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When I press, right hand middle finger nail, sharp pain pops up, I also feel little pain when I do not press?

Nail bed pain: If there is pain anywhere that is a response to an insult either injury, inflammation or infection. You probably have anyone of this, an exam might help to distinguish, if does not get better have it checked out. ...Read more

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Fell catching myself with my right hand now the area of right knuckle/middle finger is a sharp pain when using to open things or etc. Has stiffness?

Fell catching myself with my right hand now the area of right knuckle/middle finger is a sharp pain when using to open things or etc. Has stiffness?

Sprain: A sprain of the joint is likely and may take a week or two to heal. Use cold applications for two days and then switch to heat. Nsaids like ibuprofen may help. See a hand surgeon if significant pain or swelling occurs. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Carpel tunnel: 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
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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?

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

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Tingle in right hand and finger tips, sharp pain in neck area when I lower my head also pain in elbow joint and shoulder blade all on right side.

Tingle in right hand and finger tips, sharp pain in neck area when I lower my head also pain in elbow joint and shoulder blade all on right side.

Cerivical radiculiti: Sounds like you have a herniated disc or pinched nerve in your neck. Reproduction of the pain and numbness while bending your neck to the affected side is called a positive "spurling's sign". Your shoulder blade pain is also characteristic of this. Would start with some otc antiiflams and if pain persists or weakness develops in hand or numbness persists would seek attention. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain on middle finger and spread to whole hand?

I have sharp pain on middle finger and spread to whole hand?

Any trauma: 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

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Habing sharp pain in middle finger and fourth finger. What is the cause. Which nerves affect these fingers. Radial artery occluded. Is this related?

Habing sharp pain in middle finger and fourth finger. What is the cause. Which nerves affect these fingers. Radial artery occluded. Is this related?

Complex symptoms: Having undergone an angiogram there is obvious concern for the vascularity of the limb. While the radial artery occlusion will effect the blood supply to the hand, it does not usually cause a sharp pain but more of an ache. The palmar aspects of the middle finger and half of the ring finger are innervated by the median nerve (carpal tunnel nerve). See a hand surgeon for an evaluation of symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp pain in the top of my right hand what is this caused by?

Below: If no recent trauma, then the most common cause would be overuse and tendonitis.
Take some OTC IB (with food), for 3 days, use warm moist packs, --if not better or worsening, then see DR ...Read more

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L do feel sharp pain at my right hand chest. Pls. Help!

L do feel sharp pain at my right hand chest. Pls. Help!

PROBABLY MUSCULOSKEL: Probably chest wall musculoskeletal pain if it comes when you do some activities in which the chest wall is strained like taking deep breath, sneezing, coughing and laughing. But if you have any other symptoms like fever, cough, etc, you should have it checked. The other causes may be due to conditions in your lungs and pleura which is a membrain covering your lungs. You should have it checked by yourmd. ...Read more

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Sharp pain starting in middle finger going all the way up arm to bicep?

Sharp pain starting in middle finger going all the way up arm to bicep?

Hard to say: This would be difficult to say without more information or a physical exam. This could be anything from a nerve compression like carpal tunnel syndrome to a tendonopathy to an epicondylitis. I would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in side of hand to my wrist from my pinky finger down. Can't lift things/ stretch hand?

Sharp pain in side of hand to my wrist from my pinky finger down. Can't lift things/ stretch hand?

Finger pain: There are many possible etiologies for your finger discomfort - to be properly diagnosed you need a physical examination in person. Finger discomfort and lack of mobility may occur secondary to nerve entrapment or problems with your muscles and tendons. ...Read more

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Sharp pain bottom at the back right hand side of head just above the neck, frequently when hit or I move too fast. Please help?

Very common: Poor posture leads to a muscle strain and back/neck pain. Most patients do not have a serious spinal problem. However if your pain accompanied by neurological deficiency (numbness, weakness) call a doctor. Moist heat, stretch exercises NSAID (otc) aleve (naproxen) and good mattress are very helpful. If concerned see pcp for further investigation. ...Read more

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I woke at 3a.m. with sharp pain in my waist at right hand side, it took about an hour to wear off. It was too painful to go back to sleep.

I woke at 3a.m. with sharp pain in my waist at right hand side, it took about an hour to wear off. It was too painful to go back to sleep.

Pain: I recommend having your physician do a physical exam. It can be as simple as gas or other conditions such as gallbladder stones. Your physician may need to order labs and imaging studies based on your medical history, physical exam, etc. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and all night I've had a sharp pain on my right hand side where my ribs are and when I touch them they do hurt its only when I move or breath?

I'm 17 and all night I've had a sharp pain on my right hand side where my ribs are and when I touch them they do hurt its only when I move or breath?

Chest pain-pleuritic: This sounds like pleuritic or costochondral chest pain (related to the cartilages that connect the ribs of the chest wall). It may be related to mild trauma from some activity, or a viral or inflammatory disorder. It is usually not serious for someone your age, and use of ibuprofen like medication will help it resolve in a few days to a week. Check with your MD if it doesn't resolve soon. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Recommendation: The first of all you have to rule out the trauma! Give her some pain medication like Advil or Acetominofen. If the pain and stillness of hand and fingers not resolved, make sense to go to doctor or ER. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pain in my chest and my left hand fingers are tingling. What is happening?

I'm having sharp pain in my chest and my left hand fingers are tingling. What is happening?

Call 911 - go to ER!: It may help to know your age and history a bit - but w/out that - call 911 or get to an ER. It may not be a heart attack - but I'd feel like an idiot if it was and you missed urgent care. So NOW! Get to an ER! Best wishes! ...Read more

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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

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Why am I getting sharp off and on pain on my three middle fingers on my right hand?

Why am I getting sharp off and on pain on my three middle fingers on my right hand?

I do not know: Maybe you have arthritis in your hand/fingers. Get eval and diagnosed for the real answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I have sharp shoting pain in my right hand starting from my rist and going all over my thum and finger next to it what could it be?

Hi I have sharp shoting pain in my right hand starting from my rist and going all over my thum and finger next to it what could it be?

Carpal tunnel: Your right hand median nerve is under pressure by ligaments in the carpal tunnel. See an orthopedic surgeon for a work up. In the mean time wear a wrist brace and take otc nsaid. ...Read more

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Sharp pain below the ribs on my right hand side after I ate. What can it be?

Sharp pain below the ribs on my right hand side after I ate. What can it be?

Pain: Consult your doctor about the possibility of gall bladder disease. You may want to get an ultrasound to rule it out. ...Read more

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Hi, I've been having sharp pain in the upper right hand side of my chest that radiates thru my back, should I see a Dr? I've had it for 4 days now

Hi, I've been having sharp pain in the upper right hand side of my chest that radiates thru my back, should I see a Dr? I've had it for 4 days now

Yes: It may be you have shingles about to break out, or can be one of many other things, some worrisome, some not. If your body has pains that aren't going away, get checked out. ...Read more