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My middle fingers and thumbs rub together constantly when not moving, and making them in deformed shapes?

My middle fingers and thumbs rub together constantly when not moving, and making them in deformed shapes?

? involuntary: If this bilateral rubbing of finger and thumb is not voluntary such as seen in a nervous habit, it could be a sign of Parkinson's disease. In that case a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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Pain and ache between thumb and index finger?

Pain and ache between thumb and index finger?

Could be tendonitis: Pain between the thumb and index finger could be wrist tendonitis, or possibly early thumb arthritis. Otc anti- inflammatory drugs may help. If pain persist you should see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Why does the tip of my right index finger and my thumb feel numb?

Why does the tip of my right index finger and my thumb feel numb?

Carpal tunnel: Syndrome could be the reason. That is the pinching of the median nerve in the wrist area. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My thumb, index finger and middle finger lock up and cause serious pain. Why?

My thumb, index finger and middle finger lock up and cause serious pain. Why?

? Trigger fingers: If they are truly locking, the it is probably a form of tendonitis knows as trigger finger. You should see a doctor, possibly a hand or orthopedic surgeon for treatment. Usually they respond to injection. If it is really a spasm, there are a number of possible reasons, including carpal tunnel syndrome, that should be checked out. ...Read more

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I have pains in the middle and index finger tingling and thumb and ring, what can it be?

I have pains in the middle and index finger tingling and thumb and ring, what can it be?

Varies: The most common thought of condition that can cause tingling in the fingers is carpal tunnel syndrome. However, there are many potential causes including cervical disc bulge, thoracic outlet syndrome (cervicobrachial syndrome) or peripheral nerve entrapments. Most of these can be treated conservatively with myofascial release, spinal and extremity manipulation, acupuncture, traction and rehab. ...Read more

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I have a nerve pain between my index finger and my left thumb and when I touch it it hurts what could that be?

Cheiralgia: You may have a localized issue with the sensory branch of the radial nerve, called cheiralgia paresthetica, and suggest a visit to your doctor to confirm or disconfirm. ...Read more

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In the web between my thumb and index finger there was a sudden appearance of a large mass. Painful at first but not anymore yet still the same size.

In the web between my thumb and index finger there was a sudden appearance of a large mass. Painful at first but not anymore yet still the same size.

See a hand surgeon: Large mass in the web between your thumb and index finger could be a cyst a lipoma a synovial cyst if the mass is large enough that could limit the hand or the fingers function please go and see a hand surgeon that can examined you assured you or treat you good luck ...Read more

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My thumb will lock up next to my index finger a lot. And just now my index finger was locked spread away from my middle finger quite far. What's wrong?

My thumb will lock up next to my index finger a lot. And just now my index finger was locked spread away from my middle finger quite far. What's wrong?

Muscle spasm: The symptoms you describe are from spasm (prolonged muscle contraction) of the small muscles of the thumb/index finger. This can be caused by a variety of conditions, but most commonly fatigue of the muscles from overuse, dehydration, and/or new activities that tax these muscles more than usual. At your age, it is unlikely a serious concern. If symptoms persist, recommend a virtual consult ...Read more

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I woke up about 2weeks ago pain in-between thumb and index finger and thumb into wrist thought it was from bent while sleep now 2 weeks out it's worse?

I woke up about 2weeks ago pain in-between thumb and index finger and thumb into wrist thought it was from bent while sleep now 2 weeks out it's worse?

Hand surgeon: Two weeks of hand pain without known injury may be due to an inflammatory process, nerve impingement or overuse syndrome from work chores, housework or exercise. A hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you even if surgery is not required. Appropriate tests will be done in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my wrist? I have been having trouble with my wrist for about 2 years. There is a sharp pain shooting from the middle of my wrist to my index finger and mainly my thumb.

What is wrong with my wrist? I have been having trouble with my wrist for about 2 years. There is a sharp pain shooting from the middle of my wrist to my index finger and mainly my thumb.

First: First off, I want to tell you that I cannot diagnose your wrist problem. Your symptoms might be consistent with carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve gets compressed at the wrist. Symptoms can include pain, numbness, or tingling in the palm, wrist, thumb, or fingers. The thumb can become weak. Possible causes can include making repetitive wrist movements (like typing for a living), obesity, pregnancy, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Please talk to your doctor about an evaluation by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I woke up with an orange patch between my right thumb and index finger. What caused this?

