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If I make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury I have?

If I make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury I have?

Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

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My arm creaks when I make a fist?

My arm creaks when I make a fist?

Tendinitis: "intersection syndrome" is a form of tendinitis (actually "tenosynovitis") of the wrist and thumb tendons located on the back side of the wrist just above the joint. This makes a very stereotypical "creaking" sound as you move your wrist. Arthritis can make a crunchy-like sound/sensation at a joint. ...Read more

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When I make a fist with left hand I can feel spasm in my chest on the side kind under my arm?

When I make a fist with left hand I can feel spasm in my chest on the side kind under my arm?

Chest spasm: Seek medical attention. You increase pressure when you make a fist, it could be musculoskeletal pain, vascular (clot, decreased blood flow) or even related to your heart. Seek medical attention today. ...Read more

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Can you get a pinched never if your elbow was out of place? It's been 5 months and I still can't make a fist with arm extended or lift

Can you get a pinched never if your elbow was out of place? It's been 5 months and I still can't make a fist with arm extended or lift

Elbow. I: Of course but proper term is nerve impingement or crowding. All 3 nerves to hand- ulcer, radial and median nerve pass thru elbow. So consult family dr. Or neurologist. You can be tested with EMG and nc (nerve conduction) studies to determine which nerve is involved. Nerves have 3 functions- sensation to bone, skin but most importaint is motor power-makes muscles work. Is forearm smaller than o. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts I didn't do anything to it hurts when I move it or make a fist or raise my arm?

My elbow hurts I didn't do anything to it hurts when I move it or make a fist or raise my arm?

Elbow: The most common reasons for elbow pain including inflammatory issues such as tennis or golfers elbow. These issues do not necessarily have to be related to these sports. Regardless you would need an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon or at least your primary care doctor to determine the true clause and diagnosis. This will help with guiding treatment options. ...Read more

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So I punched a wall about six days ago it hurt the first two days then the pain went away, but now it hurts to make a fist and my whole arm hurts?

So I punched a wall about six days ago it hurt the first two days then the pain went away, but now it hurts to make a fist and my whole arm hurts?

Needs evaluation: It is very common to fracture the bones in the hand when we punch hard objects, e.g., walls, another person's face, etc. Since you are having worsening pain, I would seek medical attention. You would benefit from an examination and imaging studies like an X-ray to determine if there are any fractures. If fractures are present, you may need to see an Orthopedic surgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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I wake up with both arms stiff and hurtihg like they are asleep but hurt. Can't make a fist?

I wake up with both arms stiff and hurtihg like they are asleep but hurt. Can't make a fist?

Go see your Dr ASAP: And get checked for muscle and soft tissue inflammation or infection, clot in the veins etc. Hope u feel better soon! ...Read more

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I'm having really bad elbow pain that bony part hurts when I raise my arm or make a fist or pick up something heavy I don't remember doing anything to?

The commonest prob--: Lem is most likely tennis elbow (lat epicondylitis), with pain on the outer aspect of lower end of the upper arm (humerus) bone. Golfer's elbow (med epicodylitis) is not so common, with pain on inner aspect at lower end of the humerus. Pain meds that you are taking, with elbow strap, pt with massage/stretching exercises would be beneficial. Steroid or prp shots are helpful. See an orthopodist. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing an episode where I felt weakness in my arms, and I could barely make a fist. I also have neck pain, and a tingling feeling in my head?

I'm experiencing an episode where I felt weakness in my arms, and I could barely make a fist. I also have neck pain, and a tingling feeling in my head?

Weakness in arms: I think it would be a good idea for you to see a Psychologist. He/she will work you through the problems and then help you feel improved. One clinic visit is not likely to be enough. You must follow the advice of the Psychologist! ...Read more

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I got stab with a power drill right side of my elbow on my left arm now my pinkie and ring finger are not moving very much I can't make a fist?

I got stab with a power drill right side of my elbow on my left arm now my pinkie and ring finger are not moving very much I can't make a fist?

Medical assessment: It is important that this be promptly medically evaluated to determine if there is nerve or musculoskeletal injury or possibly infection. When was your last tetanus shot? ...Read more

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Hyper extension elbow now forearm pain when I make a fist what can I do or take to make pain go away?

Hyper extension elbow now forearm pain when I make a fist what can I do or take to make pain go away?

Sounds like you had-: Strained the flexors of your hand, hence causing pain with attempts to make a fist. You need to be seen by an orthopedist so an xray, ;/or an us can be done to confirm the DX and treatment started. In the meantime, rest the elbow with rice (rest, ice, compression and elevate)in a sling + pain meds lie with aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen. Mri might be necessary, if none of the investigations help. ...Read more

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I had a de Quervain's release 20 days ago. I have pain around my extensor tendon at base of index finger t. Worse when I make a fist with bended elbow?

I had a de Quervain's release 20 days ago. I have pain around my extensor tendon at base of index finger t. Worse when I make a fist with bended elbow?

Most likely inflamed: The tendon could be inflamed from the anestetic which they give around the wrist for the procedure or from some of the blood from the release. Either reason would be expected to resove with time. You should discuss this with your surgeon so he can properly evaluate it. ...Read more

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It's been 5months since I've been able to make a fist without exscrewciating pain in my forearm. Ot has not helped.

It's been 5months since I've been able to make a fist without exscrewciating pain in my forearm. Ot has not helped.

May be tendinitis: If you are describing pain that starts behind the thumb and radiates up your forearm when you make a fist, then you probably have a dequervain's tenosynovitis. This condition is notorious for not responding to many treatments besides a cortisone shot into the first extensor compartment or surgical release if the injection doesn't work. ...Read more

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Extreme wrist pain and swollen hands, unable to fully make a fist without extreme forearm pain. Comes and goes sometimes have numb finger tips?

Extreme wrist pain and swollen hands, unable to fully make a fist without extreme forearm pain. Comes and goes sometimes have numb finger tips?

Need more info: There is no short answer. We need to know where, how often, how long you've had the pain. What kind of work/hobboes you do. How's your health. ...Read more

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What can I get to use on my little finger that locks each time I make a fist?

What can I get to use on my little finger that locks each time I make a fist?

Warmth: Something warm may help, like icy-hot or mentholatum or a warm compress. Might want to try physical therapy, they might be able to give you a hint on some exercises. ...Read more