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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.

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Had ganglion cyst removed. Now I have a burning pain through my little finger. I can't fully bend without burning & shooting pain in side of hand?

Had ganglion cyst removed. Now I have a burning pain through my little finger. I can't fully bend without burning & shooting pain in side of hand?

Sounds like Ulnar nv: Sounds like a terminal twig of the ulnar nerve in the way of one of the digital branches got affected or irritated by the surgery or removal of the cyst. That can happen. Sometimes that will calm down after a time and other times you'll need some medication assistance for the pain. Check with the surgeon or a neurologist. If it's a recent event then, tincture of time may do the trick.

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Severe stabbing pain in side of left hand. Think I put pressure on my elbow to cause this, but the intense pain is in the lft. Hand on the pinkie side?

Severe stabbing pain in side of left hand. Think I put pressure on my elbow to cause this, but the intense pain is in the lft. Hand on the pinkie side?

Family practice: You may have injured your ulnar nerve near your elbow. Sometimes just leaning on your constantly can do it. Wear an elbow pad. See your dr, sometimes surgery is performed to transposition it under the muscle.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Acute pain top of wrist pinky side, unable to grip/grasp, write, type, cannot turn wrist or bend hand. Dominant; sudden intense pain w/use or pressure

Acute pain top of wrist pinky side, unable to grip/grasp, write, type, cannot turn wrist or bend hand. Dominant; sudden intense pain w/use or pressure

?: You could have a contusion to the ulnar styloid, a bruise to the soft tissues, tendon inflammation or nerve contusion. Try immobilization and an anti inflammatory. If that doesn't help se your doctor and get a definitive diagnosis. Good Luck

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Intense pain with severe stabbing in pinky side & wrist of left hand - swelling extends from hand to wrist on side. I have to immobize my hand.

Intense pain with severe stabbing in pinky side & wrist of left hand - swelling extends from hand to wrist on side. I have to immobize my hand.

Ulnar wrist pain: Ulnar wrist pain can have a number of etiologies: tfcc tear, radio carpal synovitis. Pisotriquetral arthritis and ulnar neuritiis and distal radioulnar joint arthritis come to mind. In the face of trauma consider also fracture.

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How long is the pain suppossed to last after proximal row carpectamy? It been 2and a half months most of the wrist and hand are doing ok, but my wrist on the pinky side hurts bad and it seems like something isn't right. My doctor says it normal but I don'

How long is the pain suppossed to last after proximal row carpectamy? It been 2and a half months most of the wrist and hand are doing ok, but my wrist on the pinky side hurts bad and it seems like something isn't right. My doctor says it normal but I don'

Proximal: Proximal row carpectomy is a salvage procedure for a variety of wrist problems that is generally only used when other less invasive options are not suitable or have failed. So, prc patients have usually had a long period of wrist pain and/or weakness an/or instability. Pain relief is pretty reliable after prc but may take many weeks to fully obtain, and all patients are different. I would suggest seeing your surgeon and pointing out the specific areas of discomfort. It is possible you may need additional splinting and/or other hand therapy modalities. He/she will probably want to re x-ray your wrist or have dynamic fluoroscopy performed to make sure there are no areas of impingement with wrist motion. Good luck!

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Ulnar sided wrist & hand pain. Pain, tingling, numbness in pinky & ring fingers. Pinky tremors when when fingers are extended. What can this be?

Ulnar sided wrist & hand pain. Pain, tingling, numbness in pinky & ring fingers. Pinky tremors when when fingers are extended. What can this be?

See Hand surgeon: It seems as if you have ulnar nerve compression signs. The nerve roots in the neck, or the ulnar nerve at the elbow or at the wrist may be compressed. You need an emg/nct and an evaluation by a hand surgeon.

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I get numb along the side of my hand from the pinky to the wrist...it can extend to the ring/middle finger...Is this Carpal tunnel syndrome?

I get numb along the side of my hand from the pinky to the wrist...it can extend to the ring/middle finger...Is this Carpal tunnel syndrome?

No: The distribution of numbness is not consistent with carpal tunnel. It is more consistent with an ulnar nerve entrapment. Have it evaluated.

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Hurt wrist/hand joint near bony protrusion on pinky side hitting heavy bag. MRI shows some fluid/bursitis. Pain same after 3 mos. Normal heal time?

Tenosynovitis: Can become intractable. If conventional treatment (NSAIDs, splinting, physical therapy, etc) hasn't worked steroid injection into the affected tendon sheath under ultrasound guidance can often provide quick relief.

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Wrist pain when I move it up and down but not side to side. Even pulling my hand does not hurt. It seems to get better but always comes back. Thank yo?

Wrist pain when I move it up and down but not side to side. Even pulling my hand does not hurt. It seems to get better but always comes back. Thank yo?

Many possibilities: At the top of the list would be some form of wrist tendonitis but other possibilities would include latent injury such as unrecognized scaphoid fracture, ligament sprains, occult masses such as ganglia, avn of the lunate (kienbock's), and tfcc injury (though surely not a classic description). You should have a good exam with plain x-rays and possibly an mri. Best of luck.

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Why does the side of my hand hurt from lower palm to wrist.

Why does the side of my hand hurt from lower palm to wrist.

Not enough info: Your info isn't specific enough. Where does it hurt? When does it hurt? Did you have an accident? What is the pain like - burning, stabbing, electricity, ache? What lessens the pain?

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