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Left Hand Index Finger Pain
Possible diagnoses: If the main problem is joint pain with activity and the joint is larger and feels bony, osteoarthritis is a possibility. If there is soft squishy joint swelling and morning stiffness, rheumatoid arthritis would be possible but in RA several joints are affected and usually both hands. Another possible diagnosis is simple tendinitis, usually from overuse. See your primary doc if it is not improving. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pinched nerve?: You may have a pinched nerve in your wrist arm or neck. You may also have some hand arthritis however your age is a little too young for this. Should see your doctor as some bedside exam findings and further questions can help make the diagnosis. There are also tests called nerve conduction tests which can help confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Right thumb numb tingling painful. Mostly between fingertip and middle thumb joint. Sometimes weakness in hand. Right index finger numb also. ?
Finger/ hand sx's: This combination of symptoms warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by use (driving, keyboard use). Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Thre are several: Possible reasons. Trauma, sleep positon, infection, tendonitis, especially given age. Radial sided tendonitis. May be a common issue such as de quervains, one may need to refine the comlaint, ie , is the swelling in the whole hand or just feels swollen. Is the tingling ing extend up the arm or just into the hand and forearm? Is there neck comoression ad the tingling hand "feels" swollen , . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ulnar neuropathy: You have likely heard of carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a compression and irritation of the median nerve in the wrist. Ulnar tunnel syndrome, which it sounds like you may have, is a compression of the ulnar nerve in elbow. This nerve supplies the ring finger and pinky fingers. If it is compressed and irritated it can produce tingling and pain in those fingers. It is more common in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left arm shoulder pain left arm numb from about the elbow to te finger tips with a burning sensation. And right hand finger tips numb.?
I started getting numbness in index and middle finger on my right hand when ysing pc. Also sharp pain through knuckle joint on left index finger.
Carpel tunnel: The nerves in your hand are being pinched under a small band of ligament type tissue. Its from the typing and maintaining the hand posture required to do so. Start wearing a simple wrist brace see an orthopedic surgeon for a workup if you need to type for job then a simple surgery would resolve this issue ...Read more
Hand at rest little finger crosses over ring finger at top thumb rests under pointer finger sharp pain in middle top of wrist shooting to elbow cause?
Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?
Common:Carpal tunnel: While carpal tunnel may not be the cause, it is the most common cause of numbness and tingling in the fingers, and may radiate to the shoulder and even neck. If it wakes you at night, usually carpal tunnel. If neck pain, may be central/neck related. Recommend seeing an orthopedist. ...Read more
Intrinsic shoulder : Joint problem, such as rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder joint may be present. The numbness could be indeed "shoulder hand syndrome" or maybe brachial plexus issue associated with the shoulder pain. Perhaps a parsonage turner syndrome or even a thoracic outlet syndrome if symptoms worsen on arm elevation. However, sounds like a mix of joint and plexus. See orthopedic surgeon first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband played bball got an injury to left hand fourth finger. Pain on the outside of knuckle. Have had jammed finger b4 but not now. Help please?
Fractures: Can be minor but there are some that need surgery especially if the joint is not lined up, sprains are ligament injuries and the finger hours are prone to these too in a basketball scenario often these are partial but i'f it is a complete ligament tear trwatment is more complex an evaluation and an x-ray can help to differentiate these injuries if you need care a gand surgeon is a good place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am always dizzy and lightheaded, fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?
The top part of my left hand between my middle and index finger hurts. The pain starts at my wrists and extends past my knuckles (in between) I am 16.
Left hand finger tip pain, cold-related, stabbing pain, interferes normal day-to-day activities, been 2 years, level of pain (9), what is it?
I was just told by my dr. That the reason my left hand and fingers hurt so terribly is because my 3rd cervical disc is schattere he said it looks like it was a while ago because there is a lot of scar tissue around it. It is one disc., what can I do for
Act. modification: It sounds like you have exertional tendonitis or possibly early so called trigger finger(another type of tendonitis) it could also be arthritis or a number of other diagnosis if activity modification and nsaids don't help i would see your local hand surgeon for an evaluation which should include x-rays. ...Read more
Carpal Tunnel?: Pain in the thumb, index finger and palm could be due to carpal tunnel. If there is any numbness or tingling or if symptoms are mostly at night, then carpal tunnel should be considered. Other possible causes include arthritis, trigger finger, or possibly a c-6 cervical disc pinched nerve. ...Read more
Woke up with pain in knuckles below index finger/pain in finger. Have been playing video games a lot. Now swollen/painful can't bend or fully extend?
Video triggerfinger?: It is possible you've developed the disease of young people in the 21st century (trigger finger caused by TOO MUCH video gaming). But to be sure there are other things that could cause pain and swelling in your finger so if after icing, Motrin for 3 days, and NO video games you're not better an examination would be in order. Questions? Write me: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
From too much facebook. What do I do now that I have index finger pain from scrolling, clicking mouse?
Act. modification: Activity modification by using your mouse with the other hand, using a different finger, or just resting you facebook account for a while might help. Anti-inflammatories should help some but the best thing is rest! ...Read more
First cause must be: Established. Is it nerve related from the carpal tunnel, is it circulation perhaps in response to cold? Is there a joint with deformity at the tip as common in osteoarthritis? Is there dry skin or red skin or a swollen area near the nail? Is there a red hot gouty joint? Was there trauma, a fracture, a tendon injury. So now you can see how quickly i can make a list..Go .See a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Index pain: About extemity pain, we always need to know if the whole extremity [hand, wrist, finger, leg...], or if only one face of it hurts [palmar side or backside], is there swelling with pain? Other fingers not mentioned mean they are not painful? Palmar side and dorsal side are innervated by different nerves. Pain from nerve problem can occur at night, not always. We need more data... ...Read more
Right index finger pain and sometimes numbness mostly at night when using mouse a lot and when I use it to type?
Nerve irritation: These symptom are simular to carpel tunnel but when they involve the index finer are more likely to be the radial or ulnar nerve and while you feel it in your finger the problem could actually be in your elbow. Try resting it for a few weeks if no relief you will likely need steroids, anti-inflamatory and physical therapy and if no improvement a nerve test called an "emg". ...Read more
10 mos of intermittent left shoulderblade, neck, arm, hand, finger pain.Can't make happen w/movement.Dr. Says heart ok.No family history of mi. Ideas?
A 21 year old girl who does weight lifting. Neck and shoulder pain with tingling down right arm anf thumb and index finger. Pain and tinglimg and slig?
Neck pain and: Tingliing may be a sign of cervical spine invovlement. Other issues are shoulder instability that hurts locally and casues tingling down the arm. Or two independent issues such as neck muscle strain and carpal tunnel, both there but 2 separate conditons that come on at the same time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: Including carpal tunnel syndrome which is one of the most common causes of sharp shooting pains in index finger, thumb and middle finger. Beyond that, can be anything from arthritis to a neuropathy, would need more info but hope that answer points you in the right direction! ...Read more
My left hand index finger start swelling and i feel pain now.Mainly at the tip of my finger.I apply pain balm i rub there.No use.Need advice?
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