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Treatments For Knuckle Pads
Relax: Cause unknown unless you drag your knuckles or are a boxer. No harm. No treatment. ...Read more
Not terrible: It is not a terrible problem but should be followed up by the orthopedic doctor with X-rays and appropriate splinting to be sure it heals properly. ...Read more
Hurt pinky finger as a kid, didn't seek treatment, middle knuckle sticks out side and painfully pops in when bent, what could be done to straighten.
Finger splint: It sounds like you have either a mallet finger, or trigger finger. My orthopedist tried me on these oval 8 finger splints and my trigger fingers on both hands got better after a few weeks of wearing them. You can either see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis, or look for "finger splint" in ebay and try them out. ...Read more
Whats the best treatment for the middle finger that is bruised at the knuckle? Its a basketball injury
Ice, rest, NSAIDs: Initially, ice, rest and anti-inflammatory medications are useful to help with the pain and swelling. It is normal for a jammed joint to be tender and swollen for up to 6 months. Exercises to increase your range of motion ate useful to work out the stiffness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Achiness in back of both hands that sometimes includes knuckles. No physical accident, no swelling. What's the cause? Inflammed tendons? Treatments?
I've been biting on my knuckles for about 7years. They are knots on my hand. How do I even my skin tone and get rid of it. Any cream treatments? Help
Time: Moisturizer, stop the habit, and months of time should work. ...Read more
My 7 year old daughter broke her finger near the knuckle of her hand. How long should it take to heal? And would you recommend going to someone who specializes in pediatrics for treatment or would the treatment be the same for all ages?
Orthopedic&6 weeks: It takes 3 weeks for the fracture to heal and total of 6 weeks for the bone to remodel.So say 6 weeks for finger to return to normal If the fracture is simple and bone segments are not displaced,it is usually treated by splinting the finger. Get a copy of the xrays and follow up with an Ortopedic surgeon preferably a Pediatric Ortho Specialist but any ortho is competent to treat finger fracture ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers