... Osemom, hi,
Try placing the ice pack on your cast when you feel that itching, which is as you say, a healing process. Straighten out your fingers extra slowly. You can also gently massage your fingers as they do get stiff.
Agreed, the strong pain killers also made me "loopy" I stopped taking them after 4 days & only took the equivalent of tylenol.
I hope the days pass... (16 replies)
... Hi RedBird51. Thanks for the icing machine information. I am using ice bags that can be frozen in the freezer. This has been working well. I had my sutures out last Thursday. I now have a light blue cast. This was my grandsons choice. Now I am getting spasms in the ligament which was repositioned. ... (16 replies)
... d me if i developed swelling when pain starts l find it hard to move what ever joint is affected it locks sort of l had to go back and l think ive put off enough my knees swell that much 1 of them looks deformed!!!! ... (3 replies)
... its possible you have reactive arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Is there any swelling, redness, or do you knuckles feel hot? ... (3 replies)
... Just moved to Florida from the northern part of the country 4 weeks ago and two weeks ago I noticed pain in my left ring finger at the bend joint. ... (3 replies)
... I have pain in my knuckles and the joints on my hands. Hurts when I try to twist open a bottle,etc. What can I take over the counter to relieve the pain. I type every day at work. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, good morning. I am 54 yrs old and recently I have been experiencing dull pain and stiffness in my knuckles of both hands. I have rubbing Franch oil on them as it is mentioned to relieve painful joints but without much success. ... (1 replies)
... If you are still on this site, I wanted to share with you that at age 25, I moved from Arizona to Michigan and my left knee blew up like a softball. I had an MRI that showed nothing. I had the knee surgically scoped, still nothing. ... (5 replies)
... Can't think of a injury, my hand hurts mostly after rising in the morning to the point where I rub them because of the nagging feeling. They are under the covers so they're warm. ... (3 replies)
... Hello. For the past few months I've suffered severe joint pain in my fingers and toes. Every morning I wake up with severe pain in my knuckles and at the base of my toes. I'm only 26! ... (5 replies)
... No I don't have RSD. She is not sure why my healing is so slow but it may be I didn't get enough PT before I left for vacation. I wasn't quite ready for strengthening when I left. ... (238 replies)
... I have not yet been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis but I am in the process of seeing doctors to try and either rule it out or get to the bottom of what's been going on with me. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed by my first Rheumie as having lupus but my current rheumie is not sure because I really did not meet enough of the criteria. She has taken a wait and see approach. ... (5 replies)
... What is everyone doing for the pain in their hands? ... (0 replies)
... only on a couple of fingers. It started with my middle finger on my right hand, then a few months later it started in on my index finger on my left hand too. It's the worst first thing when I wake up in the morning. ... (3 replies)
... No one but your Doctor can tell you if you have Arthritis, sweetie. You need to go to your Doctor for a physical.
Yes, you are really young but arthritis affects all ages.
Go see your Doctor.
AnitaP. (2 replies)
... About two days ago I have had pain in the back of my foot that does not allow me to walk easily, pain in my knuckles and swelling of hands and feet. It has gotten better, but still lingers. It is mostly in the back of my feet, hands and knees. ... (2 replies)
... I haven't been diagnosed with arthritis but I've been having the same pain feeling in my fingers and a dull ache in my wrist as well. I also have pain around my knuckles. I'm going to be going to the doctor soon to see what it may be. ... (5 replies)
... I have been lurking here and trying not to ask questions until I get a firm diagnosis but my Rheumetologist appointment isnt until March and the suspense is killing me. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I have a couple of questions. Is arthritis pain a steady pain or can it be transient? ... (4 replies)