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Doctor insights on: Right Hand Middle Finger Cramps

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When I PMS I get cramps on my right hand/fingers. When I'm about to fall asleep I get cramps and I get waken up by something from chest. I can't example it but As if my heart was beating fast or I was too low I'm really not sure.

When I PMS I get cramps on my right hand/fingers. When I'm about to fall asleep I get cramps and I get waken up by something from chest. I can't example it but As if my heart was beating fast or I was too low I'm really not sure.

Evaluation: Hand cramping during sleep may be sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. It is hard to understand exactly what you are describing with your chest pain while sleeping. Consider a Healthtap virtual visit with one of our excellent primary care doctors who can take a detailed personal history and help suggest some options for evaluation. ...Read more

Finger Spasms (Definition)

-when fingers feel like they R cramping, sometimes they spread apart or bend flex in a stiff manner, meaning the joints all stay extended except the 1 involved. U could speculate it's due 2 a slight electrolyte imbalance, but they seem 2 just happen & usually in only 1 finger. If it was electro in origin U would think more than 1 would B ...Read more


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When I press, right hand middle finger nail, sharp pain pops up, I also feel little pain when I do not press?

When I press, right hand middle finger nail, sharp pain pops up, I also feel little pain when I do not press?

Nail bed pain: If there is pain anywhere that is a response to an insult either injury, inflammation or infection. You probably have anyone of this, an exam might help to distinguish, if does not get better have it checked out. ...Read more

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What about a discoloration on right hand, middle finger, middle joint spreading occasionally to top joint. Does chinese medicine know anything about?

What about a discoloration on right hand, middle finger, middle joint spreading occasionally to top joint. Does chinese medicine know anything about?

See your doctor: Your symptoms are vague. See your doctor for an evaluation. He or she can refers you to the appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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I am growing a tiny lump on my right hand middle finger (closer to te right side of the finger than the middle) and one on my right hand ring finger?

I am growing a tiny lump on my right hand middle finger (closer to te right side of the finger than the middle) and one on my right hand ring finger?

So two lumps: Could be related or unrelated. You need to see a specialist hand surgeon but your family doc can check this first. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a small object in my right hand middle finger which moves if I press it from sideways. I am what type of doctor should I consult?

What do you suggest if I have a small object in my right hand middle finger which moves if I press it from sideways. I am what type of doctor should I consult?

Synovial cyst?: This sounds like a synovial cyst which is a benign bulging of the membranes around tendons in your hands.
A good orthopedic surgeon or a specialized hand surgeon is best ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my right hand middle finger since I was born. Its rough and feels kinda like sand. Is it dangerous or bad?

I've had a bump on my right hand middle finger since I was born. Its rough and feels kinda like sand. Is it dangerous or bad?

Finger bump: If it's been present all those years without changing, it is benign. It may be a spur or boney outgrowth. A physician would have to examine it to be sure. ...Read more

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Right hand middle finger. When I stretch my hand then make a fist if I feel my knuckle there is a thin raised line that moves that isn't on other hand?

Right hand middle finger. When I stretch my hand then make a fist if I feel my knuckle there is a thin raised line that moves that isn't on other hand?

Tendon sheath: Based on your description alone, it sounds as if you have what is called a "Boxer's knuckle". It often affects the middle finger, and can happen to "non-boxers", I am a ringside physician, so I see this fairly often. It is due to an injury to the tendon sheath over the knuckle. When you make a fist the tendon slips to the side. If it hurts, see your Dr. (preferably sports med or hand/ortho Dr) ...Read more

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I have pain n my right hand middle finger tip. Didn't hurt it anyways. It pains when touching and even when I don't.

I have pain n my right hand middle finger tip. Didn't hurt it anyways. It pains when touching and even when I don't.

It may be vascular: The location suggests that you may have a problem with circulation to the fingertip. Do You see a color chage at the tip? Another thing to consider is whether there may be an irritated nerve, a microsplinter that you can't see or some other type of injury. Ask your physician to help you evlauate it. ...Read more

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Hello! My right hand, middle finger Distal Interphalangeal joint. This joint feels tender when I press down on it, then straighten it. What?

Hello! My right hand, middle finger Distal Interphalangeal joint. This joint feels tender when I press down on it, then straighten it. What?

