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Pain On Outside Of Hand
My son got hit with lacrosse ball last night and now has swelling and pain outside of hand from base of pinky downward. X-ray?
See doctor: If he has significant pain and swelling then it is possible that there is a fracture of a bone. I suggest taking him to a doctor or urgent care. Once a doctor examines the hand they can make a better decision about whether or not an xray is needed. I hope he is feeling better soon. Try some ice packs and elevation on it in the mean time to help decrease swelling. ...Read more
How do I treat pain on the outside of my hand right below my pinky to wrist. I know its from texting.
Rest: If your assumption it is from texting than rest from texting will be the first thing to consider. Also you might want to consider an NSAID like Ibuprofen or aleve. Icing the area can also reduce inflammation. These are the most common treatments for tendinitis or muscle fatigue/inflammation. If it does not resolve after the rest and these things i would see a hand specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
I took a fall on and tried to catch myself with my left hand. I have a pain in the outside of my hand below the pinky and into my wrist. I am 225 lbs ?
Burning pain in outside and palm of hand, outside of arm, side of neck and foot. Started in hand them added foot then neck. All same side.
I have pain on the outside of my right hand, feels like I need to crack it but I can't. Sore whenever I turn my wrist inward. Haven't hurt it recently?
Wrist Pain: The hand and wrist is a complex structure. The bones of the hand and wrist are held together by an intricate framework of ligaments and nagging pain deserves attention. Diagnosing wrist pain can be challenging and at times xrays or MRI may be needed to fully evaluate the cause of trouble. ...Read more
I'm experiencing sharp pain on the outside half of top of my hand and wrist mostly when bending forward or back for about a week. What could it be?
Pain on outside of wrist when lifting weights. So pulling a weight towards my body using my wrist causes pain on the right side of right hand.?
Wrist strain: Sounds like a simple wrist strain, or overuse injury of the soft tissues of the wrist. It's best to rest it, wear a brace or support, ice when possible and take Ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatory. Avoid or limit activities that cause pain or this can become more chronic. Go see your doctor if it's not improving within a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cracked my knuckles when it was cold outside maybe six degrees outside and now both hands are in pain from cracking my knuckles. How to relieve pain?
Heat, hot water: Cracking your knuckles is not a dangerous process. You can use heat to warm things up. There should be no permanent damage. ...Read more
Sitting outside in dark. when returned I found blood in hand I saw nobody I felt pain of mosquito bite. but I could not find dead mosquito in hand?
I have a stabbing pain that is on my left hand. It starts on the outside of my hand and the pain shoots all the way through my hand & up half my arm.
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