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Pain in both hands a few months?

Pain in both hands a few months?

With your medical hx: I am thinking you probably are developing either carpal tunnel syndrome or pain from osteoarthritis, or maybe even both. The medications you take also can cause problems with elevated blood sugar which can cause neuropathy and/or tendonosis. So, you can't get a meaningful diagnosis via this forum, you need to see your doc, have an exam and plain films, maybe blood tests or an EMG. Please call 2day ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in both hands, what could be wrong?

What to do if I have pain in both hands, what could be wrong?

Explanation : This pain can be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome if you are typing too much or arthritis any kind. Both of this condition can be treated after proper diagnosis. Go to the doctor and make the some tests. ...Read more

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About pain in my hand. ?

About pain in my hand. ?

Please: ask and specific and clear question. Can re-ask with clarification. ...Read more

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I have pain in my hand kinda. What can I do?

I have pain in my hand kinda. What can I do?

Severity?: For chronic or severe pain or limitations in range of motion or function - seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Please let me know who can I see about pain in my hand?

Please let me know who can I see about pain in my hand?

Start with your: physician. Depending on findings you might be referred to an orthopedic surgeon (to include hand surgeon) or a neurologist. There are other possibilities as well depending on the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Pain in my hands caused by silly putty. How should I treat this?

Pain in my hands caused by silly putty. How should I treat this?

Not sure: Why would silly putty make your hands hurt? Might try just stopping the silly putty and see what happens. ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in my hand from old injury what should I do?

Ortho Hand Eval: Old hand injuries that are still causing pain warrant further evaluation. An orthopaedic hand surgeon would provide a thorough examination of your history and symptoms. A thorough examination may result in the need for routine x-rays or even an MRI to best evaluate the soft tissues in your hand for signs of chronic injury. ...Read more

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I am only 13 and i have pain in my hand every once in a while i don't know?

I am only 13 and i have pain in my hand every once in a while i don't know?

Hand pain: Hand pain can be caused by anything from a trapped nerve "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome" to an underlying disease such as arthritis, tenosynovitis or a fracture. If the pain persist even after resting your hand and taking pain killers, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help ease arthrits pain in my hands with out taking pills all the time?

Is there a way to help ease arthrits pain in my hands with out taking pills all the time?

Topical medication: Voltaren (diclofenac) gel and PENNSAID are two drugs that are applied topically to the site of pain. Both work fairly well. ...Read more

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Is diabetes causing strange pain in the hand?

Is diabetes causing strange pain in the hand?

Think Carpal Tunnel: I frequently have patients come to me being told they have diabetic neuropathy in their hands. This is in fact fairly uncommon unless the foot neuropathy is very severe. Think carpal tunnel syndrome instead. This is a very common disorder and can be easily diagnosed with a good physical exam or a nerve conduction study. ...Read more

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Recurring pain in my hands? Is that worse than tingling>

Recurring pain in my hands? Is that worse than tingling>

Moving up the scale: While not necessarily worse, it may represent irritation of nerves, as in carpal tunnel syndrome or other diseases. A neurologist can help find the underlying cause for your symptoms and, hopefully, get them under control. ...Read more

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Sudden onset of pain in both hands and feet. What could it be?

Sudden onset of pain in both hands and feet. What could it be?

Hand and foot pain: Many possibilities. Best to report this to your family physician so you can be examined and proper treatment given to you. ...Read more

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What causes a person with MS to have sudden pain in their hand?

What causes a person with MS to have sudden pain in their hand?

Might not be MS: While it can be caused by new ms lesions in the brain or spinal cord, sudden onset pain might be due to an unrelated process, such as carpal tunnel. I would recommend seeing your neurologist to confirm that the new symptoms are, in fact, secondary to a flare, and if not, to see if they can be reversed. ...Read more

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What causes the onset of pain in my hand from repetitive stress?

What causes the onset of pain in my hand from repetitive stress?

Carpal tunnel: This could be as simple as cramps of the small muscles within the hand (the intrisics), which is a part of the syndrome known generally as writer's cramp. Or, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. I would advise you see a hand surgeon for an evaluation as it might help. ...Read more

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What can cause severe pain in the hand that lasts for over a week?

Numerous causes: Without more detail, a specific answer isn't possible but, injury to skin/muscle/nerve/ligament/tendon all poss.Nerve or joint inflammation, overuse syndrome, etc. etc.Best bet is to get a proper history & physical, incl. osteopathic hands-on examination to determine the cause.Care will be determined by cause.Could be as simple as rest, meds. soaks, or more complex: manipulation, prolotherapy. etc ...Read more

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Pain in both hands for a week feel a lil tight and hurts when I move them?

Pain in both hands for a week feel a lil tight and hurts when I move them?

Hand pain: One POSSIBILITY is osteoarthritis, arthritis from use/over-use. Please see you doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I broke my 3rd and 4th metacarpal and still have pain in my hand, what to do?

How old ?: Even if the fractures were reduced and set properly you should anticipate 4 months of reactive swelling, and intermittent pain for up to 8-12 months. Therapy may be very helpful to obtain maximal range of motion and pain relief. ...Read more

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What to do if i broke my 3rd and 4th metacarpal and still have pain in my hand?

What to do if i broke my 3rd and 4th metacarpal and still have pain in my hand?

Depends: This depends on what type of fracture and how long ago the fracture had occurred. Also if you have already had treatment and are still in pain> If you have had treatment and still in pain have you had formal hand therapy. More information would be useful to help guide proper treatment options. ...Read more

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If I have pain on my hands due to RA does the pain spread to another location?!

If I have pain on my hands due to RA  does the pain spread to another location?!

Yes: Rheumatoid arthritis can affect many joints and many parts of the body. Your rheumatologist or primary provider can examine you and provide the treatment you need for all the areas affected by your ra. ...Read more

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Got pain on right hand esoecially what kind of support bandages available online?

Got pain on right hand esoecially what kind of support bandages available online?

There are a lot: Related because when use the mouse often you stress certain part of the finger, go and have an x-ray if it is okay you could Motrin and splint at off hours. Also you could some ergonomic exercise for the finger. You could try ergonomic mouse your problem is called:repetitive motion injuries. ...Read more