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Left hand crampy Weird pain under thumb nail hurts alittle bit weird tingley sensation ?

Left hand crampy
Weird pain under thumb nail hurts alittle bit weird tingley sensation ?

Nerve: The symptoms suggest nerve impingement -probably a carpal tunnel type problem unless there has been an injury or signs of inflammation in the thumb area. If symptoms persist after avoiding stress on the wrist and thumb, consult a hand SURGEON for evaluation and treatment suggestions like a temporary splint or brace,for example. ...Read more

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Having wrist pain (under the thumb), especially when moving the thumb or writing. But can't stop writing as am a student

Having wrist pain (under the thumb), especially when moving the thumb or writing.
But can't stop writing as am a student

Repetitive stress : If someone performs the same activity for too long, a repetitive stress injury (rsi) may occur. This happens to intense writers and keyboard operators. Best treatment for rsi is to stop doing the repetitive action, then restart at a more gentle level. It's also helpful to change or improve the posture/position for the activity. Nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin) can help. ...Read more

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I've had a surgery on my left scaphoid twice a couple of years back. Now I have pain under my thumb and in my palm and the same pain in the other hand also. What should I do?

I've had a surgery on my left scaphoid twice a couple of years back. Now I have pain under my thumb and in my palm and the same pain in the other hand also. What should I do?

Scaphoid: Extremely rare to have scaphoid bone pain on both side at the same time. If the surgical site is bothering or increase pain with decrease function then should see surgeon or get x-rays. ...Read more

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I've been having pain on my hand between thumb and index finger on the fatty part. I could feel the pain under my thumb inside my hand. Hurts to hold?

I've been having pain on my hand between thumb and index finger on the fatty part. I could feel the pain under my thumb inside my hand. Hurts to hold?

Hand pain: Hands take a lot of abuse daily and there are several muscles and ligaments that traverse this area and are at risk for injury, strain and tendonitis. The thumb has a particularly complex articulation (the way the joint and associated muscles assemble and function) and is a common site for problems. If painful, prolonged or debilitating, have it evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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I just got this sharp throbbing pain under my right thumb nail. It just started out of nowhere. Its been hurting for about 15 minutes now.?

I just got this sharp throbbing pain under my right thumb nail. It just started out of nowhere. Its been hurting for about 15 minutes now.?

Without knowing: More detail about your history, it's hard to say. It could be many things, but if it really came out of nowhere and there is no swelling, redness or discoloration, the source of the pain may not be under the nail, but rather a nerve further up that's being impinged, causing your brain to "think" the pain is coming from the nail. Try come ice and take a tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin or see your md. ...Read more

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I have like really bad pain under both of my thumbs in the palm of my hands. Hurts with pressure. What is it?

See a physician: You should consult a physician . My guess is you are probably suffering from tendonitis which can be treated with non steroidal anti inflammatory medication or steroid injection and physical therapy. If you notice any deformity of your thumb joint it can be due to arthrits. This can be diagnosed by physical examination and some imaging and lab studies ...Read more

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What is gamers thumb?

R S I: Gamer’s thumb" refers to a repetitive stress injury (rsi) that causes swelling at the base of the thumb due to overuse of video games. Rsi is an umbrella term for a collection of disorders most commonly affecting the hands, wrists, forearms, and shoulders, notes miles. She adds that symptoms can range from fatigue and loss of strength to minor or acute aches and pains, burning, and tingling. ...Read more

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