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I Write So Much That My Third Finger Is Dented What Should I Do
Padding/Changing: Try padding the finger with a bandaid or other substance or padding the pen or pencil with a foam cuff. Try switching the pencil to rest on another finger or change the overall way that your write. Go to a bigger penn or pencil or find a rubber gripped pen or pencil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was writing for almost 2 hours and I feel pain in my third finger, is writing too much caused my finger to feel pain? Why is it happening to me?
Third finger pain: How are you holding your pen? In general one can develop spasm and pain due to waste products , lactic acid , etc, from any persistent static motion, i.e. standing, , staring at a computer, or holding an item persistently for an extended period of time. In any activity it is best to take a quick one minute break and shake out every 30 to 45 minutes to avoid static strain ...Read more
My third finger knuckle has been swollen for 2 months after jamming it in basketball. What should I do?
Swollen knuckle inju: You need to see your doctor and have it xrayed.You might have broken your bone or badly bruised it. ...Read more
I have a small blue/green lump on the knuckle of my third finger, it's painful to touch and it's hard. What could it be?
Hand infection: there different potentials to what you describe, infection seem to be on top the list, infection can be in the skin or just under the skin, but also can be deep in involve the joints or in the track inside which the tendons move easily . other causes can be inflammation as in gout or similar conditions, or retained foreign body. In either case you will need to seek medical attention ...Read more
I have a finger that locks closed when i grasp anything and need to know if this is something easily treatable. This has been going on for a year and started with my middle finger and then moved to the third finger. All my fingers on that hand are weaker
Trigger Finger: Most likey reason is that you have a trigger finger (or two). An experienced hand surgeon can help. Sometimes antiinflammatories can help (oral or injectable), and if not, a relatively simple surgical procedure can correct it. The first step however, is to see a hand surgeon and get the correct diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be arthritis: In general, arthritis is swelling in the joint and because you describe 2 sites where there is pain and the finger with a lump, it is possible that this may be a sign of arthritis. Get examined and the doctor will do a work-up which will include bloodwork and radiographs. If this is a condition like arthritis, you want to have it diagnosed early on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have been feeling numbness in both the little and third finger of my right hand for the past 18 hours..Any idea why?
Ulnar compression: You may have injured the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" nerve). It can be from trauma, infection, or just sleeping on it wrong. Most common of late: keyboard use with improper position--note how the edge of the table would press on the forearms. Change position, see your doc if it continues. ...Read more
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