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Little Finger Pain
I have had a trapped nerve in eblow of 2 weeks causing tingling down pinkie and little finger and pain in joint how can I untrap it?
Ulnar nerve.: Your ulnar nerve is likely superficial and gets easily irritated with pressure over the elbow or can become entrapped. Try not to lean on elbow. You should seek help soon from a hand surgeon. Steroid injections may help or you may need nerve transposed surgically to a different location. Continued symptoms can lead to hand weakness and permanent damage so get treated soon. Best of luck. ...Read more
Injured tendon little finger muscle. Pain spreading to other fingrs. No cuts/swelling. Massaged in hotwater n soap. Then voltaren (diclofenac). not workig wht can ido?
Be seen: If you have an injury to the hand that is worsening in terms of its severity and "spreading" to other fingers, you should be seen for a specific diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I tend to get various body twitches have one now in temporal area and little finger. No pain, headache, or paresthesia - seems worse with caf. Ideas?
22 R Hand little finger numb throbbing pain and agony at times no swelling redness or injury its been hurting for 2 weeks now?
Ulnar neuropathy: Little finger is innervated by the ulnar nerve and you may have an ulnar neuropathy causing this, most commonly it is at the elbow (due to leaning on the elbow against a hard surface), less commonly at the wrist (if you are a biker and keep your wrist flexed in the direction of the little finger for prolonged periods). EMG/NCS with a skilled neurologist in neurophysiology will confirm this ...Read more
With fall on outstretched hand, had wrist sprain in er. Now have tingling little finger and sharp pain from elbow to hand. Is this ulnar nerve damage?
Hurt my medial side of elbow against door. Cant flex my arm shooting severe pain, little finger is ok no parasthesias or numbness. Have I hurt ulnar?
Or "Golfer's Elbow" can be due to blunt trauma! This usually does not affect the ulnar nerve itself (its actually medial to the nerve) A CORTISONE INJECTION may be indicated! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider for a referral to an Orthopedist!
Hope this helps!
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Pain on little finger side of wrist. Feels like bruise but nothing there. Pain intensified by movement in little and ring fingers. Intermittent pain?
Shoulder pain acromioclavicular joint with pins and needles in ring and little finger. No injury but pain unbearable? Cause
Finger pain: Start with your PCP, as many common things do not require a specialized treatment, however if there is more detail needed then a hand surgeon ...Read more
Middle finger pain when weighted, like when I do pull-ups or just hanging and the base swollen. I got it after doing repetitive hand-grip exercise.
Avoid exercise: You could have a tendinitis on the finger, tendon or ligament injury, or a bony injury (less likely). Rest the finger by avoiding the exercises movements that make you hurt. May apply cold compresses for 15 minutes to the affected digit 2-3 Xday. See what happens. If there is no improvement then you will need to see your doctor and possibly be referred to a sports medicine, ortho/hand specialist ...Read more
Last thursday I was writing a lot of notes and I got this sudden pain. My wrists still hurts, its redish, pain in palm of hand and finger pain.
Hand pain: Pain and discoloration of the hand after continuous work can be related to repetive stress syndrome. This can include tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, dequervains tendonitis. Give your hand a rest, try some oral anti inflammatories. If symptoms persist get checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
? DVT? FISTULA?: There are many potential causes for your symptoms but the venous engorgement suggests a vascular etiology. See a physician for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Numbness in pinky, ring and middle finger. Pain and numbness in hand and elbow (especially in the morning) hurt while climbing symptoms are escalating?
Finger/ hand sx's: This combination of symptoms warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
My husband played bball got an injury to left hand fourth finger. Pain on the outside of knuckle. Have had jammed finger b4 but not now. Help please?
Fractures: Can be minor but there are some that need surgery especially if the joint is not lined up, sprains are ligament injuries and the finger hours are prone to these too in a basketball scenario often these are partial but i'f it is a complete ligament tear trwatment is more complex an evaluation and an x-ray can help to differentiate these injuries if you need care a gand surgeon is a good place. ...Read more
Do lots of computer work. Recent jump in repetitive motion->finger pain, pins needles in arm, tingling in hand, trouble gripping pen. Getting worse.?
Repetitive motion: Sounds as though you're developing carpal tunnel syndrome (cts); repetitive wrist motions like keyboarding cause inflammation; nerves (especially the median), & tendons are surrounded by bony tunnel with ligamentous closure; pressure increases on nerve & produces numbness, tingling, weak grasp. Wrist splint may help; ergonomic keyboard; ice, rest, nsaids; if no relief, see orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
Woke up yesterday with shoulder pain elbow, wrist, and finger pain all on my right side also had numbness and tingling in all areas and hand weakness what could it be?
Need more info: From the symptoms you describe it sounds line what may be what is commonly called a "pinched nerve" with a radiculopathy (inflammation of a nerve root). Several causes could be age, injury etc. It's like hitting your "funny bone" in your elbow. You might be well served to see an osteopathic physician (D, O,). or an M.D. A D.O. can be found under physicians in the Yellow Pages ...Read more
I am always dizzy and lightheaded, fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?
10 mos of intermittent left shoulderblade, neck, arm, hand, finger pain. Can't make happen w/movement. Dr. Says heart ok. No family history of mi. Ideas?
I have palm pain, finger pain and finger stiffness connected to a finger on nondominate hand that got kicked into the joint years ago. No pain until repetitive hard gripping. Blood tests, x rays, emg, PT, no diagnosis or swelling. Worse in morning?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. The symptoms you described are suggestive of evolving Dupuytrens contracture. You may consult this site for info:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/basics/definition/con-20024378
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I am experiencing finger pain, cold extremities, hand pain and foot pain. I can't explain what kind of pain. I feel like I have problem in my bones.?
Check up: A good medical check up likely be a good place to start. Many possible causes. ...Read more
I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...
Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more
I am experiencing hand pain, finger pain, hand weakness, wrist weakness, arm pain, arm numbness, arm weakness and severe pain in extremity. The following also describe me: Numbness or tingling, Loss of strength, and Hand numbness. What should I do?
I am experiencing finger pain, finger swelling, finger tingling, finger tenderness to touch, joint swelling, finger pop, popping or snapping sound from joint, hand tingling, finger numbness and hand numbness. The following also describe me: Leg numbness
Question cut off: It looks like your actual question was cut off. This does merit medical evaluation. Would start with your primary medical provider for work up. S/he can determine if specialty assessment is indicated. ...Read more
Previous hand fx 2 yrs ago no new injury severe thum pain palmar swelling can not open or grasp touching little finger to thumb hurts what the heck?
Arthritis of thumb?: Can't be for sure what you have, but possibly some arthritis at the base of the thumb, especially if you use your hand/thumb a lot etc... If symptom has been ongoing and worsening for awhile, this is likely. If symptom comes on rather fast over couple of days, it could be gout--this can be very painful. Motrin/aleve may help. Consult doc asap. Good luck and happy new year. ...Read more
Raynauds: This is a condition in which the arteries in the finger clamp down and the finger temporarily looses its blood supply. Avoidance of cold is the best treatment. ...Read more