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Pain In Thumb And First Finger
Pain in thumb and first finger especially where it joins to the hand, some numbness. Worse in the morning when I wake up and I have diabetes.?
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more
Pain in thumb and first finger especially where it joins to the hand sometimes numb. Worse in the morning and I have diabetes.?
Maybe carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a result of the nerve being compressed as it travels through the wrist area--see pic. The symptoms often involves the thmb and index+middle finger and usually worse at night/am. Being a diabetic does increase risk of getting carpal tunnel syndrome, but I would not say that your symptom/trouble is from diabetes. I suggest consulting doc for accurate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Finger, and the pain radiates up both the thumb and first finger. Can infection show up that quickly (15 hours), what to do?
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
Hard to say: For sure without knowing the extent of the injury and your medical conditions but if there is no functional deficit and it is just sensory I would say a reasonable chance for improvement. Psysio may help but what have your doctors told you? ...Read more
I have pain in my hand which have had nerve conduction study showed no carpel tunnel, get bad cramps & pain in thumb & fingers, what could this be?
Sharp pains in left arm sometimes dull ache. When pressing thumb and first finger together it's worse.?
Could be tendinitis: There may be more than one etiology of this but my first consideration would be tendinitis, The pattern going down the arm to suggest this and we need to know where on the arm you feel the tenderness. This would be a clue to the tendinitis location. Other conditions could also be included and you need to see your physician for an evaluation. Other choices could be neurological or vascular to na ...Read more
The base of my thumb on thepalm is soreand red my thumb and first finger are cold but the rest of my hand is warm?
I have a small lump on my left hand in between my thumb and first finger near my wrist it has a blue/black colour to it. What is it please?
Ganglion?: Most likely a ganglion cyst arising from the wrist joint or a tendon sheath. Could also be a thrombosed vein based on your description you should seek out an examination ...Read more
What might be the cause of pain in a small non swollen vein in right hand between thumb and first finger?
Likely muscle/joint: If there is no swelling of the vein or associated redness, this is unlikely to be a vascular source of discomfort. The area between your thumb & first finger can become sore from prolonged movements like grasping, pulling or holding something, esp if repeatedly. Often discomfort doesn't peak for 24-48 hours after such activity. Try to limit such movements to see if improves. ...Read more
I have sle and take my medications but these days I have burning sensation in the thumb and first finger and part of the palm what could be this?
I have cracked skin on hand between thumb and first finger. What can I put to heal this. It feels sore?
I jave a bmp large cyst lump that is painful and tingles when I use my hand located between thumb and first finger in the web space of my hand.
You need: To show this to a specialist, hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon. It could be tumor. ...Read more
4 years ago- bad bone bruise and sprain of hand (Between thumb and first finger).Since then, if I use it a lot (writing)pain returns. What could it be?
Rehabilitate: If you didn't properly rehabilitate the bone and joint then it's possible that you are left with long-standing pain. However if you start exercising the area again then it's quite likely that the pain will permanently disappear. ...Read more
Help my itching hands recently, (in past wk.) I have developed severly itchy hands. The area that itches is between the thumb and first finger, in the web area, and in the meat of the thumb on the palm side. I have tried soaking them in epsom salt, hydro.
You may be dealing with a fungal infection. Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like clotrimazole; you can apply the cream twice a day for a week. If you do not notice an improvement then it may just be a dermatitis and you may need a stronger steroid cream. At this point you would need to be evaluated by your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more
In the web between my thumb and index finger there was a sudden appearance of a large mass. Painful at first but not anymore yet still the same size.
See a hand surgeon: Large mass in the web between your thumb and index finger could be a cyst a lipoma a synovial cyst if the mass is large enough that could limit the hand or the fingers function please go and see a hand surgeon that can examined you assured you or treat you good luck ...Read more
Had surgery for trigger thumb 12 days ago. First finger (pointer) feels like I have electrical shock going through it. Middle finger feels like that only at tip. And thumb has a bit of it on tip... The first finger really hurts and radiates by late af
Carpal tunnel Sx: Very common for patients with trigger digits to also have carpal tunnel syndrome. I routinely take a history/physical examination to look for this when patients present with trigger digits. Surgery for trigger digits often results in postoperative swelling, which can exacerbate symptoms that were previously subclinical. Symptoms may resolve spontaneously, but injection or surgery may be needed. ...Read more
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