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I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. Xrays show degen. In neck. What to do?

I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. Xrays show degen. In neck. What to do?

Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My hands get stiff at night. What can I do?

My hands get stiff at night. What can I do?

Stiff hands: You may want to discuss with your primary care physician who may refer you to see a rheumatologist or a hand surgeon. This sounds like arhtritis but this may be primary (from repetive use) or secondary to some other process rheumatoid, psoriasis, etc. Which should be treated. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stiffness in your hand?

How do you get rid of stiffness in your hand?

Depends: It depends on the cause (ie is it muscular or arthritic in nature). Mostly grip strengthening exercises can help. But if it continues you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get joint pain and stiffness with a 2nd degree burn on hand?

Is it normal to get joint pain and stiffness with a 2nd degree burn on hand?

Some yes: Becuz of the injury and edema, there can be some joint pain and stiffness. You need to see your doctor to make sure things are not becoming infected. You also need to ask him for exercises to prevent permanent loss of motion. ...Read more

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I am suffering from fibromyalgia for last 3 years. Almost all joints pain. Morning hand stiffness. Here in gurgaon, india, I could not get a doctor?

I am suffering from fibromyalgia for last 3 years. Almost all joints pain. Morning hand stiffness. Here in gurgaon, india, I could not get a doctor?

Check first: This may not be fibromyalgia. Morning stiffness in small joints brings up the possibility of rheumatoid arthritis. The pain of fibromyalgia is felt more in the muscles than in the joints. Have a general doctor check you for any type of arthritis before seeking out a fibromyalgia specialist. ...Read more

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While waiting several weeks to get into a hand specialist, what should I do to alleviate the morning extreme pain and stiffness in my fingers? Been tested for ra. If tendons should I wear wrist guard? Already tried voltaren (diclofenac) gel.

While waiting several weeks to get into a hand specialist, what should I do to alleviate the morning extreme pain and stiffness in my fingers? Been tested for ra. If tendons should I wear wrist guard? Already tried voltaren (diclofenac) gel.

Early am stiffness: A common problem for joint issues in the hand. No matter what the cause the important thing is make sure that you work out the stiffness each and every day. Warm soaks warm showers and exercises such as the classic hand six pack exercises especially working on making a full fist and working on flexing the joints fully remember warm to warm up at the beginning of the day and ice after activity. ...Read more

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I injured my forearms wrist and top of hand down the thumbs, both arms right side hurts worse, constant pain, stiffness at night, cant care for baby,?

I injured my forearms wrist and top of hand down the thumbs, both arms right side hurts worse, constant pain, stiffness at night, cant care for baby,?

Hand and Arm Pain: Sounds like you are having an awful time with your hands and arms. I suggest you be seen by a Family Doctor and be evaluated for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. This can often occur during pregnancy. You need to have your thyroid checked and get what are called nerve conduction tests to see if there is damage to the nerves in your arms and hands. Good luck, get well soon. ...Read more

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F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

Carpal tunnel?: Your hand numbness might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Use of a wrist/hand brace at night when you sleep may help. The generalized stiffness and joint pain needs medical evaluation including exam with doctor, imaging and blood testing. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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What are early signs for pains in my hands and stiffness?

What are early signs for pains in my hands and stiffness?

Stiffness and pain: And a spongy feeling in gripping can ber a sign of some very early very mild arthritis even with so called normal xrays. There are many causes of arthiis though from genetic predisposition to osteoarthritis to inflammatory or related disorders to infectious things such as lyme disease. Stiffness can also be just swelling and that has many causes too. Its hard to exactly what it is early sign of ...Read more

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I have tightness and stiffness in my fingers and hands in the mornings?

I have tightness and stiffness in my fingers and hands in the mornings?

AM stiffness: This is a common symptom in people who have arthritis of different kinds. Impossible to say what kind without an exam. For most people the stiffness works itself out after a little while. Hot showers or baths help. Gentle opening and closing of the fingers usually helps. Can be a nuisance but usually not much can be done about it. ...Read more

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What can I do for stiffness and soreness in me hands?

What can I do for stiffness and soreness in me hands?

Inflammation: If you are a healthy person and doing manual labor it is not unusual to have stiffness and soreness of the hands. If you have no stomach problems, bleeding tendency, or kidney or liver problems it is safe to take over the counter Motrin with food. Please take as recommended on the bottle or your physician. With rest and medication this should resolve in 1week. Otherwise see you primary doctor. ...Read more

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My wife age is 30 years old and her hand in the morning has stiffness and pain. What can we do?

Get it evaluated: The major thing you can do is to have the problem evaluated. You need a proper diagnosis. There are numerous problems that cause hand pain and stiffness. Most of them are arthritic but not all. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I am taken hydroxxychloroquine in which it is working to keep the swellen down in my hands but I still have stiffness and pain in my joints?

