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Daughter has hypermobile joints. She bends her thumbs back. I heard a pop and now her second nuckle bends both ways other thumb don't bend at all.
Possible dislocation: I would suggest having this evaluated at an urgtent care center. ...Read more
Depends: There is a common variation in the mid shaft small finger that produces an in-curving of that digit. This modification called clinodactaly is present on both sides & passed as an autosomal dominant. This means a 50% chance with every pregnancy that it would be present in the child. "funny looking" is not very specific. If dad's issue is one sided or due to injury it is less likely to be genetic. ...Read more
Need more info: Please have her make an appt with a neurologist ASAP before any serious damage to her hand & wrist occur. ...Read more
Carpal Tunnel?: Pain in the thumb, index finger and palm could be due to carpal tunnel. If there is any numbness or tingling or if symptoms are mostly at night, then carpal tunnel should be considered. Other possible causes include arthritis, trigger finger, or possibly a c-6 cervical disc pinched nerve. ...Read more
Simple clinodactaly: When pinky fingers are turned slightly toward the middle of the hand, the term used is clinodactaly. When examined under x-ray, there is an angulation to the middle segment of that finger. It is a benign and potential inheritable process. It occurs in normal people and sometimes in higher frequency with certain syndromes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is 10 wks, he often holds his thumbs btwn 1st& middle fingers should we b "teaching" not to?
No "teaching" needed: A normal, healthy 10 week-old baby who is using his first 2 fingers to grasp his thumb in either hand should stop doing it as he develops more, and starts holding other things. At routine baby check-ups at 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months, etc... Parents should talk with the doctor about any such baby behaviors. The doctor can refer to a specialist if the baby seems abnormal. ...Read more
Arthritis?: Wrist and finger pain can be due to several causes. Arhtritis, tendinitis, or possible nerve compression. If pain is worse with motion , then arthritis or tendinitis is more likely to be the cause. Morning pain can be due to arthitis. Night time pain or associated numbness or tingling could be due to nerve compression. If pain is getting worse, get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amnionic bands: Sometimes an active baby scrapes the inside of the bag of waters and create a wound.A glue like repair will begin but if fetal fingers get caught in that glue it can form string like bands that wind around the fingers and impair blood flow. This can amputate whole or parts of fingers, toes or create gruves in the skin.It is a sporadic event and is not likely to recurr in future pregnancies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is 7.5yrs, she keeps moving(like playing games on her pad) her fingers all day long, please advice how to let her stop it!
With whom?: Better ask his wife. All depends upon how she feels. ...Read more
Related?: Possibly, but probably not. How old is your child? Is she fussy and drooling? Can you see outline of teeth through the gums? Has your child been evaluated to teething by your Pediatrician...something else may be causing your child to be in pain. At 1st b'day take your child to pediatric dental specialist, a Pedodontist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
.: She probably will start having fever too. Probably hand foot & mouth disease. Caused by a virus. Blisters in mouth would be painful & the child may refuse feeds. Make sure she is drinking lots of fluids, give her something cool like popsicles and avoid orange juice and spicy food. Give something soft and soothing to eat and drink. If not feeding or decreased urine or high fever consult physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom has had swollen fingers, lumpy/misshapen bones, fingers are bent. She can't close her hands all the way. Celebrex (celecoxib) doesn't work. What is wrong?
Hi my friend hit her hand of a wall a week ago Her last 3 fingers are swollen and bruised Also her knuckles look sunk she cant bend her fingers.Help?
Fracture: Help? On the internet? This is one of the most common causes of a broken hand. Your friend needs an X-ray. ...Read more