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Painful Index Finger
What is causing a tightening in the palm of my hand and a painful index finger when I put pressure on it?
Woke up with a painful n swollen index finger knuckle (where it attaches to the hand) no idea what I did to injure it. What can I do at home 2 help it?
Painful lump on index finger. Started on palm but now on distal side. Wrist is painful also. Can bend without pain but can not grip and hand cramps.
Get a Grip.: It sounds as though you may be experiencing the beginning symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome. This problem is best addressed early. To remove all doubt, consult with a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Numbing and pain in big toes and right index finger my big toes are numb and sometimes painful. Now my right index finger is starting to feel the same way. The color is normal and no flaking of skin. Should I go to my doctor?
Your symptoms may reflect something called a peripheral neuropathy. This condition tends to affect the feet first but may also affect the hands. The typical symptoms include pins and needles sensation, burning, numbness, and pain. Individuals afflicted with this condition may struggle at night because of restless legs. Balance problems are also associated and can lead to falls.
The causes are many and thus you need to visit your doctor so the cause can be found. Many are treatable so do not wait. Well wishes and good luck. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on my right index finger. I am unable to bend the top of my finger and can be painful. What could this be?
Ganglian cyst: There are several posibilities but the most probable is a ganglian cyst. This is a bulgian of the bursa in your small joint typically seen on fingers and wrist. The majority of the time they are asymptomatic and can resolve on their own but depending on location they can become more agravted and grow in size and tenderness. You should see your PCP and have this evaluated ...Read more
On my index finger I keep getting these bumps that is inside the finger which becomes very swollen and painful. Just the tip of the finger?
I slammed my right index finger in a cardoor 4months ago it is stiill numb and extremely painful. I'm curious as to what could be wrong with it?
Local neuralgia: It is likely you traumatized a sensory nerve local to the crush injury. Most of the time this will improve slowly. Over months the pain may/may not recede; the numbness may/may not resolve. If there is no bone problem, either wait out the symptoms or ask your doctor for medication that can reduce neuralgic pain. (this may reduce your discomfort, but it will not bring back normal sensation.). ...Read more
Hi, at work couple of days ago sudden stabbing pain in my right index finger after few mins swelled to nearly twice the size very painful. Darren?
INfection or injury: Did you have some injury? Is it red" Hot?? Nail ok? What part is swolen? ...Read more
Feel a small bump under skin at the base of index finger. It's not visible but can be felt when palpated. It can be a little painful. What is this?
I closed a safe door on my left index finger on wed.6am. It is very swollen on the nail side. The nail is all B&B an becoming more painful and swollen?
See doctor asap: You may have a subungual hematoma and the blood under the nail may need to be drained. Also you may have a fracture. ...Read more
Have a bb size bump on my index finger u can move it around have had over a year now sometimes my hole finger will swell up it can be painful at times?
I have a tiny splinter in my index finger from a thorn. Skin has grown over. Slightly red and swollen but not painful. What should I do?
At this point likely: Best to be patient. The body is usually good at slowly ejecting foreign objects as skin both grows from within & sheds/worn away. Redness inflammatory reaction: ↑ed blood flow bringing in red & white blood cells; the WBCs will work to degrade & remove the foreign object. Thus as long as you can function well & minimal soreness, may be best to just the skin to slowly degrade & eject the material. ...Read more
What may cause pain under the nail of my right index finger. I can feel some pain but most painful when pressure is applied to the area.?
Index finger middle joint is painful when curled. Joint painful when pressed. No visible swelling. No other symptom. Lasted about a week now.
Tenosynovitis is a: Likely diagnosis, but an actual diagnosis can't be given here. Tenosynovitis can be treated with immobilization (splinting or taping) and ibuprofen taken every day for a week, until the inflammation goes down. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit if symptoms persist. Seek immediate care if swelling, redness or fever occur, because an infection in this location can get "out of hand" quickly. ...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
I have a small painful (almost stinging) bump on my left index finger it is flesh coloured and really can only be felt. I noticed it this morning. Then there was a painless pinkish light coloured right above the knuckle of that index finger that I notice
PAINFUL FINGER BUMP:
WITHOUT SEEING OR FEELING THIS BUMP, IT'S HARD TO KNOW WHAT EXACTLY THIS IS.
WHILE IT DOES NOT SOUND DANGEROUS OR SERIOUS, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP. HE OR SHE MIGHT HAVE A SOLUTION. IF NOT, THESE DOCTORS WILL REFER YOU TO THE APPROPRIATE SPECIALIST, LIKE A DERMATOLOGIST OR A HAND SURGEON.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more
What is it? A pimple sized spot on my index finger has cause two of my fingers and my knuckles to swell and it's very painful! What can I do?
This morning I found a painful bite on my right index finger (heavily swollen, purple. 5 hours later, my entire finger is numb, and painful. Help!
Get seen...: You need to be evaluated to check for a possible infection after a possible insect bite. Redness and pain is an indicator of infection and/or inflammation. However, this might require antibiotic treatment in order to get better. IF able please try to see a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
Woke up with pain in knuckles below index finger/pain in finger. Have been playing video games a lot. Now swollen/painful can't bend or fully extend?
Video triggerfinger?: It is possible you've developed the disease of young people in the 21st century (trigger finger caused by TOO MUCH video gaming). But to be sure there are other things that could cause pain and swelling in your finger so if after icing, Motrin for 3 days, and NO video games you're not better an examination would be in order. Questions? Write me: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
My left index finger looks like a clubbed finger. It is very painful and looks as though there has been erosion of the bone on xray. What causes this?
Hello. My index finger on my left hand has been numb for more then a week. Sometimes it gets quite painful and my finger is cold.
Finger cold: Hello ~ what is the exterior weather like where you live? Is this finger being over exposed to cold? If so, wear a glove, and protect all extremities from cold, tips of nose ears etc. Are there any color changes in finger associated and finally do you have a good radial pulse in that hand. Its worthwhile seeing the doc about this to get answers. Thanks ...Read more
I had a deep cut on my left index finger. Stitches were done. It is still painful, can't bend, swollen & numb on the side of the fingers after 1 mo.
Deep cut on L index:
How did you get the cut? Was a clean or with a dirty instrument? You mention it took place > 1 month ago
Did you had, a tetanus vaccination? Is up to the bone medial or lateral? Did you take antibiotics.
Is the area red, ans swollen?
Numbness is the result sensory nerve injury, transection, or affected by infection. See the Dr, who did the suturing, nerve conduction may be required.
Sutures rem ...Read more
Index finger has had a swole/itchy/painful nail bed for +/-6mo. 2mo ago doc gave me bactrium Rx, But hasn't cleared up, now my pinky is the same way. Help?
Evaluation: Hi, you need an evaluation to make sure infection is superficial and doesn't need drainage. What kind of job do you have? Are you in contact with salt water, fresh water, cleaning pool or hot tubs? Surfing? Gardening? ...Read more
My index finger is swollen and not bending (blocked) from a tip through 1st and 2nd joint but the 3rd joint is fine. It's not painful. No trauma to it?
My index finger is swollen and painful I cant bend it much had x Ray was fine sometimes the finger looks purple supposed to have mri should I getdone?
Specialist: If you are not seeing a orthopedic hand specialist, I would do that. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely determine the cause. It is just that am MRI of a swollen finger is not usually real helpful as it can be nonspecific. So, unless it was ordered by a hand specialist, I would probably start there. ...Read more
I have a pin head size bump on my index finger directly below the cuticle of my nail. I tried squeezing it but nothing. It's not painful But I'm curious?
Cyst: This may be a tiny inclusion cyst but would have to be seen by a physician to be sure. It doesn't appear to be anything urgent, however unless it increases in size, becomes tender or discolored (inflamed). ...Read more
I got bit on my hand. A painful lump formed about 1/2 below my index finger knuckle. Should I be concerned?
Bit: By what? If insect, or spider or dog? It all meeks a difference, also, how close to knuckle. If red, swollen, have it checked by physician. ...Read more
What causes sudden sharp bone pain that comes and goes in index finger. Was hot the 1st day pain started. Now painful between top-mid joint. I'm 40?
I have had severe itching on the palmar side of my right index finger for years now. A painful "blister" pops up every so often. Any ideas to cause?
Itchy fingers: Several conditions can cause this. Eczema is a common cause of itchy rash on fingers. If a painful blister appears at intervals, it could also be a bacterial infection or a viral infection such as herpes, called herpetic whitlow when on the fingers. Please see your dermatologist when you have the blister. It can be opened, cultured for viruses and bacteria. Stains can also be done for diagnosis. ...Read more
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