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Sharp pain is in my proximal phalanges and i can't write without medium/extreme pain. Slight swelling and no brusing. Broken finger perhaps?

Sharp pain is in my proximal phalanges and i can't write without medium/extreme pain. Slight swelling and no brusing. Broken finger perhaps?

Could be!!: Fx finger could be your DX if there is history of an injury to it. Other causes to consider would be tendonitis, sprain of ligaments. Or rarer causes might be a rhumatoid arthritis or other type of arthritises. But common things are common, so i would think of the first 3 possibilities. See your doctor to get treated for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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My right hand index finger got stuck in door and my proximal phalange has a clean break and has dislocated a bit. Can you please advise.

My right hand index finger got stuck in door and my proximal phalange has a clean break and has dislocated a bit. Can you please advise.

Listen to a doctor: You obviously went to a doctor or an emergency room to get an xray to know about the break and dislocation. Why would you not listen to what they told you? See an orthopedic surgeon for more treatment if you do not like the care that you got from the er>. ...Read more

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I feel pain when hyperextend my thumb to crack it- When I move my finger nail down toward my palm and push with my other fingers (in proximal phalange?

I feel pain when hyperextend my thumb to crack it- When I move my finger nail down toward my palm and push with my other fingers (in proximal phalange?

Snapping: a joint by hyperextending one joint and flexing the adjacent one voluntarily as described puts a lot of strain on the joint and doing it over and over again will lead to irritation. ...Read more

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Intraarticular partial shear fracture of the proximal phalange 2ndtoe ( under 25%). My doctor buddy taped and advised rest. Advise and healing time?

Intraarticular partial shear fracture of the proximal phalange 2ndtoe ( under 25%). My doctor buddy taped and advised rest. Advise and healing time?

6 wks: As long as the fracture is well aligned, most can be treated with simple buddy taping. Sometimes a stiffer soled shoe can be helpful for protection as well. Most heal sufficiently to resume normal activities by 6 wks. ...Read more

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What does regional and proximal enteritis mean?

What does regional and proximal enteritis mean?

Crohn's disease: Regional enteritis is another name for crohn's disease, named so because crohn's tends to cause skip lesions, affecting discontinuous portions of the bowel. Crohn's can affect any portion of the bowel from end to end. Proximal enteritis affects the proximal, or higher portions of the bowel, including duodenum and/or jejunum. ...Read more

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How can I know or check that my bilateral proximal obstruction is just spasm not real after HSG test i knew this problem?

How can I know or check that my bilateral proximal obstruction is just spasm not real after HSG test i knew this problem?

Repeat it: You can repeat the hysterosalpingogram and or have diagnostic hysteroscopy and laparoscopy with chromopertubation ( dye is introduced through the cervix and visually confirmed laparoscicaly). Other causes of blockage such as adhesions can be determined at surgery. ...Read more