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Sharp shooting pain in my right wrist?

Sharp shooting pain in my right wrist?

Well, I am a: Neurologist, so i always want to blame this type of thing on carpal tunnel syndrome; however, if you are having pain, i would ask if you fell onto your hand recently and make sure that you did not fracture a bone in your hand. Check with your regular doctor first, take it from there. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right chest and right arm?

Sharp pain in right chest and right arm?

Vague: Would need a thorough history and exam. Need to know duration, severity, chronic or acute, with or without function or breathing in or out or both. I would go to a dr. Asap. ...Read more

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Sharp pulsating pain in left side chest accompanied by the same pain radiating down left inner arm to left hand pinky.

Nerve pain: An impingement of a nerve somewhere in the thorax appears to be the likely cause of your discomfort. I feel that a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about this symptom if it persists. ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain to the right side of my left hip bone?

Hip pain: Is the pain on the outer aspect if the hip? Most likely this is bursitus(inflammation of the bursar on the lateral aspect if the hip bone. Physical therapy and possibly a steroid injection would be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp pain middle back left side hurts with movement?

Sharp pain middle back left side hurts with movement?

Musculoskeletal: Pain with movement in areas of the body which have high tendencies of injury could mean a musculoskeletal injury. It is good to know more history including onset of pain, the frequency (constant or intermittent), previous similar history, does the pain radiate to other locations, any previous trauma to the area, have you taken any otc meds, does it hurt if you push on the area of pain. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in my right breast?

Needs palpation: You need to palpate the breast to make sure that there are no nodule or irregular tissue in the area of pain. If you can do selfpalpation it's great otherwise see a doc. ...Read more

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Hand swell and pain in chest right side?

Hand swell and pain in chest right side?

See doctor: Spontaneous hand swelling is not common. Working (especially above your head), pitching a ball, swimming can result in thrombosis (clot) in the subclavian vein, resulting in right chest pain and arm/hand swelling. Persistence of symptoms should make you want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing searing in right side of heart?

Sharp stabbing searing in right side of heart?

Bone pain: At your young age, this is more likely to be from the bone or from asthma or from your stomach, more so than your heart. I still recommend you see your doctor to see which it is. ...Read more

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Having sharp pains in right side in lower pain back and buttocks?

A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bursas, tendons and ligaments. Any of these alone or together can cause symptoms. Your evaluation will clarify this. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in left hand and fingers?

More info needed: Is this isolated to the hand and fingers only? Is the pain traveling down the arm? Was there any trauma? Is there any pain at night or that wakes you up? Is there numbness and tingling in the fingers? We need more information to help you towards the next step. ...Read more

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Back pain on left side shoulder right side of blade?

Back pain on left side shoulder right side of  blade?

Likely muscle pain: Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Have a throbbing pain above right elbow and throbbing pain in right hand along with a throbbing pain in right side of chest?

Have an exam: You might know of an activity or accident that might be at the root of this, but have an exam and see if there is anything you can do to optimize the recovery time and end point. Best! ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in right upper leg?

Stabbing pain in right upper leg?

Get it evaluated: There are several causes for this symptom. Major leg pain requires evaluation by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Deep aharp stabbing pain in right side of forehead?

Deep aharp stabbing pain in right side of forehead?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in my left side when i move.

Not quite sure: without an exam, I can only give general information, but moslty when moving triggers the pain it is a muscle or tendon pull that is causing the pain. Rest, warmth, maybe anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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Pain in left side near ribs and hurts to move?

Muscle Pain: If this pain is reproducable with movement, then it is most likely muscle-related. The left flank is a strange place for a muscle strain, though. If you've been chopping wood or moving furniture, then i could understand some under-used muscles now being painful. Try some local heat and advil (ibuprofen) to see if those help. ...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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I have a sharp pain in my right hand side near my hip, its not appendicitis as I had that out last year. I don't have a temperature.

Needs to be seen: Persistent pain needs to be evaluated. Not knowing your history, you need to be seen for proper assessment. ...Read more

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Iam 30 and every time iam due on a period I get a sharp pain in my right hand side after i've started my period it all settles down', what is it?

Iam 30 and every time iam due on a period I get a sharp pain in my right hand side after i've started my period it all settles down', what is it?

Hormonal-induced HA: As previously discussed, headache of any kind, location, characteristics, uni vs bilateral, associated symptoms (nausea, vomiting, flickering lights, almost any neurologic occurrences, etc) could occur from multiple causes. What you are describing is not an unusual accompaniment of menstruation. Other sx can sever lower abdominal cramps, irritability, etc. C gynecologist and/or internist. ...Read more

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I've been having pains both sides, when i take a deep breath or try to move i get a sharp pain on the right hand side near the rib cage, its straining.

I've been having pains both sides, when i take a deep breath or try to move i get a sharp pain on the right hand side near the rib cage, its straining.

Muscular?: How long has this been going on and did you exercise recently with a new routine? It sounds like muscular pain but if you are having any cough, fever or difficulty breathing, i would see a doctor about it. ...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

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When i lay down i get an on and off sharp pain in my lower right hand side of my stomach, when i get it, it really hurts! something chronic!

When i lay down i get an on and off sharp pain in my lower right hand side of my stomach, when i get it, it really hurts! something chronic!

Get checked for: Crohn's disease, intestinal polyp etc. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/pain-management/guide/abdominal-pain-causes-treatments. ...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 keep getting a sharp shooting pain in the right hand side of my chest. What could be wrong?

Many possibilities: Could be anything from muscular strain/sprain (most common) to a problem with your heart or lungs. Would advise seeing your family doctor to rule out any major problems. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp middle back pain, right hand side, there are no muscle knots but pain persists even after taking anti inflammatories what could it be?

Physical exam: Does your pain worsen when you twist your back? If so, it could be from facet joints. You would need to see your doctor for an evaluation because a number of things could do this including kidney stones or even aortic dissection (unlikely, but it wold be an emergency if you had this)... It's most likely something not so serious, though. I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Had a back pain which apparently is caused by a urine infection but now I seem to have a sharp prolonged pain at the right hand side of my hip joint.

Had a back pain which apparently is caused by a urine infection but now I seem to have a sharp prolonged pain at the right hand side of my hip joint.

Trochanteric bursiti: If U were laid up 4 a while, & slept on that side a lot, U can develop bursitis over the prominence of the femur about where U describe. More common if thin, but any one can develop this. Ice, NSAIDS if able & pillow between knees, sleep on other side &/or back. Do this while U set up an appointment with Ur PCP. ...Read more

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Right hand pain for last 3 months?

Right hand pain for last 3 months?

Maybe Carpal tunnel: Several things cause hand pain. But most common appears to be carpal tunnel. http://www.loredohands.com/carpal-tunnel-treatment-dallas-texas The carpal tunnel is a narrow, bony passageway in the wrist connecting the hand to the arm through which several tendons and the median nerve pass. When the tendons within the carpal tunnel become inflamed or swell they can compress the median nerve, resul ...Read more

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I've haf this lower right hand pain which has come and gone over a few days. I have an old ergo keyboard. Should I switch?

I've haf this lower right hand  pain which has come and gone over a few days. I have an old ergo  keyboard. Should I switch?

Yes: Yes, but if the pain does not disappear, the cause needs to be identified. It can be tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable and the tests (blood work, x-rays, nerve conduction tests) are available through your regular physician. If no abnormality is found, the problem may still be ergonomic. ...Read more

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