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stabbing pain in palm of hand

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: It is worth a try. If it persists more than 5-7 days i would suggest a visit to your pcp.

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
Need more info: There are a number of things that could cause that but you need to see someone who can take a good history and do a good physical examination. A good ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
It may be in irritat: it may be an irritated nerve. Can't say for sure where it would be coming from but someplace up the arm. Could even be as far up is it your neck. I'm ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Some kind of an inflammation must be causing the pain, redness or tingling?, it may be tendinitis, a soft tissue injury, gout, fracture. Only way is t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Carpel tunnel?: You may have what we call carpel tunnel syndrome when the nerve is compressed by inflammation or anatomical structure. The rising use of the hand on ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would encourage you to be seen. While there are many possibilities that could represent minimal injuries, you may very well have ruptured one if th ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Hand pain: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer is that there are various sources of hand painn, ranging from the spine to the thoracic o ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vipool Vic Goradia
27 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes that could be: Most likely this is due to arthritis. However if you have had any injury it could represent ligament or tendon damage. You should see an orthopedic ha ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hand symptoms : The weakness and tingling can be explained by a neurological impingement at the wrist, arm or neck. The reason why this is occurring may be found by u ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: If the problem is significant, have it evaluated. There are several possible causes.

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