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Gestetional diabetes and soresness in the hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello.
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I have gestational diabetes and recently my fingers have become stiff and sore and my right arm gets tingly and numb.
Doctor :  
User :   My doctor office is closed and I want to wait if its not serious, so I was wanting to know if I should go to the ER?
Doctor :   where is the soreness in the wrist?

User :   It's not in the wrist; it's at the base of my thumb and in the joints of my fingers.
Doctor :  
is there any swelling?
User :   A little
Doctor :   do the soreness there in little finger and ring finger also ?
User :   Mostly just the ring finger; not so much the little one.
Doctor :  
you can wait and show it to your regular doctor
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
you can apply hot fomentation and little massage to the painful region
Doctor :  
and rest the hand

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