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Middle Finger Tendon Pain
Absolutely: You should have it looked at ASAP by a hand surgeon ...Read more
My dad has a hard knot in the center of his right hand on top of his ring finger tendon. Pain comes and goes. Could this be dupuytren contracture or?
A common condition is dupuytrens which is not related to typical blunt trauma.
Other common problems include scar reaction adjacent to a small cut or blister, an inclusion cyst or foreign body and a ganglion of the tendon sheath where the finger and palm meet. Trigger finger can also give thickened tissue below the skin and subcutaneous tissue while dup is in the subcutaneous tissue. ...Read more
Tendons take forever: Well almost. The blood vessels to tendons are among the worst in the body; this makes the healing very very slow. Be patient and follow your doctor's instructions. ...Read more
Tendon at the middle finger knuckle slips out of place and hurts too. Dr said that it happens because it gets weaker there because of my Lupus. Agree?
Hand surgeon: I recommend that you consult a hand surgeon as there is a high probability that ongoing problems will lead to permanent joint damage and possible chronic pain in that finger. ...Read more
I hit my r hand on a ceiling joist approximately 7 weeks ago. With extension of the middle finger the tendon moves towards my wrist and forms a lump.
Sounds like a: Severed or partially severed tendon. You need to see an Orthopedic hand surgeon and get it fixed or splinted till it heals, the sooner the better. ...Read more
Hand pain when squeezing/closing, tendon that runs from my middle finger down to my wrist that seems to be cramp. I've been golfing a lot so maybe grip?
Tendonitis: Your pain suggests inflammation of the tendon (tendonitis) that flexes your middle finger and that also contributes to clenching your fist and flexing the wrist. It's possible that your grip is incorrect or possibly just from overuse. Anti-inflammatory medication and rest should help. If not see physician. If you have a history of stomach ulcer or take other medication consult with your Dr first. ...Read more
I recently had the middle finger on my left hand (from the tip to the first knuckle)repaired do to a serious injury to (my finger vs. A spinning router bit. The tendon was totally sliced up so the dr. Had to graft some tendon from my wrist as well as skin.
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I cut the back of my hand about an inch long cut I can move all my fingers and hand is it likely I could have severed any tendons completely?
No: Cutting tendons would cause a lot of pain and difficulty with movement. ...Read more
The diagnose about my 5th leaping finger in my hand is to cut the little hand tendon. Is any other method to unblock my finger? It's blocked every day.
I had surgery november 1st to repair tendon in my pinky finger and was wondering how long till I can use my other fingers and or whole hand? Thank you
6 weeks: But ask your surgeon, the repair might havebeen extensive. ...Read more
How often I have to change my athletic tape? I just use it for a tendon cyst in my hand at the level of my 4th finger.
As needed: Whenever it gets wet or dirty, or about every 3 days usually acceptable. ...Read more
The top of my hand right on the tendon that's attached to my right index finger hurts randomly and is a very sharp pain and I'm not sure what it is?
Hand pain: If you experienced any trauma to that hand, it might be best to have it evaluated in person. An x-ray wouldn't be a bad idea. ...Read more
I had fingers lock up wher I can't move hand for about two minutes and the the tendons felt knotted up and I've had shots at least 6 in my lower arm.?
Trigger finger?: Your description is somewhat vague, however it sounds like trigger finger. If you have had injections with only temporary relieve, you might be a candidate for a very simple procedure. See you doctor or a hand specialist for more information. ...Read more
Is it normal to immobilise my hand and my fingers for 4 weeks after surgery for Extensor Tendon Repair (2 3 and 4 fingers)?
Yes it is: Yes it takes 4-6 weeks for soft tissue to heal and hence the need to immobilize. ...Read more
I felt something pull in the top of my hand connecting to the trigger finger when I was stretching. How do I know if it's a tendon or muscle tear?
