... You should not be applying any pressure to your thumb, nor index finger until your splint finally comes off. ... (13 replies)
... in. Now, just when I learn to deal with this issue, it is beginning to happen with the left hand and I am almost positive I can see the knuckle on my left index finger changing shape in the past week. ... (0 replies)
... or is the pain and itching all the time? ... (4 replies)
... do a trial drive around the local area, getting the feel of the cast on the steering wheel. I can grip it with my fingers, and found that I was wrapping my index finger under the wheel at times for a bit better grip. ... (4 replies)
... still can't write yet because I can't grip a pen. So it's slow going for sure, my biggest accomplishment so far has been being able to touch my thumb to my index finger lol. But I am sticking with it. I'd say my biggest complaint right now is the stiffness and the weird burning, numbness, and hypersensitivity. ... (2 replies)
... arm. It bothered me all night, and this morning, it felt like the stockinette cast liner was stuck to the skin and was wet. I put some Neosporin ointment on my finger and slid it into the cast, figuring the ointment would prevent the liner from sticking. ... (2 replies)
... a little messy but worth it. I also took off a bit by the knuckle of my index finger because I have arthritis there and the pressure got painful after a few days. ... (27 replies)
... Glad to hear you've got a good start. Hope you improve each day!!
Janet (90 replies)
... doing well here 8 days after surgery. had one glitch, and thought it was the medicine. unrelenting pain, itching all over, totally out of it. they had my husband get a prescription for oxycontin and had him loosen the wrap on my arm. ... (90 replies)
... tnf drugs soon, so hopefully things may improve. My legs and feet and arms are hurting at moment, my scalp is itching and they have given me a steroid jab to keep me ok to see my mum through her radiotherapy as she has cancer and is having radioth for 5 weeks. ... (20 replies)
... pain went away in 3 days, i believe it was a pinched nerve. thanks for the help anyway.
i mainly just iced it and let it rest
what was weird though, was when i was running and playing soccer, i didnt feel the pains. but its all gone (4 replies)
... A week ago I started to have similar symptoms in my hands and feet. I also had swelling in these parts and I believe a rash on my feet that went up to about mid calf. Throughout the week my joint pain jumped from joint to joint but it always affected the joints symmetrically. The pain, rash and swelling in my feet went away after about a day. The pain other joints (knees,... (4 replies)
... my brother says it just might be a pinched nerve
can anyone help at all though?
any insight would be nice (4 replies)
... i'm 16, im active in sports, i take care of myself. i felt a burning feeling on my right hand. it was mostly near the fingers. they were a little itchy too, so was my wrist and elbow. im not too sure what this is. isnt it too young for arthritis? can anyone tell me what this is, or move it to a forum that would know? (4 replies)
... Incidentally I also get terrible itching only on my legs, nothing works and after several years I've tried just about everything. ... (4 replies)
... as soon as I notice it. The first time it happened on a finger with a ring, I was almost forced to have them cut off the swelling was so bad and continued up the back of my hand into my wrist. ... (4 replies)
... that occur naturally in the body. Coal tar has been used for centuries to treat the scaling, inflammation and itching of psoriasis. You may need to experiment with numerous therapies before you find the treatment that works well for you. ... (1 replies)