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I hit the pinky side of my hand really hard, on a metal platen, and now it hurts really bad to move it. ?

I hit the pinky side of my hand really hard, on a metal platen, and now it hurts really bad to move it. ?

xray if stil hurts: Is your finger swollen and is there any drainage coming out form it. If you still have trouble moving this finger or still hurting and/or swollen, I will advise you to go to near by emergency room or to see a doctor in his office for further evaluation to make sure that there is no fracture and/or infection. On the other hand, if your symptoms and mobility improving then you might observe ...Read more

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My right hand on the side were my pinky is, is giving me excurciating pain. Idk why so i was wonderig if u can help me?

My right hand on the side were my pinky is, is giving me excurciating pain. Idk why so i was wonderig if u can help me?

Is there any history: Of an injury or a fall involving the hand or the whole arm or neck area? Is there any numbness or tingling in the pinky/ring fingers? Is pain constant? What brings it on? What relieves it? Has any tests like rays etc been done? If its going on for more than a week or getting worse, then see your doc.. ...Read more

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I have pain in the right side of my right hand near the wrist Up through my pinky. I get the pain while gripping objects and twisting/turning doors.

I have pain in the right side of my right hand near the wrist Up through my pinky. I get the pain while gripping objects and twisting/turning doors.

Try wrist brace: There may be a strained tendon or muscle, particularly since it is exacerbated by turning, gripping objects. I would advise a wrist brace and anti- inflammatory agent. ...Read more

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What is the nerve that runs up the side of your pinky finger up side of hand?

What is the nerve that runs up the side of your pinky finger up side of hand?

Ulnar: The ulnar nerve provides sensation over the ring finger, and little finger and half of the middle finger. Motoric function allows our ability to spread fingers apart. ...Read more

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Help my right hand is swelling along the pinky side of wrist. I need to finish my paper. What to do?

Help my right hand is swelling along the pinky side of wrist. I need to finish my paper. What to do?

Hand swelling: Best way to get swelling down in your hand is to elevate above your heart. Then you need to explain why it is swelling. Was there some activity that caused it to swell ? For now, keep it elevated and apply ice. ...Read more

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The side & pinky of my left hand went numb & the hand was very weak. That lasted for months. Now it's the other hand, what could be wrong?

The side & pinky of my left hand went numb & the hand was very weak. That lasted for months. Now it's the other hand, what could be wrong?

Most common cause of: This problem is ulnar neuropathy, a nerve supplying the ring and pinky fingers with adjacent part of the hand. Its normally trapped at the elbow (funny bone area) or at wrist (less commonly). Another possibility is that 2 sides nerves are getting trapped at the neck level. See an orthopod and a neurologist to confirm the DX and treatment to be started. ...Read more