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Pain In Left Hand Fingers
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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!?
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
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 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
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
What would cause 1 stabbing pain directly in between breasts in center of chest? Left shoulderblade pain and tingling in fingers left hand earlier.
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
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
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
Heart been investigated- normal. But chest pain, jaw pain, left shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand/fingers! Left leg also throbs when SX are bad.What is it?
Neck?: Is it possible that the pain originates in your cervical spine? Any trauma, known spine issue? Alternatively, it may be related to peripheral nerves on the left side. You will need a full neurologic evaluation to further determine the etiology of your symptoms. ...Read more
Dear JackG, unfortunately you gave us little information. Pain in the tip of the fingers could be many things like trauma/microtrauma/excessive use,
vascular or neurological problems. Maybe you can report with more information, like your age, duration, change in finger appearance, change in sensation or strength and prior episodes. Do you smoke? ...Read more
median nerve compression at the wrist gives numbness in the blue area and loss of muscle function in the large muscle of the thumb
ulnar nerve compression at the elbow or wrist can involve the little and ring fingers. ...Read more
NERVE PROBLEM: This sounds like a peripheral neuropathy or "nerve condition", affecting the sensory nerves in your hand/fingers. It could be due to some nerve impingement that is occurring in your elbow or more likely in your wrist. There are also other inflammatory or even metabolic causes that must be considered. I think a visit to your primary care physician would be a good first place to start. ...Read more
Hi my baby now six month he has six fingers on the left hand is it true to remve it now ? And how ? Please helpe me am worry
see orthopedist: He'll tell you proper time for removal extra digit. ...Read more
I have a pain between my middle and ring fingers, in my left hand, it happens every now and then, sometimes even consecutive days. what's up?
For 3 Days now I been getting a tingly feeling in my left hand on my farthest 2 left fingers and don't know why! It won't go away. What is it from?
Pinched nerve?: The median nerve and the ulnar nerve are 2 nerves that run through your wrist to innervate your hand. If either of these get compressed (pinched) you can develop numbness or tingling or pain in your fingers. Sounds like you're doing this to your ulnar nerve. This is called Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. It it gets bad enough you could get permanent damage to your nerve. See your doctor soon. ...Read more
My sister has recently had the index and middle fingers of her left hand accidently cut off (but shes right handed). Is that considered a disability?
Impairment: Your sis is impaired with the use of her left hand due to loss,of use of some fingers. Unless she was a concert pianist or violinist and used this hand for her profession,,she has no,disability. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my sister has recently had the index and middle fingers of her left hand accidently cut off (but shes right handed) is that a disability?
An impairment...: ...technically. Loss of anatomy or function is considered a disability when one loses the ability to perform an activity as a result of an impairment. Many people have fingers amputated and are still able to function at or near 100%. Granted her injury sounds significant though and followup with an amputee specialist could help with all aspects of helping her return to prior functional level. ...Read more
Concerning: This is concerning especially if you are had a sudden change and inability to move your fingers. You could had a stroke or another neurological condition. If you have any other sudden symptoms, then you should go to Urgent Care or ER. If these symptoms have developed gradually over time, then you can probably wait to see a primary care provider. In any case, you need further workup. ...Read more
Need more info: It could be infection but we really need more information before a diagnosis can be made. ...Read more
Tingling fingers: This sounds like there could be irritation or injury to the ulnar nerve along its pathway down the left arm, around the elbow and into the left hand. There also could be irritation or injury of the nerve roots in the left neck region, primarily the C8 and/or T1 nerve roots. A physical exam, electrodiagnostic testing and possibly an imaging study could help determine the cause of the tingling. ...Read more
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