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Left hand pain around pinky and ring finger knuckles and left elbow pain, 24 weeks pregnant.?

Left hand pain around pinky and ring finger knuckles and left elbow pain, 24 weeks pregnant.?

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 more

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Sore middle finger right hand tendon seems to catch?

Sore middle finger right hand tendon seems to catch?

Finger pain.: This could be the beginning of dupuytren's contracture which is related to contraction of the tendon. See your doctor if it does not resolve. ...Read more

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Neck pain into forehead and left side of nose left shoulder left arm left elbow left hip left leg left foot. Top of foot feel numb. What is this?

Neck pain into forehead and left side of nose left shoulder left arm left elbow left hip left leg left foot. Top of foot feel numb. What is this?

Headache?: Any reason to believe you are having a stroke ? Are you having any weakness anywhere? How is your speech? The areas you described aren't linked so easily. Only place i source i could think of would be in your brain, but even there, what you are describing is just one place. Seek help please! ...Read more

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Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Could be either : Carpal t syndromes on both sides, or trigger thumb on one side and mid. Finger on the other side. Other possibilities include tendonitis, injury to/ arthritis both hands. These would be responsible for majority of cases. ...Read more

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Left fore arm is tight. Left foot is tingling. Left shin has sharp pain.

Sharp pain: In leg and tingling in feet is likely a sign of nerve problem and would seek out neurologist who will likely order a nerve conduction study or other tests and possible medications. ...Read more

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Why left hand and left foot swell?

Why left hand and left foot swell?

Unilateral swelling : The symptoms reported are vague and a doctors visit is recommended to help sort this out. Swelling to a doctor could mean swelling, edema, synovitis, lymphadenopathy, etc. The fact that its unilateral is interesting. With history of cat allergy as listed in your profile, angioedema comes to mind, which can cause swelling attacks and not always symmetric. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain on top of left shoulder, left elbow, left forearm, wrist and ring finger and knuckle and slight pain in left upper chest. What could this be?

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia can cause widespread pain such as what you describe. You may feel as if there is swelling and morning stiffness but no visible evidence of swelling. One side of the body is usually worse than the other and symptoms can be associated with fatigue, insomnia and depression. This is a clinical diagnosis but other forms of arthralgias are ruled out with a complete h&p , labs and xrays if. ...Read more

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Pain on top of left shoulder, left elbow, left forearm, wrist and ring finger and knuckle and slight pain in left upper chest. What could this be?

Pain on top of left shoulder, left elbow, left forearm, wrist and ring finger and knuckle and slight pain in left upper chest. What could this be?

Pinched nerve: Pain in the chest or arm that goes to the hand or fingers is almost never due to a heart problem. Just the same, if the pain is assoicated with muscle weakness, keeps you up at night, interferes with daily activities, and/or is not responding to whatever medication you have at home, you should see a doctor for an evaluation and a step up in treatment. Physical therapy or steroids are examples. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in left middle finger, hand and forearm? 29/f

Pain: There are several possibilities. Carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinosis of the wrist and finger flexors, muscle strain. I suggest evaluation with your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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2cm lump on right arm. Inside above elbow. Sore and tender. Arm hurts to move. ?

2cm lump on right arm. Inside above elbow. Sore and tender. Arm hurts to move. ?

Infection?: What you are describing sounds like an inflamed epitrochlear lymph node, which can be a sign of infection. I would recommend seeing your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Left hand tingling and wrist pain. Do I use a wrist splint on it?

Left hand tingling and wrist pain. Do I use a wrist splint on it?

Determine cause: While many of your friends may be quick to diagnose this as carpal tunnel, you should seek evaluation to determine if this needs testing prior to splinting. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Most not related.: I can;t think of any reason that a fingr tip injury would cause a lump in the palm. Lumps, bumps and masses are very common in the palm and hand. You should probably see a hand surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Painful tingling sensation felt on my left leg and foot? Carpal tunnel?

Painful tingling sensation felt on my left leg and foot? Carpal tunnel?

Tarsal tunnel : There is condition in the foot and ankle that is called tarsal tunnel. It is in the inside of your ankle and foot and the pain can either shoot into your foot or up your leg. You should have someone take a look. ...Read more

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Did backhandspring twisted arm and felt elbow pop, sharp pains a lot, behind elbow...?

Did backhandspring twisted arm and felt elbow pop, sharp pains a lot, behind elbow...?

Elbow pain: Are you able to fully bend & straighten elbow joint? Can you turn hand palm down & back? May have dislocated elbow or broken radius/ulna/humerus or merely strained ligaments. Best to have joint examined & x-rayed (emergencyroom) so appropriate treatment can be given. Motrin/aleve/etc (if you can take them) may take edge off pain. Ice for swelling. Sling or splint for support until seen by doc. ...Read more

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What could a bloody spreading blister possibly be? It's painful. Located on top left hand between pinky and ring finger.

What could a bloody spreading blister possibly be? It's painful. Located on top left hand between pinky and ring finger.

Trauma/infection: As the blister is spreading and is painful, the main concern is infection. Have it seen.. It may be the result of some trauma. All the best. ...Read more

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Is my hand sprained? Dull pain just above wrist bet. Pinky knuckle and wrist. Minimal/no swelling, full rom w/ only dull pain.Punched refrigerator

Is my hand sprained? Dull pain just above wrist bet. Pinky knuckle and wrist. Minimal/no swelling, full rom w/ only dull pain.Punched refrigerator

Sprained or bruised: If the pain is truly dull, and there is minimal swelling and full pain free motion of the joints of the fingers knuckles and wrist, there is little chance of a fracture. Swelling, deformity and pain is more of a concern and should be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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I've had tendonitis in my left wrist since I had my baby. It's extremely painful.I've tried immobilization and anti inflammatories. What r my options?

