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Stinging Pain In Knuckles
I have a small painful (almost stinging) bump on my left index finger it is flesh coloured and really can only be felt. I noticed it this morning. Then there was a painless pinkish light coloured right above the knuckle of that index finger that I notice
PAINFUL FINGER BUMP:
WITHOUT SEEING OR FEELING THIS BUMP, IT'S HARD TO KNOW WHAT EXACTLY THIS IS.
WHILE IT DOES NOT SOUND DANGEROUS OR SERIOUS, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP. HE OR SHE MIGHT HAVE A SOLUTION. IF NOT, THESE DOCTORS WILL REFER YOU TO THE APPROPRIATE SPECIALIST, LIKE A DERMATOLOGIST OR A HAND SURGEON.
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I have lines on the back of my hands but these lines are very red and sting as well as my knuckles are rough and wide with lots of line What's going n?
Dryness?: There are lines on the hands of every one at the knuckles. This is due to the skin folding when the fingers are out straight or not bent. This will become more prominent and red when the skin is very dry. What do you do for a living.? do you have your hands in excess water? Do you use too much alcohol sanitizer.? SEe your doctor for further guidance and in meantime use moisturizer ...Read more
I have been gardening and maybe pulled out a few nettles wearing gloves. I now have stinging sensation in the knuckles of my right hand?
Ouch!: The pain from touching nettles is severe but brief. After an hour or so, or less, it hurts much less. Wear gloves henceforth! It is a horrible pain., there is nothing like that in my experience. I have felt it once, and, I hope to never feel it again! Wash your hands with mild soap of course. Wash anything you touched after touching the nettles, too. ...Read more
Why is my middle knuckle swollen? Three days ago I noticed my finger was really red and slightly swollen and today it is slightly more swollen not to much but deffinately noticeable. It only hurts when I make a fist and upon release it stings under the sk
Hard: Hard to tell without a clinical picture, but perhaps this is dyshidrotic eczema, which is very common on the hands. I assume you are talking about the skin and not the actual joint? Please read more about eczema and treatment options below. I hope that helps. ...Read more
I just noticed 4 small red pimple like bumps clustered on one of my knuckles. They sting a bit if I apply pressure. No itching, no other bumps.?
Insect bite: Some times insect bites-spiders can do this ...Read more
What could be the cause of a single mid-finger knuckle being painful to the touch and feels sore and sort of stings when bent far- a few months now?
The skin on my hands dries and cracks (mainly around the knuckles) in cold weather. It also causes bleeding and it stings. What could this be?
I have sudden stinging purple blood clot in r ring finger knuckle. Over the past few hours, this sting has gone to r hand, r arm. Is this serious?
Hard to know: Without seeing and examining you there is no way to know what is going on. The ascending nature of these symptoms, however, makes it imperative that you seek medical help asap. You need to make sure this is not infection spreading rapidly or some other serious problem. Please go and see a doctor now. ...Read more
Got stung by a bee on my right hand knuckle about 36hrs ago. No swelling until now. Is this normal?
Yes: Get icing and try not to touch it. Just ice ...Read more
I got stung by an Asian hornet in my finger 2 days ago and it is still swollen between my lower knuckle and my hand and is extremely painful and itchy?
Give it time:
It is healing and may take a week to fully settle down. Leave it alone.
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Ice and xray: Get an X-ray to make sure you did not fracture anything ...Read more
Barely hit my hand/fingers & the vein/vessel burst, stings, hurts & then turns purple. I'm in my 30's & had this since a child. Why? What causes it?
Vein bursting: If you are experiencing increasing amounts of bruising, there are a few concerns. One would be if your blood is unusually thin. This can be because of low platelets (the clotting cell of your blood) or a decrease in the amounts of clotting factors. You should discuss this with your doctor as simple blood tests can diagnosis this. There can also be structural problems with the veins causing this. ...Read more
I broke a lamp and I feel a slight sting in my hand. I can't see it. Will it come out on it's own?
Glass piece: May be but if it continues see a proffesional. ...Read more
I get this stinging itch on the back of my hand and around my elbow and after I scratch these tiny bumps appear in clusters what could that be?
Dermatographism: Your skin is in a state of hyperreactivity which could be caused by an allergic mechanism to something internal or external but often no obvious cause is found. If you can't get relief with antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness)or Claritin (which is nondrowsy) consult an allergist. ...Read more
Hi I have a big bump on my hand and it itches really bad and when I itch. It clear stuff comes out. And it stings when I touch or itch it. What is it?
Could be..: A couple of things, but without a picture of it or seeing it myself it's hard to say for sure. It could be an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with or a reaction to a bug bite. It could also possibly be a skin infection. I would recommend having your doc take a look at it to determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more
Hi I'm 19 and from the time I was 16 I have been experiencing burning/stinging pain in my right hand's vein is that normal are should I worry?
Possible...: Sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome which presents with hand pain which could be burning and associated with numbness and occasional cramping especially when using your hand. This is caused by repetitive use of the hand and nerve irritation. There are also other nerve irritation syndromes that cause similar symptoms esp. If you have had injuries in the past. Make sure you see your dr. For full exam. ...Read more
Hands often dry, but only right hand randomly has very dry/cracking outbursts with bleeding & stinging w/ any lotion/moisutrizer. What could it be?
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Sharp pains shooting through my left hand and fingers, tingling, and stinging. How to treat this?
Ibuprofen: May be carpal tunnel syndrome--if no improvement see md. ...Read more
And it may indicate INFECTION. (the lymph node acts as a kind of "trap" for the organism causing the infection You need an evaluation ASAP and possible anti-biotic treatment! Someone should examine the sting area and the swollen gland!
Hope this helps!
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? Infected: Bee sting, keep it clean, see your doctor, as you need antibiotics, best wishes ...Read more
I have a bite on my hand it has a red ring around it and has a blister in the center. It doesn't itch but kind of burns and stings if it's touched.
When an insect bites you it leaves behind some of it's saliva or a toxin. Your body reacts at the site to respond to the injury by using chemicals that cause the redness and itching. Different types of bites have different appearances. Try mild soap/water and some 1% hydrocortisone. Have your MD check it this week if not improving in a few days.
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Stinging sensation when holding something in right hand index finger most top bone. What can this be due to?
I got a bee sting on the top of my finger and 1 day later my hand is swelling up. Is this normal? How can I get the swelling down?
Diphenhydramine: A day has passed, which tells me you are not experiencing a life threatening allergy (it does happen, called anaphylaxis). If having breathing difficulty see an md, otherwise make sure stinger is out, and take 25-50 mg of Diphenhydramine (otc benadryl), it is very good at reducing swelling due to allergy. It will make you drowsy, so be aware. Good luck! ...Read more
For 2 weeks I get stinging pain on the top of my hand. Effects both hands. Not the palm side. No rash no redness it stings for a few hours.?
My clitoris is hard and red on the left hand side and stings all day, it's stopping me from sleeping or doing any normal activities, any ideas?
Needs MD visit: This is a condition that must be seen by a MD for an accurate diagnosis. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more