A 43-year-old female asked:
pain in both hands, most of the pain between thumb and index finger of right hand- pain radiates past wrist into lower part of arm, strength loss hands.
3 doctor answers
Dr. Jonathan Kirschner answered
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Carpal tunnel?: Pain, numbness, tingling in the thumb, index and middle finger along with hand weakness suggests carpal tunnel syndrome. You should get an electro diagnostic evaluation to confirm the diagnosis.
Answered on Mar 22, 2015
Dr. Jimmy Bowen answered
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hand pain: Can be related to arthritis from the cmc (base of thumb) or stt (inside of thumb) arthritis, possible tenosynovitis of the dorsal compartment, or possible carpal or radial nerve issue. A physical examination with shed light on exact cause to determine best treatment.
Answered on Jul 16, 2020
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice answered
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Needs evaluation: Pain in this location can occur with several conditions including arthritis at the base of the thumb (cmc joint) and carpal tunnel syndrome. A proper evaluation from a hand surgeon with appropriate testing such as an ultrasound or nerve studies with x-rays can differentiate between these conditions.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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