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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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Sharp wrist/hand pain only on exhaling. Had mri, ultrasound, nerve test scans etc to no avail. Any other ideas out there? Thanks.

Sharp wrist/hand pain only on exhaling. Had mri, ultrasound, nerve test scans etc to no avail. Any other ideas out there? Thanks.

Did workup include: Evaluating the nerves from the neck through the armpit? It is possible a nerve root or branch the brachial plexus above the top of the lung is being impinged upon exhalation, perhaps by an cervical rib or rib anomaly. ...Read more

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Have right anti pain week after breast surgery and the IV was in the left hand pain sharp and unable to move arm

Have right anti pain week after breast surgery and the IV was in the left hand pain sharp and unable to move arm

I: I am not sure what "anti" pain is or how it relates to an IV in the left hand. Discomfort a week after surgery may or may not be normal. It all depends on how concerned you are about the pain you are having. The best thing to do is to call your surgeon and check with them. If you cannot reach them then try your internist. If all else fails and you feel your need is urgent then go to the nearest emergency room. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can I relieve hand pain?

How can I relieve hand pain?

Find cause: The first step in any treatment plan is to learn first what the problem is. Once you find the cause of your hand pain then you can tailor appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of hand pain?

What are some common causes of hand pain?

Trauma carpal tunnel: Arthritis degenerative or rheumatoid peripheral neuropathy and compressive neuropathof hand elbow or neck general answer fora generaL question more details can lead to more specific list how didivit start what makes it worse or better history of trauma? Associated non pain symptoms nubness tingling where exactly in the hand do you feel the pain? ...Read more

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Hand pain, I kept complaining till an IV was removed. Why should I need to do that?

Hand pain, I kept complaining till an IV was removed. Why should I need to do that?

You shouldn't: Hand pain in a hand containing an IV could indicate infiltration of the iv. It is a relative indication to remove the IV and restart elsewhere if it is needed. ...Read more

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What can cause left hand pain?

What can cause left hand pain?

Hand Pain: Arthritis at the base of the thumb or in the wist at the stt joint. Post traumatic issues, old injuries tendonitis, such as dequervains tendonitis, carpal tunnel and ulnar tunnel, trigger finger, trauma, fracture, laceration Every system every tissue can be source of pain, skin, tendon, nerve, joint, bone artery the list is endless ...Read more

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Right hand pain for last 3 months?

Right hand pain for last 3 months?

Maybe Carpal tunnel: Several things cause hand pain. But most common appears to be carpal tunnel.
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The carpal tunnel is a narrow, bony passageway in the wrist connecting the hand to the arm through which several tendons and the median nerve pass. When the tendons within the carpal tunnel become inflamed or swell they can compress the median nerve, resul ...Read more

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How to prevent hand pain while writing?

How to prevent hand pain while writing?

Breaks or fatter pen: If you hand hurts from writing for long periods of time, try to take breaks and stretch your fingers back. A fatter/wider pen may help if you have certain types of hand arthritis. If you're not sure of the cause, check in with your local hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Left hand pain only for past 1 week why?

Left hand pain only for past 1 week why?

Left Hand Pain: Hello. Need more information. Are you left hand dominant? Any trauma involved? What activities aggravate your left hand pain? Does it stay in your hand or radiate into your wrist or forearm? Might benefit from topical voltaren (diclofenac) gel or lidocaine gel. These would need to be prescribed. ...Read more

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What would cause random severe wrist/hand pain?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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Is there a certain type of specialist for hand pain?

Is there a certain type of specialist for hand pain?

Yes: Depending on the type, location, and chronicity of pain, a hand specialist would be advisable. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel hand pain after using a catheter?

No: If you are referring to a urinary catheter then no. If you are referring to an IV catheter in your hand then yes it is possible to have some pain after the catheter is removed. If pain persists greater than a few days or if it appears red, hot, and/or swollen then see your md as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My Grandfather is experiencing hand pain. And had cat bite.

