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What does it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together?

What does it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together?

Locking fingers: I am not sure what you mean but trigger finger can be caused by swellings and restrictions in the tendon mechanism. ...Read more

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What can it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together without warning?

What can it mean when your fingers on one hand lock together without warning?

Difficult to say: It could be trigger fingers or muscle spasms. Would really need to see your hand to make an accurate diagnoses. ...Read more

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One finger is sore after my hand got cut, what does it mean if it's any way related to the cut?

One finger is sore after my hand got cut, what does it mean if it's any way related to the cut?

Not following: it would be pretty obvious whether it is the finger cut or a different one. if the finger was cut and is now sore, the two are related. If a different finger was cut than the one that is now sore, it is not related to the cut. ...Read more

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I suspect trigger finger on middle finger. Is it possible for it to be fine one day then lock the next? Or does it lock and stay locked? Tender, swell

I suspect trigger finger on middle finger. Is it possible for it to be fine one day then lock the next? Or does it lock and stay locked? Tender, swell

Trigger finger comes: And goes often before it is fully established a constant there different grades of trigger finger from mild crepitus without locking to a fully locked finger. We use a classification named after Quinnell. To grade these 1-5. Many with intermittent symptoms don't seek treatment once they understand they often will get treated if frequency of locking gets in the way of activity. See hcp to confirm ...Read more

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Index and middle fingers lock together. Middle finger feels tight and slightly swollen.

Index and middle fingers lock together. Middle finger feels tight and slightly swollen.

Trigger finger: Generally, locking of the fingers or thumbs are caused by trigger fingers. This is a benign condition in which the tendon becomes entrapped around a structure called the A1 pulley. If this is painful, an injection or surgery can improve the symptoms. If this is not painful, you can live with this as long as you have full range of motion and full function. ...Read more

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My toes at times lock up w/ lot of pain. My middle &ring finger locked together &pain couldn't separate them locked together side by side not bending?

My toes at times lock up w/  lot of pain. My middle &ring finger locked together &pain couldn't separate them locked together side by side not bending?

See your physician: The symptoms described could be a variety of things depending on chronicity to family history to other concurrent conditions. The localization could be from the muscle to the nerve and controlling functions from the central nervous system. Your primary care physician can help sort this out and refer you to the appropriate specialist if need be. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingers an palms of your hands swell up and itch?

What does it mean when your fingers an palms of your hands swell up and itch?

Contact dermatitis: It kind of sounds like a contact dermatitis. As a hand surgeon that's a bit out of my specialty but you might check through your soaps, lotions, perfumes and other detergents. Also do you work at a place where chemicals are used? You might try applying some over the counter Hydrocortisone for a few days to see if that helps. If it doesn't i would recommend eval by a dermatologist. Thanks. ...Read more

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Fingers on one hand feels frost bitten and go numb in the slightest of cold weather. Condition continues until a warm place is found.

Fingers on one hand feels frost bitten and go numb in the slightest of cold weather. Condition continues until a warm place is found.

Vascular problem: Ask your doctor if you have a vascular or a rheumatologic disorder such as Raynauds syndrome. Calcium channel blockers can be used to help the symptoms of Raynauds. ...Read more

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What can cause fingers on one hand to be colder. Dr looked at hand and fingers said the circulation looked ok. Thinks tight neck muscles? Worried

What can cause fingers on one hand to be colder. Dr looked at hand and fingers said the circulation looked ok. Thinks tight neck muscles? Worried

Nerve injury?: The brachial plexus is a group of nerves that run from the spinal cord's neck region down to your fingers. If injured somehow, it could cause a change in sensation (cold, numbness) or motor conduction (weakness). It could a;sp be a psychosomatic condition that could be treated with medication. Contact me at therapyofthetimes at gmail dot com for specifics. ...Read more

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My bf was using a mechanical hole digger. After using for several hours he discovered that his fingers on one hand was numb, decreased sensation, and feels like a bruise on palm of hand below thumb. It has now been a week and is still the same. He has bee

Median nerve palsy: Numbness of the thumb region can be caused by pressure and swelling that affects the median nerve at the wrist of base of the thumb. This usually causes numbness in the palm of the hand mostly thumb and forefinger. Similar symptoms develop with carpal tunnel syndrome. Immobilizing, rest, and anti-inflammatory medications will help. ...Read more

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What might cause recurrent discoloration in knuckles of one or both hands? Knuckles & fingers suddenly turn blue, lasting anywhere from 1hr- day(s).

What might cause recurrent discoloration in knuckles of one or both hands? Knuckles & fingers suddenly turn blue, lasting anywhere from 1hr- day(s).

Possibly Raynaud's: Raynauds involves cold or stress induced vasospasm of small vessels in hands and feet. It is really more of an annoyance than a harmful problem. Calcium channel blockers are the most common medication that physicians use to treat the symptoms of raynauds. The main drawback is the side effects from these medicines. Keeping your hands and feet warm remains the best treatment. ...Read more

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I have warts on my hands and fingers. Many new small ones starting, is there a cure.

I have warts on my hands and fingers. Many new small ones starting, is there a cure.

Warts: Hi. Warts are caused by a virus and depending on their location (hands) may determine your treatment options. If there are multiple ones - it is best to be seen by your PCP or a Dermatologist to talk about your best options. Options could include liquid nitrogen, cryotherapy or even salicyclic acid treatments. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why does one finger on each hand get really hot while the other fingers are really cold? the finger that heats up isn't always the same one either

Why does one finger on each hand get really hot while the other fingers are really cold? the finger that heats up isn't always the same one either

Too hot or too cold?: Your symptoms beg the question: Which is abnormal, the cold or hot fingers? My guess, it is the cold ones that are abnormal causing the the others to seem warm. Do you smoke? If so, your symptoms may represent Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's disease). This could represent a condition known as Raynaud's phenomenon which can accompany connective tissue disorders or autoimmune conditions. ...Read more

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I have puffy hands, fingers and feet. What does this mean?

I have puffy hands, fingers and feet. What does this mean?

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more