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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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After hitting a golf ball out of the rough, I felt a sharp pain in my hand between my pinky and ring finger?

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

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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?

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

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What causes elbow pain and pain/weakness in bicep with sharp wrist pain and shooting finger pain? No diabetes had carpal tunnel realease 4months ago

What causes elbow pain and pain/weakness in bicep with sharp wrist pain and shooting finger pain? No diabetes had carpal tunnel realease 4months ago

Nerve compression: You may not have had carpal tunnel syndrome but rather pronator syndrome a more proximal level of compression. With biceps pain most likely location of compression would be the ligament of struthers. Follow up with your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in finger?

Sharp pain in finger?

Finger pain: Finger pain can be a sign of joint pain(arthritis), tendinitis(tendon inflammation), but I am assuming you have not injured your finger(trauma). ...Read more

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I keep getting like a sharp pain between 2 of my fingers it doesnt last long but hurts if I move them ?

I keep getting like a sharp pain between 2 of my fingers it doesnt last long but hurts if I move them ?

Tendonitis: You may have irritated a nerve and or tendon in your hand. ???Recent activity involving grasping?? Is this in your dominant hands (right/left handed) Ask question again with more information! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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