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Left hand pain around pinky and ring finger knuckles and left elbow pain, 24 weeks pregnant.?

Left hand pain around pinky and ring finger knuckles and left elbow pain, 24 weeks pregnant.?

Ulnar neuropathy: You have likely heard of carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a compression and irritation of the median nerve in the wrist. Ulnar tunnel syndrome, which it sounds like you may have, is a compression of the ulnar nerve in elbow. This nerve supplies the ring finger and pinky fingers. If it is compressed and irritated it can produce tingling and pain in those fingers. It is more common in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Severe and debilitating hand pain stemming from a sensitive right ring finger. Radiating pain from the fingertip, through the palm, wrist and up the forearm stopping at the elbow when touched, tapped, hit, or knicked. ?

Severe and debilitating hand pain stemming from a sensitive right ring finger. Radiating pain from the fingertip, through the palm, wrist and up the forearm stopping at the elbow when touched, tapped, hit, or knicked. ?

Carpel tunnel?: You may have what we call carpel tunnel syndrome when the nerve is compressed by inflammation or anatomical structure. The rising use of the hand on the keyboard or mouse with the computer may contribute to this problem. Try to modify your hand position and even try a wrist sprint If not helpful, time to see doctor. ...Read more

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Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle , starting in other hand too?

Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle , starting in other hand too?

Hand pain: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer is that there are various sources of hand painn, ranging from the spine to the thoracic outlet region to nerve compression in the forearm or more commonly also the wrist. The answer to the site of the problem can be determined by a careful neurologist possibly including electrical sudies of the nerves. See your neurologist. ...Read more

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What could be causing left arm and hand pain that goes into my fingers?

What could be causing left arm and hand pain that goes into my fingers?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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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.

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. ...Read more

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I am experiencing body aches, arm pain, hand pain and wrist pain. The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Hand numbness, Numbness or ting...

I am experiencing  body aches, arm pain, hand pain and wrist pain. The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Hand numbness, Numbness or ting...

Not urgent: I would like to know where your other body aches are and what you do for work and leisure . Do you also have a neck pain? This most likely is a pinched nerve, but based on your answers to my questions above could also be something else ...Read more

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Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?

Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?

Parkinson's is way: down on the list of possibilities. The only way to find out is to visit your doctor. Osteoarthritis and low magnesium are other more benign possibilities. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have pain in arm from a IV placed on the back of my hand pain is moving up my forearm to elbow .?

Get evaluated: This needs to be evaluated by the service that inserted the iv. It could be clot in the vein, infection, or extravasation of fluid (amongst others). ...Read more

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Sudden pain in left arm from elbow to hand. Pain mosly in wrists. Will wrapping and icing help? Has happened before bt never stays long

Sudden pain in left arm from elbow to hand. Pain mosly in wrists. Will wrapping and icing help? Has happened before bt never stays long

Wrist Pain: Why do you have arm/elbow/wrist pain? Any history of trauma? Do you play any sport? Is it just pain or with redness and swelling? Cold compress and nsaids such as ibuprofen/aleve can help relieve the inflammation. If it doesnt go away, get it checked by your doctor. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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A severe right hand pain for about 6 months. The pain is more in the elbow and wrist. C spine mri, aoeterial doppler ESR RA s uric normal.

A severe right hand pain for about 6 months. The pain is more in the elbow and wrist. C spine mri, aoeterial doppler ESR RA s uric normal.

See below: Was the MRI of your hand or your neck---would neck to know to fully answer. However; you may benefit from having a nerve conduction study on this arm which may determine what you have. ...Read more

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Surgery to reconstruct pec major after tendon tear 5 CM 6 wks post op tingling and numbness in hand pain in pec shoulder arm forearm elbow point ?

Surgery to reconstruct pec major after tendon tear 5 CM 6 wks post op tingling and numbness in hand pain in pec shoulder arm forearm elbow point  ?

Nerve irritation: Postoperative parasthesias( numbness, tingling, etc.) are not uncommon after your type of surgery. Nerves that provide sensation/ pain temperature and help to move muscles in your forearm and hand are fairly close by. Once the swelling from the surgery subsides these symptoms should diminish... If they don't consult w/ your orthopedic surgeon. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Pain on top of left shoulder, left elbow, left forearm, wrist and ring finger and knuckle and slight pain in left upper chest. What could this be?

Pain on top of left shoulder, left elbow, left forearm, wrist and ring finger and knuckle and slight pain in left upper chest. What could this be?

Pinched nerve: Pain in the chest or arm that goes to the hand or fingers is almost never due to a heart problem. Just the same, if the pain is assoicated with muscle weakness, keeps you up at night, interferes with daily activities, and/or is not responding to whatever medication you have at home, you should see a doctor for an evaluation and a step up in treatment. Physical therapy or steroids are examples. ...Read more

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Pain on top of left shoulder, left elbow, left forearm, wrist and ring finger and knuckle and slight pain in left upper chest. What could this be?

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia can cause widespread pain such as what you describe. You may feel as if there is swelling and morning stiffness but no visible evidence of swelling. One side of the body is usually worse than the other and symptoms can be associated with fatigue, insomnia and depression. This is a clinical diagnosis but other forms of arthralgias are ruled out with a complete h&p , labs and xrays if. ...Read more

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Tingling sensaction in middle and ring finger of left hand and tingling reaching almost up to the elbow. Feels like arm going to sleep. Carplal tunel?

Tingling sensaction in middle and ring finger of left hand and tingling reaching almost up to the elbow. Feels like arm going to sleep. Carplal tunel?

Insufficient data: Your symptoms are not typical of either textbook carplal tunnel syndrome or ulnar neuropathy but overlap syndromes are common. Don't trust Doctor Google. See a live physician. Most important is to distinguish WHERE & only then, what: whether it's a problem in the forearm, shoulder or neck. You need a GOOD OFFICE HISTORY & EXAM by an astute clinician before blowing a lot of money on tests. ...Read more

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My middle and ring finger on my right hand constantly numb and when i wake up in the morning aside from my fingers being tight and numb my elbow hurt?

My middle and ring finger on my right hand  constantly numb and when i wake up in the morning aside from my fingers being tight and numb my elbow hurt?

Numb fingers: There is no way to know the answer without a clinical examination and follow-up testing. Make an appointment with your family doctor. If necessary he/she will refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my left hand. It runs from my ring finger up my arm - to my elbow constantly but my upper arm intermittently.

I have a pain in my left hand. It runs from my ring finger  up my arm - to my elbow constantly but my upper arm intermittently.

Nerve problem: The nerve that travels between the elbow and the ring finger is the ulnar nerve. It is vulnerable to trauma at the elbow by leaning on desks, chairs or car door handles. The pain can run up or down, spread, or come and go with activity. Permanent numbness requires medical care. Try to avoid provocative postures. There is a nerve test for your problem with physiatrist or neurology if needed. ...Read more

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Can carpal tunnel b detected by xray?Pain b/hands stiff middle/ring finger b/hands.pain on top of b/hands.r/hand pain extending to elbowSometingling

Can carpal  tunnel b detected by xray?Pain b/hands stiff middle/ring finger b/hands.pain on top of b/hands.r/hand pain extending to elbowSometingling

No: x-ray is a modality that only detects abnormalities in the bone structures such as fractures and/or arthritis. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a diagnosis made on a clinical level based on your symptoms, findings on examination,and usually a confirmatory test such as nerve conduction study/electromyography (NCV/EMG). ...Read more