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Stabbing pain in left hand and fingers?

Stabbing pain in left hand and fingers?

More info needed: Is this isolated to the hand and fingers only? Is the pain traveling down the arm? Was there any trauma? Is there any pain at night or that wakes you up? Is there numbness and tingling in the fingers? We need more information to help you towards the next step. ...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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Hand and finger pain in both hands?

Hand and finger pain in both hands?

May be arthritis: You do not mention if there is joint swelling or local tenderness. Have a rheumatologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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Pain in left hand middle and ring finger joints in morning?

Pain in left hand middle and ring finger joints in morning?

Nerve pain: There could be several possibilites. The pain can arise from your arm/elbow or your neck. Usually it happens when the nerve is oinched in one or both of these areas. See your doctor. ...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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Left shoulder and arm pain with numbness in hand and fingers and can't raise arm above shoulder?

Left shoulder and arm pain with numbness in hand and fingers and can't raise arm above shoulder?

Nerve root injury: One of the more common causes of your symptoms is a cervical nerve root injury called cervical radiculopathy. In a man of your age the cause is more likely to be osteoarthritis affecting the foramen (hole where the nerve root exits). The reports of numbness argues against an intrinsic shoulder problem and without antecedent trauma a brachial plexus lesion is unlikely. Please go see your doc. ...Read more

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Problem in stress ,pain in left arm from axilla to fingers especially ring finger last finger and thumb,sharp shooting pain and numbness of digits?

Problem in stress ,pain in left arm from axilla to fingers especially ring finger last finger and thumb,sharp shooting pain and numbness of digits?

Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging study such as CT or MRI may be requested to look the neck region. Try and discover (and document) what makes the shooting pains better and what makes them worse to tell the doctor. They will appreciate that information. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm and thumb?

Numbness in left arm and thumb?

Considrr: Might be carpal tunnel or even C-6 radicular problem. Testing can give answer ...Read more

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Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Arthritis : You may have arthritis. You need to be evaluated to see for sure. Sometimes of arthritis need to be treated immediately. As a rheumatologist we consider these a medical emergency. Your physician should evaluate you and if necessary have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?

Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?

Tingling: Several problems. May be pulled muscle in neck or scapular region. Also sounds like a pinched nerve of the lower neck, possible pinched ulnar nerve at the elbow, too. ...Read more

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Pain in neck and left arm and numbness in fingers at night?

Pain in neck and left arm and numbness in fingers at night?

See below: Perhaps, position of neck compresses nerve root, but may have problem over brachial plexus such as thoracic outlet, or less likely nerve compression at elbow or wrist. Although left arm implicated in heart conditions, doubtful this issue is playing a role when immobilized. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Left shoulder and arm pain with numbness in hand and fingers can't raise arm above shoulder?

Left shoulder and arm pain with numbness in hand and fingers can't raise arm above shoulder?

Intrinsic shoulder : Joint problem, such as rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder joint may be present. The numbness could be indeed "shoulder hand syndrome" or maybe brachial plexus issue associated with the shoulder pain. Perhaps a parsonage turner syndrome or even a thoracic outlet syndrome if symptoms worsen on arm elevation. However, sounds like a mix of joint and plexus. See orthopedic surgeon first. ...Read more

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Tingle in finger and stiff shoulder on right side pain in elbow joint and shoulder pain

Tingle in finger and stiff shoulder on right side pain in elbow joint and shoulder pain

Let me help you : It sound you problem in the neck area to have all these symptoms, or combinations of shoulder problem and neck problem ask you doctor for to check it out. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in thumb and index fingers and in the blade of left back shoulder?

What causes numbness in thumb and index fingers and in the blade of left back shoulder?

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle weakness and pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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My left has increasing pain and tingling and numbness in fingers?

My left has increasing pain and tingling and numbness in fingers?

