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I have copytunnelin bothh hand is there a cure very painful fingers get stiff?

I have copytunnelin bothh hand is there a cure very painful fingers get stiff?

Carpal tunnel issues: A person who had worked with his hands for many years, can develop problems with the nerves in the hands or arms. Symptoms can come from some parts of nerves getting compressed, as in carpal tunnel syndrome. A primary care doctor, an occupational medicine doctor, an orthopedic doctor, or a rheumatologist can do an exam, look for the cause, and start treatment. Sometimes, surgery is needed. ...Read more

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My partner does not have steady/stable hands. His hands and fingers always shake, but it is not severe or painful. What could this be?

My partner does not have steady/stable hands. His hands and fingers always shake, but it is not severe or painful. What could this be?

Just a thought: The most "common" cause of tremor in young people (I assume your Partner is in his 30s to 40's is FAMILIAL BENIGN TREMOR...simple question does anyone in his family have the condition....that being said there are a number of more serious conditions ranging from an overactive thyroid to Parkinsonism....best answer. See a neurologist!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Both of my hands are swollen and can't bend my fingers real painful?

Both of my hands are swollen and can't bend my fingers real painful?

See your doctor: This is not normal and without more info not much can be said in this forum. I will say a proper evaluation by your doctor and or a referral to a specialist would be warranted. ...Read more

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Both of my hands have been going numb my fingers as well for three weeks and ots very painful. Help?

Both of my hands have been going numb my fingers as well for three weeks and ots very painful. Help?

Talk to MD: Somehow your nerves supplying the arms are being compromised. I would talk to a neurologist or neurosurgeon to evaluate your diagnosis and options. ...Read more

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My hands are having cramps while I'm slicing something, its painful and I can't move my fingers at all?

My hands are having cramps while I'm slicing something, its painful and I can't move my fingers at all?

Cramping hands: There can be various causes. This will include Reynolds. Phenomenon in cold weather, electrolyte imbalance, magnesium deficiency. Please see your doctor as it may be a simple fix. Will need examination and more detailed history ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve oa pain in my hands? My fingers swell up so bad that I can't bend them & it's very painful

What can I do to relieve oa pain in my hands? My fingers swell up so bad that I can't bend them & it's very painful

Heat and ice: But ice in 15 minute intervals only may help a lot and is often undervalued for swelling after a long day

Heat helps sooth stiff joints especially in the AM, warm water in the shower, NOT TOO HOT, no burns

Making oneself put fingers through a gentle FULL Range everyday and oftern can ease discomfort and that tight feeling in the knuckles

OTC meds in moderation may help but check with your PCP ...Read more

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I have a painful feeling in my hand between my fingers when I surf. The water is no cold, something about 20°c. It's normal?

I have a painful feeling in my hand between my fingers when I surf. The water is no cold, something about 20°c. It's normal?

You could be having: A circulatory problem, where exposure to cold results in pain, numbness/tingling/cold feeling in fingers/hand. Bluish tinge is seen commonly. This is the raynaud's phenomenon.
Other rarer causes might cause it as well.
See your gp or a hand surgeon, for starters, but might need a vascular surgeon as well.
It could be normal, but have it checked out first, to ensure its not something else. ...Read more

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Whenever I woke up I have swelling on my fingers of feets and hands and its really painful. I am unable to walk properly and bend hands finger.

Whenever I woke up I have swelling on my fingers of feets and hands and its really painful. I am unable to walk properly and bend hands finger.

Get it Checked: You should consult your doctor asap to find out the cause of swlling of fingers and toes
You may have Rheumatoid Arthrits or some other kind of Arthritis
Very suggestive of Rhematoid Arthritis ...Read more

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Can't make fist in morning with right hand; all five fingers involved. Shooting painful "current" in right hand makes me drop things.?

Not normal, see doc: The symptoms your describe are not normal. They are concerning for a rheumatologic issue or a nerve entrapment type syndrome. Please see your doctor about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful musle spasms in hand cause all my fingers including my thumb to draw inwards to my plam it is recurring what could be causing this?

Painful musle spasms in hand cause all my fingers including my thumb to draw inwards to my plam it is recurring what could be causing this?

Carpal spasms: These carpal spasms may be due to deficiencies in calcium or magnesium if they occur frequently. Your physician could order these blood tests if needed. If these deficiencies aren't the problem, a hand surgeon could evaluate you. ...Read more

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I have a painful aching sensation through my hand and my fingers mostly at night the only relief I can get is hanging my hand down over the bed.?

