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Tightness In Knuckles
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?
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
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
What can cause my mom's knuckles to swell, forearm muscles to tighten, as well as create numbness and pain on the hand?
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
After taking naproxen for a few days my knuckel still hurts and feels tight when i make a fist. Should i just tape my finger to another?
Consult U r MD OR: See a rheumatologist soon!Get a more detailed answer ›
3-4 times per day my knee feels like it's getting tighter then pops, sort of like a knuckle popping, but deeper and louder. Xray negative. What is it?
Enlrged firstname.lastname@example.org, is dr right to order a u/s 6 months later, or should it be sooner. He says nhs funding is tight.
Testing in Medicine : He is right. I can think of no medical reason to do it any sooner unless some other problem arises. Patients often want things sooner or more frequently then is medically necessary. ...Read more
Should i wear a tight underwear while working out? Please explain why? What will happen if i dont, is/are there any medical problem(s) ?
No: You should wear comfortable underwear that give you adequate support but not constricting. ...Read more