I am taken hydroxxychloroquine in which it is working to keep the swellen down in my hands but I still have stiffness and pain in my joints?

Joint pain: You ought to discuss this with your rheumatologist, it could be that it is not enough to control your symptoms and you may need additional medications to aid in controlling the pain and stiffness. ...Read more

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Hand and forearm stiffness when im in a cold room or outside where it is cold?

Hand and forearm stiffness when im in a cold room or outside where it is cold?

Explanation: This is normal condition and you need to keep yourself warm in cold room or cold whether. Use long sleeve and wool for warming. ...Read more

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Stiffness and pain in wrist and hands after typing for a few minutes?

Carpal tunnel: Hi!
this is often due to carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis. Any color change in the hands when they are painful? Cold temperature? You can try changing the angle of the keyboard, or getting an ergonomic keyboard. If simple changes don't improve your symptoms, you should be examined by a physician.
best regards,
Garrett Norvell, MD ...Read more

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Stiffness in elbow by gyming. My hand is bent and is NT getting straight nw... Any solution?

Stiffness in elbow by gyming. My hand is bent and is NT getting straight nw... Any solution?

Go to the doctor: Please. It is time to put away the smart phone and get to your trusted medical advisor urgently. This is very abnormal! ...Read more

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What can cause a red rash on palms, pain and stiffness in the hands?

Different things: This cannot be diagnosed without knowing other thinngs and possible having blookd tests done. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Hello docs! Can you tell me what could cause joint stiffness in my hands?

Hello docs! Can you tell me what could cause joint stiffness in my hands?

Arthritis: Classically, rheumatoid arthritis presents w/ stiffness in the finger joints, and sometimes pain, in the morning esp. See a rheumatologist for evaluation and " rheumatoid profile" lab work-up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hand stiffness, sharp pain in hands that shoots to my elbow?

Hand stiffness, sharp pain in hands that shoots to my elbow?

Needs evaluation: The symptoms you described are consistent with carpal tunnel syndrome, however, to be certain you would need to be examined by a physician. Please see you physician and consult this site for more information.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/ds00326. ...Read more

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Pain and stiffness in my neck that is causing me headaches and tingling pain in my hand and pinky finger.

Pain and stiffness in my neck that is causing me headaches and tingling pain in my hand and pinky finger.

Neck disk: Most likely you have a pinched nerve in your neck causing the neck pain, headaches and finger numbness. See a spine surgeon to start conservative treatment first. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of hand joint pain and stiffness?

What are the common causes of hand joint pain and stiffness?

Osteoarthritis: Most common cause is just plain old degenerative arthritis.But alos could be an inflammatory arthritis like rheumatoid. Occupational causes are also not unusual like tank truck drivers that have to open valves frequently. ...Read more

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I have pain and stiffness in my hands, particularly the left one. The pain is mostly in the knuckles and back of the hand. Also 6 months ago.?

Possibly arthritis: Stiffness, pain, and swelling are the classic signs of arthritis. I recommend an evaluation by a rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon. Examination and x-rays, and possibly blood tests may be necessary to confirm. Potential treatments include therapy, bracing or splinting, and arthritis medicines, such as nsaids, which include Ibuprofen and celebrex (celecoxib). ...Read more

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I started experiencing stiffness and numbness in both hands 3-4d ago and progressively worse pains in my fingers- do I have CTS? What can I do?

I started experiencing stiffness and numbness in both hands 3-4d ago and progressively worse pains in my fingers- do I have CTS? What can I do?

I doubt it. CTS: Presents in a gradual fashion, insidious, and usually not both hands at same time. I suggest you see a Neurologist or Rheumatologist urgently. ...Read more

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Dad suffered stroke 5 yrs ago affecting his right side. He still complains of pain/stiffness in right hand. Any sugges. For improving his cond.?

Dad suffered stroke 5 yrs ago affecting his right side. He still complains of pain/stiffness in right hand. Any sugges. For improving his cond.?

Rehabilitation eval: Long standing "tightness" in the hand after a stroke is very common. If left untreated it can worsen with time. Evaluation by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician can be helpful to determine the best treatment for his tightness (spasticity). Medications, physical therapy, splinting, or botulinum toxin injections are all options to consider. ...Read more

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I have a lot of aches, pains and stiffness, mostly in shoulders, hands, and back. Muscles tire easily. Could this all be related to very low ferritin?

Maybe: Low ferritin can be caused by iron deficiency anemia. A menstruating female is especially at risk for this because she loses excessive iron during periods which is not getting replaced with diet. The anemia can in turn cause muscles to tire easily. Maybe also cause the joint pains and stiffness but may be other causes of these symptoms. See you doctor. ...Read more