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What would cause a throbbing pain in the center of my hand? Pain is dull, sometimes sharp. Doesn't affect my fingers.

What would cause a throbbing pain in the center of my hand? Pain is dull, sometimes sharp. Doesn't affect my fingers.

Depends: Throbbing pain in the center of your hand can be caused by several conditions, including nerve irritation, circulatory issues, arthritis and tendonitis. If symptoms continue beyond a few days or so, see you primary doctor or a hand specialist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp pain in the top of my right hand what is this caused by?

I'm having a sharp pain in the top of my right hand what is this caused by?

Below: If no recent trauma, then the most common cause would be overuse and tendonitis. Take some OTC IB(with food), for 3 days, use warm moist packs,--if not better or worsening, then see DR ...Read more

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Sharp pain in Palm of hand by thumb when I touch it. I have carpal tunnel could the pain be caused be carpal tunnel?

Sharp pain in Palm of hand by thumb when I touch it. I have carpal tunnel could the pain be caused be carpal tunnel?

Palm of hand pain: Could be from carpal tunnel or could have a small ganglion cyst in palm ( may feel small bump or would see on ultrasound). if it is on the thenar eminence ( thumb side prominence-as you mention) could be dequervains which is another tendonits but the one that goes to the thumb-treated by splinting motrin products and at times injection to tendon sheath follow up with doc/urgent care ...Read more

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Does chronic radial artery occlusion cause sharp pain un hand at various points such as elbow wrist shoulder. If not what would cause pain?

Does chronic radial artery occlusion cause sharp pain un hand at various points such as elbow wrist shoulder.  If not what would cause pain?

Hand pain: Thrombosis may lead to ischemic pain with use distal to the point of occlusion but rarely causes pain proximal to that level such as the elbow or shoulder. Occasionally may get ischemic nerve pain that can radiate proximally. ...Read more

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Back pain in lumbar area, woke up out of a dead sleep with sharp pain in left forearm and left tingling hand and pain goin into hand. Cause/related?

Back pain in lumbar area, woke up out of a dead sleep with sharp pain in left forearm and left tingling hand and pain goin into hand. Cause/related?

Back spasm...: Describing muscle spasm in the spine compressing nerve roots at multiple levels. Sleep especially non-rem sleep is an active process. The brain must have perceived an injury to the spine. Need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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