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my hand hurts when I put pressure on it

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
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A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Please see your: primary care doctor or an orthopedist. It may be a sprain, strain or overuse syndrome. An examination and possibly a radiologic study will help with t ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
You should get: Evaluated by a physician who may need an xray as part of the evaluation but just dont just get an x-ray to look for a injury. There are many soft tiss ... Read More
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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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: I would suggest using some warm, moist packs on the area for the next week, 3 times per day for 15 minutes each time. If the discomfort changes, wors ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
1st MRI? What used?: Was this ur 1st MRI (in your life)? If so, you probably were (& are still) anxious about what to expect, which can heighten sensitivity to injecte ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Probably : I think you are right. I would recommend in looking at your ergonomics. Different pad or position of arms. Consider a stand to raise the computer as t ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the hand. Was there any trauma to the hand? Is there a swelling, redness or other ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: The most common reason would be a strained tendon or ligament in your wrist. Other possiblities are arthritis of the wrist joints, cartilage problems ... Read More

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