... I've been off work now for 3 weeks, but I am going back on Thursday. We will see how that goes lol. As for driving, I didn't drive at all for the first 2 weeks. Mostly because I was taking the percocets and I didn't think it was safe to drive drugged up. ... (13 replies)
... oking. And I've got some bruising too. I have to keep it super elevated, like even above my head elevated because I feel it if I don't. So sleeping even with the pain meds is hard. ... (47 replies)
... ll get better each day. Keep icing and elevating. Rest, rest, rest. I just know that you will sleep better tonight. My doc said that I could double up on the pain pills at night to get comfy. So that's what I did. ... (47 replies)
... was coming from my using the canes and gripping so tightly....or that I injured something from using my hands so much to get out of bed, chairs, etc. I had such pain in the mornings that I couldn't even lift the tea kettle to pour water or hold anything with any substantial weight to it. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, my name is Juliah and I'm new here. For the past 6 weeks or so, I've had severe finger pain during the night and for hours after I wake up in the morning. It is in all fingers on both hands. My pinkie fingers kind of lock up when I bend them. ... (2 replies)
... I hope you are more comfortable. Pain is a horror. ... (53 replies)
... nd as well as I move into PT and using it bit by bit. And my cast is perfectly comfortable with a divot out the thumb and one out to let the knuckle of my index finger have more room. It looks like quite a sight! ... (53 replies)
... Ginger hi,
I will be a granny after 20th July, this year & am looking forward to this little bundle of joy so much.
Sorry to read that you lost your Mom & both your in-laws to the dreaded cancer disease.
It sounds like you are making headway with your PT & I am pleased the desensitivation therapy is helping your hand.
Enjoy your grandkids & have a great Mother's... (90 replies)
... Let's keep plugging away at this recovery! ... (90 replies)
... y disease and can be so devasting. We had my husbands Dad move in with us while he was being treated and we cared for him until he had to be in the hospital for pain management. ... (90 replies)
... I've had a sharp pain in the distal phalange of my right middle finger. It only occurs at night when I'm sleeping and it's painful enough to wake me up. It's been happening for approx. two weeks now, only at night and each episode lasts approx. ... (0 replies)
... First of all, thank you for reading. I was in such pain last night and this morning I finally signed up to this forum because I need help. ... (1 replies)
... Within the last 3 months I have been experiencing lower back pain, hip pain and burning pain in my left buttock. Now my left wrist is swollen and painful, along with the middle finger of my right hand swelling and becoming immobile. ... (2 replies)
... About 10 years ago I was diagnosed with "trigger" finger by an orthopedic hand specialist who gave me a cortizone injection into the finger. It was very painful, but only lasted a matter of seconds. ... (5 replies)
... or "dumb" periodically. After being numb for a few minutes at at time, I would then get a "burning" type feeling in my fingers that felt like I had placed my hands on a hot stove. ... (1 replies)
... have a few questions to ask. I am 34, and I swear I feel like I am falling apart. I am not, and have never been a complainer, but I have had the most incredible pain and numbness in my hands and finger tips for about eight years now. It started out just a little pain, but it has gotten so much worse over the years. ... (1 replies)
... I was for a few days. then all symptoms came back. I was given oral antibiotics for 2 weeks and the UTI and testicle pain went away but my penis became swollen at the tip and very sore. i also got tons of weird acne and marks on my thighs, butt, and genital area. my jonys began to hurt and my eyes became blood shot. ... (5 replies)
... I'm 43 male, athletic, and until recently in perfect health. I noticed some joint tenderness in my right middle finger end joint in Feb 01. By June I had morning swelling and stiffness in my thumbs and wrists. ... (0 replies)
... I am a 25 yo white female. The only history I knew I had when symptoms started was Psoriasis of the nails that started at age 17 and little patches on the elbows and knees. I realized the nails were getting worse around age 22 in 2008. ... (0 replies)
... will you be spending the night in the hospital after the surgery? ... (90 replies)