I have a painful aching sensation through my hand and my fingers mostly at night the only relief I can get is hanging my hand down over the bed.?

Carpal Tunnel: Check to see if all of your fingers ache or if your little finger is spared. Symptoms sound like carpal tunnel, which is pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. Symptoms are usually worse at night and hanging your hand down to get relief is very common. Try icing wrist down before bed, take some anti-inflammatory meds, and get a wrist splint to sleep in. If not better, see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I have sjogren's and fibromyalgia. My hands are very cold and painful at the tips of my fingers (no color change noticed). What could be the cause?

I have sjogren's and fibromyalgia. My hands are very cold and painful at the tips of my fingers (no color change noticed). What could be the cause?

Raynaud's: Raynaud's phenomenon in which blood vessels in the hands appear to overreact to cold itemperatures or stress can occur in sjogren's. ...Read more

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My friend is developing rough and dark patches over only his middle finger knuckles on both hands. Not painful. What could be the possible cause.?

My friend is developing rough and dark patches over only his middle finger knuckles on both hands. Not painful. What could be the possible cause.?

Activity related: Most likely overexertion from long hours on computer. Stiff? Itchy? Could also be dryness/eczema. Tried cortisone cream? Tried moisturizer? Other thoughts; fungal skin infection? See your famdoc if curious. ...Read more

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Woke up and left ring finger felt suddenly very painful inner pain where my hand meets finger. Almost bruiselike, warm but dissapeared after 2 minutes?

Uncertain? Ganglion: Uncertain since it's a cute it could be a ganglion, could be the joint, could be a tendon, could be a bursitis, we have a variety of considerations but it went away after two minutes. I would call if it persists and see your physician and maybe see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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I have been having problems with my hands and fingers for about a month I wake up every morning to sore stiff hands and fingers I can't hardly close my hands or bend my fingers they hurt to the touch my fingers are very painful and hurt to the touch or wh

I have been having problems with my hands and fingers for about a month I wake up every morning to sore stiff hands and fingers I can't hardly close my hands or bend my fingers they hurt to the touch my fingers are very painful and hurt to the touch or wh

The: The symptoms that you are describing are concerning for arthritis in the hands. This could be related to inflammatory arthritis (such as rheumatoid arthritis), degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis) or other conditions. It is important to be evaluated asap to determine the cause. Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to permanant joint damage within 4-8 weeks if not diagnosed and treated properly. Whatever the cause, a rheumatologist should be able to make a diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My left hand finger is swollen and painful. Could it be broken?

My left hand finger is swollen and painful. Could it be broken?

Possibly,: Particularly if you hit it with and object, against an object, jammed it, etc. See your doctor for an x-ray and examination. ...Read more

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My pointer and middle fingers on both hand have balls on the first joint painful?

My pointer and middle fingers on both hand have balls on the first joint painful?

Arthritis: This is typically from osteoarthritis and are known as heberden's nodes. If you can use Ibuprofen or Naproxen otc safely (ie. No ulcers, reflux, hypertension or kidney disease) they will help with the pain. ...Read more

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Why do I get pain in the tip of my right finger. Very painful. It makes my hold hand n arm hurts.?

Hard to say: There are many possibilities, and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Possible causes can include a local problem in the finger itself verses a neurological problem such as carpal tunnel syndrome, to even a pinched nerve in the neck. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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Pain in lower arm/wrist on small finger side (right). Painful to bend wrist/hand or to pick up things.?

Pain in lower arm/wrist on small finger side (right). Painful to bend wrist/hand or to pick up things.?

Wrist pain: This may be as simple as carpal tunnel, but nany causes, both neurologic and musculoskeltal, can cause this. You should see someone especially if wrist splints don't help--your primar, neurologist, or orthopedic ...Read more

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Relief from stinging nettles in both hands! I pulled a nettle weed by mistake. Three fingers are burning, itching or painful to touch

Relief from stinging nettles in both hands! I pulled a nettle weed by mistake. Three fingers are burning, itching or painful to touch

Ice and benadryl (diphenhydramine): Although uncomfortable, the burning sensation is self-limited. You can try ice, topical bendaryl or Hydrocortisone creams or oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). Check out wiki-pedia under stinging nettles for a list of other remedies that may or may not help. ...Read more

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I have red blotchy spots on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

I have red blotchy spots on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

Queston cut off.: Consider derm eval. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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What would cause my right side arm hands and leg go stiff and tingling and really heavy and painful to even open my fingers to go around a steering wh?

Impingement: You should see a neurologist to consider a workup. You may have impingement of a nerve or a more central defect in your brain or spinal cord. ...Read more