Discussions By Condition

Do you have a Hand conditions question or want to share advice?

138 Discussions in Hand conditions:

Browse Discussions by Keyword

Discussions Happening Now:

  • Trying to figure out why my hands go numb in the morning and sometimes throughout the day?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions June 23, 2016 02:14 PM

    I read a lot of posts here about waking up with numbness in hands/arms, but I am wondering if there are any remedies?

  • Severe nail bed pain in left thumb for past 10 years please help.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions March 25, 2016 09:31 PM

    I have a similar symptom; I don't know if it is exactly the same or a different problem with similar symptom.The pain started at least 22 years ago---don't remember the first time it started to bother me. I only remember that on the lower left side of my thumb there was pain. I went to a doctor and...

  • Injury to pinky, numbness and a lump inside above base joint

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions November 23, 2015 07:04 PM

    Slammed my pinky finger in a door, it was immobile for few days, then numbness set in, and a lump formed inside above base joint. Could this be something serious? Am a drummer and also play guitar. Cannot afford to have permanent damage. Please advise.

  • Rash like postule son palms feet calves and forearms. Very itchy. Blistering st bottom of toes

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions June 29, 2015 09:07 PM

    Started a few months ago. Various mess and cream no help. Can't get to dermatologist until August 28. Postule scare hard but pimple type. When scratched open does bleed

  • Numbness on fingers

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions June 8, 2015 10:19 PM

    I have numbness on my right fingers. It feels worse when the weather is cold. Anybody has the same issue? Thanks!

  • Shaky fingers

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions October 14, 2014 06:35 PM

    I've got shaky hands. I can't stretch out my fingers without them trembling/vibrating 2mm either side. The condition worsens after doing exercise or heavy work like vacuuming the whole house. Under normal conditions, it's not a major problem. But I'm unable to keep my hands stable when I need to...

  • swelling fingers burning, glass, razor like cant move pain 24/7 VA no help. going on 3 years help ty

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions September 16, 2014 03:38 PM

    for years this just keeps getting worst, I cannot bend or straighten out the pain keeps me up all night, I get no help from the VA is this ligament or nerve maybe tendons. the pain feels like razor cuts along the fingers and like glass cut up and rubbed into my fingers always swelling making it...

  • there was false alarm that salt/water helps protect against ebola, now have hotnes of the palm. 33yr

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions August 20, 2014 06:22 PM

    there was false alarm that water/salt solution protects against ebola. I ignorantly had once, and now have hotness of the palm. Immediately after drinking though, I started taking lots of water till date, and I guess this explains why I urinate a lot. I went to a pharmacist, and was given...

  • Numb areas of hand

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions August 11, 2014 08:34 PM

    Hi I accidentally stabbed my hand with a steak knife while trying to scratch initials into one of my kids toys in the height of frustration. Long story. The area below my middle finger is numb and also an area up my arm to my elbow and on the back of my hand. I can move my fingers although it...

  • I am having hand cramps that distort/lock up my fingers with pain.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions July 7, 2014 08:01 PM

    I've been on 40 mg/day of Prednesone for almost five weeks because of asthma and am finally in the tapering-off phase. Are my cramps from the meds or lack of proper electrolytes? I was having the cramping in my legs but those have diminished. I've been supplementing potassium and magnesium, but...

  • swollen hands

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions April 28, 2014 11:06 PM

    my husband has type 1 diabetes he was also diagnosed with a very rare disease called morvan syndrome but hes having swelling in his hands he can hardly move them he holds an ice pack all the time doctors are confused and dont think it has anything to do with either disease he does have neuropathy...

  • Complications of Crohn’s Disease

    Recognize the risks associated with Crohn’s disease.

    8 Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

    Did you know that one in six US adults has high cholesterol?

  • I have fingers that are cracking and splitting. They are red almost down to the knuckles. psinfull

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions April 7, 2014 06:55 PM

    It's almost like paper cuts. Hurts to touch everything. I have been given many prescriptions to try. They don't work. I go to bed every night with my hand lathered with (lotions, RXs , Vaseline , you name it). I am an artist and it is very painful. My fingertips are very hard. I get cracks at...

  • sever itching, shooting intermittent pain, small bumps, anyone know anything to help?

    caveangel47 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions November 8, 2013 11:46 AM

    i hope someone here can help. ive tried other sites and im not getting anywhere. as far as i know, im a very healthy 55 y.o. female.i was told i had psoriasis about two years ago but i still dont believe that was a correct diagnosis. it looked nothing like any psoriasis ive ever seen. another...

  • Wrist/thumb pain

    thegameksk 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions October 29, 2013 03:11 PM

    Hi. I just underwent a debridment of my wrist for previous tfcc tear. I had the surgery on oct 8th. The dr told me to start stretching and doing strength exercises. I did some yesterday and today the joint is slightly swollen and the pain I had before the surgery is now back. What should I do?...

  • My hurt hands

    hurtfulhands 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions July 10, 2013 10:56 PM

    Both my hands get cramps that last 5 to 10 minutes at a time it can happen all of a sudden without warning, day or night when I am either sitting or standing. Anyone have any ideas how to cope with this?,and make my hands feel better. I went to see a bone doctor about it thinking I had arthritis...

  • Hand issues

    Grundy125 1 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions December 28, 2012 05:07 AM

    Alright, so as it says in the topic, I am having some odd hand conditions. I don't have any health insurance, so I was wondering if anyone else has had these kind of symptoms also.Oozing puss filled Lumps under my skin that can be popped or squeezed openSkin that cracks open when not...

  • Puss filled lumps, scaly skin, dry skin that splits open

    Grundy125 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions December 28, 2012 05:03 AM

    Alright, so as it says in the topic, I am having some odd hand conditions. I don't have any health insurance, so I was wondering if anyone else has had these kind of symptoms also.Oozing puss filled Lumps under my skin that can be popped or squeezed openSkin that cracks open when not...

  • Puss filled lumps, scaly skin, dry skin that splits open

    Grundy125 1 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions December 28, 2012 05:00 AM

    Alright, so as it says in the topic, I am having some odd hand conditions. I don't have any health insurance, so I was wondering if anyone else has had these kind of symptoms also.Oozing puss filled Lumps under my skin that can be popped or squeezed openSkin that cracks open when not...

  • Trauma in larynx, and root of the mouth. One error and terrible life after

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions March 23, 2012 05:07 PM

    Right after panendoscopy under general anesthesia my sister got trauma with serious problem in the mouth, jaw, ears, roof of the mouth, trachea, neck, lungs, and now problem with muscles, all joints, stomach, digesting system, uteris. Her left side damaged more, since trauma happened on that...

  • Hand Pain, any help/advice appreciated

    Mpadgett629 0 Replies
    Posted in: Hand conditions December 16, 2011 05:11 AM

    Last year I woke up and my left elbow was swollen the size of a grapefruit. Found out it was just bursitis, but it is the first time anything like this has ever happened to me. I was hospitalized because they initially thought it was a blood infection. Hence, I hate going to the doctor when they...