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Fingers bent off computer use?

I noticed this a year or two ago, that my fingers primarily on the hand I use the mouse with, naturally rest in the position as if they were still holding a mouse or bent to type, my knuckles are also larger then before, they have been like this since.

here are some photographs of the hand I use for the mouse which is the worst. sorry for the poor lighting btw i have eczema/dermatitis on my hands so that's why they are reddish.

My fingers do function somewhat normally I can bend them fully closed and open, but my ringer finger requires more effort to straighten out fully.

so yeah I'm basically wondering what it is, and why it has happened.


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also this photograph shows better how the fingers go when i gently open my hand until i feel resistance.

http://i.imgur.com/VqbUrKc.png
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351246 tn?1379682132
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Hi!
I am sorry to hear about your medical problems. Part of your problem can be due to eczema and dermatitis causing soft tissue swelling. Regularly exercising your fingers and dipping them in warm water may help. You can also take an anti-allergic pill or an anti-inflammatory pill and see if it helps.
The other possibility is rheumatoid arthritis. It can even be trigger finger where the joints lock up. Once you unlock the joint by moving your finger, the finger straightens. It can also be a tense tendon. Stretching and strengthening exercises may help. Please show this to your doctor. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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