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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Overlapping Fingers (Overview)

Bit of deviation built into them. When u bend your fingers to make a fist together there is some rotation at the joints that keeps them form overlapping. When fingers are bent one by one or if finger is late to bend from being stiff it overlaps a bit and can be normal if however there is a fracture that rotatates the bone then that is a different scenario, that needs to be fixed, .


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What causes overlapping fingers?

What causes overlapping fingers?

Many fingers have a: Bit of deviation built into them. When u bend your fingers to make a fist together there is some rotation at the joints that keeps them form overlapping. When fingers are bent one by one or if finger is late to bend from being stiff it overlaps a bit and can be normal if however there is a fracture that rotatates the bone then that is a different scenario, that needs to be fixed, . ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
4 Doctors shared insights

Overlapping Fingers (Overview)

Bit of deviation built into them. When u bend your fingers to make a fist together there is some rotation at the joints that keeps them form overlapping. When fingers are bent one by one or if finger is late to bend from being stiff it overlaps a bit and can be normal if however there is a fracture that rotatates the bone then that is a different scenario, that needs to be fixed, .


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Is it normal to have overlapping fingers?

Is it normal to have overlapping fingers?

Do you have a: History of finger fracture? If the answer is yes, that's why you can have overlapping of your fingers- we call it scissoring of the fingers. Some congenital malformations could also be responsible for that. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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What is the best way to get rid of scratches on fingers?

What is the best way to get rid of scratches on fingers?

Healing of scratches: I assume you mean scratches that have caused some degree of bleeding. You need to let these heal just like any other cut on the body. I like patients to use traumeel cream (http://traumeel. Us/) to help speed up this process. It is inexpensive and can be used often without worrying about using too much. This simple cream should be in every medicine cabinet (my opinion). ...Read more

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What causes overlapping fingers?

Many fingers have a: Bit of deviation built into them. When u bend your fingers to make a fist together there is some rotation at the joints that keeps them form overlapping. When fingers are bent one by one or if finger is late to bend from being stiff it overlaps a bit and can be normal if however there is a fracture that rotatates the bone then that is a different scenario, that needs to be fixed, . ...Read more

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Is it bad to have overlapping fingers?

Is it bad to have overlapping fingers?

No: If you were born with overlapping fingers, there is nothing wrong with that. If you had trauma and have new overlapping fingers, that can cause difficulty with fine motor use or power grip. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have overlapping fingers?

Do you have a: History of finger fracture? If the answer is yes, that's why you can have overlapping of your fingers- we call it scissoring of the fingers. Some congenital malformations could also be responsible for that. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix overlapping fingers?

Is it possible to fix overlapping fingers?

Broken fingers can: If an overlapping finger is due to an injury, this can be surgically fixed. If you were born with crooked fingers, this can not be fixed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Overlapping fingers?

What is the definition or description of: Overlapping fingers?

Many fingers have a: Bit of deviation built into them. When u bend your fingers to make a fist together there is some rotation at the joints that keeps them form overlapping. When fingers are bent one by one or if finger is late to bend from being stiff it overlaps a bit and can be normal if however there is a fracture that rotatates the bone then that is a different scenario, that needs to be fixed, . ...Read more

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Had MRI done to right hand possible tfcc tear. What would cause pinky to overlap ring finger in the same hand with pain.

Had MRI done to right hand possible tfcc tear. What would cause pinky to overlap ring finger in the same hand with pain.

Usually a TFC: Tear does not cause finger overlapping. Tfc problems cause pain and changes in the wrist.
Finger overlapping are normally seen at fractures or nerve injuries. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it mean if all your fingers overlap your thumb around your wrist, including your pinky?

Can you tell me what it mean if all your fingers overlap your thumb around your wrist, including your pinky?

Small boned: If your index finger and thumb overlap around the skinniest part of your wrist, it means that you have a relatively small skeletal frame. People who are large framed will see a gap between those fingers when they try to wrap them around the wrist. Medium framed will have the two ends of the fingers touching with no overlap or gap. ...Read more

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I woke up in one morning and my finger was dark brown and some of my fingernail too was brown I don’t know from where it’s coming and I don’t feel from it and I can feel my finger fine but the texture is bad it feels like my finger was burnt (didn’t?

I woke up in one morning and my finger was dark brown and some of my fingernail too was brown I don’t know from where it’s coming and I don’t feel from it and I can feel my finger fine but the texture is bad it feels like my finger was burnt (didn’t?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms warrant an evaluation.
Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Is there any way to ease pain from finger ulcers due to c.R.E.S.T. Sndrome?

