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I had pinky surgery and now I can't bend my finger. Is this normal?

I had pinky surgery and now I can't bend my finger. Is this normal?

No: What was the surgery for? You may have developed stiffness in the joints, or scarring of the tendons. You should alert your surgeon. ...Read more

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I cut my finger a month ago, now I can't bend my finger all the way otherwise it will stay stuck and its very painfull.What can it be?

I cut my finger a month ago, now I can't bend my finger all the way otherwise it will stay stuck and its very painfull.What can it be?

Cut finger: When you cut yourself, the cut went very deep affected the movement and activity and range of one of the tendons. You need to see a hand surgeon as soon as possible! ...Read more

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I got my finger jammed playing basketball and i can't bend my finger. Should i be worried?

I got my finger jammed playing basketball and i can't bend my finger. Should i be worried?

Possibly: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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When I wake up, my hands are swollen, in extreme pain, and I can't bend my fingers. I shuffle my legs. Pain, stiffness and hard to bend knees.

When I wake up, my hands are swollen, in extreme pain, and I can't bend my fingers. I shuffle my legs. Pain, stiffness and hard to bend knees.

Hand pain: I do not know how old you are. However pain in hands would make me consider Carpal tunnel. Thyroid problem another thought or some type of problem causing increased fluid retention. See your provider. ...Read more

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What is the solution if i can't bend my middle finger?

What is the solution if i can't bend my middle finger?

It depends: If you suffered a trauma and can not bend the finger see a hand surgeon to get diagnosed and properly treated. If you are post-op or have been immobilized for some time limited range of motion can be cause for stiffness. See a hand therapist to begin motion exercises. ...Read more

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I can't bend my left middle finger all the way down (can't make a fist). How can I cure this or how does it heal?

I can't bend my left middle finger all the way down (can't make a fist). How can I cure this or how does it heal?

Hand problem: This requires evaluation by a physician and may be the result of many things, including trauma, infection, gout, or other arthritic conditions. Particularly if this is your dominant hand, you need an examination, and there is no "self cure" or other "healing. If the problem appears to be tendon sheath related, a hand surgeon should be consulted. ...Read more