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i have pain in my right hand whenever i pick stuff up that is heavy the pain lasts for an hour or so after picking something heavy up

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Hand pain: Lots of possibilities, depending on exactly where your pain is. For example, if its at the base of your thumb could be arthritic, wrist could be vario ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nonspecfic: ? Hard to say with such a nonspecfic complaint carpal tunnel syndrome is quite common as is arthritis at the base of the thumb more detail would h ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Is there a connexion: It is hard to imagine one condition causing all 3 symptoms as being caused by 1 condition. If they are connected, then a disease affecting the upper s ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: there are numerous causes. Have the hand evaluated if you areconcerned.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, but if the pain does not disappear, the cause needs to be identified. It can be tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve dise ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Culbertson
34 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Situs Inversus: If you have situs inversus (your abdominal organs are opposite of "normal" people - so your stomach/spleen are on the right side and your liver/gall ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Right handed?: Any repetitive motion with wrist flexed can increase pressure in the carpal tunnel. Stopping may be a good way to observe if you get (wrist) relief. I ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Could be: carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a condition where the median nerve gets entrapped at the wrist. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis and proper ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in General Surgery
As long as there are: No shooting pains or weakness in your legs it is likely a pulled or strained muscle. Anti-inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help. Take ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus Appel
18 years experience Family Medicine
Very common: pain at the base of the thumb is often a tendinitis from overuse and no history of trauma. A bowling type splint or wrist splint at walmart can help. ... Read More
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