Is there any way to ease pain from finger ulcers due to c.R.E.S.T. Sndrome?

Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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The tip of my finger won't move?

The tip of my finger won't move?

Mallet finger: If you have had an injury it sounds like you may have ruptured one of your tendons of your finger. See your doctor for a splint and further treatment ...Read more

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Why is my finger still so stiff?

Why is my finger still so stiff?

Don't know: I don't know why your finger is stiff. There could be an issue with tendons, ligaments, muscles, internal joint. You would need to be medically evaluated for an accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I treat my burned finger?

How can I treat my burned finger?

If: Typically a second degree burn will blister, a first degree burn will be red and a third degree burn is a full thickness burn with leathery tissue. Many burns have a mixed presentation. A deep second degree burn or a third degree burn may need additional surgical debridement.

All burns are prone to infection and infection can complicate or worsen the burn
seek medical care. ...Read more

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I broken my finger what must I do?

Broken finger: See your doctor or go to the ER or urgent care for treatment. ...Read more

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What causes fingers to "freeze up"?

What causes fingers to "freeze up"?

Trigger finger: Typically has a locking or clicking tendon, other things can click in a finger or thumb such as a joint, a tendon snapping over a bone spur, other areas of tendon irritation in the wrist, even a cyst or tumor on a tendon or just a joint click from. Normal motion but yes it sounds like the description you give is that of a trigger. Many get permanent relief from corticosteroid injection. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix crooked fingers?

Is it possible to fix crooked fingers?

How to fix: Most commonly surgery but some people can have angled digits and not need to do anything. ...Read more

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How can you make your fingers thinner?

How can you make your fingers thinner?

Why?!: Is there a problem? If there are nodules get them checked. If there is intermittent swelling go get evaluated. Otherwise macrodactyly is surgery. But that's different. Try wearing isotoner gloves at night.... ...Read more

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I have a cut on my finger what do I do?

I have a cut on my finger what do I do?

Keep it clean: Most cuts would heal by themselves and thus keeping the cut clean would suffice. But if you were cut with something heavily contaminated, then infection may follow. If you see any pus coming out of the cut, then an antibiotic may be needed. Make sure you are updated on your tetanus immunization. ...Read more

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Can you get condylomata on your fingers?

Can you get condylomata on your fingers?

Yes: These are common warts. Dr scholls sells a new produce to freeze the wart off which works well. ...Read more

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How would you know if your finger broken?

How would you know if your finger broken?

Xray: Unfortunately you can't know for sure without getting an xray done. See a doctor if you have pain after an injury. ...Read more

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How could I tell if I've broken my finger?

X-rays: It usually requires x-rays (plus medical hx ; physical exam) to correctly diagnose a fracture. ...Read more

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What's the average finger lengths for a boy?

Depends: Finger length is a lot like shoe size. Some people have long skinny fingers, while others are short and fat. The real question is are they proportional to the rest of the person. Typically the tip of your thumb should come up to the 2nd joint on your index finger. In boys ring finger is usually longer than index finger, in girls the index is usually longer than the ring. ...Read more

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Can you bleed from getting fingered to hard?

Can you bleed from getting fingered to hard?

Absolutely: Micro trauma. Very common. Remember that fingers have nails and sometimes small calluses that can definitely cause small cuts on the very sensitive vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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Trapped finger in a door earlier, what do I do?

Trapped finger in a door earlier, what do I do?

Plan to x-ray: If there is no obvious deformity/ severe bleeding then start with rest, ice, compression, & elevation. You may splint the area, and take an otc antiinflammatory/ pain reliever if you don't have any contraindicated medical conditions. You should plan to have an x-ray in the next few days to make sure there are no fractures that will heal incorrectly. If there is obvious deformity = urgent care. ...Read more

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Can snapping your fingers excessively cause pain?

Can snapping your fingers excessively cause pain?

Sure: It can cause joint laxity thus leading to risk for injury or cause irritation or strain to the joint capsule and surrounding ligaments that attach to the area. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding after being fingered, is this normal?

I'm bleeding after being fingered, is this normal?

No, it is not.: Were your partner's nails too long? Was digital penetration too aggressive? ...Read more

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Could someone get hepatitis from getting fingered?

Could someone get hepatitis from getting fingered?

Unlikely: But still possible, particularly if there was mucosal break, with bleeding. Viral hepatitis (B and C) is usually transmitted by blood to blood contact. ...Read more

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I don't have feeling in the tip of my finger. Why is that?

I don't have feeling in the tip of my finger. Why is that?

More information: There is more to this question that I know from your brief sentence. It seems to be a very important concern. Please tell us more so we can help you. ...Read more