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I hurt my knuckle 4 wks ago carrying my puppy in his cage, I was holding it really tight, now my knuckle still hurts while coloring or writing why?

I hurt my knuckle 4 wks ago carrying my puppy in his cage, I was holding it really tight, now my knuckle still hurts while coloring or writing why?

Well: Usually means you're some kind of somewhat significant injury. Recommend you see physician in person primary care orthopedist for sports medicine and get it evaluated the next couple days for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Thumb is stiff & tight in the knuckle, pain in knuckle when bent back but xray & ultrasound are clear. on going for 4 months, caused by punching?

Early arthritis?: Joint stiffness & pain sounds like early arthritis. If you have been an avid boxer, then osteoarthritis (from overuse of the thumb) seems to be in the works. Often, X-rays & ultrasound cannot detect the changes of early arthritis, especially if it is located in a small joint like those in the hand. Best to see a rheumatologist or find another way to make diagnosis. Ice the thumb, avoid over-use. ...Read more

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I think I broke my knuckle. Recently I was kicked in the hand. Ever since I can't make a tight fist cause my pointer finger hurts too much. ?

I think I broke my knuckle. Recently I was kicked in the hand. Ever since I can't make a tight fist cause my pointer finger hurts too much. ?

Knuckle: You probably have a fracture. Get an xray. It is important to make sure the fracture is not displaced, because if so, it may not heal correctly and you may have permanent loss of function. ...Read more

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Once a month or so the back of my right hand feels tight and stiff. It's always in the centre area too. What could cause this?

Once a month or so the back of my right hand feels tight and stiff. It's always in the centre area too. What could cause this?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, and a detailed history and exam may be needed to figure this out. If you are right handed and use a mouse with a computer, it is possible you have pain from repetitive stress. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I wake up in the morning my right hand will feel very tight and painful so much so that I can't move it very well for awhile but not sw

Arthritis.: Depending upon how long the symptoms last in the morning might be over use or a "flare" of osteoarthritis or an inflammatory arthritis. If persistent or symptoms last more than 60 minutes in the am should see your doc to consider testing and maybe Xray. ...Read more

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Sir my both hand finger feel tight to move and some time i feel my finger are vibrating.Due to this I am worried please help me?

Sir my both hand finger feel tight to move and some time i feel my finger are vibrating.Due to this I am worried please help me?

Edema,Muscle fatigue: Have you been working out with weights. It can cause these symptoms. The tightness can be due to the fluid build up .Need more info regarding your work and hobbies?. Do you use any tools like jack hammers or drills .These can be the cause also .... ...Read more

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I cut my hand on a broken plate 6 weeks ago. After, my pinky finger felt tight when I bent it back. It's improving but still noticeable. Advice?

I cut my hand on a broken plate 6 weeks ago. After, my pinky finger felt tight when I bent it back. It's improving but still noticeable. Advice?

Cut hand: You may have partially cut a tendon. As it heals the scarring will tighten. You didnt describe the cut in enough detail to say more. See an orthopedic doctor, particularly if it gets worse. ...Read more

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I've been suffering with a tight chest for several weeks sometimes a squeezing pain also when I lie down I lie on my right hand side due to pain?

I've been suffering with a tight chest for several weeks sometimes a squeezing pain also when I lie down I lie on my right hand side due to pain?

Get checked: Chest pain has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. Please go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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My chest has felt tight and a few pains a day after being exposed to 2nd hand hookah an hr. Im 20 & a concerned nonsmoker but I also have asthma help?

My chest has felt tight and a few pains a day after being exposed to 2nd hand hookah an hr. Im 20 & a concerned nonsmoker but I also have asthma help?

Asthma: Asthma & other lung diseases can make you more sensitive to smoke & other environmental chemicals & particles. If your chest feels tight, see if you can feel better w/your albuterol inhaler. If still tight & short of breath, you need to be seen sooner rather than later, perhaps at nearest Urgent Care or even ER if you can't get in to see your Family Doc or Pulmonologist. ...Read more

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Dr says strained rotator cuff. Can't move my rt arm up or to side cause it feels tight.Can lift it only using my lt hand as support. More than str rc?

Dr says strained rotator cuff. Can't move my rt arm up or to side cause it feels tight.Can lift it only using my lt hand as support. More than str rc?

Sounds like it.: Those symptoms sound like a more severe injury to the shoulder tissue. May need an MRI to evaluate. A thorough physical could yeild more info. ...Read more

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The back of my left shoulder deep down hurts 90% of the time with a tight and note and pulling feeling comes numnes and ten-glea in left hand when i ?

The back of my left shoulder deep down hurts 90% of the time with a tight and note and pulling feeling comes numnes and ten-glea  in left hand when i ?

Missing words: Question is a bit broken, but sounds like you may have a pinched nerve that is causing pain and tightness in shoulder area along with some numbness in your left hand. If you are able to reproduce these symptoms with certain movements such as moving arm or neck, nerve issue is likely. If this happens with activity like running or stairs, see MD, I would be concerned about your heart. ...Read more

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Are my hand support gloves suppose to be a little tight when i first put them on and my wrist and hands are getting a chill feeling inside. is that ok?

Are my hand support gloves suppose to be a little tight when i first put them on and my wrist and hands are getting a chill feeling inside. is that ok?

Too tight: Hi! temperature change or tingling in the hands while wearing gloves can indicate that they are too tight (affecting either blood flow or the nerves). I'd recommend going with the next size up. best regards, Garrett Norvell, MD ...Read more

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If I go 3 yr to fix carpal tunnel will my numbness and hand tightness become more permanent?

If I go 3 yr to fix carpal tunnel will my numbness and hand tightness become more permanent?

This depends on the : severity of the condition along with how long the symptoms have been occuring already in addition to any underlying issues like diabetes which could also affect the prognosis. An ENG/NCV or nerve study may help but best to ask your surgeon based on your history and clinical examination. ...Read more

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I feel tightness under my left armpit and tingling on my hand and when i put my head down it increase the pain?

Brachial plexus nerv: The nerves coming out of your neck come together in your armpit in the brachial plexus and then separate again. When you manipulate that area you may cause pain distal to the area that you were manipulating. Look up the anatomy of the brachial plexus on Google. ...Read more