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Medicine For Hand And Finger Injuries
Deformities are usually variations from normal. Deformities can be acquired such as from trauma or disease, or congenital. Many variations of congenital hand deformities can occur, but are not very common. Deformities from trauma or disease like arthritis are more common. Fractures that heal at an angle can cause deformity. Joint erosions from arthritis ...Read more
See a hand specialis: I would recommend a board certified hand surgeon to evaluate your injuries and recommend the proper treatment. ...Read more
How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?
Why do finger injuries seem to hurt much more than other injuries? Foot injuries don't seem to hurt as much.
Hi iv'e had many finger injuries but iv'e had one a few days ago and it's way worst than the others my symtoms include, Swelling, Color Change, and pain?
Needs evaluation: With pain, color change and swelling you could have a fracture. Best to be evaluated as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
No: Jammed fingers come froma ball or person or the ground hitting the tip of you finger this can still occur with sports glove. Only a baseball mitt decreases the risk of a ball strike. If you get a jammed finger you should get a x-ray because often there is more damage then initially thought. ...Read more
If deformed see doctor
I have a problem in my hands. The problem is the crust... I need medicine to heal me... or if u like Fingers of the hand
Crust?: I am not sure what you are talking about. Please give details and we can better help you. ...Read more
Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.
65y Male. Swelling in 1 hand since a month, went away for few days but came back, painful, cant bend fingers. No injury. What could it be?
Hard to say without: Examining it...I would suggest to start by getting and X-ray ...Read more
Injuries: Can vary from contusions to fractures and dislocations. If you are in pain or any trouble go get it checked, a simple exam with radiographs will resolve the issue. ...Read more
My grandma woke up with a swollen pinky finger on her hand. No injuries. She said no pain just itchy. What can it be?
A bite: It is probably an insect or spider bite. Give it time. ...Read more
Having symptoms of trigger finger only in the morning when hand seems cold any home remedies or medicine to take to help out finger or do I go yo docs?
Home Remedies: A bit young to be having some morning stiffness and triggering, although trigger fingers can occur at any age. Try to ice your hand down after you get home from work for 10-15 minutes. Take aleve (naproxen) or advil in the evening after dinner. The warm hands up with a heating pad or warm water for 10-15 mins. Before going to bed. If this does not help get it checked out. ...Read more
My pinky and ring finger are curled in and not wanting to extend. No pain and no recent injury to arm or hand. What could this be?
Sudden swelling on ring finger on left hand, with pain. Feeling like it is broken. But no injury. Woke up with it. Please any help?
Many causes: At your age likely possibilities are gout, pseudo gout, other crystal arthropatjies. There are also many other forms if arthritis such as reactive arthritis. Depending on the appearance this could also be caused by an infection, a nerve you pinched while sleeping, spot a circulation problem. If it worsens during the day or is red and swollen you should see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I'm an offensive lineman that wants to prevent hand injury by taping my hands and fingers. How should I tape them to get the most benefit?
Tape is usually: Applied one of two ways. (first make sure its not too tight and its better to have a trainer do it if available and the tape should not roll or be too tight aor be too sticky) either single tape to a joint on one digit or buddy tape to keep an injured finger next to another. If you buddy tape often you avoid the joints and pad the area lightly between the fingers, iif you single tape a figure 8. ...Read more
Hello sir, center part of my right hand is cut with a glass and it goes deep in my hand due to this injury upper part of my one finger doesn't move??
Serious: This appears to be a serious hand injury with tendon damage. Go to the hospital emergency room where your injury will be evaluated. You may need to be referred to a hand surgeon or one may be called in to treat you. ...Read more
Can I rupture testicle just by squeezing/pressing it pretty hard with my fingers or hand? What type of injury is usually caused by it? If not rupture
Being obsessed?: This Q has been answered. If from the same inquirer, he could be obsessed or mesmerized by it. In general, if a squeeze does not result in bleeding leading to tense swelling inside the capsule of testis, that kind of squeeze will leave no long-term adverse effect, but who would do that to himself except having a deceived or distorted belief in recurrently squeezing testicle may enhance virility. ...Read more
Recent injury to left hand; resulting in the left little finger and left ring finger to become severely crushed with the upper part of the left little?
Question?: Sorry about your injury. Did you have a question about it? ...Read more
Recently I had surgery in my index finger due to crush injury. Tonight suddenly I m having pain in right hand?
Call Ur hand guy.: U did not state how long ago, or if pins /plates/screws were used. It could mean a hardware problem or infection so needs immediate x-rays & eval. ...Read more
I have a small nail bed injury on the right side of my index finger only my left hand. Is there anyway I can fix this at home?
Most injuries: Will heal themselves, if it doesn't heal on its own over next few months I would see dermatologist ...Read more
After sixth chemo the hand and the fingers have swelled up. Due to the leakage of chemo medicine there are burn marks on the hand. What to do?
D/W your oncologist: I am sorry with your condition. Unfortunately yes, certain chemo can irritate the vessels and would give you problem if that leaks. What kind of chemo do you get by the way? Unfortunately we can not help you very much without really knowing the type of chemo and most importantly unable to examine you. You should absolutely discuss with your oncologist on how to manage those complication. ...Read more
Sudden numbness in hands, feet. I really feel stretching in fingers and can feel that numbness is started and being extended. 32 y female. No medicine?
See details: This issue needs immediate evaluation. There are several possible causes and this can be serious. See a neurologist if possible. ...Read more
I have r.Artritis in my hands. I don't take medication because I'm afraid of the side effects? I have r.A. In my hands. My finger joints are becomming deformed. I am scared to take medication because of all the side effects they cause. Without taking drug
Not much: If you have RA, properly diagnosed by a doctor, confirmed. With blood tests, you probably need medication. Talk to a rheumatologist about your medication concerns. Natural remedies may be able to give some relief, but if you have deformities in your joints already, you need to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I have pain between my top knuckles on my ring finger in my left hand. I don't remember any injury it could have happened from.
Pain top knuckles:
This can happed due to different conditions: wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis and other local problems as trigger finger and duputerin's contracture
to feel better, give rest to hand, akivedpply heat no more than 20 min as a time, gentle excersise use pain killers as paracetamol and ibuprohwn, wear leather gloves
seek attention if symptoms getting worse, or weakness in the hand ...Read more
Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. No injury. Swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. What could it be?
Swelling causality: The symptoms you describe in the face of no known injury best describe an infectious or autoimmune process. With the acceleration you describe, you should see your doctor as soon as possible as a firm diagnosis and start of treatment as quickly as possible is very important. ...Read more
My right hand feels numb and cramped. No previous injury or recent injury. Between ring and baby fingers. What is going on? It came on suddenly.
Ulnar Nerve Entrapme: The ulnar nerve gives feeling to the little finger and half of the ring finger. Numbness and tingling in the ring finger and little finger are common symptoms of ulnar nerve entrapment. Increased risk with elbow injury or repetitive bending movement at wrist or elbow. Symptoms can come and go. They happen more often when the elbow is bent, such as when driving or holding the phone. ...Read more