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A month ago i tore a tendon on my forearm. I can't feel 2 of my fingers. What therapy can do so it can heal? And if i'm going to be able to feel again

A month ago i tore a tendon on my forearm. I can't feel 2 of my fingers. What therapy can do so it can heal? And if i'm going to be able to feel again

Poss gradualrecovery: Nerve injury includes total or partial transection of the nerve from stretching, cutting (laceration), compression, shearing, or crushing injuries.If sensory nerve injured, area innervated by nerve loses sensation.Closer nerve is to its origin in the spinal cord, lowe chance of recovery.May gradually recover sensation. Grade i nerve injury is called neurapraxia and is minor with complete recovery. ...Read more

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Female, 27 years old, I cant move my fingers start from morning sometimes till evening..what could it be?

Female, 27 years old, I cant move my fingers start from morning sometimes till evening..what could it be?

Arthritis: resulting in inflammation in the joints can make it painful and/or difficult to move joints. Your symptoms sound severe if you are having difficulty moving your fingers all day. Evaluation by a rheumatologist, specialist in arthritis, may be helpful in determining the cause of your problems and preventing worsening of the condition and resulting deformity or disability. ...Read more

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I cant take the pain of getting my finger stick, is there another way they can get blood?

Yes: I emphasize with you. I hate to prick myself too because of pain. Blood can be taken from vein in the arm unless they only want to test your hemoglobin or blood sugar . ...Read more

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My right index finger was hit by a basketball, it was swollen for a week, now its better but still cant bend it all the way after 3 weeks. Suggestion?

My right index finger was hit by a basketball, it was swollen for a week, now its better but still cant bend it all the way after 3 weeks. Suggestion?

Exercise: you can either exercise the finger by using a nerve ball or a small soft ball in your hand by squeezing on it and later actively with the other hand move every joint in that finger if no improvement you might need to see a hand surgeon good luck ...Read more

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Deadlift excersize: when i do weights over 220 pounds my fingers act like hook, i cant make a full grip no matter how hard i try.why cant i have agrip?

Deadlift excersize: when i do weights over 220 pounds my fingers act like hook, i cant make a full grip no matter how hard i try.why cant i have agrip?

Heavy weight.: That's a lot of weight for your forearm muscles to handle, so your grip may be challenged. There are wraps available which you can wrap around the bar to help you hold it so your grip won't limit your progress. Check at your gym or at a sports equipment store. ...Read more

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I lifted something heavy today at work my wrist popped on the side where my pinking finger is at the bend an its swollen cant pick anything up heavy ?

I lifted something heavy today at work my wrist popped on the side where my pinking finger is at the bend an its swollen  cant pick anything up heavy
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Wrist pain: This may be an acute strain/sprain. If you do not have any contraindications to NSAIDS (i.e., allergy to aspirin, history of bleeding gastric ulcers, etc) then a trial of ibuprofen (according to package instructions ) and ice to the area is reasonable. If after 72 hours, the area has not improved, I would then seek medical attention. ...Read more

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My stomach has been hard to the point where i cant really push my fingers to my stomach, the right side feels alot harder then the left,d help?

My stomach has been hard to the point where i cant really push my fingers to my stomach, the right side feels alot harder then the left,d help?

Abdominal distention: when was the last time you had a bowel movement? If you are having fevers with worsening distention and pain to the right side with nausea and vomiting go to the ER now. If not and you are constipated you will need to see a local provider also to be cleaned out and to make sure nothing else is wrong. ...Read more