Location

Consult City's Top Doctors, The Minute You Need To

Your First consultation is
Free!

92
Orthopedicians

17123
Cases done
by Orthopedicians

29
Hospitals

Most common causes of pain in your hand

About


A pain in the left thumb and index finger that may be mild or severe depending upon the cause.


In a recent US Department of Labor study, of all injuries reported, injuries to fingers and hands accounted for more than 23%.[1]


- Laboratory tests or imagings are required.
- Short-term:: Resolves within days or weeks.
- Self-treatable but may require professional intervention.


Pain in the finger usually stem from inflammation, nerve damage, repetitive motion injuries, sprains, and fractures are one of the several chronic conditions.


Symptoms


- A sharp or dull ache in joints of your fingers and nearby areas.
- Swelling, stiffness, or difficulty moving your fingers.


Treatment


Self-care:
A traumatic injury that may cause fracture or sprains, which can be managed by taking adequate rest and physical/occupational therapy.


Medication:


- De Quervains tendonitis: It causes swelling near your thumb because of irritation or inflammation of tendons near the base of your wrist. Treatment involves using a splint, anti-inflammatory medicines and cortisone shots.
- Carpal tunnel syndrome is characterized by a sharp pain in your thumb, index finger, and middle finger along with numbness, tingling, and weakness because of constriction. Treated using a splint to provide rest, anti-inflammatory drugs, and steroids.
- Arthritis symptoms include swelling, stiffness, changes in thumb joints, inflammation in your joints, and presence of cysts. Medications, anesthetics, steroids, and surgical intervention help to relieve the symptoms.
- Trigger finger is present when your fingers and thumbs lock themselves in a bent position and exuberates sharp pain. The following methods are generally used which include NSAIDs, injecting steroids, and surgery.


Specialists:
Pain in your fingers may be a sign of mild symptom or a chronic disorder. At mfine, we provide a holistic approach to healthcare, to provide you with the best advice for all your medical issues.

Other Specialities

Give a missed call to 08061914343 to Download the App