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Pain between my index finger and middle finger that occurs when I am gripping something. as if theres a string from wrist to finger stretched tight?

Pain between my index finger and middle finger that occurs when I am gripping something. as if theres a string from wrist to finger stretched tight?

Yes of course: your hand full of tendons that connect the fingers to the wrist and arm so any inflammation in the tendons will cause pulling and some time a nodule in the palm of the hand form if you have a problem see your doctor or see a hand surgeon good luck ...Read more

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My thumb, index finger and middle finger lock up and cause serious pain. Why?

My thumb, index finger and middle finger lock up and cause serious pain.  Why?

?Trigger fingers: If they are truly locking, the it is probably a form of tendonitis knows as trigger finger. You should see a doctor, possibly a hand or orthopedic surgeon for treatment. Usually they respond to injection. If it is really a spasm, there are a number of possible reasons, including carpal tunnel syndrome, that should be checked out. ...Read more

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Pain in the wrist by my thumb. Pain in my index finger and middle finger. Why not the other two?

Pain in the wrist by my thumb. Pain in my index finger and middle finger. Why not the other two?

May b carpal tunnel: Pain of the thumb, index finger, and middle finger may b cts.
Usually the ring and small finger r not involved. If symptoms persist you should see your local hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my thumb, index finger and middle finger with pain up my forearm and into my shoulder on my right side for about 2 days now?

I have numbness in my thumb,  index finger and middle finger with pain up my forearm and into my shoulder on my right side for about 2 days now?

Sounds like radial : neuropathy. Pressure or trauma can at shoulder (hanging your arm over chair) can put pressure on the radial nerve and lead to these symptoms. If the symptoms don't resolve in a week see your primary care physician ...Read more

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My 8 year old daughter broke left forearm 4 months ago. Now her index finger and middle finger still feel numb, and thumb can't do active abduction. Doctor says wait for nerve to recover. Should we?

My 8 year old daughter broke left forearm 4 months ago. Now her index finger and middle finger still feel numb, and thumb can't do active abduction. Doctor says wait for nerve to recover. Should we?

Second opinion: The answer given to you may be correct. Can not say without more knowledge of her injury (specifics). There is no harm in seeking a second opinion from a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Take the records and films with you. ...Read more

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My index finger started hurting about two weeks ago and is now swollen and now my middle finger is starting to hurt I don't see any swelling yet.

My index finger started hurting about two weeks ago and is now swollen and now my middle finger is starting to hurt I don't see any swelling yet.

See a doctor: Infections in the fingers and hands can be dangerous and may progress rapidly. You need to see a doctor immediately to determine the cause of the pain and swelling. If it is an infection you need to be on antibiotics as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Two mornings ago, I noticed a painless bump on my index finger. The morning after, I saw another bump like the first on my middle finger. What is it?

Two mornings ago, I noticed a painless bump on my index finger. The morning after, I saw another bump like the first on my middle finger. What is it?

Wart ? : Hard to diagnose these bumps without an eye to evaluate properly. I suggest you get an appointment at a dermatologist to find out - these spots can easily be treated, depending on the cause,,, ...Read more

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I have what feels like a lump between my thumb and index finger and there is pain between my index and middle finger what could it be?

I have what feels like a lump between my thumb and index finger and there is pain between my index and middle finger what could it be?

Common hand lumps: Include ganglion ( cyst) , foreign body, or it's inclusion cyst or epidermal inclusion cyst, benign solid tumors . Nodules from dupuytrens disease, gout or inflammatory arthritis. Malignant or metastatic disease can occur but is very rare. At times tendinitis is associated with swollen tissue that feels like a lump and nerves or blood vessels can swell talk to your pcp and/ or see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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My thumb will lock up next to my index finger a lot. And just now my index finger was locked spread away from my middle finger quite far. What's wrong?

My thumb will lock up next to my index finger a lot. And just now my index finger was locked spread away from my middle finger quite far. What's wrong?

Muscle spasm: The symptoms you describe are from spasm (prolonged muscle contraction) of the small muscles of the thumb/index finger. This can be caused by a variety of conditions, but most commonly fatigue of the muscles from overuse, dehydration, and/or new activities that tax these muscles more than usual. At your age, it is unlikely a serious concern. If symptoms persist, recommend a virtual consult ...Read more

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My index finger & middle finger hav sudddenly become itchy & smollen,when i bend them it hurts & feels sort of blisterd on the sides where knuckles r?

My index finger & middle finger hav sudddenly become itchy & smollen,when i bend them it hurts & feels sort of blisterd on the sides where knuckles r?

Insect bite?: Sounds like you've either been bitten by something or contacted something irritated on your skin. Alternatively, you may have a skin infection starting such as a cellulitis of some sort. I think you should have this looked at in short order by a doctor. They want to start treatment of some sort...at least something symptomatic for the discomfort. Good luck. ...Read more

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I hurt my tricep, elbow. Index and middle finger numb. Index finger purp under nail. What should I do? Seen doc nerve test monday. Any other suggestio?

I hurt my tricep, elbow. Index and middle finger numb. Index finger purp under nail. What should I do? Seen doc nerve test monday. Any other suggestio?

See hand specialist: May be some nerve damage, usually transient. Would see a hand and upper extremity specialist; most doctors unfamiliar with nerves. ...Read more

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I started getting numbness in index and middle finger on my right hand when ysing pc. Also sharp pain through knuckle joint on left index finger.

I started getting numbness in index and middle finger on my right hand when ysing pc. Also sharp pain through knuckle joint on left index finger.

