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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?

Possibly: Yes, the nerves that supply your hand run through the neck and compression in the neck can therefore cause hand pain and/or numbness. The other main cause is a problem in the hand itself. Don't hesitate to be seen. A nerve conduction test can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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26 yo female with severe knee and hand pain in the morning along with pain on balls of feet. Pain also in middle of night.Possible RA or Lyme disease?

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26 yo female with severe knee and hand pain in the morning along with pain on balls of feet. Pain also in middle of night.Possible RA or Lyme disease?

Anything is possible: No need to speculate. Go see your family doctor for evaluation, testing & treatment options. S/he can refer you to a rheumatologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Causes of intermittent hand and shoulder pain together?

Causes of intermittent hand and shoulder pain together?

Some ideas: Carpel Tunnel Syndrome can give hand and shoulder symptoms- usually more symptomatic at night. With trauma you can injure your neck and have referred pain that you feel in shoulder and hand. It is a common combination for those who suffer paralysis from a stroke - but not usual in someone your age. You will need a Neurologist or Physical Medicine Doctor to sort it out if it persists- Good luck ...Read more

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What causes numbness in one foot along with burning, excruciating pain in two toes of that same foot?

What causes numbness in one foot along with burning, excruciating pain in two toes of that same foot?

Probably a neuroma: These symptoms in between the 2 toes are usually classic symptoms of a morton's neuroma- a pinched nerve in between the metatarsal/toe area. See your podiatrist so that the neuroma symptoms do not get worse or grows larger. ...Read more

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Is pain and random numbness normal in the hand and foot after hip surgery?

Is pain and random numbness normal in the hand and foot after hip surgery?

Not usually: Make sure you mention this to your doc at your follow up appt. So he can check it out. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of hand joint pain and stiffness?

What are the common causes of hand joint pain and stiffness?

Osteoarthritis: Most common cause is just plain old degenerative arthritis.But alos could be an inflammatory arthritis like rheumatoid. Occupational causes are also not unusual like tank truck drivers that have to open valves frequently. ...Read more

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Hand is a 9 for pain in knuckles index to middle to ring fingers. Swelling in knuckles pain in wrist?

Inflammatory arthrit: Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Arthritis for relief. But more importantly see a good rheumatologist. New onset inflammatory arthritis is possible. Need to check for markers (labs). There are various types of arthritis only an experienced doc can differentiate and indicate the specific treatment. ...Read more

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Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand. Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers. Cause?

Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand.  Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers.  Cause?

Recommendations : Need to know more about your condition, like swelling or redness, history of trauma or overuse your hand professionally, history of involvement other joint before and so on. But anyway try now Motrin or Advil 400mg 3-4 times a day and some joint cream and rest for your hand./fingers for 2 weeks. Hope it will be better. ...Read more

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Pain in fingers. Especially the middle one of the three finger joints on both hands (all fingers). Also thumb joint (movement of right thumb hurts) y?

See a doctor: Pain in joints of the fingers may signal the onset of inflammatory disease such as rheumatoid arthritis. Your doctor will want to take a history, perform an examination and order appropriate tests. Consultation with a rheumatologist may be helpful. ...Read more

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Joint pain in fingers, wrists, big toes, shoulder and elbow for a few months. Now painful muscle spasms in forearm. Are pain and spasm likely related?

Joint pain in fingers, wrists, big toes, shoulder and elbow for a few months. Now painful muscle spasms in forearm. Are pain and spasm likely related?

Could be need evalua: you need an evaluation. They could be related. Check with your physician and see if you should see a rheumatologist that can help clarify all these different types of symptoms ...Read more

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Problem in stress ,pain in left arm from axilla to fingers especially ring finger last finger and thumb,sharp shooting pain and numbness of digits?

Problem in stress ,pain in left arm from axilla to fingers especially ring finger last finger and thumb,sharp shooting pain and numbness of digits?

Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging study such as CT or MRI may be requested to look the neck region. Try and discover (and document) what makes the shooting pains better and what makes them worse to tell the doctor. They will appreciate that information. ...Read more

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Have Trigger Finger/Pain Accompanied w/Arthritis in the middle digit on left hand Which Pain relievers would work the best???

Have Trigger Finger/Pain Accompanied w/Arthritis in the middle digit on left hand Which Pain relievers would work the best???

If indeed you have-: -a trigger finger, surgery is usually indicated. A cortisone injection can be tried, but they are usually not long lasting. Surgery is my rec. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

Arthritis: You need some x-rays of your ankles and wrist. See your doctor. Meanwhile try stretches, ice, wraps, nsaids. ...Read more

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Is low right hand joint pain symptom of stress?

Low right hand joint: Pain? Not sure what is meant. Hand joint pain commonly is a symptom of arthritis, trauma, inflammation and infection . Arthritis whether it be osteoarthritis , inflammatory arthritis or gouty or pseudo gout in nature typically has pain swelling tightness as a common symptom. ...Read more

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Can si joint problem cause pain in calf? sharp pain over left SI joint plus a bit in hip but also have stabbing pain in calf had MRI and spine is fine

Can si joint problem cause pain in calf? sharp pain over left SI joint plus a bit in hip but also have stabbing pain in calf had MRI and spine is fine

SI jnt pain not calf: SI joint pain refers to low back primarily, but can radiate to upper buttock, posterior, lateral,thigh, and occasionally to groin. Calf pain is not related to SI dysfunction. Visit a PMR doctor or orthopedist for an evaluation to determine the cause of your pain, and start a treatment program ...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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Hematospermia, joint pains hips stiffness foot and finger ache are symptom of what?

Hematospermia, joint pains hips stiffness foot and finger ache are symptom of what?

Hematospermia : The hematospermia is unlikely related to the joint pain. It generally is a self-limited problem warranting urologic evaluation in those with recurrent hematospermia, age greater than forty, and those with associated pain or urethral discharge. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in thumb and index fingers and in the blade of left back shoulder?

What causes numbness in thumb and index fingers and in the blade of left back shoulder?

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle weakness and pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more