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What To Do If You Sprain Your Hand And Cant Bend Your Pinkey Finger
I sprained my index finger five days ago, but I can't fully bend it. Do I need X-Rays or will it just heal naturally? How do I know if it is broken?
Sprain finger: If you injured it five days ago, and still cant fully bend it, it sounds like you should get an xray to see if it is fractured. If it is fractured and you let it heal naturally, could end up crooked or with decreased function. ...Read more
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain, but with ice, time, rest, & activity modification they heal over a few weeks, 3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
I fell and hurt my pinky finger went to doctor and he said it was badly sprained it's close to a month now and I still can't bend it only half way?
Tendon injury: you may have a tendon injury or a subtle fracture that was not seen initially. You need to have active physical therapy to improve your mobilization. Hand therapy is done by occupational therapists. Ask your physician to refer you to an occupational therapist or a hand specialist ...Read more
Should I have my finger x-rayed? I don't know if I jammed, sprained or broke my index finger. I assume I didn't break it because I can bend it at the second joint at a 90 degree angle, but with slight pain, I'm assuming the best idea is to ice and tape it
Have it evaluated.: If you continue to have pain have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I think I sprained my middle finger last night. It's sore when I touch the joint and bend it there is slight pain. Should I strap it.?
It may help.: Immobilization may ease the pain associated with moving the joint. Have it evaluated by a professional as you may need to have an x-ray taken of it to make sure it is not fractured. ...Read more
I hurt my middle finger last night a foot ball hit the top of it. Could that of sprained the middle joint it's sore to bend & hurts when I press on it?
What us difference between sprain and fracture of little finger. Doc said it is mot fractured but it burns and hurts to bend it even though I exercise?
See specialist: Sprain is a soft tissue injury (muscle, tendon, ligament) vs fracture (bony injury). If you are taking Aspirin products already without relief of pain when/after exercising, you should see a specialist: orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, chronic pain specialist, or a physiatrist (rehab specialist). ...Read more
What to do if I sprained my hand and fingers a couple months ago and two of them are still swollen and hurt sometimes, why?
See ORS: Sprains of the finger joints are common and can cause persistent swelling esp. For months after an injury. See an ors for evaluation and x-rays to make sure there is no old fracture, etc. Pip joint sprains can 'last' a long time but generally improve up to a year after injury. The joints, however, may always stay a bit bigger than normal. Good luck! ...Read more
I sprained my finger about a week ago and I am still in a lot of pain. My pain is coming from the base of the finger & hand by finger. Is that normal?
Be seen: You may want to be seen just to make sure it is not a more serious injury such as a fracture. ...Read more
I fell down the stairs and used my hand to stop myself which resulted in me landing on my fingers. Any idea what I've done? I think it may be a sprain
Need more info.: How long ago did this happen? Are you having pain? Can you grip things with that hand? Is the hand numb? If you’re having a lot of pain and are having trouble griping things, there maybe a bone broken in the hand, wrist or forearm. As such, getting some X-rays at a local urgent care center would be a good idea. ...Read more
Sprained index finger week ago. Pain in base of finger and hand. X-ray normal pain not getting better. What to do?
I injured hand, now when move pinkie finger, hand makes crunching sound, what's happening? Did I break it or just sprain it? It hurts a lot.
Finger injury: If you had a traumatic injury and it is making noise when you move it I would be worried about a fracture of your 5th metacarpal bone or finger. ...Read more
How long should it take a sprained finger to heal? I sprained my middle and ring finger of my left hand in the middle of november. It's now the middle of january and it still hurts as much as it did in nov. I've been wrapping the two fingers together an
I sprained my metacarpal finger about 3 weeks ago and it's still hurts and is bruised, now other metacarpals on the same hand hurt and r bruised.
You could have break: In one or more metacarpal check it and take x-ray to be sure. ...Read more
Daughters wrist swollen for 2 wks 3 days Drs said its sprain then hand & fingers swelled 2 days ago. Is this still a sprain? There's popping too.
Trauma or not?: If your daughter is 14 or less and there has been trauma, then a fracture of the wrist is much more likely than a sprain. A follow-up x-ray can be helpful in seeing a fracture at times when the first x-ray is normal. In the absence of trauma, other diagnoses must be considered such as infection or an autoimmune condition. ...Read more
Docs, I have sprained my left hand last three fingers, pain is improving with rest, not much swelling. Should I buddy tape them? When does it heal fully?
