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Sharp Pain In Left Pinky Finger
I have been getting a sharp shooting pain in my left pinky finger for the last few days. Last night it even woke me up twice.
More history: Suggest that you see your physician, who can both speak to you about the history of the problem and do a thorough exam to determine where the problem localizes. There also may be a need to do additional testing to further evaluate this issue. ...Read more
All my fingers on my left hand have been swollen for 10 months I get a sharp pain on my shoulder that radiates down to my pinky and ring finger?
Neck vs shoulder: Symptoms of hand pain are often are a result of pressure on a nerve. This can be originating in the neck or perhaps at the elbow. The pinky and ring finger are innervated by the ulnar nerve at the elbow and by a specific nerve root (c8) in the neck. Swelling in the hand is an unusual symptom. Prior to an evaluation pay close attention to when the swelling occurs and if it truly is in all fingers. ...Read more
Sharp pain starting from lefr elbow to left forearm which causes tingling in my left hand and fingers? Mostly pinky. 28/f.
Sir, My left hand thumb and index finger are itching and I get a sharp pain suddenly when touched. Pls guide?
Get an evaluation it: Might be a nerve injury or pinching. An EMG might be of value in helping diagnose and treat this annoying problem ...Read more
29yrs old with Pain in my left arm, hand &fingers also sharp pain on left side of chest. What else could it be besides Costochondritis?
To ER: Other than cardiac disease which will worsen with exertion and also cause shortness of breath, it could be radicular pain from a cervical level. If you haven't been evaluated by a physician, you should be seen ASAP. Sharp chest pain isn't typical for cardiac disease, but women have atypical symptoms. Even young people can have heart disease. Why take a chance? ...Read more
My left hand first finger knuckle burning and sharp pain. There is no redness or swelling. Sudden onset two days ago, with no relief even after rest?
More info?: This could be gout, though there would usually be redness. Rheumatoid arthritis comes to mind but usually no sudden onset and generally more joints that one small finger joint. It would be good to know if there's been any recent trauma, spider bite, stick with a thorn? Does finger ever get stuck when bent? ...Read more
Sharp pain through knuckle on left index finger, had for over a month. Bone in joint appears bigger than opposite hand?
Hello. I've been having sharp pain in my ring finger joint. Also my left hand ring finger is Stiff from the knuckle joint to the finger.
Trigger finger? Vs: Strain or constricting ring, if no trauma or strain and if older than 30 can start to get trigger finger, joint stiffness, see a hand surgeon best to take care of this. Be sure ring is loose fitting ...Read more
I started getting numbness in index and middle finger on my right hand when ysing pc. Also sharp pain through knuckle joint on left index finger.
The nerves in your hand are being pinched under a small band of ligament type tissue. Its from the typing and maintaining the hand posture required to do so. Start wearing a simple wrist brace see an orthopedic surgeon for a workup if you need to type for job then a simple surgery would resolve this issue
Sudden sharp pain above the left breast. I have constant left shoulder and arm pain as well as tingling in left hand from my thumb to my middle finger?
Chest pain?: It sounds to me like you should be evaluated to rule out a heart attack right away. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
See a doctor: Some things like neuromas can do this. See a doctor and let them check you. ...Read more
Sharp pain in side of hand to my wrist from my pinky finger down. Can't lift things/ stretch hand?
After hitting a golf ball out of the rough, I felt a sharp pain in my hand between my pinky and ring finger?
Probable strain: I suspect you may have strained either a tendon or ligament in your hand. Would probably take a few days off from golf and then go back out. If you are having a lot of pain from it, I would rest it more for maybe a couple of weeks. Still not better, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Would the sharp pain from R elbow down that causes numbness & tingling in pinky, ring, middle fingers & now index be cubital tunnel? Thank you!!
I'm having sharp pain in my wrist, up the outside of my right hand, up through my pinky finger. I also have weakness and some numbness.
So my question is any history of trauma did you lean on it too much while trying to get up
second question there is any swelling or deformity in the middle finger
third so you woke up on morning and suddenly your middle finger hurt a lot and the pain spreading to the hand
there is a lot of reason and explanation for your problem
best way go to a doctor that can examine you, ask questions, treat you ...Read more
My partner suddenly couldn't move her hand or fingers but could move her arm. It caused her lots of pain She had sharp pain in hand before Itstarted?
Today about 4 times I have had a very sharp pain on the top of my right hand. Pretty much above the ring finger, about half way up the wide part of my?
Need more info: Did you have an injury even a slight one, to your right hand? Do you have any loss of motion in that hand? It would also help me to know how old you are and what kind of occupation you have. There are several reasons for your complaint ranging from a neurological to an orthopedic cause. Please make an appointment with your family physician to find the cause and relive your pain. ...Read more
I have this sharp pain I my middle finger on my right hand and none of my other fingers. It has been going on for a week or so now... Any ideas?
Tenosynovitis: Could be an infection in the joint-funnel steins test ...Read more
The top of my hand right on the tendon that's attached to my right index finger hurts randomly and is a very sharp pain and I'm not sure what it is?
Hand pain: If you experienced any trauma to that hand, it might be best to have it evaluated in person. An x-ray wouldn't be a bad idea. ...Read more
When I press, right hand middle finger nail, sharp pain pops up, I also feel little pain when I do not press?
A cold certain spot where my vein is on top of my hand where my index finger is and also with alittle sharp pain what could be causing that feeling?
Many options: This could be many things. Arthritis, carpal tunnel, nerve pinching, vascular problem, insect bite, skin problem to name a few. I would monitor for progressing symptoms such as increasing numbness and pain, try otc meds such as advil, (ibuprofen) and see what happens. If no better or getting worse, see your doctor. ...Read more
It hurts my forearm when I flex my hand back with my fingers open. It's a very sharp pain in the flexer muscle. Why? I've been in p.T for 7months now
See Hand Specialist: If you have the same pain and it is not improving with therapy, see the hand specialist for help. Your original diagnosis may be wrong. The specialist will examine and determine needed testing to help guide you. ...Read more
My funny bone in elbow was banged lightly & it sent a HUGE sharp pain to my hand and fingers. Why?
Ulnar nerve: The pain or shock like symptoms radiating to the hand are not due to a bone. The ulnar nerve passes in a groove on the medial aspect of the elbow formed by the ulna bone and the numerous. It is relatively close to the surface and when something strikes it the Pain locally travels down the arm to the ulnar side of the hand like a sudden shock. ...Read more