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Trigger Pinky Finger
Are there any side effects or things I should be aware of such as permanent loss of dexterity after hand surgery for trigger finger (pinky finger)?
I have been playing a lot of golf this year and I have developed trigger finger in my pinky finger. Are there any OTC treatments that will help?
Pinky finger is locked in "Trigger Finger". It's pointed downward and will not move. What can I do at home to help it?
Varies: You could attempt to manually extend it by using your other hand and then splint it in a straightened position. If this is not successful you probably will need to be seen.
If I ask the dr to put a cast on my hand instead of having to wear a brace for even longer would he? I've had trigger finger on my pinky all my lif
No the ulnar styloid: Is not directly connected there but if the hand is very swollen froma fracture and the trigger finger was waiting for a reason to become more symptomatioc then the swelling in the hadn could be the tipping point. But a direct cause...Unlikley. Causlality is a tricky issue as we often attribute one problem to another temporally, but you might as well blame a trigger finger on a thunderstorm.See 1 more doctor answer
Contractures: You may have dupuytrens contractures affecting both hands and not progressive trigger fingers. A hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and treat you.
Yes: Yes and yes to both your questions.See 1 more doctor answer
If a surgery of trigger finger is made and later an other finger in the same hand have the samecase. Would an other surgery be made in this same hand?
Yes: Yes this is a pretty common issue.See 1 more doctor answer
Having symptoms of trigger finger only in the morning when hand seems cold any home remedies or medicine to take to help out finger or do I go yo docs?
Home Remedies: A bit young to be having some morning stiffness and triggering, although trigger fingers can occur at any age. Try to ice your hand down after you get home from work for 10-15 minutes. Take aleve (naproxen) or advil in the evening after dinner. The warm hands up with a heating pad or warm water for 10-15 mins. Before going to bed. If this does not help get it checked out.See 1 more doctor answer
What are effective I could use for a trigger finger I have in the middle finger of my right hand?
Nighttime pipj tappi: Nightime tapping NSAID surgery works great steroid injection.See 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with cts. Have 3 trigger fingers (index, ring, & little) on same hand. Is there a relationship? If so, which should be treated first?
How successful is an a-1 pulley release for trigger finger. My surgery is this month my middle & ring finger rt hand.
Very successful in: That once the pulley is released the source fo the problem is typically gone. Of course there are factors that influence "success" such as return to motion, decreased scar sensitivity and avoiding complications. Issues such as arthritis, contracture, tenosynvitis and more severe preop status may need longer recovery but the surgery generally eliminates the source of the locking if that is indeed i.See 1 more doctor answer
I am an insulin dependent person, and I have a trigger finger problem in my left hand, can I take an injection of cortisone by myself?
DM Trigger Finger: As long as your doctor is not overzealous with the amount of the cortisone used, uses the right type and amount of cortisone, it should be fine. The doctor should also be able to adjust your Insulin in case of blood rise, which can happen transiently after a cortisone shot.See 1 more doctor answer
My hand scarred over after trigger finger release and is now disabled. I can't open my hand, grip anything, can't make a fist. Can this be fixed?
Most likely: I think that can most likely be fixed. Get it checked soon. The sooner the better.See 1 more doctor answer
Stiff finger joints in the morning, right hand finger finger has trigger action gets easier after getting up not painful but discomforting?
Osteoarthritis: I assume you must be above 50 years of age. There is more tendency to develop Osteoarthritis or Degenerative Joint Disease as we age. Stiffness in the hand joints are common symptoms. Will get better with movement within 30 min. Apply warm water And you described the classic decryption of Trigger finger. Ortho. Can help you if this is very annoying to you.
Uncontrolled hypothyroid experiencing pain and weakness both hands, pain is under fingers only 1 each hand that seems to catch but not trigger, why?
Adjust Medication: Its important to have your thyroid levels check regularly and the medication dosages adjusted to optimize the levels and control your symptoms.
What is the usual recuperative time after trigger finger surgery on dominant hand? In other words, when might I expect to at least partially use hand?
Trigger finger: Typically you can use the hand for simple tasks right away. Wound takes 10-14 days to heal. Palm can remain sore for 3-4 weeks. Good luck!See 2 more doctor answers
What if any splints may help trigger finger (middle finger of right hand? When should they be worn?
How long will my husband have pain after trigger finger surgery. 2 fingers on left hand. Will it be severe?
Few days: 5-7 days, depends on the extent of surgery.