Does the finger move: A tendon tear typically means that you cannot move that finger. If you can move the finger it is probably a muscle tear. There are some exceptions to that rule, so I would see a hand surgeon. ...Read more
My right hand center part is cut with a glass tube two months before. Tendon of my one finger is partially cut & upper part doesn't moved. Recovery?
Need more info: Hopefully you were treated by a hand surgeon. This kind of repair is tricky and should be done by an experienced orthopedic surgeon. My strong suggestion is if you did have a repair of the laceration and have these side effects you should return to the surgeon and following that you may need rehabilitation to try to return to normal use of your right hand. ...Read more
Bent ring finger backward. I now have occasional numbness in all fingertips and hand feels achey and tired. Could this be a pulled tendon or nerve dam?
I'm squashplayer. One of my finger locks every morning. I can barely straighten the locked finger but it's need some effort. Rtg shows nothing. Usg shows swelling of the hand tendon. What to do? Medsurgery?
Lump on the palm of my hand out of the blue, I noticed a hard lump in the palm of my hand. It doesn't hurt and it appears to be on/avobe the tendon of one of my fingers. It's definitely not a callous but I'm wondering if I should get it checked out. I
More: More information is needed for a proper recommendation. Different diagnosis could have the same presentation, causing bumps to show, like dupuytren's, ganglions or even abscesses. Is it superficial or deep, painful or not? Go see your pcp for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Cant open fingers last three of right hand. Knot on top. And hard mass where tendons and veins are on inside wrist. Very painful.
See details: Then see an orthopedist or hand surgeon and have the hand and wrist evaluated. ...Read more
I went to the er and they told me I needed to go to a hand surgeon, what is gonna happen there? She told me I had tendon damage. My finger cannot mov
Hand surgery: Sorry you experienced some trauma to your finger. Your hand surgeon will evaluate your injury and damage to your skin, muscles, tendons, bone, nerves, and blood supply. They will reattach your tendons and hopefully your nerve function is intact and you will make a recovery and do hand therapy. You can google tendon injuries in the hand and read about how surgeons repair tendon injuries. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a painful lump on my left hand. It seems to be on my bone under my index finger on the back of my hand, but not near a tendon. What could it be
See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have cut so deep I hit a tendon, my wrist and hand are starting to really hurt specially in the palm and thumb area. I am losing a lot of strength and feeling in my fingers and thumb. Is that because I cut my tendon or could it be something else?
Jammed mid finger on hand. Heard a popping sound (tendon?) now finger has limited range of motion and I also cant grab, pull, or pick up using finger
Exam: You should certainly see a physician for evaluation. Sounds like trigger finger or there could be other issues of tendons. Recommendations will depend a lot on findings. ...Read more
I hit my hand hard a few weeks ago. I have a sunken knuckle and a hard lump palm side of my index finger. Could this be a tendon?
Hard to say.: A sunken knuckle often means a "boxer's fracture." Get checked to see. Only an x-ray can determine of this is more than a tendon injury. If you have a loss of finger function, you may have also damaged your tendon too, and this may need to be repaired to prevent permanent damage. Get seen! ...Read more
R arm/shoulder/neck pain ×7yrs. Hand is cold, fingers swollen. Surgeries include : wrist tendon release/bone spur, wrist for torn ligaments & radial nerve release. Zero pain relief. Where to go now?
Pain specialist: Have a pain specialist evaluate you to determine if you meet criteria for complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read more
While waiting several weeks to get into a hand specialist, what should I do to alleviate the morning extreme pain and stiffness in my fingers? Been tested for ra. If tendons should I wear wrist guard? Already tried voltaren (diclofenac) gel.
Early am stiffness: A common problem for joint issues in the hand. No matter what the cause the important thing is make sure that you work out the stiffness each and every day. Warm soaks warm showers and exercises such as the classic hand six pack exercises especially working on making a full fist and working on flexing the joints fully remember warm to warm up at the beginning of the day and ice after activity. ...Read more
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