I've had tendonitis in my left wrist since I had my baby. It's extremely painful.I've tried immobilization and anti inflammatories. What r my options?

Steroid injection: You may a disease called dequervain's tenosynovitis. It is tedonitis of the wrist. It is common after pregnancy. I would try and see an orthopaedic surgeon, especially a hand surgeon. If this is in fact your diagnosis, you might be a candidate to a steroid injection. ...Read more

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Pain from left wrist to shoulder ?

Multiple Causes: Pain over such a large area typically involves the nerves in some fashion but there are too many possible causes to consider given the information that you've provided. I'd suggest further workup and discussion with your regular physician. ...Read more

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What is my left wrist stinging and hurting?

What is my left wrist stinging and hurting?

See details: It is impossible to answer your question without being able to examine the wrist. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

Ganglion: Odds are it's a harmless cyst called a ganglion. Your doctor can probably tell at a glance. Thanks for not asking how to make it go away. ...Read more

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What is cause or symptom of left wrist pulsing without pain ?

What is cause or symptom of left wrist pulsing without pain ?

Artery or nerve: Sometimes irritated nerves can cause muscle to twitch or perhaps one of the arteries in your left wrist is closer to the skin. It is nothing to worry about unless you have deteriorated strength or coordination ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have hurt your left wrist/elbow or shoulder?

How can you tell if you have hurt your left wrist/elbow or shoulder?

Pain: If your joint hurts it was probably injured. If it is only "sore" with motion it may be simply sprained. If you have deformity or crepitance about the joint, it could be broken. Shoulders can be a bit more difficult to assess but typically pain and weakness or night pain worse with overhead activity can indicate an inflamed tendon or worse case a tear. ...Read more

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I have periodic tingling in my left wrist and fingers. What could this be?

I have periodic tingling in my left wrist and fingers. What could this be?

Carpal Tunnel: This could be carpal tunnel syndrom which is a pinched nerve in the wrist that causes tingling in the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers. See a hand surgeon for a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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When can I resume going gym after getting a ganglion cyst on the left wrist?

When can I resume going gym after getting a ganglion cyst on the left wrist?

Cyst: As soon as your wrist feels comfortable for the gym. There is a risk of recurrence if you go back too soon. Usually 2 to 4 weeks is the best course. Greg. ...Read more

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The bone on the left side of my left wrist is sticking out farther than the other?

The bone on the left side of my left wrist is sticking out farther than the other?

Asymmetry: Slight differences in the appearance of structures when one side of our body is compared to other is actually a pretty normal finding in most people. If your wrists have always looked this way, no discomfort is present and range of motion is normal, this is likely nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Severe pain in left wrist no swelling hurts to move it don't remeber ever hurting it?

Severe pain in left wrist no swelling hurts to move it don't remeber ever hurting it?

See a doctor: Please have your doctor check it out. It could be a form of arthritis, or possibly a ganglion cyst, but usually there is a lump which is painful with that condition. ...Read more

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I have had a ganglion cist in my left wrist for 5+ years. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have had a ganglion cist in my left wrist for 5+ years. What can I do to get rid of it?

Surgery: A gangion will not go away, and may simulate a tumor on a tendon which could be locally invasive. Get is fixed by you local friendly orthopedic hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Can I keep going to the gym and working out, after getting a ganglion cyst on the left wrist?

Can I keep going to the gym and working out, after getting a ganglion cyst on the left wrist?

Ok after healed: Once your wrist has healed and you have been cleared by your physician, it is quite possible that you will be able to return to your work out routine with some minor modifications or restrictions. ...Read more

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I had kienbocks disease in my left wrist, so what is the likelihood of it happening to my right wrist?

I had kienbocks disease in my left wrist, so what is the likelihood of it happening to my right wrist?

About 5% or less: This is a rare condition, about 200, 000 cases in the us. Based on my own experience and literature reports, my assesment is that it is around 5% , the incidence of bilateral kienbocks disease. ...Read more

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What could cause swelling on outside of left wrist, there is no pain and when i lift my arm up it goes away?

What could cause swelling on outside of left wrist, there is no pain and when i lift my arm up it goes away?

Cyst: There are many things that cause swellings but at the wrist, it would be most common to have a ganglionic cyst. Other possibilities are traumatic cyst, lymph node, etc. The only way to know for sure what it is is for you to have it examined and perhaps a test called MRI or ultrasound to image the lesion. I would have your physician look at it and evaluate it. ...Read more

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Can hyper-extending and loading it down with heavy steel parts cause scapholunate dissociation in my left wrist?

Can hyper-extending and loading it down with heavy steel parts cause scapholunate dissociation in my left wrist?

See an orthopedist: If you may have injured your wrist in this fashion you should be examined and probably undergo imaging studies soon. The internet is not a place to solve this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had pain in my left wrist for several months and there's a red knot under my thumb area. What could this be?

Tendenitis: It is due to excessive use. Give it a rest. The small knot could be a small excess bone ( sessamoid bone ) under the thumb bone. An x-ray of wrist and hand will be helpful. ...Read more