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When I move the fingers of my right hand, the inner side of my hand hurts. What might be the reason?

When I move the fingers of my right hand, the inner side of my hand hurts. What might be the reason?

Tendonitis: The palm at the based the fingers is a common area to develop tendon inflammation. It typically affects one finger at a time, though some patients have multiple fingers affected. Pain can be the only symptom, but many will develop catching or triggering of the finger. ...Read more

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I've taken three dosages of bactrum ds can I still end up having serum sickness? My left hand hurts right on the top. For no apparent reason. That's why I was wondering

I've taken three dosages of bactrum ds can I still end up having serum sickness? My left hand hurts right on the top. For no apparent reason. That's why I was wondering

NO: Serum sickness develops with sulfa drugs after a period (usually long term) of treatment!
FURTHERMORE serum sickness joint pain is SYMMETRICAL ....not just with L hand/wrist!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand. Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers. Cause?

Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand.  Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers.  Cause?

Recommendations : Need to know more about your condition, like swelling or redness, history of trauma or overuse your hand professionally, history of involvement other joint before and so on. But anyway try now Motrin or Advil 400mg 3-4 times a day and some joint cream and rest for your hand./fingers for 2 weeks. Hope it will be better. ...Read more

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I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason?

I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason?

Well: First you need to give a good history. Such as did you injure the hand? How did the pain begin. This is where you start then you will have a hand exam and go from there ...Read more

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Smashed thumb in trunk almost 2 weeks ago and severely cut it the cut it healing but still can't bend it and my hand hurts badly?

Smashed thumb in trunk almost 2 weeks ago and severely cut it the cut it healing but still can't bend it and my hand hurts badly?

See a bone doctor: you need to see a hand surgeon to see if there is something they can do
you might had a crushing fracture to your thumb, the skin on the top might heal but it take 4-6 weeks for the bone to heal.
see a hand surgeon ,might be able to help you ...Read more

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My hand hurts me a lot i didn't slam it anywhere what should I do?

Not if your sane: Your info isn't specific enough. Where does it hurt? When does it hurt? What is the pain like - burning, stabbing, electricity, ache? What lessens the pain? ...Read more

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The top left of my hand hurts. What 's wrong with it and what should I do?

The top left of my hand hurts. What 's wrong with it and what should I do?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the hand. Was there any trauma to the hand? Is there a swelling, redness or other visible abnormality? If there is no visible abnormality try tylenol (acetaminophen) and if the pain does not go away in a couple of days or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter's top left hand hurts what's wrong?

My daughter's top left hand hurts what's wrong?

Needs examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the hand. Was there any trauma to the hand? Is there a swelling, redness or other visible abnormality? If there is no visible abnormality try tylenol (acetaminophen) and if the pain does not go away in a couple of days or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My hand hurts after shot for blood test, what to do?

My hand hurts after shot for blood test, what to do?

Nerve injury: If it hurt a lot getting the blood test a nerve may have been injured. See a hand surgeon ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hand hurts while playing the guitar?

What do you suggest if my hand hurts while playing the guitar?

Tendonitis: Most commonly the result of tendonitis. Recommend stretching well prior to playing, icing after playing and using anti-inflammatories. Also have someone evaluate your positioning when playing as this can worsen the problem ...Read more

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My hand hurts from tennis. Could I be hitting the ball wrong?

My hand hurts from tennis.  Could I be hitting the ball wrong?

Yes: Make sure you're learning proper technique and take a class. Also make sure the racquet fits you properly. ...Read more

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Dog bite on one hand and now my other hand hurts too, what's going on?

Dog bite on one hand and now my other hand hurts too, what's going on?

At times pain in one: Hand that is intense can make the other hand feel pain too. One theory is that the [pain pathways in the spinal cord that supplies one side are close to those on the other side of the spinal to the other hand. Other times just using the normal side more than usual can bring on some discomfort. ...Read more

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My hand hurts just when I close my hand. It sometimes feel numb when I have it open.

My hand hurts just when I close my hand. It sometimes feel numb when I have it open.

Carpal tunnel: Many different things can cause the symptoms you are having but the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome. In this syndrome the median nerve is pinched at the wrist. It can be made better by using a canvas wrist brace and small doses of ibuprofen or Naprosyn (naproxen). I If this does not improve the symptoms have a further evaluation in person. It is often associated with repetitive movements also. ...Read more

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I type a lot on the computer and lately on top of my hand hurts. What do I do? I need to wrok.

