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My right hand index finger hurts I need it for my mouse.?

My right hand index finger hurts I need it for my mouse.?

Most likely stress: Related because when use the mouse often you stress certain part of the finger, go and have an x-ray if it is okay you could Motrin and splint at off hours. Also you could some ergonomic exercise for the finger. You could try ergonomic mouse your problem is called:repetitive motion injuries. ...Read more

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Ct Myelogram (Definition)

A myelogram is a common diagnostic study that most patients tolerate well. The physician will place you on a flouroscopy table, prep your lower back, inject a local anesthetic, place a needle in your back, inject dye, remove the needle, place a bandaid and summon the radiology tech to take x-rays. Then you will have a ct. You will be observed for several ...Read more


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How bad is my carpal tunnel if when my hand goes to sleep i get an itchy spot on my palm right below my first and middle fingers & hurts in my elbow?

How bad is my carpal tunnel if when my hand goes to sleep i get an itchy spot on my palm right below my first and middle fingers & hurts in my elbow?

Moderately severe: If your hand goes to sleep routinely and you have pain, then your carpal tunnel or repetitive strain injury is moderate to severe. ...Read more

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Why is my ring finger on my left hand hurting?

Why is my ring finger on my left hand hurting?

See details: There are several possible causes including tendinitis, arthritis or post-traumatic issues. Have you seen an orthopedist, rheumatologist or hand surgeon? Have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have tingling in your left hand and fingres. Had it right hand but now it's in left hand and fingers.?

What does it mean when you have tingling in your left hand and fingres. Had it right hand but now it's in left hand and fingers.?

Sounds c/w nerve : Perhaps you use your hands for repetitive activity such as keyboard activities, and a flexion/extension of your wrists can cause a synovitis at the wrist with subsequent carpal tunnel syndrome, but could be at elbow as an alternative explanation. You may need an EMG test to pin this down, but usually quite reversible. ...Read more

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My middle knuckle on my right hand just started swelling and it hurts. Should I wait it out?

My middle knuckle on my right hand just started swelling and it hurts. Should I wait it out?

No: It could be gout, so get it checked. It can also be an acute infection so either way, get it looked at please. ...Read more

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Why won't my right arm and hand stop tingling especially my right hand and fingers?

Why won't my right arm and hand stop tingling especially my right hand and fingers?

See a neurologist: More history and examination is needed. You will most likely need a test called ncv and emg. Neurologist is appropriate physician. ...Read more

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Someone touched my hand now its itchy?

Someone touched  my  hand now its itchy?

Itch: It could be anxiety. It could be scabies to just allergic reaction to a perfume or a hand cream they were using. If it persists may use OTC Hydrocortisone cream 2 x a day for 1 week ...Read more

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When i sit down my left hand goes numb and my left shoulder hurts. If i raise my hand it helps?

When i sit down my left hand goes numb and my left shoulder hurts. If i raise my hand it helps?

Thoracic outlet syn?: THere are many possible causes, but if elevating your arm makes it clearly better, that suggests that something in the base of your neck is pressing on or irritating a nerve in your arm. Best to start with an evaluation by your regular doctor. If the pain gets worse with exercise, or if you get palpitaions or short of breath, see the doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Swollen in my wait fingers and right arm what is it?

Swollen in my wait fingers and right arm what is it?

Many possibilities: I assume you mean right fingers and arm are swollen. This can be from an injury, infection, blood clot or other causes. See a doctor and get checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi yes I have this weird pain in my hand. It's on my right hand and under my pinky. ?

Hi yes I have this weird pain in my hand.  It's on my right hand and under my pinky. ?

Nondiagnostic: Your hand discomfort is nonspecific. If it's not due to injury or overuse syndrome, it could be an inflamed joint,muscle or tendon. If redness is present,a skin irritation/infection is suggested. Try warm applications and,if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. Don't wear a ring. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I hurt my index finger on my right hand and it still hurts 3 months later. Is it brocken?

I hurt my index finger on my right hand and it still hurts 3 months later. Is it brocken?

Get an xray: Aside from seeing obvious bony deformity, the only way to prove a bone is broken is to get an xray. So if your finger is still hurting 3 months after an injury, it's time to go see your family doctor for an evaluation & appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my right side hurts? It hurts from shoulder to my toes? I am a righty and I do everything with my right hand or on my right side

Mult possibilitites: Multiple possibilities. I would first look at musculoskeletal/postural imbalance/overuse syndromes that could be contributing to your pain. If there are any other symptoms associated with your pain, i.e. Numbness or tingling then neurologic causes should be explored. A thorough physical is a start. ...Read more

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I'm having alot ofpain in my right ring finger close to my hand I can make a fist if I force it. My hand isn't swollen and it hurts to flex my hand.

I'm having alot ofpain in my right ring finger close to my hand I can make a fist if I force it. My hand isn't swollen and it hurts to flex my hand.

Ring finger/hand pai: May be ulnar nerve irritation or a form of thoracic out let syndrome. If you rub your elbow it may elicit the pain which may help in diagnosis. Also may have elements of carpal tunnel with pain on wrist flexion. Check that both wrist pulses are present,as, if not and have cold hands it is a medical emergency. Would follow up with doc /orthopedist . ...Read more

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My hand hurts whenever i put pressure on it on my last two fingers right above my nuckle on my fingers are swollen should I get an x ray!?

My hand hurts whenever i put pressure on it on my last two fingers right above my nuckle on my fingers are swollen should I get an x ray!?

You should get: Evaluated by a physician who may need an xray as part of the evaluation but just dont just get an x-ray to look for a injury. There are many soft tissue issues such as infection, tenosynovitis, gout, inflammatory disorders that may not show up in an x-ray. So get seen to rule out other non boney causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your right hand itches all day ?

What does it mean when your right hand itches all day ?

See details: If there is not rash and the itching is limited to one hand, it probably means nothing. It could be related to stress. ...Read more

Myelogram (Definition)

A myelogram is a common diagnostic study that most patients tolerate well. The physician will place you on a flouroscopy table, prep your lower back, inject a local anesthetic, place a needle in your back, inject dye, remove the needle, place a bandaid and summon the radiology tech to take x-rays. Then you will have a ct. You will be observed for several ...Read more


Upper Right Abdomen (Definition)

The anatomy of the abdomen and its contents can be considered in four quadrants. The right upper quadrant contains liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, the distal stomach, c-loop of the duodenum, and hepatic ...Read more