Hand numbness: Numbness, tingling, and pain in the fingers suggests a pinch nerve that may originate in the neck, elbow, or wrist. See a neurologist to evaluate the numbness and tingling in the hand. ...Read more

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Tingle in right hand and finger tips, sharp pain in neck area when i lower my head also pain in elbow joint and shoulder blade all on right side.

Tingle in right hand and finger tips, sharp pain in neck area when i lower my head also pain in elbow joint and shoulder blade all on right side.

Cerivical radiculiti: Sounds like you have a herniated disc or pinched nerve in your neck. Reproduction of the pain and numbness while bending your neck to the affected side is called a positive "spurling's sign". Your shoulder blade pain is also characteristic of this. Would start with some otc antiiflams and if pain persists or weakness develops in hand or numbness persists would seek attention. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm and hand?

Needs eval: Numbness in you extremity can be caused by some nerve being pinched somewhere from your spine - neck area down to the arm. Some numbness can also be associated with heart disease and ischemia, or even be symptoms of early stroke/mini-stroke, etc.. Your numbness needs to be evaluated as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Common:Carpal tunnel: While carpal tunnel may not be the cause, it is the most common cause of numbness and tingling in the fingers, and may radiate to the shoulder and even neck. If it wakes you at night, usually carpal tunnel. If neck pain, may be central/neck related. Recommend seeing an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in left hand and fingers?

More info needed: Is this isolated to the hand and fingers only? Is the pain traveling down the arm? Was there any trauma? Is there any pain at night or that wakes you up? Is there numbness and tingling in the fingers? We need more information to help you towards the next step. ...Read more

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Pain on left hand ring finger and middle. Shooting Pain feels like when I try to crack knuckles but they are already cracked!?

Pain on left hand ring finger and middle. Shooting Pain feels like when I try to crack knuckles but they are already cracked!?

Unsure what the Ques: tion is? Any injury or tingling or numbness?? Seeing your PCP will be helpful and probably XRs. He/She can then refer you onwards to the respective specialist as indicated. Good Luck and Happy Holidays. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left hand small finger?

More information?: Really need more information here. Trauma? Swelling? Discomfited? See your doctor for exam and treatment ...Read more

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I feel pain on my left hand forth finger tip?

I feel pain on my left hand forth finger tip?

Nonspecific: More of a description is needed to make a differential diagnosis. Is there an injury,tenderness,deformity,discoloration,pain only on motion? The discomfort could come from the joint,skin,ligaments,tendon. Your physician can evaluate the finger and decide whether an xray is indicated. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left hand, ring finger knuckle. I'm sure that some of it is related to playing guitar. Suggestions?

Pain ring finger: hello ~ yes I suppose if you use a plektrum and balance your hand on the guitar with the ring finger, that could do it. But look carefully at everything to do to see where the overuse is. Piano, other musical instruments, holding a trumpet, gardening, computer work etc. It will get better. ONE thing you MUST NOT DO, is IMMOBILISE it or strap it because that causes fingers to go stiff very quickly. ...Read more

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Hi i got sudden pain in middle left hand finger doc has strapped it i ain't knocked it I have osteo in my hip and doc said it could be in my finger?

Could be: You can get arthritis in your hand and this can cause sudden worsening pain with some activities. Other causes could be trigger finger or snapping tendon. Splinting or buddy taping to adjacent finger is ok for a while, but can cause stiffness if splinted too long. ...Read more

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Pain in left hand middle and ring finger joints in morning?

Nerve pain: There could be several possibilites. The pain can arise from your arm/elbow or your neck. Usually it happens when the nerve is oinched in one or both of these areas. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in my middle left hand finger and I different sizes of RED moles in that has spreads over the years to different parts of my body ?

Pain in my middle left hand finger and I different sizes of RED  moles in that has spreads over the years to different parts of my body ?

Don't think these: two issues are related. The "red moles" are likely vessels called angiomas but without seeing them, I don't know for sure. Make appointment to see doctor ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pain in my left hand and middle finger does that mean signs of a heart attack? I'm 28 years old and a female.

