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I hit the pinky side of my hand really hard, on a metal platen, and now it hurts really bad to move it. ?

I hit the pinky side of my hand really hard, on a metal platen, and now it hurts really bad to move it. ?

xray if stil hurts: Is your finger swollen and is there any drainage coming out form it. If you still have trouble moving this finger or still hurting and/or swollen, I will advise you to go to near by emergency room or to see a doctor in his office for further evaluation to make sure that there is no fracture and/or infection. On the other hand, if your symptoms and mobility improving then you might observe ...Read more

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My right hand on the side were my pinky is, is giving me excurciating pain. Idk why so i was wonderig if u can help me?

My right hand on the side were my pinky is, is giving me excurciating pain. Idk why so i was wonderig if u can help me?

Is there any history: Of an injury or a fall involving the hand or the whole arm or neck area? Is there any numbness or tingling in the pinky/ring fingers? Is pain constant? What brings it on? What relieves it? Has any tests like rays etc been done? If its going on for more than a week or getting worse, then see your doc.. ...Read more

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I have pain in the right side of my right hand near the wrist Up through my pinky. I get the pain while gripping objects and twisting/turning doors.

I have pain in the right side of my right hand near the wrist Up through my pinky. I get the pain while gripping objects and twisting/turning doors.

Try wrist brace: There may be a strained tendon or muscle, particularly since it is exacerbated by turning, gripping objects. I would advise a wrist brace and anti- inflammatory agent. ...Read more

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What is the nerve that runs up the side of your pinky finger up side of hand?

What is the nerve that runs up the side of your pinky finger up side of hand?

Ulnar: The ulnar nerve provides sensation over the ring finger, and little finger and half of the middle finger. Motoric function allows our ability to spread fingers apart. ...Read more

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Help my right hand is swelling along the pinky side of wrist. I need to finish my paper. What to do?

Help my right hand is swelling along the pinky side of wrist. I need to finish my paper. What to do?

Hand swelling: Best way to get swelling down in your hand is to elevate above your heart. Then you need to explain why it is swelling. Was there some activity that caused it to swell ? For now, keep it elevated and apply ice. ...Read more

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The side & pinky of my left hand went numb & the hand was very weak. That lasted for months. Now it's the other hand, what could be wrong?

The side & pinky of my left hand went numb & the hand was very weak. That lasted for months. Now it's the other hand, what could be wrong?

Most common cause of: This problem is ulnar neuropathy, a nerve supplying the ring and pinky fingers with adjacent part of the hand. Its normally trapped at the elbow (funny bone area) or at wrist (less commonly). Another possibility is that 2 sides nerves are getting trapped at the neck level. See an orthopod and a neurologist to confirm the DX and treatment to be started. ...Read more

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For 2 wks, I've had left wrist aching on the pinky side of my wrist. It's only felt when I move my wrist/hand in certain ways. What could this be?

For 2 wks, I've had left wrist aching on the pinky side of my wrist. It's only felt when I move my wrist/hand in certain ways. What could this be?

Torn cartilage: Pain on the little finger side of the wrist (ulnar) is often from tearing on the cartilage between the ulna (the smaller wrist bone) and the wrist. You should see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in side of hand to my wrist from my pinky finger down. Can't lift things/ stretch hand?

Sharp pain in side of hand to my wrist from my pinky finger down. Can't lift things/ stretch hand?

Finger pain: There are many possible etiologies for your finger discomfort - to be properly diagnosed you need a physical examination in person. Finger discomfort and lack of mobility may occur secondary to nerve entrapment or problems with your muscles and tendons. ...Read more

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Hi I was a little worried about this numb feeling in my left hand on the side of pinky finger going down that side but it is only my left hand?

Hi I was a little worried about this numb feeling in my left hand on the side of pinky finger going down that side but it is only my left hand?

Ulnar neuropathy?: The symptoms you describe are typical for trouble with the ulnar nerve. This is the nerve that travels along the inner elbow and causes the 'funny bone' sensation when the elbow is hit in a certain way. Sometimes the nerve can get pinched in the elbow and surgery can relieve the pressure. An EMG/NCS test can determine if this is what is going on. Good luck! ...Read more

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I started with paid on my outer (pinky side) left hand. It felt like I needed to stretch it out, then the paid slowly started up my arm, neck & face.

I started with paid on my outer (pinky side) left hand. It felt like I needed to stretch it out, then the paid slowly started up my arm, neck & face.

? Carpal Tunnel: pain in the hand that radiates up to the arm to the shoulder can result from many causes including compression of the nerves in the wrist area, it can result in weakness or clumsiness in the hand, also can give numbness in the hand that is usually worse at night. pain in the face can also be from many different causes depends the pattern and duration medical review is required diagnosis ...Read more

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