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Swollen Fingers by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:37pm 3 Comments I’m sure this is a very easy diagnosis for some of you…. your thoughts are gratefully received Over the last week or so I’ve noticed some of my fingers swell up* (particularly over the knuckle), as well as hard bone like growths appear which make the finger look ‘wonky’ or bent. There is also some itchy heat to accompany this. *This ha ... Read on »
Jammed Finger by Jess Posted Wed 29 Feb 2012 8:05am Jammed my finger yesterday at volleyball trying to jump and hit a ball that was over my head. Turns out I jumped just high enough to jam my finger into the bottom of the ball. Check out that swelling Now I have a beautifully swollen finger that hurts to bend. I haven't had one of these bad boys since my middle school basketba ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Ring removal from a finger by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 May 2011 12:00am A patient presents with a swollen finger after falling and fracturing it. The patient is more distraught by the fact that she can't get the ring off her finger. She implores you not to cut the ring off. There are textbook chapters written about tightly wrapping the digit with string from distal-to-proximal and sliding the string un ... Read on »
Today’s Medical Lesson — Sausage Fingers by Jeff W. Medical Student Posted Thu 21 Jul 2011 9:55pm In my continuing quest to prepare for Step 2 CK in just over a week, I have been going over practice questions. Here’s something I reviewed today — a condition called Psoriatic Arthritis. Here’s is a picture depicting classic symptoms of the disease: Classic symptoms include: morning stiffness deformed joints na ... Read on »
Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 4:14am Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD Jim is a 46 year old retired New York policeman who uses power tools to repair his house. His problem is chronic pain at the base of the thumb and wrist. The pain worsens with use of the hand, makin ... Read on »
Are you allergic to your favorite food? by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jan 2014 8:38am There's not ONE answer for everybody, but there are some general things that seem to work for most lupus patients.</p> <p>And for everyone:</p> <p>eat real food, plenty of plants, drink water between meals.</p> <p></p> <p>I read that 100% of lupus patients have food allergies.</p> <p>Allergies create antibodies. Lupus is marked by antibodies.</ ... Read on »
Health Headlines - December 5 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Modified Atkins Diet Reduces Epileptic Seizures A modified form of the Atkins diet reduced epileptic seizures in children, according to a small study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. The study found that two thirds of the children benefited from being put on this diet, which included fewer carbohydrates than the standar ... Read on »
Pain in the fingers – the most common causes, treatment and prevention suggestions by rita359 Posted Fri 02 Nov 2012 9:23pm Are you suffering from pain in the fingers? When the pain lasts for just a couple of days, and goes away, it’s probably because you’ve simply injured yourself.  Trauma to the joints, muscles or nerves of your fingers may result from simple things such as: extensive use of an uncomfortable keyboard, any repetitive action done with the particular ... Read on »
One Armed Blogette by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 2:51pm your one armed blogette day 5 i am doing well all the emails, calls and comments are ever so appreciated typing is exhausting soft full arm cast - swollen fingers ouch --- the iv site that didn't work so well needle marks for the nerve block i found this fascinating Read on »
Q&A Session at by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sat 03 Sep 2011 3:06pm Numb hands swollen fingers and feet Read on »