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A 50-year-old female asked:

Hand at rest little finger crosses over ring finger at top thumb rests under pointer finger sharp pain in middle top of wrist shooting to elbow cause?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Nerve damage: It sounds as if your hand is spasming and possible nerve entrapment. See your doctor to determine cause.
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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
We need imaging: You have imaging which you need to share. This could be arthritis, tendonitis or another soft tissue syndrome . Your description sounds like you have contractures a rheumatologist can help guide you to answer.
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Dr. Julie Holmon
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Carpal spasm: Have your doctor check your electolytes and mineral levels. Likely need calcium, potassium, or magnesium.
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Last updated May 22, 2019

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