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Why Do My Hands Look Completly Different From One Another The Length Of My Fingers Are Not The Same Length And Completly Different Nail Beds
Why do my hands look completly different from one another? The length of my fingers are not the same length and completly different nail beds.
Vascular issue?: A very noticable difference can be due to decrease blood flow to one of your arms. You will need to see you doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
My 8 year old has two fingers on different hand with the same problem, a nail growing under a nail. No previous trauma and no pain. Why this happens?
NAIL FUNGUS.....?: Check with her doctor. S/he might think of referring your daughter to a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My friend was cleaning her teeth with her finger nails and she gave me one cigarette with the same hand., could I spread HCV or HIV in this way? Thank
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
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
Only one of my fingers are cold, my pinky. Its not discolored, my nail is the same color as the others but it is cold. I do have a pinched nerve, related?
Index finger has had a swole/itchy/painful nail bed for +/-6mo. 2mo ago doc gave me bactrium Rx, But hasn't cleared up, now my pinky is the same way. Help?
Evaluation: Hi, you need an evaluation to make sure infection is superficial and doesn't need drainage. What kind of job do you have? Are you in contact with salt water, fresh water, cleaning pool or hot tubs? Surfing? Gardening? ...Read more
I've had itchy fingers the very tips and under my nails on just one hand its been driving me insane last couple weeks, no rash or anything?
I noticed veins and fingers on my moms hand this morn very blue also under nail bed. Hand did feel cold to touch. Is this something I should be concer?
Blue: The color blue is not normal and needs assessment, if associated pain you need evaluation now ...Read more
I have a small nail bed injury on the right side of my index finger only my left hand. Is there anyway I can fix this at home?
Most injuries: Will heal themselves, if it doesn't heal on its own over next few months I would see dermatologist ...Read more
I’m after noticing orange patches in my hands around my nail beds and my palms, also small bumps like dots around the fingers tiny, is it an allergy?
This needs to be: Examined before the etiology can be determined. ...Read more
I have fingernail indentions in left hand nail beds. Specifically my thumb, middle, and ring finger. I'm 31 yo with no previous med hx. Any reason?
Any number of things: Changes in fingernails can be indicative of an underlying medical disorder. Ridges or bumps can be related to iron deficiency. Anemia, lupus, heart disease, and thyroid disorders can also can changes to the fingernails. Fungal infection also can cause bumps and discoloration of the nailbed. Seeing your primary care physican can rule out many of these disorders. ...Read more
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
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
Contractures: You may have dupuytrens contractures affecting both hands and not progressive trigger fingers. A hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
Yes: Yes and yes to both your questions. ...Read more
Why is the lenght of my fingers not the same. My right hand is bigger than my left. The lenght difference is about 1 cm. It is noticable.?
Normal: Not everything in your body is symmetrical. Sometimes your more dominant hand or side is larger than non dominant side. ...Read more
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
Would tinnitus, an ischemic finger (single event) and one hand paler than the other have anything in common?
Possibly: The issue with your finger and hand sounds like vasoconstriction such as from raynaud's; however true ischemia of a finger can be from an embolus or acute blockage from several possible problems. Tinnitus is usually an issue with either hearing or often unknown. Certain strokes can cause several effects, but that combination is a little unusual. Recommend you get seen to explore the problems fully. ...Read more
My friends bruised hand smells very weird on one side and the other side smells fine she's been finger splinting why is it smelling?
What does weakness in fingers, tingling in one hand, and what seems to be a small seizure in my foot indicate?
See below.: The symptoms you describe sound to be neurological but could also represent a metabolic imbalance. A full neurological exam preferably by a neurologist should be done and they will most likely perform an EMG and ncv study. ...Read more
Could be: This could be a glomus tumor. See dermatologist or hand surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more
On one hand one my pinky finger got like a dulk acy pain in it and it comes and goes like it has a weakness in it to?
My right hand fingers are cracking. It started over the winter. But it's summer and it's still the same. What might be the cause of it?
Could be eczema: Eczema will cause the skin to crack and sometimes it is not the same on one side or the other. It is not uncommon for this to be seasonal. There are good medications for this so see your doctor when it is cracking. ...Read more
I'm a type 1 diabetic and I've been experiencing my fingers locking up. It starts in one hand then moves to the other eventually. What is it?
Trigger finger: It sounds like you have "trigger finger". This is an inflammation that leads to scaring of the sheath that surrounds the tendons of the fingers. Although this problem can occur in anyone, the incidence is significantly higher in type 1 diabetics. You should see a hand orthopedist for help. ...Read more
I broke my finger two months ago and the nail just came back to full length. I do still have a "chubby" finger is that swelling or fluid of some sort?
Swelling: Swelling is very common in finger injuries and can last much longer than the symptoms of the injury itself. The swelling can take months to go away. Nails normally take quite some time to normalize after an injury. Nail growth slows after injury and can look unusual when it immediately grows back. Your nail could take a full year to look like the other nails. ...Read more
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