Carpel tunnel: The nerves in your hand are being pinched under a small band of ligament type tissue. Its from the typing and maintaining the hand posture required to do so. Start wearing a simple wrist brace see an orthopedic surgeon for a workup if you need to type for job then a simple surgery would resolve this issue
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I have a spasm in the webbing of my left hand between the thumb and index finger. Sometimes my thumb/index/middle finger will twitch. What could it be?

I have a spasm in the webbing of my left hand between the thumb and index finger. Sometimes my thumb/index/middle finger will twitch. What could it be?

Nerve pressure: Could be pressure on the nerves in the hand, or muscle spasms due to use or overuse. Try ice, massage. Try to determine what actions trigger it. ...Read more

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I have a spasm in the webbing of my left hand between the thumb and index finger. Sometimes my thumb/index/middle finger will twitch. What could it be?

The most common: ...cause of symptoms like these is irritation of a nerve leading to the hand. This can be anything from carpal tunnel syndrome & median nerve irritation to a herniated disk in the neck. There are some neurologic disorders that could cause these symptoms. Anyway, if it persists, gets worse or new symptoms occur, you need to see a doctor. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Right index finger twitches when moving it close to middle finger or when typing .. Cause? Htn pcos lisinopril hctz 10-12.5mg and provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg

Right index finger twitches  when moving it close to middle finger or when typing .. Cause? Htn pcos lisinopril hctz 10-12.5mg and provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg

Dystopia: In the absence of other symptoms such as numbness one would have to consider the diagnosis of idiopathic dystonia. Of course there are other known causes of dystonia ranging from hormonal causes to vitamin deficiency. I recommend informing your family doctor who may want to get a neurologist involved. ...Read more

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I have a light colored brown vertical line on my index finger and middle fingernail on my left hand. I used to have a habit of biting my nail and peeling off layers from my nails, could this be a result? I hope this isn't anything too serious! Thanks so m

I have a light colored brown vertical line on my index finger and middle fingernail on my left hand. I used to have a habit of biting my nail and peeling off layers from my nails, could this be a result? I hope this isn't anything too serious! Thanks so m

So do I!: So do I on my index finger! This is completely benign (not a health problem at all) and has nothing to do with your previous biting habits. Think of it like a freckle or a discolored hair. It is made the same way by the nail cells right at the quick. They put dark pigment (melanin) into their growing nail and it extends as the nail grows. Think of it as just making you more unique and special! ...Read more

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I have a light colored brown vertical line on my index finger and middle fingernail on my left hand. I used to have a habit of biting my nail and peeling off layers from my nails, could this be a result? Also, I will be seeing my general doctor for a chec

I have a light colored brown vertical line on my index finger and middle fingernail on my left hand. I used to have a habit of biting my nail and peeling off layers from my nails, could this be a result? Also, I will be seeing my general doctor for a chec

Could be: If it on only one or two nails that argues for a local damage to the nail or nail plate underneath the nail. If it is in the nail proper it will just grow forward and out and you will cut it off. If it was systemic -eI.e. You ingested something- I would expect all of the nails to be affected. See a good dermatologist if you're worried. ...Read more

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Is the bone called trapezoid in your index finger or hand?

Is the bone called trapezoid in your index finger or hand?

Trapezoid bone: The trapezoid bone is one of the 8 carpal bones of the hand. ...Read more

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Sensitive pain on one finger, index finger on my ryt hand?What is it?Thanks?

Sensitive pain on one finger, index finger on my ryt hand?What is it?Thanks?

Could be: This could be a glomus tumor. See dermatologist or hand surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain at the joint of the index finger and the joints of the hand?

Arthritis: The joint at the end of the finger, closest to the nail, is a common location for osteoarthrtis. As arthritis develops the joints can swell, and bone spurs form which feel like hard bumps. Diffuse swelling about the joint is typically related to inflammation. Sometimes a more localized swelling will occur which may represent a cyst. ...Read more

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I get shooting pains down my index finger when anything touches the top of my hand.

I get shooting pains down my index finger when anything touches the top of my hand.

Need to be seen: you could have different problems like a bone spur, an arthritic joint which can irritate the nerve down your index finger See a provider you may need nerve conduction study or X ray or just an exam to see what is causing the problem and find a solution to it. It probably is a localized irritation of that nerve ...Read more

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My right hand index finger hurts I need it for my mouse.?

My right hand index finger hurts I need it for my mouse.?

Most likely stress: Related because when use the mouse often you stress certain part of the finger, go and have an x-ray if it is okay you could Motrin and splint at off hours. Also you could some ergonomic exercise for the finger. You could try ergonomic mouse
your problem is called:repetitive motion injuries. ...Read more

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Numbness in index finger left hand, are these things temporary ?

Numbness in index finger left hand, are these things temporary ?

Numb finger: There are many many causes of a numbness, caused by a nerve being compromised....Pressure from habitually holding an object in one way, or on the nerve farther away, from cysts or spurs. Some disease like diabetes and thyroid disorders can predispose to nerves being injured the duration depends on the cause. Consult a neurologist. Here is a good discussion: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/enc. ...Read more

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What causes terrible pain on top of hand between thumb and index finger?

What causes terrible pain on top of hand between thumb and index finger?

Tendonitis: Possibly. There is a common tendonitis called dequervanes tendonitis that can cause sharp pain at the base of the hand, behind the thumb, sometimes radiating into the thumb/index interspace. Is the pain worse when you make a fist but enclose your thumb within your fingers and squeeze? Past that first thought, would nee more info, such as trauma or other symptoms to have any other suggestions. ...Read more