I woke up with an orange patch between my right thumb and index finger. What caused this?

Orange patch: Orange discoloration is quite unusual in the skin, and I wonder if something that came in contact with that area of the skin caused the discoloration. In any event have your physician examine you if the discoloration persists or spreads. ...Read more

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Burned my index finger and thumb on a curling wand and it so t stop burning. What do I do?

Burned my index finger and thumb on a curling wand and it so t stop burning. What do I do?

Burn: Cold water initially is the best treatment. Now I would consider using a burn salve available in the pharmacy. The painwill slowly go away ...Read more

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Have light brown band on my right thumb for last 3.5 years, another small strip of appeared recently on same nail, on index finger same thing appeared?

Have light brown band on my right thumb for last 3.5 years, another small strip of appeared recently on same nail, on index finger same thing appeared?

Nailplate problem?: When darker skincolored individuals get moles under the cuticle, it can give a linear brown strip in the nailplate. This is a benign entity. Occasionally trauma, and Melanoma cancer can give similar discoloration, so this should be checked by a Dermatologist. A biopsy may be necessary to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My bf has palm, thumb, & index finger pain. How can I help him?

Carpal Tunnel?: Pain in the thumb, index finger and palm could be due to carpal tunnel. If there is any numbness or tingling or if symptoms are mostly at night, then carpal tunnel should be considered. Other possible causes include arthritis, trigger finger, or possibly a c-6 cervical disc pinched nerve. ...Read more

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Pain on the back of my hand between the index finger and thumb. Really hurts?

Hand pain: The area between your thumb and index finger is an uncommon area to have a problem. The space between thumb and index finger is almost all muscle with a small amount of skin and subcutaneous fat. Sometimes, with repetitive motion tasks you can get sustained spasm of that muscle, or you can get a low grade infection in the skin tissue. If the pain is over the bone, you could have arthritis or fract. ...Read more

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I cut the area between my index finger and my thumb yesterday, and now the hand is cold. Why is it like that?

I cut the area between my index finger and my thumb yesterday, and now the hand is cold. Why is it like that?

Hand Injury: A cut injury could damage critical blood vessels in the hand and cause the hand to feel cold due to reduced blood circulation. You need to see a hand surgeon as soon as possible for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing finger tingling (quality: localized to little finger, localized to thumb, localized to index finger).

I am experiencing finger tingling (quality: localized to little finger, localized to thumb, localized to index finger).

So it sounds like: You have tingling of at least 3 of your fingers. One of the most common causes of finger tingling is carpal tunnel syndrome or compression of the median nerve at the wrist. But this typically just causes numbness and tingling of the middle digits. A condition causing more generalized peripheral nerve symptoms or peripheral neuropathy is less common in fingers than toes. Need Doc evaluation... ...Read more

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I have two fingernails that have half moons and the rest don't I its both my index finger and thumbs that have half moons?

I have two fingernails that have half moons and the rest don't I its both my index finger and thumbs that have half moons?

Normal: What you described is normal.

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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have what feels like a lump between my thumb and index finger and there is pain between my index and middle finger what could it be?

I have what feels like a lump between my thumb and index finger and there is pain between my index and middle finger what could it be?

Common hand lumps: Include ganglion (cyst), foreign body, or it's inclusion cyst or epidermal inclusion cyst, benign solid tumors. Nodules from dupuytrens disease, gout or inflammatory arthritis. Malignant or metastatic disease can occur but is very rare. At times tendinitis is associated with swollen tissue that feels like a lump and nerves or blood vessels can swell talk to your pcp and/ or see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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For over 5 years, every 2-3 months the area between my thumb and index finger on my both hands gets really dry and the skin pills off.?

For over 5 years, every 2-3 months the area between my thumb and index finger on my both hands gets really dry and the skin pills off.?

Contact Dermatitis: Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when your skin comes in contact with an allergen that your skin is sensitive or allergic to. The reaction usually appears within 48 hours after the initial exposure to the allergen. Symptoms that are commonly seen include the following: redness, swelling, blistering, itching, and weeping. The allergen can be a substance in a product that you have used for years. ...Read more

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Red painfull swelling inbetween thumb and index finger... Happend right after I injured myself, bled a little as well but that has stopped?

Red painfull swelling inbetween thumb and index finger... Happend right after I injured myself, bled a little as well but that has stopped?

