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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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I have knots on my knuckles what could this be?

I have knots on my knuckles what could this be?

Unclear: I am not sure what knots are. If this is a infection such as warts or some other growths. You have not mentioned how long you have had this. I suggest a derm consultation for evaluation as this suggestion to evaluate the situation.
Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can you tell if knuckles broken?

X-ray: The best way to determine if your knuckle is broken is with x-ray, medical history & physical examination. ...Read more

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How bad is cracking knuckles and back?

How bad is cracking knuckles and back?

Depends: It depends on who's doing it and why. If you're doing it as a nervous habit, then it's likely not doing you any good. If it's a do (or even a chiropractor) doing it to treat a specific problem, then it can be a good thing. Think of it like a pill. The right pill for the right thing can be good while the same pill for the wrong thing can be bad. ...Read more

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How can I properly calcify my knuckles?

How can I properly calcify my knuckles?

I don't understand: The question. The bones of the knuckles are already calcified, calcification of anything else in the region would be abnormal. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic white knuckles?

What could cause chronic white knuckles?

White knuckles: The reasons for white knuckles are many. If the skin is thick or scaling it may appear white when the fingers are slightly flexed. If the knuckles are white when the fingers are straightened it maybe decreased blood in the area especially if the fingers are swollen. Anemia can also cause white knuckles when the fingers are bent. ...Read more

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What are signs that my knuckles are broken?

What are signs that my knuckles are broken?

Several: Is there deformity, poor range of motion, swelling, bruising, intense pain or numbness? An x-ray and medical evaluation will determine if there is a fracture. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop cracking knuckles?

What can be done to stop cracking knuckles?

No easy way: This is a nervous habit that you have to find the discipline not to do it. The are no other way. ...Read more

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How can I stop my son from cracking his knuckles?

How can I stop my son from cracking his knuckles?

Don't bother: Most of the terrible things we've heard about cracking knuckles are myths. Not that it is a good thing, but there's little evidence that it is a bad thing. Either way, the more you try, the harder you try, the more pissed you get---that will accomplish something: he'll do it more. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to tell if knuckles broken?

I need some tips on how to tell if knuckles broken?

Rather than: Trying to self -diagnose - seek medical eval.
X-rays can be used to rule out fractures. ...Read more

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How do you stop a child from cracking her knuckles?

How do you stop a child from cracking her knuckles?

You can't: This is an annoying habit to parents and telling the child only causes persistence. My experience with young patients is that they often have other behavioral symptoms that indicate an irritable brain. In most cases it is related to "junk" particularly the incredible ingestgion of sodas and all forms of sugar. ...Read more

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I think I broke my knuckles. What should I do to heal it?

I think I broke my knuckles. What should I do to heal it?

MD appt.: You definitely need an orthopedic evaluation and x-rays. ...Read more

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Could cracking/pulling your knuckles every minute cause problems?

Could cracking/pulling your knuckles every minute cause problems?

Crack, Pop, Crunch..: Yeah. For everyone around you. It's annoying- and makes you look nervous or uncomfortable. It's like cracking your gum all the time. And yes, it can put chronic strain on the joint capsules and lead to laxity and maybe even some arthritis down the line. Every now and then, OK (like once or twice an hour; or just before a fight). Otherwise knock it off. Try tightly clenching your fists instead. ...Read more

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Is it normal if I can move my knuckles side to side? There is no pain when I move it

Is it normal if I can move my knuckles side to side? There is no pain when I move it

Lax ligaments: Just an indicator of having hyper-mobile or very loose ligaments. Not really an issue, unless also present in large joints (like shoulder & knee), which can cause dislocation. Build strength and will tighten the ligaments. ...Read more

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Exercises for a sprained knuckle?

Exercises for a sprained knuckle?

Sprain: As long as the diagnosis is certain then best course of action involves simple range of motion exercises. This will not only help improve flexibility but also improve swelling. ...Read more

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How to heal my calluses on my knuckles?

How to heal my calluses on my knuckles?

Sure it's calluses?: Callus formation is typically due to chronic mechanical pressure on an area of skin. Be sure of the diagnosis with your physician. It may be warts or other skin conditions that can mimic callouses. For calluses filing down the dead layer of skin after soaking them in warm water with epsom salts works well and should not cause any pain. ...Read more

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I think I dislocated my knuckle cap. How to fix this?

I think I dislocated my knuckle cap. How to fix this?

Splinting.: Sometimes it needs to be surgically fixed - but it needs to splinted in extension. See your orthopedic surgeon for possible ligament damage. ...Read more

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What happens if you crack your knuckles?

What happens if you crack your knuckles?

I am not sure: The study of 300 people how cracks there fingers, -cracking was not associated with arthritis, it was associated with damage to ligaments that surround the joint and dislocation of tendons. There may also be a connection with soft tissue injuries. There is no real benefit either from cracking your knuckles and/or joints. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black knucles?

How to get rid of black knucles?

Dry skin: The pigmentation is probably due to extremely dry skin or a reaction to friction. Hyperkeratosis is a thickening of the skin that occurs to protect it against rubbing, pressure and irritation. It is due to excessive accumulation of keratin in the outer layers of the skin. Use moisturizers first and if no results, contact me :] it may take 2-3 months before you see any improvement. ...Read more

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What does cracking my knuckles do?

What does cracking my knuckles do?

Knuckle cracking: I am not sure anyone knows for sure, but the phenomenon is thought to be related to gas (maybe carbon dioxide) forming bubbles in the synovial fluid from your joints, being released suddenly upon manipulation. There is no evidence to support that it causes arthritis or any other sequelae. ...Read more

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How do I stop cracking my knuckles?

How do I stop cracking my knuckles?

I hope this will: The single most classic behavioral method is to wrap a rubber band around your wrist. When you notice you are about to crack your knuckles pull back on the rubber band and release. The tiny bit of pain will remind you not to crack. ...Read more

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How to know if my knuckle is broken?

How to know if my knuckle is broken?

Med eval: It usually requires x-rays (plus medical hx ; physical exam) to correctly diagnose a fracture. ...Read more

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How can I stop cracking my knuckles?

How can I stop cracking my knuckles?

No short cuts: Stop doing it. Do one can teach you disciple. ...Read more