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I Always Have Stiff Fingers On Waking Up What Is The Cause
I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. Xrays show degen. In neck. What to do?
Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read more
Several: The most common causes of hand morning stiffness are early osteoarthritis and stenosing flexor tenosynovitis (trigger finger). When we lay down flat, the fluid from our chest and belly distribute to our hands and feet. Inflammation enhances this affect, and can exacerbate symptoms related to arthritis and tendonitis in the morning. ...Read more
That's like asking what type of animals inhabit the earth. Lots more details have to be provided to give an honest answer.
How old are you, have you had any trauma, were x-rays done, etc. (the list goes on). ...Read more
Finger stiffness is:
Common after a fracture.
Proper splint position is essential as poor positioning can increase siffness and prolong recovery. Hand therapy earlier than later often is a very worthwhile investment of time and resources even if you don't think you need it. To avoid later issues. ...Read more
Passive stretch: Finger stiffness is generally associated with increased fluid of the joints or tendons. By stretching the fingers slightly beyond their normal range of motion the tendons get stretched and the ligaments of the joints give a little. This produces relief. ...Read more
Sense of tightness o: Stiffness in the fingers can be due to many different problems as there are many structures in the fingers. It might be due to joint disease or arthritis, tendonitis, tightness in the skin or other problems. It is important to determine where the problem exists to begin to determine the cause of the sensation of stiffness. ...Read more
Constant. Finger stiffness pain 6yrs both. Hands. Retired.58 hobby reading. Healthy need lose 20 lbs?
I am experiencing finger pain, finger swelling, finger stiffness and finger numbness. I can't grip anything. There is also a weird lump on the side?
See your physician: It is difficult to evaluate these symptoms without a thorough history and physical exam. You should be evaluated promptly in order to determine if there is something which needs to be treated right away. Please see your physician. ...Read more
Had carpal tunnel surgery done in both hands 5 months ago but still dropping things and finger stiffness.
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Make sure your Vit D is above 40 and become a vegan....dont waste time as you are already 70 years....exercise by walking 5000-10000 steps/day ...Read more
Numbness from hands to my elbow. Numbness in my shoulders. Especially when sleeping. Hand and finger stiffness. What could it be?
I have palm pain, finger pain and finger stiffness connected to a finger on nondominate hand that got kicked into the joint years ago. No pain until repetitive hard gripping. Blood tests, x rays, emg, PT, no diagnosis or swelling. Worse in morning?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. The symptoms you described are suggestive of evolving Dupuytrens contracture. You may consult this site for info:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/basics/definition/con-20024378
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I am experiencing hand pain and wrist pain. The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Finger numbness, Numbness or tingling, Hand numbness, Unable to grip (hands), Hand weakness, Finger weakness, Finger stiffness, and Wrist weakness. What should I
Be seen: You would be well served to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. Numbness suggests a neurological cause, of which there are many possibilities. ...Read more
I am 22 and experiencing joint pain in fingers, toes, and back. Stiff fingers every morning. Shooting pain in toes. What is the cause?
What could be the reason for waking up with stiff fingers every morning? I've been breastfeeding for 8 months and was recently diagnosed with hashis
I recently started waking up with painful stiff fingers. I was tested for RA and my blood was all normal. They loosen up but the index finger remains sore all day ideas?
Inflammatory arthrit: Stiff hands first thing in the am usually suggests an inflammatory arthritis. There are other types of arthritis than can cause this other than ra. You should see your doc and make sure to get xrays, esr, CBC among other things. Anti-inflammatories work well for these. ...Read more
How likely is it that I have RA if blood tests were negative? I have stiff fingers in the morning similar to tigger fingers.
Clinical diagnosis: Morning stiffness is classic for rheumatoid arthritis and can be seen in a variety of other illnesses. Rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed based on clinical criteria of which labs are a major component. If both your rheumatoid factor and apca are normal, your physician is thinking of other possible causes -- another joint disease, fibromyalgia, deconditioning, or even cold climate. Good luck. ...Read more
Took a nap and woke up with stiff fingers, so I cracked then like I always do. But now it feels like I jammed my finger. Why?
Probably sprained: When we lay down, some of the water from our chest and abdomen redistributes to our hands and feet, making them swell. If there is any inflammation (due to trauma or over use) those extremities and digits will swell more during sleep. Although cracking your knuckles isn't necessarily bad, you can injure your joints and ligaments if you crack them aggressively, similar to a sprain or jammed finger. ...Read more
Many causes: Several problems can cause hand swelling and stiff fingers. Most commonly it is attributed to arthritis. As we age we slowly wear away the cartridge of our joints. The body responds by sending fluid to the area to attempt to cushion the opposing bones. This results in the swelling and stiffness. Check with a hand surgeon and get some x-rays of your hands. ...Read more
See primary: See primary physician to assure not stroke-related. ...Read more
Fibromyalgia possible dx. I have no pain, just variable weakness in quads/biceps, mildly stiff fingers. Is it possible to have fibro without pain?
Fibromyalgia: Very unlikely. I suggest you see a pm&r doctor or rheumatologist in your area to get properly diagnosed. ...Read more
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