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Causes Of Tingling In Left Wrist
Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly.?
Hand exam, x rays: The wrist has many bones and ligaments and can be injured acutely or by wear and tear or have tumors. A hand surgeon will take a detailed history, do a careful physical exam, and order plain x rays. Additional x rays often used are MRI for soft tissue evaluation and CT scan for bones. Hand therapy may be needed and splints, meds, injections, and then arthroscopic or open surgery to gain power grip ...Read more
I have sharp pains shooting from left wrist through my thumb, pinky, and ring finger, and pain shooting up to my elbow. No numbness or tingling.
It: It is hard to fully understand your description of symptoms such as these without further information regarding the diagnosis given thus far but there are several nerve related problems that can turn on or turn up the signal in nerves giving pain and discomfort. Tendinitis, fracture injury, ligament injury it sounds like you should get evaluated. ...Read more
Left wrist weakness with no tingling/numbness. Pain/discomfort when wrist is rubbed at base of the thumb and when bent. Emg, X-ray and MRI are normal.
Occupational therapy: It seems that you are already seeing a neurologist and they have ruled out common neurological causes of wrist and hand pain. See an occupational therapist who may be able to help. Diagnosing such conditions can be challenging and sometimes take several months and repeated follow up. In the meanwhile pain management is recommended and various classes of different analgesics may have to be tried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Recently I've been having a stabbing/sharp sensation on my left wrist a few times a day. What is the cause of such discomfort?
What causes a pinching type of discomfort in my left wrist. The vein gets hot and feels like something burned me.
What could cause swelling on outside of left wrist, there is no pain and when I lift my arm up it goes away?
Cyst: There are many things that cause swellings but at the wrist, it would be most common to have a ganglionic cyst. Other possibilities are traumatic cyst, lymph node, etc. The only way to know for sure what it is is for you to have it examined and perhaps a test called MRI or ultrasound to image the lesion. I would have your physician look at it and evaluate it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hyper-extending and loading it down with heavy steel parts cause scapholunate dissociation in my left wrist?
Sudden sharp pain radiating from my left wrist up to shoulder. I'm not over weight. I'm only 20. What could cause this pain? Have had it for 3hrs now.
I have a pimple- like thing with no pus located on on my left wrist. It causes no irritation and feels a slight pain when I pinch it. What is it?
Many possibilities.: You don't say how long it's been there, but this time of year it could be as simple as a bug bite. If it hasn't been there long, give it a few days to go away. If it has been present longer than a week, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...Read more
Mom having a swelling on her left wrist. She also has a back pain. What may be the cause for this? She has had servical problems before.
Wrist, neck, back: These issues could be very different or the same the could be related by arthritis or one could be muscular and another the joint and the third from a discount disorder. Wrist swelling without reason needs to be worked up. Please have your mother see you primary care physician. ...Read more
What causes bulging veins in left wrist? When raising above head veins go normal when laying them down they bulge again
Bulging Veins: Bulging veins in the hands and wrists are often associated with aging, being thin and well hydrated. When the arms are down the blood in your veins have to work against gravity to return to the heart. When you raise your arms the blood flows with gravity to move more quickly toward the heart. Unlike the arteries which pulse blood, the movement of blood in the veins is more passive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The veins in my left wrist look bruised and puffy sometimes and today they look darker, especially compared to my other wrist. What causes this?
My left wrist has been hurting. Would that be the cause of my left hand going numb? It wakes me up and its driving me nuts
C.T.S.: Wrist pain and finger numbness in a fortyish male during sleep process suggests carpal tunnel syndrome (C.T.S.) median nerve impingement; aroused by wrist flexion during sleep. Wearing a cock-up wrist splint might alleviate symptoms and thereby support this diagnosis. A doctor can order electrodiagnostic studies to confirm. B-vitamins are reputed to be helpful, but this is likely anecdotal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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