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What are the possible causes of right armpit, elbow, and thenar hand muscle atrophy and the pain associates with all three?

What are the possible causes of right armpit, elbow, and thenar hand muscle atrophy and the pain associates with all three?

Complicated: Thenar branch, median nerve (c8) is responsible for the innervation of the abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis. The adductor pollicis is supplied by the deep branch of the ulnar nerve (c8-th1 to affect both, must be from an area where both nerves are in proximity. Disease/compression in the armpit or the neck would make sense. Investigate cervical spine and thoracic outlet syndrome. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What is the best steroid to heal a ucl hand injury and atrophied thumb muscle?

What is the best steroid to heal a ucl hand injury and atrophied thumb muscle?

Won't work: While steroid injection may help with the symptoms of an ulnar collateral ligament injury they will not facilitate healing or improve outcome. High grade acute ucl injuries usually require repair, while chronic high grade injuries usually require reconstructions for joint stabilization. Rehabilitation after repair or reconstruction will usually help reverse muscle atrophy. ...Read more

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Hand injury i was recently in a accident where my hand and wrist were cut open severing the tendons muscles and legaments away from the bone of my thumb. And now I have little use of my hand. How long does an injury like this take to heal and how much of

Hand injury i was recently in a accident where my hand and wrist were cut open severing the tendons muscles and legaments away from the bone of my thumb. And now I have little use of my hand. How long does an injury like this take to heal and how much of

This : This sounds like a very serious injury. If you are unable to use your hand or move your finger that may mean that the ligaments or tendons were severely damaged, this may not heal on it's own. Please see your surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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I keep having a muscle spasm on my left hand right where the thumb muscle is? But i'm right handed. No injury?

I keep having a muscle spasm on my left hand right where the thumb muscle is?  But i'm right handed.  No injury?

Arthritis: If a person has arthritis or instability at the joint at the base of the thumb (basilar joint) the muscles hurt or spasm to protect the joint. It can occur on either hand or both. ...Read more

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Hurt 'abductor pollicis brevis' part of hand in vball. Getting lot of bruising below thumb but can move thumb. Is it most likely muscle injury?

Hurt 'abductor pollicis brevis' part of hand in vball. Getting lot of bruising below thumb but can move thumb. Is it most likely muscle injury?

If there was no-: -Fx, U must B sure that it's not an ulnar collateral ligament of the carpal-metacarpal on the thumb. If so these may require surgery, as the ligament is held from the bone by the ABductor pol. brevis. Sometimes it's confusing 2 differentiate between the two. If it was from a kill, it may B a bruise & will heal.if the thumb was struck directly on the end & was twisted, B sure U C a fellowship hnd. ...Read more

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I hurt my hand hitting it on someone's leg and it bent back. It immediately swelled the swelling is just above my wrist next to my thumb (right hand)?

I hurt my hand hitting it on someone's leg and it bent back.  It immediately swelled the swelling is just above my wrist next to my thumb (right hand)?

Get it checked ASAP: Injuries of the hand can be complex and the location, mechanism of injury and rapidity of swelling suggest either an avulsion fracture, tendon injury, or other injury such as dislocation of one or more of the bones in the hand near the wrist. If you have a family doc, they often can see you for an acute care visit. Consider an urgent care facility or the ER. Best to take hand injuries seriously. ...Read more

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Fell and hurt my hand 4 days ago hurts when I have to move it.. Especially round my thumb area brusing gone up my arm and hand swellin to help?

Fell and hurt my hand 4 days ago hurts when I have to move it.. Especially round my thumb area brusing gone up my arm and hand swellin to help?

Be evaluated.: Depening on how you landed you can have anything from a bruise, to tendon injury to a broken bone. Soft tissue swelling peaks in 3-5 days. A good rule of thumb ( no pun intended! ), is if you cannot make a fist, shake hands with a normal grip or hold a pencil between the thumb and index finger and write your name you need to be examined. ...Read more

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Please suggest topical steroid creams for my cracked itchy skin on my right hand thumb finger. Why did it happen specifically only to one finger?

Please suggest topical steroid creams for my cracked itchy skin on my right hand thumb finger. Why did it happen specifically only to one finger?

Hand Eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). Treatment is avoidance of allergens and topical steroids like vanos and emollients like cerave cream. ...Read more

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