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Pain In Left Hand And Fingers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain starting from lefr elbow to left forearm which causes tingling in my left hand and fingers? Mostly pinky. 28/f.
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
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
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
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
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
Deformity: If deformed see doctor x-rayGet a more detailed answer ›
Pain on left hand ring finger and middle. Shooting Pain feels like when I try to crack knuckles but they are already cracked!?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 ?
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.
VERY sharp,stabbing pain top side of left hand below ring finger knuckle. Comes and goes. No injury. No pain to touch or move. Going on for a week now?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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