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Have a swollen sore index finger knuckle nand looks like the ligament is popn out what wrong?

Have a swollen sore index finger knuckle nand looks like the ligament is popn out what wrong?

Can't give answer: U need 2 c a hand surgeon 4 xam ; r-rays in order 2 have this answered.Aanswered . Also the description of where the swelling is, is not well described. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i stopped cracking my knuckles but throught out the day my finger feels really painful and sore.. Why is this?

What do you advise if i stopped cracking my knuckles but throught out the day my finger feels really painful and sore.. Why is this?

See details: You question is difficult to understand, The pain is unlikely to be related to either cracking knuckles or to stop cracking them. Have the finger evaluated if the pain is significant. ...Read more

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I stopped cracking my knuckles but throught out the day my finger feels really painful and sore.. Why is this, should I be concerned?

No relation to pain: Cracking your knuckles has no relation to pain in the digits. The sound of knuckle cracking is the pop of a nitrogen bubble that develops in the joint. You should be evaluated by a hand specialist to determine the cause of your finger soreness. Many reasons other than knuckle cracking that may account for this soreness. ...Read more

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I banged my knuckle really hard and 4th and 5th knuckle are dinted and fingers are stiff and really painful and is also sore and tingly do you think it's fractured or not?

I banged my knuckle really hard and 4th and 5th knuckle are dinted and fingers are stiff and really painful and is also sore and tingly do you think it's fractured or not?

Think? you need 2--: -kno.get in 2 have it evaluated by an ortho or hand surgeon (they may be one& the same). Imaging& eval are of utmost importance. You have to live with the ultimate outcome 4 a lifetime. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump between first and second knuckle of ring finger. Not sore. About a quarter inch. It's not on the knuckle. What is it?

I have a hard bump between first and second knuckle of ring finger. Not sore. About a quarter inch. It's not on the knuckle. What is it?

Few pissibilities: There are a few pissibilities. Could be a calcified lump or a cyst or fatty growth. The best thing is to see your doctor and consider removal ...Read more

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43f, always been a knuckle cracker. Yesterday got shooting pain thru ring finger when i did it, still sore tho can move easily. Should i be worried?

43f, always been a knuckle cracker. Yesterday got shooting pain thru ring finger when i did it, still sore tho can move easily. Should i be worried?

Hyperextender: You have been chronically hyperextending your knuckles for years and now likely have some arthritis. Stop cracking knuckles, look at hands and make sure all of the "knuckles" look the same and that there is no redness or swelling. ...Read more

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Cracked knuckle 2 days ago & finger hurts bad and looks deformed. Can bend it but very tender/sore./cold. Did I break it? Not swollen

Cracked knuckle 2 days ago & finger hurts bad and looks deformed. Can bend it but very tender/sore./cold. Did I break it? Not swollen

Very possible : You need an xray, improperly healed fractures of your metacarpals or proximal phalanges can leave you with chronic pain issues, inability to use your hand adequately, poor grasp and a visibly deformed hand. The solution for these latter problems are a lot more complicated with extensive recovery compared to just having a cast or pins in for a few weeks. Do not ignore this problem. ...Read more

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If you hit you hand(s) hard on a metal hand railing & a knuckle & finger are sore. wait how long before seeking help? and what signs to look out for?

If you hit you hand(s) hard on a metal hand railing & a knuckle & finger are sore. wait how long before seeking help? and what signs to look out for?

Five days: If you still have significant pain and swelling and cannot bend the finger without it looking like it is not pointing in same direction/parallel with the other fingers, then I suggest you see a doctor for exam and ev. xray. ...Read more