Not sure what your: Question is. Pain and swelling are common reactions to injury. If it's particularly painful, you can take an OTC pain medication, apply ice for 15-20 minutes a few times a day, and elevate the hand to minimize swelling. What you're seeing may be a blood blister, a small collection of blood under the skin. ...Read more

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Yesterday, I couldn't bend my thumb and today, every time I move my wrist too much, I get sharp pains where my thumb bone meets my index finger bone.

Yesterday, I couldn't bend my thumb and today, every time I move my wrist too much, I get sharp pains where my thumb bone meets my index finger bone.

Thumb pain: A couple of thoughts... It could be an overuse injury, a tendonitis, it could be a flare up of arthritis caused by a previous injury. In these situations, I usually try to first rest the hand - no trying to "test" it to see if it hurts, or do any lifting or repetitive motions. I take Ibuprofen and see how it goes over a day or two. If it's improving on it's own great, if not, I see my doc! ...Read more

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What is the fatty tissue between thumb and index finger and why does it hurt?

What is the fatty tissue between thumb and index finger and why does it hurt?

Likely Muscle: The pad between your index finger and thumb is mostly muscular. If sore, may just be a sprain of some type. Rest the grip use, and see your family doctor to confirm if you need and x-ray or splint limitation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain between your thumb and index finger? And how can I treat the pain?

Hand full of causes: That space contains a couple of muscles, the largest being the adductor muscle, which allows you to move your thumb toward your hand/palm. Over use of that muscle or trauma/injury can cause pain. First line treatments include ice wrapped in a towel and resting the thumb. May try Ibuprofen or naproxen. See a doctor if no better in a few days. ...Read more

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I'm between my thumb and my index finger there is what feels to be a long bulged put mystery thing. What is it? Should I be concerned?

Mystery: The web space between your thumb and index finger should not be bulging. The main normal thing there is a muscle called the adductor pollicis. Trauma? I think you would best to have this seen by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Hi I just reasonly notice a light brownish line vertical going down my thumb and my index finger. I never notice it before. I'm also in my second trim?

Hi I just reasonly notice a light brownish line vertical going down my thumb and my index finger. I never notice it before. I'm also in my second trim?

Melanocytic hyperpla: Melanocytic hyperplasia caused by a proliferation of melanocytes within the nail matrix or nail bed epithelium is a diagnostic challenge for the clinician and the pathologist. Differentiating a benign pigmented lesion of the nail (lentigo or nevus) from early nail melanoma may be extremely difficult. Please see a dermatologist as melaonma is real and serious ...Read more

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Hello. I got sudden 2 brown rectangular patches in between my thumb and index finger 4 days back with no sensation. Suddenly yesterday night one more?

Hello. I got sudden 2 brown rectangular patches in between my thumb and index finger 4 days back with no sensation. Suddenly yesterday night one more?

Need to see it: Difficult to give advice on dermatological problems with seeing a picture. You can upload an image to image to imgur. Com where it will be given a link. Resubmit your question including the link. Alternative is to have on online consultation at Health Tap. ...Read more

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What causes terrible pain on top of hand between thumb and index finger?

Tendonitis: Possibly. There is a common tendonitis called dequervanes tendonitis that can cause sharp pain at the base of the hand, behind the thumb, sometimes radiating into the thumb/index interspace. Is the pain worse when you make a fist but enclose your thumb within your fingers and squeeze? Past that first thought, would nee more info, such as trauma or other symptoms to have any other suggestions. ...Read more

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Hey the space between my thumb and index finger hurts at the paler part of the hand?

Hey the space between my thumb and index finger hurts at the paler part of the hand?

See details: It is impossible to offer specifics without being able to examine the hand. See your primary care or an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Pain in the wrist by my thumb. Pain in my index finger and middle finger. Why not the other two?

Pain in the wrist by my thumb. Pain in my index finger and middle finger. Why not the other two?

May b carpal tunnel: Pain of the thumb, index finger, and middle finger may b cts.
Usually the ring and small finger r not involved. If symptoms persist you should see your local hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Does massaging your palm in between thumb and index finger counterclockwise release growth hormones?

Does massaging your palm in between thumb and index finger counterclockwise release growth hormones?

What?: Why would that possibly have an effect or hormones of any kind. All that can do is give you a callous. If you rub it clockwise, however, and then click your heels together 3 times, you can go to neverland. Seriously, who have you been listening to? Besides, growth hormone has very limited action in you because you've already completed puberty, so it wouldn't do anything anyway. ...Read more