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Pain In Middle Finger And Palm
Possible fracture?: Or perhaps a sprain. It would be useful to understand the mechanism of injury, e.g. Sports injury? Other mechanism? A physical exam with a generalist who does family medicine or if you can afford it, an orthopedist who specializes in hand injuries is your best best for a diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Hope it heals quickly and you get back to doing what you love as soon as possible! ...Read more
I am getting intermittent sharp, electric type pain in my middle and ring fingers. My palm at the base of my thumb is also painful. Any ideas?
My middle finger hurts and is painful where the finger and palm meet? How can I alleviate the pain?
What to do if I could barely bend my middle finger after a shard of glass went into my upper palm. Help?
Glass in hand: This is a potentially devastating injury which requires evaluation by a hand surgeon. This is especially of concern if it is your dominant hand. While swelling and inflammation can cause it, the potential for serious tendon or even joint damage or infection is something to consider for urgent management. Also glass doesn't show up on xrays, so "exploration" is often necessary. ...Read more
My middle finger sometimes gets stuck down to my palm, my grandma has this and it's permanent is it heredity and can I stop it before it's permanent?
I have had two nodules in my palm, under my ring and middle finger for about two years. I also have a pit above one of the nodes. Recently I started t?
Palm knots: These may be very early signs of Dupuytren's contractures caused by progressively increasing thickening of some tendons. A hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate, advise you and treat advanced contractures. ...Read more
I have a pain in the palm of my hand, especially when clenching with the middle finger, it's been for days now, what could be the cause?
Early trigger finger: Trigger finger often begins with the findings you are describing could benefit from steroid injection, or therapy. Anti inflammatories and ice will help. Seek care with hand surgeon or your pcp ...Read more
Palm cut 30 days ago. Hobby knife 1.5 cm deep. Nerve tingled. Dr put in medical glue. Cut OK but middle finger swollen still. Is that normal?
Cut Palm: Is it red or tender? Could be infected. Send us a photo to see if it is normal swelling or early infection. ...Read more
I have pain in my inner palm down my middle finger and through the middle of my Palm. It is a sharp pain? Hurts when I move my wrist in any direction
I am getting a sharp pain when I grip hard object (steering wheel mainly) around 1cm below where the middle finger meets the palm. What could it be?
In your particular case without an exam. That is a martial arts pressure point, and with enough force everyone will have pain there. A Joint location that can get irritated. Rest/anti-inflammatories clear it fast.
Carpal tunnel is UNLIKELY without more pain in different areas of hand/wrist.
Can be previous fracture/trauma ...Read more
Eczema; shingles?: Some forms of eczema cause blisterlike lesions on the palms and fingers. But if they are red and hurt, it may be a shingles rash. See a primary doctor or dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I'm having sharp pain starting from my middle finger towards my middle of inner Palm. I use a wok. Pain only when I grip handle after long use.?
15 days back plaster of my middle finger was taken off but still my fingers palm and wrist is swollen. How long would it remain stiff and swollen?
4 weeks: Depending on what you were treated for swelling in a digit or hand may continue for an additional 4 weeks. ...Read more
I'm having pain at the joint of my middle finger where the palm and finger meet. The pain is bad when I'm bracing to get off of the floor and when ope?
Trigger finger: Pain at the metacarpal phalangeal joints is usually due to an overuse syndrome. It can be treated with rest, ice and heat, and corticosteroid injections by a medical provider. Often avoiding what hurts and use of that joint for 2-6 weeks will clear up the problem. If the joint is swollen, red, and with worsening pain infection and conditions like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis should be ruled out. ...Read more
Middle finger on Palm side by the joint suddenly started feeling painful and has now gone purple.
ER-NOW: This sounds like a circulatory issue: I advise immediate ERE evaluation. ...Read more
I sprained my middle finger. It is at the base of the finger, where the finger meets the palm. Is there anything I can do? Doctor says to wait it out.
Cause of injury, Xray:
Prior to providing a useful answer the nature of the injury needs to be specified. Also the type and results of the Physician's exam is necessary along with result of X-ray exams if indicated by exam.
In general, being able to move all joints of the finger, while stabilizing other joints of the digit and lack of fractures on X-Ray usually indicates a good prognosis.
follow your Physician's recom ...Read more
I am having a white pimple on my middle finger on palm side I am 20 years old, its from inside of the skin and no pain until I touch it. It has been there since one month it is slowy increasing in size.
This probably is not: A pimple, but could be a wart. If it's painful to touch, I would have it looked at by your doctor. He/she can then properly diagnose and treat if necessary. ...Read more
Bump below my middle finger in palm of hand, I think it might be causing pain in hand and wrist. What could this be?
I was running and got a sharp pain in my arm. I didn't make contact with anything. Pain is in the elbow, wrist, palm, and middle finger.
For about 2 months I have a had a hard lump in left palm below middle finger. No pain or restriction of motion. Any idea of what it could be?
I got a ganglion cyst on my right hand palm, just below the base of the middle finger, its not visible but hurts when I press on it, what should I do?
Go see: A hand surgeon. He can advise you on surgical and non surgical options. ...Read more
Sharp unprovoked pain in palm-knuckle of ring finger, (L) hand. Over two weeks has spread to middle finger & center of palm. Can't bend either finger.
Tendinitis: You have a flexor tendon which goes through a sheath. These run up to each of your fingers and then to your palm. Some type of inflammatory process or possible infectioun. You should be seen. ...Read more
My hand got hit by a softball right in the middle finger. It is swollen and purple near by bigger knuckle. Only purple on the palm side. It hurts to bend and straighten my finger all the way. Could it be broke or just jammed? What is both of the possibi
Get an xray: Best way to determine if broken is to get an xray. Of course, if bone is sticking out, it's clearly broken. But short of that, you'll need an xray. In meantime, apply ice/cold pack to keep swelling down. ...Read more
I think I jammed my middle finger up. But I don't recall anything that painful. I bought a split kit and it hasn't seemed to be getting any better. It's tender right at the knuckle on top and either side. Not so much on the bottom/palm side. Light bruisin
Seean orthopedist: See an orthopedist. You may have fractured it. Make sure it is being properly managed. ...Read more
Pain in Ring and middle Finger on my left hand, it runs down to my palm and back of hand, sometimes my ring finger locks up when I make a fist?
Sounds like: A problem with flexor tendon sheath in your palm. Consult with an orthopedic or hand surgeon. A steroid injection to the area could be helpful. ...Read more