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Doctor insights on: Kidney Movement And Hand Pain

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Have I possibly broken a bone in my hand? Pain with every movement

Have I possibly broken a bone in my hand? Pain with every movement

Possible but how?: It is certainly possible to have a broken bone if you you had any significant injury. Without injury, broken bone is not likely and more possible a tendinitis of some type. If a joint is suddenly became swollen, mild redness, and very painful to move, then possibly gout etc...If the pain is that bad, check with your doc. In the meantime. Motrin/aleve may help with pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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After lifting dresser bent over with right hand. Pain and swelling in mid lower back. What do I do. It's been 5 days.

After lifting dresser bent over with right hand. Pain and swelling in mid lower back. What do I do. It's been 5 days.

As long as there are: No shooting pains or weakness in your legs it is likely a pulled or strained muscle. Anti-inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help. Take as directed. The swelling more concerning. If pain worsens or same intensity last more than 2 weeks should consult orthopedic surgeon for exam and mri. Can take 6 weeks to completely heal. ...Read more

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I was a goalkeeper and stopped a read fast ball with my hand. My hand fold all the way back and since then my hand hurts when I fold it to the back. Every other movement is ok. What can it be?

I was a goalkeeper and stopped a read fast ball with my hand. My hand fold all the way back and since then my hand hurts when I fold it to the back. Every other movement is ok. What can it be?

Sprain/strain: How long ago was injury? It sounds like you strained/strained your wrist (well, more correctly, a ligament/tendon/muscle). Cold packs are useful immediately after an injury. Since all other movements are ok, I'm less suspicious for fractures & dislocations. But if pain persists or gets worse or prevents you from doing your normal daily activities, I'd recommend seeing your Family Doc or Sports Med ...Read more

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Been having bilateral joint pain in hands, wrists, shoulders, knees since 15yrold. It hurts in morning. That's my only symptom. Normal kidney, heart. Is it JRA?

Been having bilateral joint pain in hands, wrists, shoulders, knees since 15yrold. It hurts in morning. That's my only symptom. Normal kidney, heart. Is it JRA?

Possibly: There are numerous causes for joint pain with jra just one of them. If there is no joint swelling, jra is unlikely. See a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...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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My hands & feet are always puffy in the a.M. It goes away with lots of movement. Kidneys fine, BP fine, thyroid ok (on synthroid). What could cause?

My hands & feet are always puffy in the a.M. It goes away with lots of movement. Kidneys fine, BP fine, thyroid ok (on synthroid). What could cause?

CHF?: Puffy hands and feet in the morning could be congestive heart failure. It could also certainly be a kidney problem so I would double-check that and make sure they're fine.

*agree, but if you've had a complete work-up, see if it improves after days that you avoid salt and alcohol.*. ...Read more

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Hot flashes stomache pain hand ache and lower back pain im 35 male and work in landscaping?

Hot flashes stomache pain hand ache and lower back pain im 35 male and work in landscaping?

Possible that: It is possible it could be a systemic issue like a thyroid condition or autoimmune issue affecting GI and musculoskeletal systems or even lyme disease with viral symptoms and myalgias or muscle pain or it could be several issues presenting together. You should see your primary care doctor. ...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?

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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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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Does diabetes cause severe arm and hand pain?

Does diabetes cause severe arm and hand pain?

Indirectly: Diabetes is a leading cause for peripheral neuropathy and compressive neuropathies like carpal tunnel syndrome. I would recommend an evaluation by a health care professional. ...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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What could cause severe hand pain and vein swelling?

What could cause severe hand pain and vein swelling?

Lots of things: Most important, if the pulses are not as strong as normal on both sides of the involved wrist, or the hand is very blue, seek immediate care (vascular emergency). Someone else can give you a full list of possible causes. ...Read more

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What exactly can cause wrist and hand pain/weakness?

Carpal tunnel syn: It is most commonly caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. Other conditions that may cause your symptoms are arthritis and tendinitis. ...Read more

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Has anyone had hand pain accompany a dislocated shoulder?

Yes: It is possible to have hand pain following a dislocated shoulder. There are a group of nerves that run near the shoulder that supply the arm and hand and they can be stretched when a shoulder dislocation occurs. It is also possible that in the same injury in which the shoulder was injured, the hand was injured as well. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What type of dr would one go to for shoulder arm hand pain?

What type of dr would one go to for shoulder arm hand pain?

Primary care: I would start with primary care doctor. He/she will do the necessary examination, workup, possibly imaging and refer you to specialists when needed. ...Read more

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Wrist and hand pain/ weakness, who is the best qualified to treat this?

Wrist and hand pain/ weakness, who is the best qualified to treat this?

Maybe carpal tunnel: Most specific would be hand specialty surgeon, but you might want to see a neurologist, get evaluated and perhaps do an EMG study for confirmation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hip pain. The following also describes me: Hand pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing hip pain. The following also describes me: Hand pain. What should I do?

Osteo arthritis?: If there is no history of injury- one should consider osteo arthritis or even gout. See ypur GP to make a diagnosis and start treatment. An anti inflammatory should help with your pain. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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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?

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