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What Causes Hands To Lock Up
What can cause your pointer finget our thumb to lock in place straight until u move it with other hand wen it losens up. It hurts until it releases ?
You should see a Doc: If this is happening frequently and if if it is painful muscle spasm, it can be due to electrolyte imbalance or Calcium related problem. I would advise you to see your doctor who can check your Blood electrolytes and calcium level and check you for anything else that could be causing you this probelm ...Read more
What would cause the joints in your fingers to "lock up". There is only a little pain but have to use the other hand to "pull up" the locked fingers.
Rapid breathing: When you hyperventilate, as some people do during sexual stimulation, the calcium level in your blood can drop and you will experience numbness and tingling in your hands and they will spasm. Relax, pay attention to your breathing and it won't happen. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
My thumb keeps locking up on my right hand. My bone inside my thumb also hurts. What could be the cause of this?
Normal: Normal hands often have visible vessels simply because the layer of tissue under the skin (the subcutaneous layer) is thinner over the hands so the veins are more shallow. Vein blood is mostly very dark red but the skin absorbs some colors better than others and the greenish tint is what your eye sees. Skin gets thinner with age, so veins often become more visible (and darker) over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold hand warm heart: The core of the body is warmest. As you move away from the heart, the temperature drops. Since the hands are furthest from the heart, they are the coldest. While the normal core body temperature is 98 degrees fahrenheit, the hands typically are 20 degrees colder. This is why patients with raynaud's disease tend to have cold fingers-they are furthest from the heart. Exercise can help. Wear gloves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are causes of rapid myoconic jerks? Pt returned from SNF, both hands now sometime show rapid and pronounced jerks not there previously.
Low calcium meds: If this is something new and needs to be evaluated. It could be a metabolic problem such as calcium and would be the first thing one would think of. But there can be other conditions including medication, medical diseases and even hereditary causes of myotonia. You need to see your physician to get evaluated for this ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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