Knuckle pain index finger

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I am having pain in my Right index finger (knuckle) for almost two months now. I don't have any swelling, warmth, or redness around the site. Could it be related to the distal radius fracture surgery which I had one year back on my Left hand. Thanking you in advance for your highly valued advise.
In conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome there is tingling in hand which may be accompanied by pain and stiffness of wrist and fingers. Trigger finger can also lead to pain in index finger, knuckle and other hand parts. This occurs after repeated trauma to the sheath over the knuckle and tendon. There is inability to bend the index finger and straighten it back. You may take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medicine, such as naproxen for pain relief.
Hi, I have index finger middle knuckle pain arised due to continuous mouse clicking.. Please advice on how to get relief..
The soreness is over to the side in the soft part of the index finger between the first knuckle and the nail. It hurts if I type or if I press on it in anyway. It also throbs a little and feels hot. There is no detectable swelling or any sort of cyst of any type but the pain has become more bothersome over the last 24 hours. What could be causing this? Should I be worried? I wouldn't really be bothered except I am a guitarist and I don't want it to affect my playing.
My right index finger has been swollen for a month now. the knuckle is painful to the touch, but i'm able to bend it. Any ideas what it could be?? Thanks for any help!
I took a puck off of my right index finger and didn't really notice any immediate pain. Over the next couple days I noticed that I couldn't form a fist because my finger was very swollen and hurt to bend that far. Upon further observation I noticed that my first finger knuckle had become very wide, but the rest of my finger remained regular size. It is also very sensitive to touch. This injury happened about a month ago, and I left it assuming it would just heal itself as most injuries seem to.
Well, I'm sorry to say I don't know what it is causing your skin to behave that way, but I can tell you that I have had the exact same problem on the first knuckle on my index fingers on both hands since the summer, of 07. I know that the skin will soften some, and become less likely to crack over the short term if I rub that Hand Sanitizer stuff on it pretty frequently. But that also burns because of the alcohol in it. Lotion doesn't seem to be as effective as the sanitizer.
Hi a few years ago i caught a cricket ball that was coming pretty hard it was a bad catch and most of the ball hit the opposite side of my left index finger knuckle, it hurt and eventually healed My knuckle now is very low compared to my right one, there pretty much isn't a knuckle there anymore but a small ball (bone) sticking out to the side of the knuckle. It also cant bend (out or in) as far .
I recently picked up a mountain bike to put it in the back of my truck and the seat post put a lot of pressure on the big knuckle on top of my hand that is right where the index finger connects to my hand. My finger hurt and went numb for a while and I thought nothing more of it. Then I kept noticing that if I touched this same spot my finger has a shooting sort of pain that radiates down the entire length of my finger all the way to the nail.
The next day my knuckle swelled and there was a bruise at the base of my index finger. I didn;t think it was broken because i could move it. However, since then, I have knocked in a few occassions and then have pain for a few days. The knuckle is still a little swollen and I also get pain along the finger. Any advice?
As it got worse we noticed the pad on her hand next to the index finger was swelling with a lot of pain to the touch. We talked to another ortho doc and he said it was carpel tunnel, or trigger finger and wants to inject steroids. He did xrays and the bumps did not show so he ignored them and no other testing was done. Do you agree with this or is there any other testing you'd recommend. I'm worried that this Tx. would agrivate an infection.
On my left hand, my index finger is longer than my middle finger, my ring finger is shorter than my middle finger. On my left had, my middle finger is shorter than both other fingers (ring & middle). It's nver caused any problems but I've always wondered why my Mom & I had it.
Because it was hurting worse, I looked at it again lump and the knuckle at the base of my index finger was was about three to four times the size of the other and it was hard and painful to the touch. I again saw my doctor and he said it was probably joint capsule inflamation and a steroid shot would most likely fix it and referred me. When I saw the hand surgeon, he concurred but said he wanted to get me an MRI, "just in case".
Hi, I have an issue with my left index finger knuckle. Basically I get pain in the middle of the knuckle and its sti to move. I also have noticed that the top of the joint is loose and the knuckle looks split when raising it up. Any ideas what might be wrong with it? Had this for a couple of years.
I lacerated the tendon between my fingernail and knuckle on my left index finger about 4 years ago.(on the top of the finger). I had surgery to repair the tendon and then had to have the internal sutures removed about 6 months later because they used a thicker suture and they kept poking through the skin. Since then my finger has a clicking sound when I bend it but as of lately it is very painful all the time and the pain shoots up my arm at times.
I have a lump on my right index finger that i just noticed within the last week. Its between the nail and the first knuckle. I havent noticed any pain, as of yet, and when you squeeze it it feels like just a hard lump with no liquid. What can it possibly be?
I am 33 and in very good health. The 1st knuckle on my index finger is pretty swollen, stiff and has a fair amount of pain when I bend or touch it. I have already been to urgent care, and was told it was not infected due to no heat or redness. I was given Ibuprofen and a splint, told to follow up tomorrow if no improvement. They sugest bloodwork to test for uric acid or arthritis. he said possibly gout, but that is usually more painful.
A month ago while baking a cake, I noticed a small pain on my middle finger near my knuckle and saw a blister the size of a pinhead. I assumed my now-sensitive skin had reacted to the heat of the oven. It healed and went away. Yesterday, I noticed the same blister. I even popped it to make sure it was a blister, not a wart or growth of some kind. I kept poking at it and I think I irritated it. It hurt to press on.
about 6 months ago i started to experience pain in my right hand around the middle knuckle- but more the area between the pointer and middle finger from the base of the finger to the middle of the top of my hand. its often swollen and i noticed a bruise on the top of my hand in that area today. i had an xray when the pain started and they saw nothing.
It's a gamble with too high a risk and too little benefit. I have a friend who cut her index finger with a kitchen knife while preparing food. She cleaned it well, used antibiltic ointment, and closed it with butterflies. She was worried about possible scarring so put a splint on to keep the finger from bending and re-opening the cut. She didn't call or go to the doctor. Within a few weeks she had been to her primary doc and been sent immediately to the ortho surgeon.
For the last couple of nights, I have awakened in the middle of the night with pain in my left index finger, on the inside of the finger, between the knuckle and the joint immediately above it. Today, for the first time, I am feeling on and off "twinges" of pain during the day. I am not feeling any pain anywhere else. I did have a severe sprain of my left thumb back in 1982 but am not feeling pain in that area. I have never had an injury to my left index finger.
I can't put pressure on my left index finger, alot of pain especially in between the knuckle from my hand to middle of index finger....I also noticed a lump recently in the middle of my palm which does affect the index finger when pressed on...
well i had a soccer game and a girl stepped on my right index knuckle and that was about 2 weeks ago, they was never any bruises but there was a little bit of swelling, but it hurts when i write or when i grab something with that finger and it hurts when i move it, what did i do.
Could there be a cyst under the vein or an aneurysm? It is on my lefthand index finger between the knuckle and first joint. I am a 65-year-old woman and did not injure the site.
I lost half my middle and behind the nail before the first knuckle on my index finger. Happened the 27th of last month. At the er I was prescribed oxycodone 5's. After those were done I was given vicodin 5's. I told the doctor they weren't really working, and at the time he said tough it out until surgery. I had surgery today and went to the pharmacy they told me to and I was given more Vicodin 5's. Was told one every four hours.
My left thumb tip is the worst with a long cycle of very tough, thick skin developing into an air bubble that then peels down to my knuckle. My left index finger also peels but does not develop the tough skin that my thumb does. I am left handed so it seemed like it could have been something that I am grasping with those fingers? Last month I had some very light peeling on other fingers too though it never hit my pinkies.
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