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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
What causes very black knuckles & finger joints in hands , legs elbows and knees? Plz need any treatment for that
Limited choices: A hand fracture several months old that has been untreated has limited options that depend on the problem that has resulted. If there is a deformity or functional loss to the hand/finger than your only choice may be to see a hand surgeon and have surgery to "rebreak" and straighten the healed fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got hit I. Hand by softball hurts to bend and straighten. More likely to be broke or jammed? What is the treatment for what it could be?
What options are available to someone who broke their hand and did not seek treatment until 5 weeks later, was told it was basically to late to treat?
Well...: That is a tough one. Essentially the healing process of bone growth and re-structuring around the fracture site would have taken place already. I would recommend you see a hand surgeon, have them do a full assessment of your hand and review all and any x-rays, and then depending on how the hand healed, your options for any treatments will be forthcoming. Best wishes. ...Read more
Antiperspirant: Begin with the same thing sold for under arms. It is very important to apply to DRY skin. A dermatologist can work with you. You might try 20% or even 35% aluminum chloride, always on completely dry skin. Covering with saran wrap or plastic gloves for a few hours twice a week often makes the antiperspirant more effective. Surgery, pills, botox not to be considered except in rare cases. ...Read more
Hand redness: Hand redness can be from infections which usually require a physician visit since it would be painful with swelling. Mild skin redness can be lots of different things such as mild infections, inflammation, dryskin/eczema, reactions to meds/detergents. Try a gentle aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser, otc steroid cream with a thick emollient such as aquaphor if no change see a physician. ...Read more