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Pinky Finger Hurt
More detail: It is difficult to make recommendations to someone with a hand condition without evaluating them. It is impossible to do so without any detailed information what so ever.... When did the pain start? Where is the pain? Was there any trauma? Do you have any numbness or tingling? ...Read more
Orthopedic/Hand Doc: Make an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon, ideally one who specializes in hand surgery. He/she will examine your finger, obtain x-rays to determine if there is a fracture (broken bone), and make recommendations re diagnosis, treatment, any further testing needed, and follow-up care. If you think it could be broken get in promptly. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: While most finger injuries especially in sports are sprains especially at the pip joint. However, if there is a large amount of swelling and limitation of motion, an xray would certainly be appropriate to rule out a potential fracture which will be important to help determine the optimal treatment for the problem. ...Read more
Overuse: That muscles is known as the abductor digiti minimi and is responsible for deviating the little finger out of the palm. It is part of the hypothenar eminence. Most likely cause would be overuse or trauma. Reccomend hand surgical evaluation. ...Read more
Hi My left pinky finger hurts to bend but it's not swollen and I didn't hit it, my hands sometimes hurt off and on. I work a lot and I'm a cashier.
See details: It is difficult to give a specific answer without being able to examine the finger but it may be tendinitis. If you are concerned have it evaluated. ...Read more
Previous ulnar nerve numbness was treated and cured. Now pinky finger hurts but splint makes it feel like new. Is it ulnar or something else?
Instead of an EMG for cubital tunnel, can you have an MRI or sonogram done? I am absolutely against an EMG but my pinky finger hurts. Please help.
Get Clear Of Fear: Let's assume for the moment that your doctor wants the test for a valid reason. Isn't a short period of discomfort worth it if you can get rid of the long-term pain? An EMG is usually done along with an NCV (nerve conduction velocities) for even more info. Neither is too horrible. I had them. I survived. You should discuss this with your doctor to make sure the tests are truly indicated for your problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a professional: If you truly have or are suspicious that you have retained glass in your small finger and it is painful, you should seek medical attention. I would recommend seeing a hand surgeon as they are best qualified to remove either simple or deep foreign material from the hand. ...Read more
I have soreness at the base of my pinky my pinky finger. It Hurts to push down on it, it's right where the pinky joins the hand. ?
I hurt my hand in gymnastics, and my hand hurts under my pinky finger, it hurts to move and touch, it is a little swollen but it is not bruised?
3days, hurt wrist, starting to bruise a little , pinky finger swollen, hurts dangling , moved holding . Pain increasing . Nurse pro. Said no fracture?
Right pinky finger on bottom hurts but when I put it in a splint it doesn't hurt anymore. Been like this for a while. What could it be?
My left pinky finger seems to hurt when i bend it. Its in the knuckle area where the pain is. Whenever i bend or move it it realy hurts . What is it?
So last night I had punched my dads door, and now my pinky and ring finger, hurt. My ring finger pops when I make a fist.
Surface of right hand, close between ring finger & pinky hurts when slight pressure is added to area, somewhat red .. ?
Hand pain: So many possibilities. Have you injured yourself? Please resubmit question with a lot more information so we can help you. ...Read more
The side of my wrist near my pinky finger is somewhat hurting. Should I get it checked out? Or can I just buy a brace at the pharmacy?
I was born with bent in pinky fingers and now one hurts badly and they never hurt before. What could be the cause?
Unrelated: The bent pinky fingers are a genetic trait. You likely have an unrelated injury or process. ...Read more
Any advice? I have started learning to type(correctly) recently, but my ring finger and pinky hurt. Any ideas?
Stop typing and: Try dictating (bad joke!) it could be arthritis, tendinitis, strain, sprain. Taking nsaids/motrin (if u have no allergy) and applying warm packs may help in the meantime. Follow up with ur dr for any concern. Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/hand-and-finger-ra. ...Read more