyn. Play nice next time. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What would be the cause of burning and stinging from shoulders down to fingers?

What would be the cause of burning and stinging from shoulders down to fingers?

Nerve problem: Whenever we hear the symptoms burning/stinging we think of nerve entrapment or involvement. It would be even more typical if it was just one arm, not both. The nerve could be compromised in your neck or as it passed down your shoulder causing what is called a brachial plexopathy. Very possibly a test called an EMG (electromyogram) may be revealing. Work with your doctor or neurologist for answers! ...Read more

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This winter my fingers got really numb and stings a lot. Even when it's not too cold just a little chilly my fingers are numb freezing cold.

This winter my fingers got really numb and stings a lot. Even when it's not too cold just a little chilly my fingers are numb freezing cold.

Renauds Syndrome?: You seem to have Renaud's Syndrome causing your sensitivity to cold Youir blood vessels go into spasm when exposed to cold.It most commonly affects fingers and toes,but can also affect other areas like nose,lips,ears,lips and even nipples It can be Primary means no cause is found or secondary which can be due to connective tissue disorder,diseases of the arteries,smoking,certain meds. See your MD ...Read more

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A month now i keep having sharp pains in my right arm but most recently i notice an unusual growth on my middle right finger & a stinging daily pain?

A month now i keep having sharp pains in my right arm but most recently i notice an unusual growth on my middle right finger & a stinging daily pain?

Need more informatio: The may or may not be a relationship to the nodule and the pain. You may need dermatology to define the nodule. However the pain may be neurologic or a non-neurologic cause. Your evaluation may help clarify this. ...Read more

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What makes my head sting when I touch it with my finger? Nothing stings until I put my fingers on my head and reminds me of a bee sting.

What makes my head sting when I touch it with my finger? Nothing stings until I put my fingers on my head and reminds me of a bee sting.

Head or face? Many..: ..possibilties but if ur symptoms involve the face, it is similar to a neurological problem called trigeminal neuralgia. (Trigeminal nerve covers the face). See a neurologist for a diagnosis & treatment. Other possibilities include shingles / viral infection affecting nerve, brain & spinal cord problems, nerve impingement, skin conditions, & I suppose vascular problems. But TTYD & get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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So tonight my boyfriend fingered me and Im a virgin and now it stings when I pee, I have much discharge. And I bled a little bit. why could this be?

So tonight my boyfriend fingered me and Im a virgin and now it stings when I pee, I have much discharge. And I bled a little bit. why could this be?

Irritation-friction: he may have been a bit rough whereby the areas of your vaginal area especially by your urethra (where urine comes out) is irritated. Fill up the bathtub and soak in either a warm solution of baking soda or vinegar to allow faster healing and soothe the area. If pain and discomfort continues - see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello i have been sick for a few days bad coughs getting better but now with every cough my right shoulder stings and it shoots down to my finger tips?

Hello i have been sick for a few days bad coughs getting better but now with every cough my right shoulder stings and it shoots down to my finger tips?

Nothing major: When a patient coughs for a long period of time, the chest muscles get worked up and one point can become painful every time the patient coughs. The pain can travel elsewhere if the point tenderness happen to irritate a nerve near by. ...Read more

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I have a small painful (almost stinging) bump on my left index finger it is flesh coloured and really can only be felt. I noticed it this morning. then there was a painless pinkish light coloured right above the knuckle of that index finger that i notice

I have a small painful (almost stinging) bump on my left index finger it is flesh coloured and really can only be felt. I noticed it this morning.  then there was a painless pinkish light coloured right above the knuckle of that index finger that i notice

PAINFUL FINGER BUMP: WITHOUT SEEING OR FEELING THIS BUMP, IT'S HARD TO KNOW WHAT EXACTLY THIS IS. WHILE IT DOES NOT SOUND DANGEROUS OR SERIOUS, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP. HE OR SHE MIGHT HAVE A SOLUTION. IF NOT, THESE DOCTORS WILL REFER YOU TO THE APPROPRIATE SPECIALIST, LIKE A DERMATOLOGIST OR A HAND SURGEON. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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I keep getting a stinging/burning pain at the tip.Of my pointer finger, what could that be? Should i go into the doctor

I keep getting a stinging/burning pain at the tip.Of my pointer finger, what could that be? Should i go into the doctor

Neuropathy: The fact that you say that it keep getting it sounds like it has gone on for some time. I would see my pcp or a neurologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Relief from stinging nettles in both hands! i pulled a nettle weed by mistake. Three fingers are burning, itching or painful to touch

Relief from stinging nettles in both hands! i pulled a nettle weed by mistake.  Three fingers are burning, itching or painful to touch

Ice and benadryl (diphenhydramine): Although uncomfortable, the burning sensation is self-limited. You can try ice, topical bendaryl or Hydrocortisone creams or oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). Check out wiki-pedia under stinging nettles for a list of other remedies that may or may not help. ...Read more

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I got stinging pain under my finger nail.it stings to touch,and there appears to be a very small bump compared to my other fingers,what could this be?

Well: This could be infection bacterial viral or fungus or cyst or growth.recommend in person face-to-face or Healthtap video visit to diagnose and treat this ...Read more

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I was stung twice by a wasp on finger yday,still very red hot and swollen,tried taking sting out not sure if all out,can't see any,can't put under H2O?

I was stung twice by a wasp on finger yday,still very red hot and swollen,tried taking sting out not sure if all out,can't see any,can't put under H2O?

Try these things: Here's some things to try. Take some ibuprofen or naprosyn for an antiinflammatory. Try loratadine or benadryl (diphenhydramine) as antihistamine. Put cold water on a washcloth and do some cool compresses to the finger. If it does not calm down after a day or two see doctor. If the swelling or pain is severe at any point go to doctor or emergency department immediately. ...Read more

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Stinging pain on xiphoid, left side where ribs start, when snapping my fingers or leaning forward. Light exertion might cause as well. Is this muscles?

Rib cartilage: In a young healthy person localized pain in the chest wall is most commonly due to inflammation of the joint between the rob and sternum or the cartilage. Local ice packs or a counter irritant cream may help. The association of chest pain with exertion is always a red flag and warrants that you see a physician and be thoroughly examined. ...Read more

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Stinging and pulsating pressure on toes and fingers. Could this be gout?

Stinging and pulsating pressure on toes and fingers. Could this be gout?

No: Gout is not the symptoms you describe. It is characterized by marked swelling, pain, redness and tenderness, usually, but not always, at the base of the great toe. ...Read more

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Dislocated pinky finger about a week ago still swollen and have stinging pain in joint?

Dislocated pinky finger about a week ago still swollen and have stinging pain in joint?

Swelling is common : After dislocation but a fracture dislocation with subluxaiton (imperfect position ) of the joint, a tendon or ligament tear that needs further treatment or even swelling that interferes with return of normal motion can make recovery more complex. Seek treatment with a hanf surgeon, many dislocations ar not as simple as they are made out to be! ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more