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If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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I am having stiffness in my keft ring finger, what could that be?

I am having  stiffness in my keft ring finger, what could that be?

Strain?: You could have strain/sprain ligaments or tendon, arthritis, inflammation etc. Any injuries? Try warm soaks and some over the counter advil(if no allergies) go see your dr if there is no improvement. Hope u feel better. Take care! ...Read more

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26y.o. healthy son pinpricks throughout body and pain/stiffness in left ring finger, D3=4.8, B12=140, taking Nuroday/ShelcalM OD for 2 mos and Uprise60k once/mo, symptoms reduced but there. Spine MRI?

26y.o. healthy son pinpricks throughout body and pain/stiffness in left ring finger, D3=4.8, B12=140, taking Nuroday/ShelcalM OD for 2 mos and Uprise60k once/mo, symptoms reduced but there. Spine MRI?

Best to call: It's unclear if the question is about you or your son, and the situation sounds somewhat complex. This would be a great time to call in with your question and talk or type to a doctor who can answer your questions better, without the limits on number of characters we can type. ...Read more

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What causes my right ring finger joint to hurt ?

What causes my right ring finger joint to hurt ?

I just counted: There are 3 joints: closer to the hand, the next one called proximal interphalangeal joint, then there is the one near the fingernail, the distal interpharyngeal joint. Likely, arthritis is the cause of your discomfort. ...Read more

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I had an accident and fell resulting in cutting my middle finger ;requiring 6-8 stiches; my ring finger has been burning at the last joint to tip?

I had an accident and fell resulting in cutting  my middle finger ;requiring 6-8  stiches; my ring finger has been burning at the last joint to tip?

Likely nerve injury: Sounds like a nerve injury, which are common. Is the burning in the same finger that was cut? If so, you likely cut the nerve in the process. If not, you may have crushed the nerve at the same time you got the cut. Usually, these nerve injuries heal with time, but can take months. You should have your doctor take a look, however. ...Read more

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Broke my ring finger when I was 18 (42 now) and knuckle has always been larger and crooked, but never hurt.. Suddenly the joint is stiff and painful?

Broke my ring finger when I was 18 (42 now) and knuckle has always been larger and crooked, but never hurt..  Suddenly the joint is stiff and painful?

Arthritis: You may be developing arthritic inflammation in the injured joint, however, if the pain is acute with a warm and tender joint, there may be bursitis, tendinitis or even osteomyelitis (doubtful without an acute penetrating injury ). May take Motrin to relieve some of the inflammation and schedule an exam with a rheumatologist or a hand surgeon (plastic or orthopedic) you will need x-Ray of the hand ...Read more

Dr. Walker Wynkoop
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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more