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I have been having problems with my hands and fingers for about a month i wake up every morning to sore stiff hands and fingers i can't hardly close my hands or bend my fingers they hurt to the touch my fingers are very painful and hurt to the touch or wh

I have been having problems with my hands and fingers for about a month i wake up every morning to sore stiff hands and fingers i can't hardly close my hands or bend my fingers they hurt to the touch my fingers are very painful and hurt to the touch or wh

The : The symptoms that you are describing are concerning for arthritis in the hands. This could be related to inflammatory arthritis (such as rheumatoid arthritis), degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis) or other conditions. It is important to be evaluated asap to determine the cause. Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to permanant joint damage within 4-8 weeks if not diagnosed and treated properly. Whatever the cause, a rheumatologist should be able to make a diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I'm almost 17 wks pregnant and I wake up with sore, stiff hands and can barely close them. Thoughts?

I'm almost 17 wks pregnant and I wake up with sore, stiff hands and can barely close them. Thoughts?

Needs to be checked: I will advice you to get yourself checked asap.It may not be related to pregnancy and needs to be checked to find the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do for stiffness and soreness in me hands?

What can I do for stiffness and soreness in me hands?

Inflammation: If you are a healthy person and doing manual labor it is not unusual to have stiffness and soreness of the hands. If you have no stomach problems, bleeding tendency, or kidney or liver problems it is safe to take over the counter Motrin with food. Please take as recommended on the bottle or your physician. With rest and medication this should resolve in 1week. Otherwise see you primary doctor. ...Read more

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Got tattoo on inner wrist. It is day 6 & now hand & arm is sore & feels stiff. Tattoo looks & feels fine. No signs of infection. Is stiffness normal?

Got tattoo on inner wrist. It is day 6 & now hand & arm is sore & feels stiff. Tattoo looks & feels fine. No signs of infection. Is stiffness normal?

Sore wrist: This is not a normal reaction to tattooing pigment. If you were allergic or infected there should be pain, tenderness and swelling with redness.The procedure may have stirred up a carpal tunnel syndrome where numbness of the fingers could be a clue. For that use a wrist splint. Does not sound like a complication of pregnancy. Send more info since many Dxs cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I work in it and get sore wrists. I lift my baby in a baby capsule. That along with other work have made my hands stiff and sore. What should I do?

I work in it and get sore wrists. I lift my baby in a
 baby capsule. That along with other work have made my hands stiff and sore. What should I do?

Wrist pain: Sounds like early carpal tunnel. Start with getting an ergonomic keyboard, adding carpal tunnels wrist wraps from any local drug store, switch ice and heat in the evenings, and carefully use anti-inflammatory meds if none of this helps. Last option...See a hand specialist. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my fingers (mostly index and middle) on my right hand are sore and stiff?

Could use your help docs! my fingers (mostly index and middle) on my right hand are sore and stiff?

See neurologist: Possibly carpal tunnel if numb and you are having trouble with gripping stuff and opening jars but other diseases can also be considered. You need to be seen and be examined by a neurologist. ...Read more