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what does it mean when the back of my hand starts to hurt

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain: That could mean a lot of things. It could be a nerve entrapment, muscle spasm or it may be related to the bony structures of your hand. Have it checke ... Read More
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many things: This reminds me of the old joke, "doctor, it hurts when I do this." "then stop doing this!" seriously, it could mean anything from a temporary strai ... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Patches: Vitiligo is a skin condition associated with depigmentation of the skin. It is an autoimmune reaction.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: Nonspecific and non-worrisome.
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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Classical Gas...: For the most part, popping sounds are caused by cavitating gases within the fluid inside the joints and tendons being moved over bony irregularities. ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Overuse: tendonitis. I would suggest a wrist support and if not allergic the use of Advil or Aleve. If pain is worsening, you may need stoner medication or a l ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Over/use/backwrist: Either forming a ganglion cyst or tenosynovitis. seek in person medical care, splinting, PO steroids...
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hand pain: The area between your thumb and index finger is an uncommon area to have a problem. The space between thumb and index finger is almost all muscle with ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience Family Medicine
Need eval: You have described possible tendinitis which is inflammation of tendons. In this case the ones that control movement in your hands. This is most li ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Neuropathy: The symptoms described sound like neuropathy in the ulnar nerve distribution area. It could be from compression of the nerve in the elbow area or it i ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Fox
38 years experience Dermatology
Hands that hurt: There are many possible reasons why your hand hurt particularly if you have had trauma in the area. If it is red or a rash then it could be hand derma ... Read More
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