My Grandfather is experiencing hand pain. And had cat bite.

Clean the wound: Make sure the wound is cleaned out by rinsing with large amount of water for 5 minutes. Avoid use of rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, iodine or mercurochrome as this may harm tissue or delay healing. Make sure cat has been vaccinated against rabies. Follow up with doctor if there is any difficulty with movement of hand or fingers, swelling around the wound or cat has not been rabies vaccinated ...Read more

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I have hand pain whenever I wakeup, washing cloths, doing something work. I am 21 aged female. I have son 2 years?

I have hand pain whenever I wakeup, washing cloths, doing something work. I am 21 aged female. I have son 2 years?

De Quervain's?: There is a condition "de Quervain's disease" that results from inflammation in the wrist and thumb causing pain. This is associated with repetitive use, such as in lifting an infant from a crib or ground, wringing laundry...Pain when twist your wrist or lift something between your thumb and finger. Get evaluated. A specific splint can be made, ice and anti-inflammatory, and physical therapy. ...Read more

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I've haf this lower right hand pain which has come and gone over a few days. I have an old ergo keyboard. Should I switch?

I've haf this lower right hand pain which has come and gone over a few days. I have an old ergo keyboard. Should I switch?

Yes: Yes, but if the pain does not disappear, the cause needs to be identified. It can be tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable and the tests (blood work, x-rays, nerve conduction tests) are available through your regular physician. If no abnormality is found, the problem may still be ergonomic. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I go see for hand pain?

What kind of doctor should I go see for hand pain?

Bone doctor: Orthopedic surgeon who may or not be a specialist in hand. ...Read more

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Hand pain over a month after an iv?

Hand pain over a month after an iv?

Poss. Nerve injury: I see a few patients a month with persistent pain after IV placement. This can be due to a hematoma formation or nerve injury. Recommended treatment is warm compress for the hematoma and contrast compress (hot and cold) for nerve injury. Prescription topical creams and therapy may be helpful. Symptoms usually resolve spontaneously, but tis can take u to a year. See a hand surgeon for an eval. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce hand pain fast?

Splint: Ice, compress, pain meds, nsaids. That being said, it would be best to see a hand doctor to determine what the cause of the pain is. ...Read more

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How do you relieve hand pain quickly? Ice?

Pain from what?: Carpal tunnel syndrome, dequervain's tendinitis, arthritis, gout, sprain/strain, ulnar nerve entrapment are few examples of causes of pain in hands etc...Rest/motrin/aleve may help with pain. Ice is usually only useful after injury to prevent excessive swelling etc...It may reduce some pain. Please post a more specific question and I am sure it will be answered accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Who knows anything about hand pain while writing?

Who knows anything about hand pain while writing?

Best start: The best start would be with a primary care physician or a rheumatologist. The cause needs to be identified. It is usually tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable and the tests (blood work, x-rays, nerve conduction tests) are simple and helpful. ...Read more

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I have worsening hand pain, is there anything to help?

I have worsening hand pain, is there anything to help?

Yes: We need to determine the cause and then we can begin the treatment. So go see your doc for an exam to learn the problem. ...Read more

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What can I say if I have recurrent hand pain while working? No workmans comp.

Identify cause: If there is an abnormality, the cause needs to be identified. It can be tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable and the tests (blood work, x-rays, nerve conduction tests) are simple and helpful. If no abnormality is found, the problem may be ergonomic. ...Read more

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I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason?

I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason?

Well: First you need to give a good history. Such as did you injure the hand? How did the pain begin. This is where you start then you will have a hand exam and go from there ...Read more

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Help docs! My hand pain is driving me crazy please help?

Help docs! My hand pain is driving me crazy please help?

Unfortunately, there: Is really no way to know the cause of your hand pain. I would encourage medical evaluation. Once assessed, a treatment plan can be offered to you. Take care. ...Read more