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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

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Finger Spasms (Definition)

Finger spasms are a clinical finding in which there is involuntary muscle contractions ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Verify that it's a wart. There are many types and they look different.
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If OTC treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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Why does my fingers cramp up in the cold even as i'm using my hands?

Why does my fingers cramp up in the cold even as i'm using my hands?

Raynauds : If your fingers get pale on exposure to cold, you suffers from raynaud's disease , quite treatable. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hand craps in 1 hand that started in little finger 4 months but now the whole hand & fingers cramp up when using that hand. What could this be?

Hand craps in 1 hand that started in little finger 4 months but now the whole hand & fingers cramp up when using that hand. What could this be?

Uncertain ? vascular: You have had cervical surgery, but this may not playing a role. You need an evaluation and this should include a vascular examination of the circulation as wells lab studies including electrolytes, calcium metabolism. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Finger warts can appear to resolve after tx, but then reoccur
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HPV virus causes warts, is contagious; Cover when present
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Most dermatologists recommend teat warts as soon as they appear
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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.?

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

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Apply salicylic acid to wart
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Pare down the wart
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Follow-up with dermatologist if not improving
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