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Thumb car door 4/52 ago swollen painful 4 1 day. Thumb knuckle hard lump on it now painful if hit and cramp like pain if bent too muchwhat shud i do?

Thumb car door 4/52 ago swollen painful 4 1 day. Thumb knuckle hard lump on it now painful if hit and cramp like pain if bent too muchwhat shud i do?

Get yourself seen --: By your gp or an ortho doc so x rays could be done to DX the problem. You could have a fracture or ligament/tendon disruption, and in all these situations you need to be treated, as otherwise you might develop long term problems. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes hand cramps?

What causes hand cramps?

Muscle: Use of hand muscles which are small and weak with a small cross sectional area may seem important but itis nit hte most significant. Sometime calcium metabolism, swelling, fatigue , nerve compression. ...Read more

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How to treat a hand cramp?

How to treat a hand  cramp?

Stretch & evaluate: I would expect your name to be something more like carpe mannus rather than carpe diem. Spasms are generally relieved by slow and progressive passive stretching of the effected muscle. Spasms can be caused by a variety of reasons including electrolyte abnormalities, denervation, endocrinologic diseases, seizure, nerve compression, etc. If this recurs discuss with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Temporary (10 minutes) cramp in hand and arm?

Temporary (10 minutes) cramp in hand and arm?

Muscle spasm..: Muscle fatigue/injury, over-used, poor blood circulation (i.E laying on arm too long while asleep), medication use, neurologic diseases/nerve compression, low potassium/calcium etc...Can cause muscle spasm. At times, no cause can be found. There are treatments, but you should get evaluated by doc first if this is bothersome/recurring for you. Keep well hydrated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What cause cramps and tingling pains on the dominant hand?

What cause cramps and tingling pains on the dominant hand?

Writer's cramp: This could be writer's cramp. Cramping and pain can occur after excessive hand use, such as writing. If this is occurring, lay off of typing or writing for a while to see if it subsides. If not, i recommend seeking a formal opinion from your pcp or neurologist. ...Read more

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When I write for longer the 5 mins my hand cramps up and hurts real bad. Why?

When I write for longer the 5 mins my hand cramps  up and hurts real bad. Why?

Interesting: Writing for 30 minutes should be well tolerated at your age. Are you taking narcotic medications because you have been injured and are just resuming your writing activities? Muscle, nerve, motor control and congenital (spastic) conditions can create problems. Talk with your doctor about the problem. Get tested for acquired nerve problems from Carpel Tunnel Syndrome if you have numbness too. ...Read more

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How can i ease leg and hand cramps?

How can i ease leg and hand cramps?

MYALGIAS/CRAMPS: MYALGIAS And cramps need a through W/U. You can ease symptoms and minimize severity with a gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com/gutbliss.com and a variety of vitamins that I recommend on rejuvenation-science.com especially Uniquinol Also follow up for exams and labs with your doctor. Especially VitD/B12/Folic Acid/iron studies. . Meds like lyrica (pregabalin) /cymbalta/savella can help ...Read more

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Ibuprofen help hand cramps?

Ibuprofen help hand cramps?

No: Ibuprofen is an anti inflammatory medication. Muscle cramps happen from causes other than inflammation( and there are many). If you get the cramps frequently it would be a good idea to see a doctor to find the cause. A few things to try on your own would be magnesium supplements or epsom salt soaks, warm compresses, or massage. Also pay attention to whether you might be dehydrated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get hand cramps after doing mallet exercises?

Not sure: Not sure what you mean by mallet exercises. If you are referring in drum mallets, or something similar, then you can develope hand cramping. This can be caused by overuse, nerve compression, or rarely circulation problems. Make sure you warm up properly for 2-5 minutes, then begin your mallet exercises. Stop before you get cramping and rest. Then repeat cycle. ...Read more

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I have hand cramps when I am writing and it enables me to right I am still in schooling so it is very difficult not to write what can I do?!

I have hand cramps when I am writing and it enables me to right I am still in schooling so it is very difficult not to write what can I do?!

See an occupational: Therapist. Some kids & teens have problems with proprioception (sensing where body parts are in relation to each other) & kinesthesia ( sensing where body is in space).When this information doesn't get transmitted to the brain easily, kids grip pens & pencils differently & tightly to get pain fibers to send the message. It works, but it causes cramps. An ot can help you with a solution. ...Read more

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Whenever I over work my hand like using a hammer for a couple of minutes or grabbing something I have a pain sort of like cramp palm side all around thum?

Whenever I over work my hand like using a hammer for a couple of minutes or grabbing something I have a pain sort of like cramp palm side all around thum?

Carpal tunnel or...: It is possible that you may have carpal tunnel syndrome or early arthritis at the base of the thumb. It's also very possible that muscle fatigue because you normally don't use that muscle much and suddenly you force that muscle into working hard, it can be easily fatigued due to lack of conditioning. If resting quickly resolves the symptom, likely muscle fatigue. If worsens, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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My hand cramps up when i'm sleeping, why?

My hand cramps up when i'm sleeping, why?

Hand cramps sleeping: Brain disorder chronic kidney disease and dialysis damage to a single nerve or nerve group (mononeuropathy) or multiple nerves (polyneuropathy) that are connected to muscles dehydration (not having enough fluids in your body) peripheral neuropathy., decreased mg, calcium, vitamin d. Please see you doctor. Refer to: www.Healthcentral.Com and type in hand and foot spasms. ...Read more

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What could possibly cause leg & hand cramps?

What could possibly cause leg & hand cramps?

Check out this link: Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=2024.

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