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Pain When Moving Thumb
Left side of wrist aches behind right thumb.Hurts when pressured applied. Sometimes shooting pain up thumb and hand. Cannot bend r wrist backwards wit?
Arthritis: of first carpometacarpal joint is one of the most common causes of this, especially if you use the hand for work or have a known injury. Get a good thumb splint and apply heat and use Tylenol or topical Diclofenac. Good luck. An x-ray would establish the diagnosis, but it is a difficult problem to treat. Good luck! ...Read more
Ball bent my thumb back some swelling no bruising pain when moving thumb out and in and backwards when applying ice to injured thumb pain gets worse ?
Wrist pain and pinky pain when twisting wrist.no swelling . And no bruise. ONLY hurts when twisted right or left. Dosent hurt when touched/bent?
Splint: Use a popsicle stick or get masking tape to tape the pinky finger to the 4th finger. See your doctor for exam and possible x ray. More history and physical is needed. Was there a fall or an injury? Have your parents take you to your doctor at the earliest convenience. Good luck ...Read more
Chest pain: This is not normal. You should see your medical provider to determine the cause of your pain and treat you as necessary. ...Read more
Pain over all arms when moving, limited range pain when touched, muscle weakness in hands shake when bending fingers no pain felt when rest
Yes: See a doctor. You folks have got National Health over there, right? What you're describing could be nothing, or it could be serious. You need to see Dr. Live Person, not Dr. Cyberman. (Sounds like a Dr. Who episode, doesn't it?) You need to see someone who can actually lay hands on you and do a thorough physical examination. ...Read more
Painful swollen frozen thumb. Can force but sharp severe pain takes my breath away. Wakes me at night. Pain shoots down wrist. Xray-subluxed. Causes?
Persistant pain in wrist, difficulty gripping and bending wrist, sharp pain when resting regular cramps in fingers and toes aching ankles?
Mult possibilities: Possibilities are multiple. Wrist pain with difficulty bending/gripping could be due to tendonitis, arthritis, or other. Multiple joint involvement (wrist, toes, ankles) may be some type of arthritis. See your doctor for an exam and diagnostic testing if needed (lab work, xrays). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in middle of elbow when pulling or hanging...Tendonitis? Pain in elbow also when doing hand extension stretches with fingers facing down.
Pain when taking a deep breath only but when I change posture or move shoulder pain goes away. Shoulder pain around rotator cuff and down shoulder?
Couple of things: Could be a couple of things. If not going away in a couple of days, then should have it checked by someone. Maybe even get X-ray. ...Read more
Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.
Protection!: You know the joke "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and Doc says "Don't do that! Well, for now try not to do those things. Also use a good knee brace to protect/imobolize the knee until you can see a doctor for an exam. Rest will help whatever it is to stop further irritation damage. Knees can be unforgiving, so treat them w/ gentle care. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes get seen: The knee can hurt moving side to side for a variety of reasons. Your meniscus in your knee can be injured causing pain, your ligaments can be strained, you can have a stress fracture of your femur or tibia, your muscle insertions can be inflamed, you can have an inflammatory arthritis. Less likey but other causes: gout, lyme disease, recent illness, tumor. Get seen by orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp stabbing sensation in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg. No pain pushing or massaging knee. Ideas?
Ideas, many: Knee pain is very frequent, as with other pains try to recall: onset of pain, radiation, alleviating or aggravating factors, severity of the pain. Possible causes: sprain, tendonitis, bursitis, osteoarthritis, etc. You need to see your primary doctor first and then maybe you need further referral if is not a simple diagnosis. If you had a trauma and then pain seek an orthopedist. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Upper back pain near the shoulder blade on one side and intensified by sneezing is likely musculoskeletal. In a late 30's male certain labor or sport mechanical muscle stress might cause a nagging pain intensified by movement. Muscle rest is important, and discomfort longer than 2-3 weeks becomes worrisome. If fever, cough, or shortness of breath then is concern for more urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Sharp pains in left arm sometimes dull ache. When pressing thumb and first finger together it's worse. ?
Could be tendinitis: there may be more than one etiology of this but my first consideration would be tendinitis, The pattern going down the arm to suggest this and we need to know where on the arm you feel the tenderness. This would be a clue to the tendinitis location. Other conditions could also be included and you need to see your physician for an evaluation. Other choices could be neurological or vascular to na ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sacroiliitis or muscle spasms, pain left Si joint sharp pain when moving sometimes but when doing the same movement later on no pain On and off 4 week?
It could be both: Pain in the joint and sometimes even near it can be seen in Sacroilitis.A good physical exam by a Sports medicine MD or Spine Specialist can help decide.Sometimes they can do an injection right in the office & get you to therapy. Muscle spasm seems to result in many patients with spine problems & diagnoses including sciatica which I see you have.PT and pilates can help build core to improve this. ...Read more
Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.
Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain when gripping comes from lateral epicondytis or tennis elbow. The pain is on the outside part of the elbow right over the prominent bone than can be easily felt there. Usually goes away on its own but can also take several weeks or even months. Simple stretching can help sometimes an injection can help with the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers