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Pinky Finger Injuries
Evaluation: Deformity of a finger following injury should be further evaluated by a physician and in most cases it would be important to at least obtain an xray. ...Read more
Deformities are usually variations from normal. Deformities can be acquired such as from trauma or disease, or congenital. Many variations of congenital hand deformities can occur, but are not very common. Deformities from trauma or disease like arthritis are more common. Fractures that heal at an angle can cause deformity. Joint erosions from arthritis ...Read more
See a hand specialis: I would recommend a board certified hand surgeon to evaluate your injuries and recommend the proper treatment. ...Read more
How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?
Hi iv'e had many finger injuries but iv'e had one a few days ago and it's way worst than the others my symtoms include, Swelling, Color Change, and pain?
Needs evaluation: With pain, color change and swelling you could have a fracture. Best to be evaluated as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Why do finger injuries seem to hurt much more than other injuries? Foot injuries don't seem to hurt as much.
No: Jammed fingers come froma ball or person or the ground hitting the tip of you finger this can still occur with sports glove. Only a baseball mitt decreases the risk of a ball strike. If you get a jammed finger you should get a x-ray because often there is more damage then initially thought. ...Read more
My grandma woke up with a swollen pinky finger on her hand. No injuries. She said no pain just itchy. What can it be?
A bite: It is probably an insect or spider bite. Give it time. ...Read more
I dropped a microwave on my pinky finger. The corner of the microwve gave me a tiny bruise lookin injury that created a small bubble now. What do I d?
See your doctor: Please contact your doctor, and x-ray might be needed to determine if there is a fracture (if the finger is broken). Additionally, your physician needs to examine the finger and make sure that there is no infection. ...Read more
My pinky and ring finger are curled in and not wanting to extend. No pain and no recent injury to arm or hand. What could this be?
Hello I had a finger injury (my pinky) & the pulp came off. Now it's healed after 5 weeks but red & tender. No nerve or bone damage. Will I be ok? Numbness? Thahk you for helping me
Most likely: Once it has healed it needs 2 mature. Gradually it will b less tender & look more normal. If not 2 much of the fat was lost it over time look good. Compared 2 ur other fingers it will always have less bulk. B patient, takes months. ...Read more
Severe right wrist pain. Hurts to touch on left side of the wrist (pinky finger side). Any movement causes pain. No apparent injury. Started couple days ago, got progressively worse. Feels like pain is starting to radiate to arm.
If deformed see doctor
Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.
65y Male. Swelling in 1 hand since a month, went away for few days but came back, painful, cant bend fingers. No injury. What could it be?
Hard to say without: Examining it...I would suggest to start by getting and X-ray ...Read more
Injuries: Can vary from contusions to fractures and dislocations. If you are in pain or any trouble go get it checked, a simple exam with radiographs will resolve the issue. ...Read more
Sudden swelling on ring finger on left hand, with pain. Feeling like it is broken. But no injury. Woke up with it. Please any help?
Many causes: At your age likely possibilities are gout, pseudo gout, other crystal arthropatjies. There are also many other forms if arthritis such as reactive arthritis. Depending on the appearance this could also be caused by an infection, a nerve you pinched while sleeping, spot a circulation problem. If it worsens during the day or is red and swollen you should see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I'm an offensive lineman that wants to prevent hand injury by taping my hands and fingers. How should I tape them to get the most benefit?
Tape is usually: Applied one of two ways. (first make sure its not too tight and its better to have a trainer do it if available and the tape should not roll or be too tight aor be too sticky) either single tape to a joint on one digit or buddy tape to keep an injured finger next to another. If you buddy tape often you avoid the joints and pad the area lightly between the fingers, iif you single tape a figure 8. ...Read more
Hello sir, center part of my right hand is cut with a glass and it goes deep in my hand due to this injury upper part of my one finger doesn't move??
Serious: This appears to be a serious hand injury with tendon damage. Go to the hospital emergency room where your injury will be evaluated. You may need to be referred to a hand surgeon or one may be called in to treat you. ...Read more
Can I rupture testicle just by squeezing/pressing it pretty hard with my fingers or hand? What type of injury is usually caused by it? If not rupture
Being obsessed?: This Q has been answered. If from the same inquirer, he could be obsessed or mesmerized by it. In general, if a squeeze does not result in bleeding leading to tense swelling inside the capsule of testis, that kind of squeeze will leave no long-term adverse effect, but who would do that to himself except having a deceived or distorted belief in recurrently squeezing testicle may enhance virility. ...Read more
Recent injury to left hand; resulting in the left little finger and left ring finger to become severely crushed with the upper part of the left little?
Question?: Sorry about your injury. Did you have a question about it? ...Read more
Recently I had surgery in my index finger due to crush injury. Tonight suddenly I m having pain in right hand?
Call Ur hand guy.: U did not state how long ago, or if pins /plates/screws were used. It could mean a hardware problem or infection so needs immediate x-rays & eval. ...Read more
I have a small nail bed injury on the right side of my index finger only my left hand. Is there anyway I can fix this at home?
Most injuries: Will heal themselves, if it doesn't heal on its own over next few months I would see dermatologist ...Read more
I have pain between my top knuckles on my ring finger in my left hand. I don't remember any injury it could have happened from.
Pain top knuckles:
This can happed due to different conditions: wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis and other local problems as trigger finger and duputerin's contracture
to feel better, give rest to hand, akivedpply heat no more than 20 min as a time, gentle excersise use pain killers as paracetamol and ibuprohwn, wear leather gloves
seek attention if symptoms getting worse, or weakness in the hand ...Read more
Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. No injury. Swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. What could it be?
Swelling causality: The symptoms you describe in the face of no known injury best describe an infectious or autoimmune process. With the acceleration you describe, you should see your doctor as soon as possible as a firm diagnosis and start of treatment as quickly as possible is very important. ...Read more
My right hand feels numb and cramped. No previous injury or recent injury. Between ring and baby fingers. What is going on? It came on suddenly.
Ulnar Nerve Entrapme: The ulnar nerve gives feeling to the little finger and half of the ring finger. Numbness and tingling in the ring finger and little finger are common symptoms of ulnar nerve entrapment. Increased risk with elbow injury or repetitive bending movement at wrist or elbow. Symptoms can come and go. They happen more often when the elbow is bent, such as when driving or holding the phone. ...Read more
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