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Why Do My Fingers Cramp Up
Carpal tunnel ?: Hard to say over the internet, but it's a good place to start. See your local physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
When i make a fist and clench really hard, when i release all of my fingers cramp and its hard to extend them back out, but when I do the cramps gone.?
Trigger finger or: Muscle spasm and cramping, either one is possible. If you also have swollen or slightly stiff joints the increased force in the joint when you make a fist may also make the fluid in the joint space redistribute and it may interfere with terminal extension , you ar ein effect making your joint stiff. All these things may be happening at the same time. ...Read more
Can a partial tear of the distal bicep tendon cause pain in my forearm, wrist and make my fingers cramp. My injury happened 3 weeks ago.?
Depends: Near the distal biceps is the median nerve. Injury to that area can potentially injure that nerve or swelling puts pressure on that nerve. A test called emg/ncv can identify how well that nerve is functioning and help determine the cause. Stop at your local physical medicine and rehab or neurologist doctors office for more details. ...Read more
56 year old it profesional. Arm, just above elbow very sore. Feels like muscle is very tight all the time. Fingers cramp. Ideas?
Overuse syndrome: This is becoming the most common reason humans go to see the doctor. One gets an injury, usually from overuse of certain muscles in certain positions and their day to day repetitive motions keep the injury from healing. This tendonitis or bursitis, to heal, must be rested. That means not using the arm where there is pain for one to two weeks. Some people find that by changing their mouse hands.. ...Read more
Left shoulder ache. Twinges of pain into left arm. Left fingers cramp. Happens on right side too. Good EKG, xray, and heart enzymes. Heart issue? 21yr
Finger: Possible but unlikely. Consult orthopedics if in distress. ...Read more
VERY COMMON: It is due to excess wear and overuse. ...Read more
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