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Finger pain due to excessive typing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi there
User :   i'm a software professional and is feeling pain in a finger in my left hand
User :   it's the finger next to thumb and i use it while typing through keyboard
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How long have you got this
User :   could u pls tell if its normal or something serious
User :   for past 3-4 days
Doctor :   How is the pain
Doctor :   quality
User :   when i use finger to press key its more otherwise its a nagging pain sort of pinching
Doctor :   Do you have any other problems
Doctor :   i mean quality pain in shoulder wrist or elbow or nec
User :   no otherwise i'm in gud health
User :   yaa .. when i'm very tired i get pain in my shoulders
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How long you have been in the industry
User :   thts generally happens after a long day at work or if I have walked a lot on a day
User :   i'm in industry for last 2 yrs now
Doctor :   are you hurt
Doctor :   on it
Doctor :   in recent times over the finger
User :   no recallable injury as such
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any medications
User :   no medications
Doctor :   What do you think the cause could be
User :   i thought that you may tell me .. as a wild guess it may be frequent of finger for typing at keyboard
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Listening to your history
Doctor :   I feel the same
Doctor :   you got to follow some ways to follow to prevent these in future
Doctor :   They are called Work Ergonomics in the computer work station
Doctor :   For now you can take Ibugesic plus tablet
Doctor :   There are few exercisese demonstrated in this link for the finger injuries in the computer work
Doctor :   You can follow them and do them at the desk while working in front of it
Doctor :   they are quite beneficial
User :   ok .. thanks for information
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