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My fingers crack when I type. Is this normal?

My fingers crack when I type. Is this normal?

Can be: Knuckle cracking is very common and has not ever been proven to cause any damage. Unless there is pain orthere has been an injurythere is no need for concern. ...Read more

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The knuckle in one of my fingers cracked about one month ago and it still hurts and I can't type?

The knuckle in one of my fingers cracked about one month ago and it still hurts and I can't type?

Trigger finger?: Cracking knuckles had been studued snd found tobe a benign condition. It should not result in major injury, if there is a tender spot near the hurting joint which can be felt along the palmer aspect of your finger, it could be trigger finger, get an ultrasound or MRI for soft tissue injury or inflammation. ...Read more

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I have brittle skin and crack on one of my finger. I try with many type of lotion but problem still persist. What is your advise?

I have brittle skin and crack on one of my finger. I try with many type of lotion but problem still persist. What is your advise?

Seal in moisture: Use gentle soap like dove to wash. Use lotion/cream/ointment with ceramide like cerave, which acts like a tupperware lid, sealing the moisturize in your skin. You can put a 2nd layer of extra moisturizer over the cerave. Moisturize your hands and wear gloves at night. Drink 8-10 glasses of fluid a day. Take fish oil daily. Use liquid bandage on your skin splits. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I injured my fourth metacarpal and knuckle. When I press on my knuckle and move my finger my knuckle feels cracked and not normal is it broken?

I injured my fourth metacarpal and knuckle. When I press on my knuckle and move my finger my knuckle feels cracked and not normal is it broken?

Be seen: It sure sounds like you could have a metacarpal fracture, particularly if you had sufficient mechanism such as a fall or you struck something with your fist. I would sure be seen for an X-ray to optimize long term outcome. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers swell up after typing?

Why do my fingers swell up after typing?

Most likely: Tendonitis, after you use your fingers a lot most likely you develop tendonitis which cause the swelling. ...Read more

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I cracked my finger and my home and got Num how come?

I cracked my finger and my home and got Num how come?

Nerve involvement : Likely because you affected a nerve. If it persists, be seen. If a nerve is trapped or compressed, it needs to be surgically treated to allow the nerve to function. All the best. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to your fingers when you crack them?

Nothing: This is something which occurs as the joint surfaces slide over one another. It is not something which damages the joint. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a finger that was broken, now healed, to crack when I bend it?

Is it okay for a finger that was broken, now healed, to crack when I bend it?

Check it out: This sounds concerning. It may be indicative of a malunion or nonunion. Get an exam and an x-ray is likely. ...Read more

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