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Why Do My Middle Finger Joints Lock
Trigger fingers: Locking fingers in flexion as in making a fist r due 2 flexor tendons that have some swelling ; when they pass under the pulleys that guide ur tendons during motion they pop through the pulleys ; trap them in flexion. There r treatments available so c a hand surgeon 4 evaluation. ...Read more
Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?
A2 pulley: Ganglions can develop at the edge of the a1 or a2 pulley of the flexor tendons. Ganglions are synovial cysts arising from a tear or opening in the tendon sheath. Synovial tissue causes cyst to form and emerge from the tear that results from over use or trauma. ...Read more
My middle finger joint started hurting 3 weeks ago and it is swollen and what ever I do it really hurts. Could I have broken it & not known?
I have a hard lump of my middle finger next to the middle joint. It has been there for a long time and hasn't gone away. Not sure what it is?
Probably a cyst: I is likely a synovial or tendon cyst. There is no need to do anything about it if it does not bother you. ...Read more
I had an accident and fell resulting in cutting my middle finger ;requiring 6-8 stiches; my ring finger has been burning at the last joint to tip?
Likely nerve injury: Sounds like a nerve injury, which are common. Is the burning in the same finger that was cut? If so, you likely cut the nerve in the process. If not, you may have crushed the nerve at the same time you got the cut. Usually, these nerve injuries heal with time, but can take months. You should have your doctor take a look, however. ...Read more
Which joint?: Depends on which joint it is. This could be anything from a small benign cyst to a bony exostosis or bone growth. If it is tender or is growing, i would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more
Possible Heberden's: Women are more likely to get a certain type of osteoarthritis of their hands when compared to men. Typically this involves the set of joints that the end the fingers and the middle finger joints. Initially there may pain but over several months there can be warmth/redness and eventually bony enlargement of the joint which, at the area you describe, would be a Heberden's (bony growth - spur). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I broke my middle finger, do I need to stabilize both joints in my finger or just the last one?
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