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Pins and needles sensation in hand, can't straighten little finger, only advised pain killers. Any cure ?

hi im having a really bad time with my hand im in pain most of the time i have pins and needles constantly the pain wakes me up an most mornings i cant straighten my little finger i have to do it with my other hand iv been my doctors an he jus gave me pain killers its been going on for monthes now im 32 an i wrk in a kithchen
Asked On : Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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Based on your symptoms you are suffering from tenosynovitis of little finger It is the localized inflammation of tendon and its sheath .This makes painful movement of little finger Also called as trigger finger because of pain clicking felt on straightening finger.Treatment depends on etiology of it.It is common in gardeners.diabetic patient , hypothyroidism and rheumatoid arthritis .Treatment consist of NSAIDS (pain killers), antibiotics if associated infection, some cases steroids also tried.Trigger splints also available to support your fingers.Pins and needle sensation is due to the small sensory nerve fibres which are affected because of inflammaton in tendons.For this you require neuralgic drugs like pregabalin, gabapentin and nerve regenerating medicines.Rheumatologist and neurologist can sort your problem
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