I have sharp shooting pain in my  left hand and middle finger does that mean signs of a heart attack? I'm 28 years old and a female.

No: The typical pain from a heart attack is shoulder to arm. The pain you describe is more neurological. Still be safe and check it out. Rare things always happen. ...Read more

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I feel a sharp pain in my left hand radiating down my fingers. Should i see a neurologist?

I feel a sharp pain in my left hand radiating down my fingers. Should i see a neurologist?

Yes: Most neurologists are head neurologists though, so find yourself a peripheral nerve neurologist that does emg's and can examine you and confirm whether your symptoms are due to carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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I have pain in wrist,elbow of left hand.my fingers are not working properly.my left hand shakes when works.i cant weigh objects with my left hand.plea?

I have pain in wrist,elbow of left hand.my fingers are not working properly.my left hand shakes when works.i cant weigh objects with my left hand.plea?

Joint pain+weakness: Please see your physician for a referral to an orthopedic surgeon if necessary. Hopefully, it is an overuse syndrome and will improve with rest. It is a good idea to rule out entrapment of peripheral nerves causing pain, too. Try splinting your wrist with an ACE bandage, tape, or an OTC splint to reduce pain. Sounds scary, but treatable. Weakness + finger dysfunct. not from pain needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Can ulcer cause chest pain, pain dwn left hand n index r pinky fingers, dizziness, pain in leftside of neck......r its heart related?

Can ulcer cause chest pain, pain dwn left hand n index r pinky fingers, dizziness, pain in leftside of neck......r its heart related?

Emergency Room: An ulcer can, but based on the symptoms you described it is best to go to the emergency room for all of these findings. Unless you have had a thorough history and exam it will be difficult to reassure you. Good luck ...Read more

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29yrs old with Pain in my left arm,hand &fingers also sharp pain on left side of chest. What else could it be besides Costochondritis?

29yrs old with Pain in my left arm,hand &fingers also sharp pain on left side of chest. What else could it be besides Costochondritis?

To ER: Other than cardiac disease which will worsen with exertion and also cause shortness of breath, it could be radicular pain from a cervical level. If you haven't been evaluated by a physician, you should be seen ASAP. Sharp chest pain isn't typical for cardiac disease, but women have atypical symptoms. Even young people can have heart disease. Why take a chance? ...Read more

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I had continue mild pain at left side chest, hand, hand finger and leg for a longer period. Now that not in whole side but at left side of chest only?

I had continue mild pain at left side chest, hand, hand finger and leg for a longer period. Now that not in whole side but at left side of chest only?

Go see doctor: Without more history and physical exam findings you can not rule out more serious illness . Therefore i recommend going to the er or doctor's office. ...Read more

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Every morning i wake up, I have pain in my left and right hand from fingers to the wrist, they are cold. What should I do?

Get it evaluated: This needs to be evaluated. If there are color changes consider a diagnosis of raynauds. There are, of course, other possible causes as well. See a rheumatologist. ...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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I have been experiencing extreme fatigue in the last few weeks. This has been coupled with joint pain in my left fingers/hand/wrist. Ideas?

I have been experiencing extreme fatigue in the last few weeks.  This has been coupled with joint pain in my left fingers/hand/wrist. Ideas?

It could be a lot of: There's no single test to confirm a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome. You may have to undergo a variety of medical tests to rule out other health problems that have similar symptoms. Treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome focuses on symptom relief.Good luck thanks. ...Read more

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Pain on entire left side, sore, hands and fingers are numb. Hard to grip things. Leg & arm pain also headache on the left side of head. What's wrong?

Not certain without: more information. But if it persists, sounds like you need to see a neurologist to figure out if this complex unilateral nerve distribution pain/numbness can be blamed on one syndrome or condition. Have a wonderful day and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more