It depends partly on the type of injury and how severe it is. A mild sprain takes about 1 to 2 weeks to heal. Fractures can take weeks to months to heal.
It also depends on the person. Healthy children usually heal very quickly. Older adults or adults with other medical problems can take much longer to heal.
Consult a physician. ...Read more
Have had swelling on top of rt hand come n go for last month with pain generating in ring n mid finger. Went to ER said sprain. Its not I know my body?
Got hurt by a volleyball. Feeling like sprain in left hand fingers. I don't have a fracture though. What should I do?
A sprain can be mild: Moderate or severe. If there is laxity in the joint then at times surgery is needed. If the joint is stable often splinting in the proper position temporarliy to reduce swelling followed by buddy taping for protection and gentle return of mtion will help. Persistant swelling or stiffness should prompt a reevaluation but it can take time (months) even for a simple minimal avulsion or sprain. ...Read more
Sprain wrist and ganglion cyst that are 5 mon old. When I am very achy, my hands and fingers short timfeel numb and tingling? What should I do?
4 years ago- bad bone bruise and sprain of hand (Between thumb and first finger).Since then, if I use it a lot (writing)pain returns. What could it be?
Rehabilitate: If you didn't properly rehabilitate the bone and joint then it's possible that you are left with long-standing pain. However if you start exercising the area again then it's quite likely that the pain will permanently disappear. ...Read more
Is a wrist brace useful on a badly sprained wrist? And how should brusing on the back of the hand on the finger bone taken care of? Buddy taping mabye
Could numbness and tingling at finger tips of pinky be due to a wrist sprain? Hand surgeon said I had no clinical findings for ulnar compression.
Hand numbness: Hand numbness and tingling can be cause by poor blood flow, nerve impingement in the neck or at the wrist, poor sleeping positions, or an unrecognized traumatic injury to the nerve. See a neurologist for an Electromyogram and a nerve conduction study to determine the cause of the numbness and tingling. ...Read more
What can I do with a sprain in hand and wrist? Happened about 5 weeks ago, it's still swollen, only one X-ray was done they said no broken bones, sometimes the fingers and hand will start tingling even bad enough that it feels like needles, fingers get ev
With fall on outstretched hand, had wrist sprain in er. Now have tingling little finger and sharp pain from elbow to hand. Is this ulnar nerve damage?
I hit my hand on a doorway while moving 3 days ago. My index finger knuckle is bruised swollen stiff and tender when I touch it. I can see my knuckle but it is more pronounced Sprain or Fracture?
Get a X-ray: The only sure way to tell a fracture from a sprain is with x-ray, with several views. And on occasions, with repeat films a few days later, when initial x-ray was negative for fracture. In other words, just by looking at the bruising and swelling, only Superman can tell if it is broken. ...Read more
Pain and swelling: Basically pain and swelling about the knuckle. It is usually wise o get an x-ray to make sure there is no underlying fracture. ...Read more
What to do if I fell today and I think I sprained my wrist. Is it normal for my fingers to feel numb.?
I hit my right pinky finger on a table yesterday afternoon now it's swollen, tender and looks deformed is it broken or sprained?
Suspect broken: Though I think the deformity is suggestive of fracture, if you did not experience severe pain fracture seems less likely. That said, you would benefit from plain films and splinting, as the finger may need to be immobilized or properly positioned then immobilized to heal properly. Suggest an urgent care visit or visit with your doctor if you can get a same day appointment. ...Read more
I hurt my finger. I don/t know if it's sprained or not. How can I tell? It's kinda purple and its swollen and stiff. (I hurt my index finger)
Finger: It could be a finger sprain. It's not clear how it was injured. Did something fall on it or did you fall or did something else happen? When did it happen? If it was less than a week ago, then this could normal healing. It could also be something else such as a fracture. So it depends on how and when this injury occurred. X-rays would help determine if there has been a fracture. ...Read more
Hello, I was wondering if I had sprained my thumb accidentally. I used to pop my fingers daily, and for some reason now I can't pop my right thumb. There was an incident where I tried to pop it but I couldn't, the sensation of needing to pop it stayed so
Many times as soon as u injure it and look at it, if there is deformity at the joint, = dislocation with/with out fx and ligament damage. If deformity is between the joint, = fracture.
If it is just grossly swollen, u need to c an orth surg and b eval + xrays 2 b sure, and 2 get proper treatment no matter what u think it is! ...Read more
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
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