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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
31 years in practice
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Jam or break? Saw dr week ago, said jam. Still have pain, especially when writing or bringing thumb in towards hand. Pain atthe inner bottom knuckle.

Dr. Mark Einbecker
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
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Jam or break? Saw dr week ago, said jam. Still have pain, especially when writing or bringing thumb in towards hand. Pain atthe inner bottom knuckle.

Possibly a break: You could have an occult fracture so re x-ray 2 wks after injury may be helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Robert Sterling
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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I have creeping hand pain - Sometimes the thumb area hurts, sometimes it's around my middle finger, or closer toward the other side. What gives?

Dr. Robert Sterling
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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I have creeping hand pain - Sometimes the thumb area hurts, sometimes it's around my middle finger, or closer toward the other side. What gives?

YouGot It HandsDown: Sounds like what's called "carpal tunnel syndrome." That's when a sensory nerve that goes into your hand is squeezed in a small tunnel in your wrist. The cause? There are many, talk to the doctor about that. There are a few things they can do for it up to and including surgery. Depends on how bad it is. It may be something else, but that's my educated guess. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
44 years in practice
53M people helped
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Painful fingertips, thumb and twi fingers nex to it, in the left hand. Pain goes all the way up to shoulder. Dissappeared for 1 week and started again?

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Painful fingertips, thumb and twi fingers nex to it, in the left hand. Pain goes all the way up to shoulder. Dissappeared for 1 week and started again?

Let me explain: Every time you numbness that tell some things have to do with the nerves, inflammation, pressure locally or proximal and distal to the area, i see you metformin do you have diabetes ? ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
29 years in practice
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Pain in both hands, most of the pain between thumb and index finger of right hand- pain radiates past wrist into lower part of arm, strength loss hands.

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
29 years in practice
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Pain in both hands, most of the pain between thumb and index finger of right hand- pain radiates past wrist into lower part of arm, strength loss hands.

Hand pain: Can be related to arthritis from the cmc (base of thumb) or stt (inside of thumb) arthritis, possible tenosynovitis of the dorsal compartment, or possible carpal or radial nerve issue. A physical examination with shed light on exact cause to determine best treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Thomas Miller
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
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History of acdf and pf,c5-c6 in 2011. I now have hand pain specifically thumb pain and skin numbness on the outside of thumb and around nail bed, why?

Dr. Thomas Miller
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
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History of acdf and pf,c5-c6 in 2011. I now have hand pain specifically thumb pain and skin numbness on the outside of thumb and around nail bed, why?

Pain: It's possible for for pressure on a nerve root and or problem further down from the neck. A good physical followed by new imaging or nerve conduction study could be indicated ...Read more

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Board Certified, Neurology
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Left shoulder pain with left arm/hand pain. EMG/NCV test. Pain in right armpit & right thumb-pointer. Which discs? NCV show difference in left & right

Dr. Chirag Patel
Board Certified, Neurology
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Left shoulder pain with left arm/hand pain. EMG/NCV test. Pain in right armpit & right thumb-pointer. Which discs? NCV show difference in left & right

C5 radiculopathy: Pain in these areas suggests a C5 radiculopathy. Aggressive conservative measurement is preferred prior to considering any surgical intervention. See a neurologist and physical medicine and rehabilitation physician in order to help manage your pain. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/94118-treatment ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
35 years in practice
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29/f. Stabbing pain in palm of hand. Right below my thumb area?

Dr. Gary Pess
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
35 years in practice
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Trigger: It could be a trigger finger. Try heat or ice. If no change an evaluation with a hand surgeon could help. ...Read more

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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Sharp pain in Palm of hand by thumb when I touch it. I have carpal tunnel could the pain be caused be carpal tunnel?

Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Sharp pain in Palm of hand by thumb when I touch it. I have carpal tunnel could the pain be caused be carpal tunnel?

Palm of hand pain: Could be from carpal tunnel or could have a small ganglion cyst in palm ( may feel small bump or would see on ultrasound). if it is on the thenar eminence ( thumb side prominence-as you mention) could be dequervains which is another tendonits but the one that goes to the thumb-treated by splinting motrin products and at times injection to tendon sheath follow up with doc/urgent care ...Read more

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Dr. Robin Merlino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
147K people helped
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Tripped on pavement, used palm of hand to steady myself 4 hrs ago. Not swollen but pain getting worse, hurts to move thumb, bend wrist or make fist?

Dr. Robin Merlino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
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Tripped on pavement, used palm of hand to steady myself 4 hrs ago. Not swollen but pain getting worse, hurts to move thumb, bend wrist or make fist?

POSSIBLE FRACTURE: THIS IS A TYPICAL INJURY THAT CAN CAUSE A COLLES FRACTURE IN THE WRIST OR NAVECULAR FRACTURE. IN THE HAND BY THE THUMB. GO TO URGENT CARE OR EMERGENCY ROOM TO BE EVALUATED ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Board Certified, Family Medicine
790K people helped
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I have gotten blood draw twice on same arm now I feel thirsty and veins on Palm of hand by thumb and center spasms non stop. No pain. What could it be?

Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Board Certified, Family Medicine
790K people helped
I have gotten blood draw twice on same arm now I feel thirsty and veins on Palm of hand by thumb and center spasms non stop. No pain. What could it be?

Unlikely blood draw: unlikely from blood draw as they only take a small amount (1 tablespoon) so unlikely dehydrated. If a simple uncomplicated blood draw then there should have been no damage to tendons or nerves. ...Read more

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