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Hand or finger stiffness or tightness

Hand or finger stiffness or tightness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of hand or finger stiffness or tightness are trigger finger (finger disorder), osteoarthritis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Other possible causes, such as bruise, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with hand or finger stiffness or tightness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, physical therapy exercises, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), occupational therapy assessment, other therapeutic procedures on muscles and tendons and other non-or therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with hand or finger stiffness or tightness include triamcinolone topical product, botulinum toxin type a (botox), hydrochlorothiazide / olmesartan, cortisone, metolazone, chondroitin-glucosamine, etodolac, calcium carbonate / simethicone, paromomycin, colistin/hc/neomycin/thonzonium otic, sibutramine (meridia), peginterferon alfa-2b (sylatron) and ribavirin .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for hand or finger stiffness or tightness include age 45-59 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.2x
1-4 years
0.2x
5-14 years
0.6x
15-29 years
0.6x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.6x
60-74 years
1.3x
75+ years
1.0x

Sex

Male
1.2x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
1.3x
White
1.0x
Other
1.1x
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