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Pain in the middle finger shooting down into palm swelling and some bruising can't grip?

Pain in the middle finger shooting down into palm swelling and some bruising can't grip?

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

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What would cause the middle finger to no longer bend and when I attempt searing pain in palm?

What would cause the middle finger to no longer bend and when I attempt searing pain in palm?

Sounds like: Flexor tenosynovitis. If you had an injury to that palm, it could be an infection. If not, probably just inflammation. Go see an orthopedic surgeon or hand specialist. If it is an infection, you might need to have surgery. ...Read more

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My middle finger hurts and is painful where the finger and palm meet? How can I alleviate the pain?

My middle finger hurts and is painful where the finger and palm meet? How can I alleviate the pain?

Triggering?: That is a common site of pain for trigger finger. If your finger is "catching" or getting stuck in a bent position, you should see a hand surgeon who can determine if you would benefit from an injection or possibly surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if I could barely bend my middle finger after a shard of glass went into my upper palm. Help?

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

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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?

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?

Trigger finger: This is usually caused by injury or overuse/straining, causing the tendon to "stick" in its sheath. See an orthopedic doctor, they can give a shot of cortisone to the area that usually frees it up. If that doesn't help, you might need surgery. Good luck! ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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?

Cannot say: 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

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Cluster of blisters on Palm and 3 little blisters on middle finger. What could it be?

Cluster of blisters on Palm and 3 little blisters on middle finger. What could it be?

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

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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

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Can not close fist after contusion to right palm, with numbness in middle finger tip.?

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Can not close fist after contusion to right palm, with numbness in middle finger tip.?

Go see your doctor: You might have sustained a fracture, nerve or soft tissue injury. You may need an xray depending upon physical examination. If your doc isn't available, go to hospital er (but be prepared for a wait!). Ice can keep swelling down in the short term. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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.

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.

Pain: It is most likely due to neck muscle spasm and will probably respond to warm heat to the back of the neck as this may be causing referred pain into the arm. ...Read more

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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?

Several posibilities: A dupuytren's contracture may be one of them. You should let a doctor examine this and give you an answer based upon physical findings and perhaps imaging studies if they feel it is necessary. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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

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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?

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