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Pressure on wrist under pinkie make ring and little finger tingle. Loss sensation in both fingers. Guyons syndrome? Should I wear splint brace al time

Pressure on wrist under pinkie make ring and little finger tingle. Loss sensation in both fingers. Guyons syndrome? Should I wear splint brace al time

Hand surgeon: If I were you I would see a hand specialist. That does not mean an operation will immediately be recommended.First, you need proper diagnosis,possibly nerve conduction study,possibly steroid injection in hand,physiotherapy,splint.... Please make an appointment with a hand specialist.Best wishes. ...Read more

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What areas of the hand (and arm) does carpal tunnel syndrome affect?

What areas of the hand (and arm) does carpal tunnel syndrome affect?

Numbness: The hallmark of carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness in the the hand. The numbness will be in the thumb, index, middle and one half of the ring finger. The pinky will be spared. ...Read more

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Will cubical tunnel syndrome cause cramps in the ring and little finger?

Will cubical tunnel syndrome cause cramps in the ring and little finger?

Cubital Tunnel Synd: Cubital tunnel syndrome compresses the ulnar nerve and can cause the symptoms that you describe. ...Read more

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Long fingers like spider and long arms is a sign of klienfelter syndrome?

Long fingers like spider and long arms is a sign of klienfelter syndrome?

Kleinfelder signs: 20 M India: Long fingers like spider and long arms is a sign of klienfelter syndrome? ANS: The definition of long fingers and arms is different across differing ethnic groups. Must be a wide range in India. I would ask an Indian Endocriologist for the definition they use. Google it and look at images to see if you match any of them. Let us know for future reference. ...Read more

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Blood pooling, both feet - outer along talus/tarsals. Edema right foot/hand. Knuckles red or bluish, feet/hands hot/splotchy, big veins w/ activity?

Blood pooling, both feet - outer along talus/tarsals. Edema right foot/hand.  Knuckles red or bluish, feet/hands hot/splotchy, big veins w/ activity?

May be acrocyanosis: Some of these symptoms match acrocyanosis, which is a physiologic way that blood can cause pooling. The edema is not related . Cannot say why your hands are splotchy . Your evaluation may help clarify your medical situation. ...Read more

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Are thin wrists, and long thin hands on a male a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome or something else?

Are thin wrists, and long thin hands on a male a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome or something else?

Not carpal tunnel: First off the description is of physical characteristics which is something distinct from symptoms. Symptoms of carpal tunnel would typically be related to entrapment of the median nerve i.E numbness, tingling and weakness of the hand. I'm not aware that this occurs to any greater degree in someone with long fingers though a thin wrist might certainly predispose to compression of the nerve. ...Read more

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25-f, frequent blood vessel ruptures turning on a water faucet, swatting a fly on leg, just bent finger sudden burning pain purple under skin, causes?

25-f, frequent blood vessel ruptures turning on a water faucet, swatting a fly on leg, just bent finger sudden burning pain purple under skin, causes?

Many possibilities: The symptoms you describe suggest a significant problem with your blood's clotting mechanisms. You should get in to see your doctor immediately for and exam and some tests. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blueish colour in fingers with carpal tunnel?

Is it normal to have blueish colour in fingers with carpal tunnel?

Not usual at all: The color change would make me consider Raynaud's, as carpal tunnel syndrome does not cause fingers to turn blue. Have your doctor assess. ...Read more

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I bumped my elbow real hard, can this cause cubital tunnel syndrome?

Yes: This is the "funny bone" area, and if digits 4 and 5 started tingling and went numb and stayed that way, this implicates swelling and bruising in the cubital tunnel. So, it is not the transient injury, but the subsequent persistence of symptoms. See your doctor if this is lasting. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with carpal tunnel syndrome last?

How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with carpal tunnel syndrome last?

Depends: This is not an unusual complaint with cts. Once treated though those symtoms will usually fade with time. Everyone is different. ...Read more

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The palm-side of my hands has a mottled look, like ground beef..With the fingertips being dark red. What can cause this? Lupus? Raynaud's? Vasculitis?

The palm-side of my hands has a mottled look, like ground beef..With the fingertips being dark red. What can cause this? Lupus? Raynaud's? Vasculitis?

Your condition: Is best determined by the combination of your history of symptoms with physical exams blood tests and possible imaging. Any of those conditions you mentioned are possible. ...Read more

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Could hand grippers cause carpal tunnel syndrome or provoke wrist injuries?

Could hand grippers cause carpal tunnel syndrome or provoke wrist injuries?

Overuse: Hand grippers will flair up or cause over use syndromes of the wrist such as flexor tendonitis and possible carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Is hands swelling without blueness part of raynaud's phenomenon or something else?

Is hands swelling without blueness part of raynaud's phenomenon or something else?

Yes and no: If you have raynaud's to answer this question we need to now why you have raynaud's. Certain conditions that can cause raynaud's can also cause hand swelling. Your evaluation will clarify this and this needs to be done. ...Read more

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Am wearing a new elbow support due to cubital tunnel syndrome but all five fingers get a little swollen. Normal?

Am wearing a new elbow support due to cubital tunnel syndrome but all five fingers get a little swollen. Normal?

Too tight: Your elbow support device is more protective than therapeutic, in that it may allow nerve to heal without re-injury. But, can use it, just loosen as that is why your hand is swelling. Maybe you will notice some benefit over next several weeks, but if not, might try to see hand specialist. ...Read more

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Cold feet and looks like bruising on my ankles purple Redish colour. Even wearing socks feet still cold. Blood range normal not diabetes.

Cold feet and looks like bruising on my ankles purple Redish colour.  Even wearing socks feet still cold.  Blood range normal not diabetes.

Cold feet: Looks like there is a problem with blood flow to your feet. It is important to have this seen by your doctor ASAP. If things are not OK you are likely to be referred to a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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When rest on table with elbow numbness last 2 fingers and half middle finger. Also tingling in fingers. Carpal or cubita? Only numb when elbow surfsce

When rest on table with elbow numbness last 2 fingers and half middle finger. Also tingling in fingers. Carpal or cubita? Only numb when elbow surfsce

Ulnar nerve: Compression of the ulnar nerve can cause numbness, tingling or pain in the 4th and 5th fingers. Entrapment can occur in many places along it's path from the neck to the wrist, but most commonly in the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome). It is possible to have elements of both carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes. ...Read more

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My hand has a bluish hue, is this a sign of thoracic outlet syndrome?

My hand has a bluish hue, is this a sign of thoracic outlet syndrome?

? Raynauds: Blue hands do sound more vascular. If pain is associated, please get this evaluated immediately. If it is intermittent and associated with cold temperatures, stress or tobacco and caffiene use it may be raynauds syndrome. This should be discussed with your primary care provider as it may be secondary to an underlying condition - in severe cases, you can lose fingers. ...Read more

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