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Stiff Fingers In The Morning
I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?
Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How likely is it that I have RA if blood tests were negative? I have stiff fingers in the morning similar to tigger fingers.
Clinical diagnosis: Morning stiffness is classic for rheumatoid arthritis and can be seen in a variety of other illnesses. Rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed based on clinical criteria of which labs are a major component. If both your rheumatoid factor and apca are normal, your physician is thinking of other possible causes -- another joint disease, fibromyalgia, deconditioning, or even cold climate. Good luck. ...Read more
Many causes: Several problems can cause hand swelling and stiff fingers. Most commonly it is attributed to arthritis. As we age we slowly wear away the cartridge of our joints. The body responds by sending fluid to the area to attempt to cushion the opposing bones. This results in the swelling and stiffness. Check with a hand surgeon and get some x-rays of your hands. ...Read more
What else other than rheumatoid arthritis could cause one extremely painful finger and three other stiff fingers in the morning. Only one hand is affected. Been tested for ra.?
Osteo Arthritis or..: Osteo arthritis or "flexor tendon stenosing tenosynovitis". That's doctor talk for trigger finger. An examination and x-ray can tell which you may have. Over the counter nsaids like Ibuprofen or naproxyn with tylenol (acetaminophen) can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the reason for waking up with stiff fingers every morning? I've been breastfeeding for 8 months and was recently diagnosed with hashis
I am 22 and experiencing joint pain in fingers, toes, and back. Stiff fingers every morning. Shooting pain in toes. What is the cause?
45M. Husband wakes up with a few stiff fingers each morning just on 1 hand . Hot water makes it better. Guitar player. Arthritis ?
Stiff finger joints in the morning , right hand finger finger has trigger action gets easier after getting up not painful but discomforting?
Osteoarthritis: I assume you must be above 50 years of age. There is more tendency to develop Osteoarthritis or Degenerative Joint Disease as we age. Stiffness in the hand joints are common symptoms. will get better with movement within 30 min. Apply warm water And you described the classic decryption of Trigger finger. Ortho. can help you if this is very annoying to you. ...Read more
I have palm pain, finger pain and finger stiffness connected to a finger on nondominate hand that got kicked into the joint years ago. no pain until repetitive hard gripping. Blood tests, x rays, emg, PT, no diagnosis or swelling. Worse in morning?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. The symptoms you described are suggestive of evolving Dupuytrens contracture. You may consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/basics/definition/con-20024378 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Finger stiffness is: Common after a fracture. Proper splint position is essential as poor positioning can increase siffness and prolong recovery. Hand therapy earlier than later often is a very worthwhile investment of time and resources even if you don't think you need it..To avoid later issues. ...Read more
???: That's like asking what type of animals inhabit the earth. Lots more details have to be provided to give an honest answer. How old are you, have you had any trauma, were x-rays done, etc. (the list goes on). ...Read more
Sense of tightness o: Stiffness in the fingers can be due to many different problems as there are many structures in the fingers. It might be due to joint disease or arthritis, tendonitis, tightness in the skin or other problems. It is important to determine where the problem exists to begin to determine the cause of the sensation of stiffness. ...Read more
Constant.Finger stiffness pain 6yrs both. Hands. Retired.58 hobby reading. Healthy need lose 20 lbs?
Not if your sane: There is no short answer. We need to know the type of pain e.g. Burning, electric, stabbing, scraping. What makes the pain less, what makes the pain more? Can you sleep? Does the pain wake you up? Is it in the whole hands or just fingers? If so which ones? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing finger pain, finger swelling, finger stiffness and finger numbness. I can't grip anything. There is also a weird lump on the side
See your physician: It is difficult to evaluate these symptoms without a thorough history and physical exam. You should be evaluated promptly in order to determine if there is something which needs to be treated right away. Please see your physician. ...Read more
Had carpal tunnel surgery done in both hands 5 months ago but still dropping things and finger stiffness.
Inflammation: check for high Blood pressure,lose weight and sleep by 10 pm.STOP ALL MILK,CHEESE,DAIRY,CHICKEN AND MEAT and start eating a lot of fruits and veges.The biggest thing you can do for urself is to STOP GLUTEN Make sure your Vit D is above 40 and become a vegan....dont waste time as you are already 70 years....exercise by walking 5000-10000 steps/day ...Read more
Numbness from hands to my elbow. Numbness in my shoulders. Especially when sleeping. Hand and finger stiffness. What could it be?
Arthritis: Hand and finger stiffness is commonly associated with arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis can make people more prone to nerve entrapments. Peripheral neuropathy is also something to consider. You should be evaluated by a neurologist and may also need to see a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 weeks ago my finger started burning. Then 4 weeks later I woke up to a stiff painful finger. Stiffness spread to three other fingers in the morning and they sometimes have a snapping movement. The index finger remains sore all day. Saw an orthopedic an
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