Fingertips Pain

Finger pain can be caused due to various medical conditions, and it may also indicate a heart attack. Arthritis, cartilage breakdown, carpal tunnel syndrome, trauma, recreational activities, compartment syndrome, mallet fingers, Skier's thumb, etc., are the causes of pain in the fingers.

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Query: Hi doctor, I have hand trembling intermittently. I have trembling occasionally in my lips, shoulder, leg, and thigh. It takes a few seconds to feel heat or cold especially at the bottom of the feet. When I stand up from an inclined sitting position, I have mini-episodes of blackouts. My lower back ...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether you take caffeinated drinks or alcohol. Please mention whether you experience sleepless nights. Please mention whether you have diarrhea or malabsorption syndrome. Your condition needs a thorough physical examination. It can occur due to panic att...  Read Full »

Why are fingertips extremely painful, especially while lying down and in cold weather conditions?

Query: Hi doctor, My fingertips feel like there are broken glasses in them, and it is getting worse. When I lay down, it is extremely painful, and if the weather is cold, it becomes unbearable. I work in construction, so this makes it impossible to work.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand how worrisome this situation is for you. It seems the blood vessels in your fingertips are not working well. Due to lack of blood supply, it is painful. Small nerve endings in fingertips may also get involved, making it worse. Please consult your primary...  Read Full »

How to get rid of pain in the fingers, palm, and wrist after working on the laptop from home?

Query: Hi doctor, Now, I am working from home for eight to ten hours a day. Before six days, my laptop got backed up. For the next three days, I was working with an external keyboard and mouse by sitting on the bed instead of using my table and chair. Though I had some strain and discomfort, I continued...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention the exact location of pain. Please mention whether you have pain in your wrist or elbow or shoulder joint. Please mention whether you have hypothyroidism or diabetes. You have possible causes of neuropraxia, carpal tunnel syndrome, hypocalcemia, hypok...  Read Full »

Are left-sided chest pain and middle finger tip pain symptoms of heart problem?

Query: Hello doctor, When I touch the tip of my middle finger I feel pain there as well as on the left side of my chest. It just started yesterday. Is this a sign of a heart problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your pain, please do not be worried. You will be fine. It is not a definite sign of heart disease. There are arthritis, angina, etc. Do you have a history of heart diseases in your family? Do you experience shortness of breath? Have you expe...  Read Full »

Why is there a sharp and shooting pain in finger?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a sharp, shooting pain in my middle finger. It is uninjured and there is no swelling, bruising, or discoloration. The pain is not constant. It comes when I press on something with that finger (it is my right middle finger), when I grip something at an uneven angle, and whe...  Read Full »


Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a few possibilities based on your symptoms. 1. Sensory neuralgia- Due to diabetes. This is weakening of nerves due to diabetic neuropathy. 2. Sensory neuralgia due to cervical spondylosis- The nerves (electrical wires) to hand start from the spinal cord i...  Read Full »

I have pain in all my fingers. Kindly give your opinion.

Query: Hello doctor, About a month ago, all of a sudden, I noticed pain in nearly all my fingers. It started primarily with the middle finger on the left hand. There was an immediate major stabbing pain for no reason at various times during the day. Sometimes wakes me at night. All fingers bother me now, ...  Read Full »


Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I analyzed the symptoms which you had provided to me. From your lucid description, it looks like a tendinopathy or nerve pain. I am not favoring an arthritis problem as there is no swelling over the joints or anxiety. Do you have fever, neck pain, sausage-shaped fing...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for poor blood circulation present in fingers?

Query: Hi doctor, I have poor blood circulation, and my hands are affected. My finger is swollen, and it hurts me a lot. I have tried using hot water over it, and it has not helped me. What can I do now? I am taking Daflon. But it has not helped me. I have attached my picture. Please see the images of the...  Read Full »


Dr. Mukherjee, Koushik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please say about the duration of the swelling present in the finger. If the finger swelling is present for a few days, it can occur due to an infectious cause. If the finger swelling an...  Read Full »

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