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what does it mean when your hand hurts

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Few things: It could simply be pain due to writing too much or gripping the pen too hard. Other possibilities includes tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and art ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Rovner
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rsd: This may be reflex sympathetic dystrophy but it must be diagnosed by a physician.
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Dr. Jay Pomerance
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more info: Do you have any x-rays? How long since fracture? Where on the wrist are you touching?
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hand pain: Pain in hand that is associated with thumb irritation I would think of carpal tunnel first if no injury.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Siefferman
14 years experience Pain Management
Why not: Many things can make your hand hurt. An examination is required.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Evans
50 years experience Hand Surgery
Specifically?: Answer some questions: where does it hurt, when does it hurt, what makes it better, what makes it worse, is it hot, is it cold, is it red, is it whit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: You may have cts or some other nerve disease.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdalmajid Katranji
22 years experience Hand Surgery
Painful Grasp: Mild pain or discomfort when grasping things can be due to a variety of reasons. The muscles into your hand called intrinsics could be tight. Joints ... Read More
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