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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
When i first put the hand support gloves on my hand felt tight but now it feels ok, is that normal?
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?
I bought hand support gloves. no there a little tight when i first pit them on idk if thats okay and my wrist are a little tingly, is that okay ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
I had swelling in my right hand after doing hard work,actually was opening some tight screws.is this any serious issue?
Observation: I would recommend that one watches for a day or two if there is NO pain. Also, one may take an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
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'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?
Feet (more so left) cold and feels like laces are too tight. Not everyday. Started in left hand then went away. No other obvious symptoms yet. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: Causes can be vascular, neurologic or musculoskeletal. Get it evaluated. ...Read more
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?
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
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?
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
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