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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Overlapping Fingers

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What causes overlapping fingers?

What causes overlapping fingers?

Many fingers have a : Bit of deviation built into them. When u bend your fingers to make a fist together there is some rotation at the joints that keeps them form overlapping. When fingers are bent one by one or if finger is late to bend from being stiff it overlaps a bit and can be normal if however there is a fracture that rotatates the bone then that is a different scenario, that needs to be fixed, . ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Overlapping Fingers (Definition)

Overlapping fingers is a clinical finding seen with some genetic abnormalities such as trisomy 18, in which the child has an extra ...Read more


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Is it bad to have overlapping fingers?

Is it bad to have overlapping fingers?

Many fingers have a : Bit of deviation built into them. When u bend your fingers to make a fist together there is some rotation at the joints that keeps them form overlapping. When fingers are bent one by one or if finger is late to bend from being stiff it overlaps a bit and can be normal if however there is a fracture that rotatates the bone then that is a different scenario, that needs to be fixed, . ...Read more

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Is it normal to have overlapping fingers?

Is it normal to have overlapping fingers?

Do you have a: History of finger fracture? If the answer is yes, that's why you can have overlapping of your fingers- we call it scissoring of the fingers. Some congenital malformations could also be responsible for that. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix overlapping fingers?

If the finger is : Rotated due to a fracture that has healed in malposition then either correcting the fracture or doing an osteotomy ( cutting the bone) of the metacarpal can be done to straighten. But many fingers overlap if bent slowly one by one but if bent together they do not..Thisis a normal thing. Also many figners have a slight bit of deviation or tilt to the joint that is normal too. ...Read more

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Treatment for finger joints inflammation?

Treatment for finger joints inflammation?

See your doctor: Best to see a primary care doctor or a rheumatologist so that they can hear your full story and so they can ask you pertinent questions and examine you. That way, they can help you figure out what is going on. There are may different possibilities that can be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Whats the best remedy for a jammed finger?

Whats the best remedy for a jammed finger?

Get it checked and: Splint if there no fracture and body tape to the other finger, use Motrin as well , it take about six weeks to heal. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for the cut on my finger?

Is there a treatment for the cut on my finger?

Finger cut: If the wound is not too deep , there is no bleeding , no injury to tendons in finger then wound can be approximated using steristrips . Depending on how dirty the wound is and when last tetanus immunisation was given ,need for tetanus immunisation and antibiotics would have to be considered so best to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I want treatment of finger clubbing , please suggest me .

I want treatment of finger clubbing , please suggest me .

Fingers Clubbing: You may not be able to improve this. But, stopping smoking has got to be the first and most important answer. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment/relief for arthriis in the fingers? Mine are crooked and painful sometimes even waking me at night.

Is there any treatment/relief for arthriis in the fingers?   Mine are crooked and painful sometimes even waking me at night.

Many treatments: First choice for garden variety "arthur" itis is generally acetaminophen. Next choice is non steroidal antiinflammatory drug such as ibuprofen. After that there are a wide variety of medications which can be tried. Some have potential side effects. Hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate, injections of steroids, topical agents, glucosamine / chondroitin, narcotics, etc. ...Read more