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Muscle Pain In Palm Of Hand
Severe hand pain when I grasp objs. My pt says I have a "kink" in my nerve caused by tight neck and shoulder muscles. Term or diagnosis for condition?
Your pt is referring to a condition called radiculopathy where a nerve root in the neck is irritated or compressed causing symptoms in the arm or hand.
This may not be what is actually going on. Normally radiculopathy does not cause pain upon grasping items. There can be a number of conditions that cause this symptom. I would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Anxiety, (gabapentin 400mg 3x daily works wonders. Hand pain (tramadol 50mg 3x daily helps a lot) SEVERE muscle spasms everywhere (soma (carisoprodol) 3-4x daily)?
Maybe but: Spssms may be due to pain. Try better control of pain first before adding muscle relaxer. Or vice versa. Confused? Yea even doctors can mess that up think positive feedback loop and you have to break the cycle ...Read more
Pain in neck. Mycolic jerks balance problems muscle rigity and strength more sweating in armpit tremor in hand. Pain in neck is bad. Had images done.?
I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng
Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease and lab testing and a full neurologic exam. Arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid can cause joint pain but also muscle pain. Problems in the spine such as disc narrowing can cause some of these issues. Again you need a full workup by a provider ...Read more
Burning pain near right pinkie knuckle where it attaches to hand. Pain is on the palm side only and is present when I make open/close my fist. Fixes?
Early Trigger finger: Sounds like the early stages of a trigger finger, before it starts to catch. See if you have a tender spot on your palm, at the base of your pinky where there's a bony bump. Nsaids like Ibuprofen might help if this is the case. An orthopaedic or hand surgeon can check it out and see if an injection is appropriate. ...Read more
Severe and debilitating hand pain stemming from a sensitive right ring finger. Radiating pain from the fingertip, through the palm, wrist and up the forearm stopping at the elbow when touched, tapped, hit, or knicked.?
Carpel tunnel?: You may have what we call carpel tunnel syndrome when the nerve is compressed by inflammation or anatomical structure. The rising use of the hand on the keyboard or mouse with the computer may contribute to this problem. Try to modify your hand position and even try a wrist sprint If not helpful, time to see doctor. ...Read more
My 103lb dog tried running outside. I. Caught her with my left hand. Pain in wrist, palm, and middle finger and is very warm now. Can't make a fist?
Be seen: I would encourage you to be seen. While there are many possibilities that could represent minimal injuries, you may very well have ruptured one if the flexor tendons in your hand, which would require surgery to fix. When a flexor tendon injury occurs, patients have pain and swelling in the palm and are unable to make a fist like you are describing. ...Read more
Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle, starting in other hand too?
Extreme hand pain in palm & index finger knuckle. Mri 6 mos ago read 5 mm volar subluxation of proximal phalanx. Is that anything of concern?
Subluxation of a: Proximal phalanx at the mcl joint may be associated with an inflammatory arthritis or an injury to that joint. Typically the index an middle fingers are affected first in inflamm arthritic findings in the hand vs the little and ring. Mri is sometmes is innacurate or over read as well. A rheumatologist or hand surgeon may add insight. ...Read more
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
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
Bone doctor: Orthopedic surgeon who may or not be a specialist in hand. ...Read more
Heart attack: Left hand pain means left hand pain. Sometimes heart attack has left arm and pain associated with it. Left hand pain could be due to arthrits, trauma, infection and a myriad of non heart attack things.......... ...Read more
Variable: Usually a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon, although other non surgeons and general orthopedic surgeons do. ...Read more
Situs Inversus: If you have situs inversus (your abdominal organs are opposite of "normal" people - so your stomach/spleen are on the right side and your liver/gall bladder on the left) but you have a totally anatomically normal heart (even if it is in your right chest)-I doubt your hand pain is related to your heart. If it continues to bother you, you should talk to your doctor. ...Read more
That's a good start:
But if it persists or becomes unresponsive to those kind of over the counter drugs, then it is time to find out what the cause of the pain is. It is generally a real good idea to diagnose before treating!
good luck! ...Read more
Neither: Neither would be high on my list. What is the cause of the pain? ...Read more
Not typically: Although there is a central pain syndrome associated with thalmic strokes, shortness of breath would not be seen. In one with those symptoms, angina or heart disease, which can be associated with shortness of breath, chest burning and typically arm pain but hand pain could be possible. Patients with stoke are at risk. Other causes exist as well. This problem needs medical evaluation asap. ...Read more
Sharp wrist/hand pain only on exhaling. Had mri, ultrasound, nerve test scans etc to no avail. Any other ideas out there? Thanks.
Have fast progressive numbness & weakness in right arm/hand, pain is now controlled. Have spurs @c6c7. Is surgery recommended.?
Sudden pain in left arm from elbow to hand. Pain mosly in wrists. Will wrapping and icing help? Has happened before bt never stays long
Wrist Pain: Why do you have arm/elbow/wrist pain? Any history of trauma? Do you play any sport? Is it just pain or with redness and swelling? Cold compress and nsaids such as ibuprofen/aleve can help relieve the inflammation. If it doesn't go away, get it checked by your doctor. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
Noticed when I leaned on the counter I had a pain on my left side. Also been noticing right shoulder pain, & left hand pain? So unsure?
Don't appear related: This do not appear related but sufficiently concerning to warrant medical attention and evaluation. ...Read more
I have creeping hand pain - Sometimes the thumb area hurts, sometimes it's around my middle finger, or closer toward the other side. What gives?
YouGot It HandsDown: Sounds like what's called "carpal tunnel syndrome." That's when a sensory nerve that goes into your hand is squeezed in a small tunnel in your wrist. The cause? There are many, talk to the doctor about that. There are a few things they can do for it up to and including surgery. Depends on how bad it is. It may be something else, but that's my educated guess. ...Read more
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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