Arthritis synovitis: Can give a slight bit of swelling in the joint such that fluid when it's moved around takes up space and you interpret that as discomfort or stiffness. Even very early arthritis where the X-ray might seem normal can have this Synovitis can be swelling alone. Most common is OA. But many varieties of arthritides exist including associated with celiac, gi issues, infectious, rheumatoid like etc ...Read more

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Hi could numbness in my right hand middle finger be linked to my prolactinoma I have? It was 2mm at my last MRI and since I have had a baby/breastfeed

Hi could numbness in my right hand middle finger be linked to my prolactinoma I have? It was 2mm at my last MRI and since I have had a baby/breastfeed

Pinched nerve: Prolactinoma being a pituitary gland situation would not cause numbness in a finger. A nerve entrapment such as occurs in carpal tunnel syndrome is the likely cause. ...Read more

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What if any splints may help trigger finger (middle finger of right hand? When should they be worn?

What if any splints may help trigger finger (middle finger of right hand? When should they be worn?

Splint and elevate: Splits that hold the hand in the position of function (holding a soda pop can) achieve rest that may minimize the tendon swelling. Elevation of the hand particularly at night combine with short term anti-inflammatories may help. ...Read more

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I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

Ulnar neuropathy: Your symptoms sound suspicious for ulnar neuropathy...a pinched nerve, typically at the elbow. When you hit your funny bone, you're actually hitting this nerve. It's caused by leaning too much on the elbow or repetitive movement of the elbow. Don't lean on the edge of a table and don't sleep with your arms curled up tightly under your head. Only when severe, surgery may be needed to decompress. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my thumb first finger and middle finger on my right hand for the last two days what could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in my thumb first finger and middle finger on my right hand for the last two days what could be the cause of this?

Carpal tunnel is: Associated with altered sensation in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring. It can affect the muscles of the thumb. Symtpoms can be intermittent, occasional or severe and long standing. Testing such as a nerve study/emg is often used to aid diagnosis and gauge severity. Treatment can range from splinting to injectons and even surgery.A very common disorder; many function well despite it. ...Read more

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When I am cold, my middle finger on my right hand randomly goes numb & turns white. It takes a while for it to come back. Heard of this before?

When I am cold, my middle finger on my right hand randomly goes numb & turns white. It takes a while for it to come back. Heard of this before?

Raynaud's disease: Warm gloves. Keep fingers ; toes warm. More common among women. More common among people with autoimmune disorders. Do not smoke! Beta blockers make it worse. Calcium channel blockers reduce symptoms. Be careful of exposure to cold such as holding a cold drink. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on the side of my middle finger (right hand) very small, feels like a bone and no pain just felt it today should I be worried?

Don't worry: Small masses on the fingers can be the result of several pathologies. From small ganglion cysts, bone spurs, inclusion cysts, neuromas (usally painful) and giant cell tumor (sounds really bad...But is really benign). The best solution is to have it examined by a hand surgeon who can either obtain imaging to better diagnose it or excise it to get the exact pathology. ...Read more

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I'm left handed but am having a lot of numbness in my right hand mostly in my thumb, pointer, and middle finger mostly at night but daytime as well?

I'm left handed but am having a lot of numbness in my right hand mostly in my thumb, pointer, and middle finger mostly at night but daytime as well?

Carpal tunnel…?: Most likely, you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be caused by a variety of things, and does not always affect the dominant hand. Try wearing a wrist brace (available over the counter) on your left hand at night for a couple of weeks. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am a hairdresser, I'm right handed here lately I have been waking up to my hand throbbing with my middle finger and ring finger on my right hand num?

I am a hairdresser, I'm right handed here lately I have been waking up to my hand throbbing with my middle finger and ring finger on my right hand num?

Carpal tunnel syndro: This sounds like a carpal t syndrome. You'll benefit from a carpal brace that you should use at night time. Be sure to see your orthopod as a nerve conduction test would be needed to confirm your dx. ...Read more

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I can`t move properly the middle finger on my right hand?

I can`t move properly the middle finger on my right hand?

Many possibilities: But the most common diagnosis in my practice among patients with a complaint like yours is trigger finger. Trigger finger usually responds very well to a local cortisone injection. Other possible diagnoses include different types of arthritis, fracture, dislocation, etc. Your doctor should be able to diagnose the problem and help decide what sort of treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

Possible pinched ner: If only in middle finger then possibilities include ct syndrome (pinched nerve at wrist), pinched nerve in neck and rarely peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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My middle finger on my right hand is somewhat numb will it go away?

My middle finger on my right hand is somewhat numb will it go away?

Numbness: Based on the etiology of the problem the results ensue but there is a likely hood it will get better. If progresses to other fingers get it checked out. ...Read more