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Knuckle On Thumb Pops Into Place
Probably a ganglion : Cyst. Typically come from a joint. Can be very painful. Most hand bumps are benign. Typically can be aspirated with a needle and decompressed or otherwise surgical excised. Used to call them bible beater lesions because the biggest book on the house was the bible and by smacking it with the 'good book' caused them to rupture. I do not recommend this though. See an orthopaedist. ...Read more
Slid into base hands first, middle finger right hand hit bag and dislocated. Popped it back into place, little pain. This morning it was swollen, red and purple. Pain when making fist only. Broken? X-rays or just let it heal on it's own?
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Punched a wall hard and now I have lumps on index and middle finger PIP joints.Limited finger bending.Pinky knuckle hurts when hand is made into fist.
Lumps and limitation: You may want to have that hand looked at. ...Read more
I squished my thumb under a 200lb piece of metal. Thumb swollen, purple and black bruising on middle knuckle, blood under nail, can't bend.. Broken?
Hand at rest little finger crosses over ring finger at top thumb rests under pointer finger sharp pain in middle top of wrist shooting to elbow cause?
Did backhandspring, twisted elbow when extended, popped, sharp pains behind elbow & on top and not bruised... Can barely bend fingers. Pops a lot.?
My thumb jammed into another person, now my thumb hurts when I extend it, bend it, or put pressure on the joint. It is not bruised or swollen
Jammed my thumb on a volleyball serve. My fingers were tingly. Lots of pain in my thumb & wrist area. Today thumb & part of palm is bruised. Sprain?
Yes: Probably jammed the joint. Rest the thumb. Ice if helps. But if you rest the thumb should recovery but may take a few weeks ...Read more
My left hand is constantly hurting where the ring and pinky finger are and goes into my wrist. When i try to make fist pinky goes under ring finger..
My thumb is stiff & painful the joint closes to the hand has a knot on it. If I bend my thumb its like it pops out of place an very painful?
See orthopedist: You should see an orthopedist who can examine you, possibly do an X-ray or other radiologic study and properly diagnose your problem. ...Read more
See a doctor: You may have a ruptured tendon. I advise you to see your primary care doctor or a hand plastic surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more
Very hard blow to the dorsum of my hand btw index & middle finger, proximal to mcp jt by elbow. In min.S lrg golf ball bubble on hand, ++swell/bruise?
Pain on top of pip upon finger flex, underside of mcp clicking upon flex (prominent when finger is curled)? Knuckle got hit 4 months ago. Musician.
See osteopathic dr.: Anytime there's trauma to a finger or toe, it should be checked. Usually it's not just the finger that's involved but the entire hand, elbow, shoulder, neck, upper back complex, depending on the vector forces involved with the injury that needs to be evaluated to stop the clicking. Your finger pain indicates that you need treatment. It may be good to see an osteopathic physician, who can evaluate it fully, and treat you. You may be pleasantly surprised. ...Read more
Hit his hand on outside a sore thumb on inside base thumb swollen hurts to bend thumb- should we wrap it and leave to see if it gets better?
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
Shoulder been hurting where it rotates. Feel weakness in that hand. Extend arm on way back it grinds. Pops. Clicks.
Shoulder Pain: Sounds like you have ligament instability of the shoulder. The best treatment for this is strengthening exercises. Without exercises it is likely you will go on to develop osteoarthritis of the shoulder. I would suggest you see a shoulder specialist for an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello! My right hand, middle finger Distal Interphalangeal joint. This joint feels tender when I press down on it, then straighten it. What?
Arthritis synovitis: can give a slight bit of swelling in the joint such that fluid when it's moved around takes up space and you interpret that as discomfort or stiffness. Even very early arthritis where the X-ray might seem normal can have this Synovitis can be swelling alone. Most common is OA. But many varieties of arthritides exist including associated with celiac, gi issues, infectious, rheumatoid like etc ...Read more