I type a lot on the computer and lately on top of my hand hurts. What do I do? I need to wrok.

Carpal tunnel?: You may possibly having carpal tunnel which is quite common in folks using their hands repetitively such as typing etc...Over-use arthritis can also be causing symptoms..I would recommend seeing your doc for an evaluation to determine a best solution for your.
Try some motrin/aleve, vitamin b6, and wrist splint in the meantime..Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the bottom right corner of ur left hand hurts every time you put pressure on it.

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 and got bit by a dog. Not really bit but scratched, she's 11 and now her whole hand hurts. Should i take her in for a shot?

My daughter is 11 and got bit by a dog. Not really bit but scratched, she's 11 and now her whole hand hurts. Should i take her in for a shot?

Have hand evaluated: You should have the hand evaluated to make sure an infection is not developing. Do not procrastinate. ...Read more

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My hand hurts, I bent my fingers playing a game.

My hand hurts, I bent my fingers playing a game.

Hard to say: It is hard to say without more information. If you had a sufficient mechanism of injury, I would not hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more

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Sometimes wrist and hand hurts while playing games?

Stop playing! :): Sorry, but it was too easy to respond by saying to stop doing the thing that causes pain! seriously, if playing games (i assume video?)causes severe pain, it is likely related to overuse and irritation of nerves, tendons or muscles. Trying a different grip, the other hand or decreasing use could help. If more pain or symptoms change get checked. Do get some outdoor exercise though! ...Read more

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My palm of my hand hurts really bad but not unless playing with joystick?

My palm of my hand hurts really bad but not unless playing with joystick?

Stop joystick?: Sorry, but it was too easy to respond by saying to stop the ne thing that causes pain! seriously, if using he joystick causes severe pain, it is likely related to overuse and irritation of nerves, tendons or muscles. Trying a different grip, the other hand or decreasing use could help. If more pain or symptoms change get checked. Do get some outdoor exercise though! ...Read more

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What would cause random severe wrist/hand pain?

What would cause random severe wrist/hand pain?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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How come my wrist/ hand hurts when I move it a certain way?

How come my wrist/ hand hurts when I move it a certain way?

See below: The most common reason would be a strained tendon or ligament in your wrist. Other possiblities are arthritis of the wrist joints, cartilage problems in the wrist, benign growths in the wrist. See a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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My hand hurts a little when I grasp things ? What's your thought ...? Thank you

My hand hurts a little when I grasp things ? 
What's your thought ...? 
Thank you

Painful Grasp: Mild pain or discomfort when grasping things can be due to a variety of reasons. The muscles into your hand called intrinsics could be tight. Joints can swell temporarily due to arthritis or sprains. Tendonitis can be another reason. If symptoms persist seek advice from a hand specialist. ...Read more

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The outer side of my right hand hurts.Although I have not hit/slammed my hand on anything, what might be the problem?

The outer side of my right hand hurts.Although I have not hit/slammed my hand on anything, what might be the problem?

Side...: we say thumb side or pinky side. thumb side is carpal tunnel. pinky side is funny bone or a neck problem. both could be from neck or underarm area for a nerve pinch, but carpal tunnel is really really common. all of us here at healthtap have carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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Does diabetes cause severe arm and hand pain?

Does diabetes cause severe arm and hand pain?

Indirectly: Diabetes is a leading cause for peripheral neuropathy and compressive neuropathies like carpal tunnel syndrome. I would recommend an evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more

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What could cause severe hand pain and vein swelling?

What could cause severe hand pain and vein swelling?

Lots of things: Most important, if the pulses are not as strong as normal on both sides of the involved wrist, or the hand is very blue, seek immediate care (vascular emergency). Someone else can give you a full list of possible causes. ...Read more

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My hand hurts, but I can make a fist. So, could this still be a broken hand?

My hand hurts, but I can make a fist.  So, could this still be a broken hand?

Could be: Even if you can move your hand and fingers after an injury, it can still be broken. If you are at all concerned, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons that my hand hurts when i hear and see a crying baby?

Sounds evoke : Different emotions. Perhaps this evokes a memory of a physical state or just adds enough static to your your system that other seemingly unrelated items affect your hand. But a baby crying can be a powerful sound. And there are studies where sound provokes hand pain used in an experimental sense to measure sounds. Our cerebral wiring is complex. .. Speak to a neurologist it these things continu. ...Read more