... The stiffness & numbness you are experiencing will go, you can be sure of that.
It does take time, so dont worry too much about it.
For the stiffness, you can place your entire hand in a large bowel of hot as you can take, water & gently wiggle your fingers, rotate your wrist, leaving your hand to soak for up to 10 minutes. Remove your hand, dry it & cream it liberally as it... (5 replies)
... Hello Lady B
Have you seen a hand specialist? I know you mentioned that you don't have insurance which totally sucks. I would recommend specifically seeing an orthopedic hand specialist. Your problems may be tendon/nerve based, and there a number of things that can be done to make you feel better. I know. I have had 7 hand/wrist/finger surgeries over the last 18 yrs -... (8 replies)
... Unfortunately, it weakened my back and neck. I almost had emergency surgery. It has been only recently that I figured out my neck and back pain was due to the Enbrel. WHAT A BUMMER! So I'm back to RheumaShield. It's great, just not covered on my insurance. ... (8 replies)
... in 1 month ago and it was still high. I am now having to come in for blood pressure tests 2x's a week for the next 2 weeks. She said she will look more into the pain I am having after finding out if I need blood pressure meds. ... (8 replies)
... authorization to take Celebrex and took one tonight. It's too soon to know if it will relieve my pain though. ... (8 replies)
... Hi. I have pain in the same areas that you do. I've been taking Advil and icing my hand and wrist. ... (8 replies)
... wrists. My doctor checked me for RA but my levels came back just far enough off to have her say I did not have it. I took over the counter meds to help with the pain and they worked and used braces. Told to retest in one year. ... (8 replies)
... lately, I have had pain and swelling that comes and goes in my Big toe Joint and my right hand index finger. ... (4 replies)
... Hey there, I just wanted to add that I have not been diagnosed with anything yet, but I am sure I have RA. I too was low in potassium! I was also diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease, low B12, low folic acid and low D. I'm taking vitamins now and am hoping I feel better soon. I see a rhumey Dr. June 9. I think all of this is related somehow, and I thought I was pretty... (8 replies)
... My Drs. never seem to have samples of anything. It's very frustrating. I hope your Dr. will have plenty for you. Good luck & post again after you see your Dr. (8 replies)
... I tried one of those wax machines and the heat was too much for me. I wished so much it would work though. Tired of sitting in the bath to feel better. Pretty soon I will look like a prune 24/7!
I see the doctor on Friday and will ask her what she thinks. Since I am on meds for depression I need to be careful and see what she says.
Happy to hear they finally allowed... (8 replies)
... I've been having bad pain in my left wrist, hand and fingers, especially my thumb. I'm left handed and am unable to write, open bottles, jars, etc. ... (0 replies)
... th numbness and tingling in fourth and fifth toes, fourth and fifth fingers, and tingling feeling in left leg, like a chill. next day it turned to pain, and the pain progressed from little areas to big ones. ... (37 replies)
... Is the finger curled inward? ... (6 replies)
... Today i was bending my fingers one by one towards my wrist as a guitar exercise, everything was fine until i did so with my fingers on my right hand.. ... (1 replies)
... There is a place on the back of the hand where all the finger tendons come together, just below the wrist and that is where it hurts the most. But that stiffness is the tendons not wanting to stretch and the pain is the tendons stretching and getting more inflamed. ... (7 replies)
... Hi... I just had a CMC arthroplasty with a fusion of 2 bones in my wrist... The pain has subsided greatly.. I am just having to get use to not being able to move my wrist like before.. ... (2 replies)
... About a week ago I started having pain in my right calf muscle not due to any injury and seemed very spontaneous. Over the course of the week the pain has speed to right elbow joint, right wrist, right finger joints and right ankle. ... (1 replies)
... You have both hand knuckles and finger knuckles....which ones hurt...hand or finger or both? ... (5 replies)
... Ok, I have been having back, wrist, finger, foot and ankle pain that includes swelling of these areas. I have been going to multiple doctors for this since '08. ... (1 replies)