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I have excruciating pain in the palm of my left hand...What could be causing this?

I have excruciating pain in the palm of my left hand...What could be causing this?

Depends: On where. If in wrist/palm, involving numbness/tingling of thumb, index and middle finger, maybe carpal tunnel syndrome. If you hit knuckle, maybe a fracture metacarpal bone. Http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/boxer's_fracture. ...Read more

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I have experienced pain in the palm of my left hand and sometimes I also feel pain starting on my left shoulder. What could that be?

I have experienced pain in the palm of my left hand and sometimes I also feel pain starting on my left shoulder. What could that be?

A "Pinched nerve": In your neck could cause these symptoms (it's called "Radiculopathy"...See your PCP (Primary Care Provider for evaluation and treatment!

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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stabbing pain in the palm of my left hand, no other symptoms, does not come from anywhere else. Been about 20 minutes. 41 yr old female. No injury?

stabbing pain in the palm of my left hand, no other symptoms, does not come from anywhere else. Been about 20 minutes. 41 yr old female. No injury?

It may be in irritat: it may be an irritated nerve. Can't say for sure where it would be coming from but someplace up the arm. Could even be as far up is it your neck. I'm assuming the palm of your hand is not tender. Your physician will evaluate you, see if these issues are occurring, might recommend a splint for your wrist to start with, but you need a full evaluation for the best therapy. ...Read more

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I have this pain in my palm in my left hand. It hurts to squeeze and when I pull my ring finger. When I rub it, I almost cry! Help please!

I have this pain in my palm in my left hand. It hurts to squeeze and when I pull my ring finger. When I rub it, I almost cry! Help please!

Trigger finger: The most common diagnosis would be trigger finger, but dupuytren's contracture can also start with pain in the palm. This condition is often genetic, and runs in families. ...Read more

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My 103lb dog tried running outside. I. Caught her with my left hand. Pain in wrist, palm, and middle finger and is very warm now. Can't make a fist?

My 103lb dog tried running outside. I. Caught her with my left hand. Pain in wrist, palm, and middle finger and is very warm now. Can't make a fist?

Be seen: I would encourage you to be seen. While there are many possibilities that could represent minimal injuries, you may very well have ruptured one if the flexor tendons in your hand, which would require surgery to fix. When a flexor tendon injury occurs, patients have pain and swelling in the palm and are unable to make a fist like you are describing. ...Read more

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What can cause left hand pain?

What can cause left hand pain?

Hand Pain: Arthritis at the base of the thumb or in the wist at the stt joint. Post traumatic issues, old injuries tendonitis, such as dequervains tendonitis, carpal tunnel and ulnar tunnel, trigger finger, trauma, fracture, laceration Every system every tissue can be source of pain, skin, tendon, nerve, joint, bone artery the list is endless ...Read more

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Left hand pain only for past 1 week why?

Left hand pain only for past 1 week why?

Left Hand Pain: Hello. Need more information. Are you left hand dominant? Any trauma involved? What activities aggravate your left hand pain? Does it stay in your hand or radiate into your wrist or forearm? Might benefit from topical voltaren (diclofenac) gel or lidocaine gel. These would need to be prescribed. ...Read more

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I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason?

I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason?

Well: First you need to give a good history. Such as did you injure the hand? How did the pain begin. This is where you start then you will have a hand exam and go from there ...Read more

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I have left leg and left hand pain for weeks what should I do?

I have left leg and left hand pain for weeks what should I do?

Myalgia: Try some advil (ibuprofen) or motrin, it should get better, if persist have yourself examined. ...Read more

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Hi ds s sirisha my self & I wanted to know the why the left hand pain occurs to my father (regular alcoholic)he is 50+ and he has b.P and he had sugar?

Could be serious: Even with the minimal info the risk factors are great.
Could be due to dm neuropathy, cardiac, vitamin deff[due to alcohol], BP not controlled. Could also be due to medications being used to treat the underlying conditions. Beta-blockers can cause raynaud's phenom,
he is at risk of stroke, etc. Therefore needs to see internist, maybe specialists, e.G neurology, endocrine, cardio, ? Surgeons? ...Read more

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Does left hand pain mean heart attack?

Heart attack: Left hand pain means left hand pain. Sometimes heart attack has left arm and pain associated with it. Left hand pain could be due to arthrits, trauma, infection and a myriad of non heart attack things.......... ...Read more

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Would sob sensation, left hand pain, and chest burning be caused by right thalamus stoke.

Would sob sensation, left hand pain, and chest burning be caused by right thalamus stoke.

Not typically: Although there is a central pain syndrome associated with thalmic strokes, shortness of breath would not be seen. In one with those symptoms, angina or heart disease, which can be associated with shortness of breath, chest burning and typically arm pain but hand pain could be possible. Patients with stoke are at risk. Other causes exist as well. This problem needs medical evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Noticed when I leaned on the counter I had a pain on my left side. Also been noticing right shoulder pain, & left hand pain? So unsure?

Noticed when I leaned on the counter I had a pain on my left side. Also been noticing right shoulder pain, & left hand pain? So unsure?

Don't appear related: This do not appear related but sufficiently concerning to warrant medical attention and evaluation. ...Read more

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I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason? It's symptom for heart attack

I have left hand pain suddenly what is the reason? It's symptom for heart attack

Left hand pain: In a 20 year old the pain is most likely from the left hand or wrist, low probability of heart related. ...Read more

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How long does left hand pain occurs for heart attack? And what wil be the time gap between them?

Referred: Pain to the upper arm occurs during episodes of ischemia, of course you want to seek medical attention right away, and exclude other causes of hand pain. ...Read more

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Golfing injury of left hand, pain for 4 weeks in region of ulnar nerve...Could it be fractured hamate?

Golfing injury of left hand, pain for 4 weeks in region of ulnar nerve...Could it be fractured hamate?

Wrist pain: It's hard to know, but if you are right handed, a tendon or ligament injury is the most likely. An exam and an xray would help. Good luck and get better! ...Read more