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My wife is having thumb cramps. The pain is only in the nail section of the thumb and is frequent. ?
She might / you not: There are some interesting thumb guards out there designed to remind people when they put their thumb in their mouth & some prevent the mouth from closing around the thumb & interfering with suction.For anyone to benefit from such therapy they must decide they want it. If its a stress releaver, your efforts may make it worse. Hypnosis might be another option, again one needs to want change to do it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife has numbness in her left foot, and some pain on her right thumb when something touches it and no strength to use it! what can the be?
Two problems: These are likely not related. The foot numbness may be due to neuropathy, or a pinched nerve. For the thumb pain, sounds like it may be arthritis. Where in the thumb is the pain? Is it painful to touch all over or over a specific area? Loss of strength can be related to joint pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife works heavily in cutting using knife and since then she had pain in here left hand side specially the thumb and she cannot move , pls advice?
My wife is suffering from arthritis. She has her thumb knuckles swollen, her back near the lower rib cage and her back knee very pain. What to do?
See details: I have no idea what medical options one has in Nepal. If you are able to see a rheumatologist then do it. Otherwise have a primary care doctor evaluated the issue. ...Read more
My wife Julie has pins and needles down the iner right arm.Her right thumb is numb and the right index finger also with pins and needles.why please?
Does Julie: Have trouble with her neck? This type of problem is oft associated with a pinched nerve root in the cervical spine (neck). Of course there are other explanations as well, but this is the first thing that comes to mind. A series of plain x rays, a history and a physical exam, along with a neurological assessment should illuminate the problem. See a family doctor or internist to start the evaluation ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Smashed thumb between two 2x4's, turned blue swelled and has throbbed for 24 hours. What can I do?
R S I: Gamer’s thumb" refers to a repetitive stress injury (rsi) that causes swelling at the base of the thumb due to overuse of video games. Rsi is an umbrella term for a collection of disorders most commonly affecting the hands, wrists, forearms, and shoulders, notes miles. She adds that symptoms can range from fatigue and loss of strength to minor or acute aches and pains, burning, and tingling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ligament tear thumb: Skier's thumb or gamekeepers thumb are common terms for a tear in the thumb mp joint ulnar collateral ligament. The mechanism of injury is a radially-oriented force on the thumb, which can occur when gripping and planting a ski pole. (or, back in the day, ringing a rabbits neck.) best to see an orthopaedist or hand specialist for treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer