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Shooting pain in fingers, hand and wrist. What kind of doc should I see about this?

Shooting pain in fingers, hand and wrist. What kind of doc should I see about this?

Physiatrist: See a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, physiatrist for short. They can diagnose is this is a wrist issue or a neck issue and use nerve conduction studies and electromyography to help diagnose. Lastly they can also help direct exact physical therapy and/or interventional/surgical care needed. ...Read more

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Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Get a check up: There are multiple structures in wrist and hand and pain can originate in any of the. Muscles, tendons, nerves and bones might be affected. A thorough examination, possibly combined with xray examination and or nerve studies may be indicated ...Read more

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29/f had EKG a few weeks ago came back good. Still having aching/shooting pain in wrist/hand/shoulder?

29/f had EKG a few weeks ago came back good.  Still having aching/shooting pain in wrist/hand/shoulder?

Neuropathic pain.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and exam by your doctor. The focus should be on the upper limb itself as well as the cervical spine. ...Read more

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I have a lump on back of my wrist that changes in size daily. Also weakness in that hand, occasional shooting pain in forearm. What could this be?

I have a lump on back of my wrist that changes in size daily. Also weakness in that hand, occasional shooting pain in forearm. What could this be?

Ganglion Cyst: This lump could be a cyst. These can be surgical removed. Draining is difficult and will only provide temporary relief. Discuss with you doc or see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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My daughter fell on her hand during soccer.She is complaining of pain on sides of wrist and shooting pain on the back of her hand through index finger?

My daughter fell on her hand during soccer.She is complaining of pain on sides of wrist and shooting pain on the back of her hand through index finger?

Have her see Dr.: There is the chance she may have even suffered a fracture of the wrist joint/bone(s) which is very common when falling on an outstretched Hand. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the reason for shooting pain on two fingers on left hand that start at knuckles and at times wrist?

What is the reason for shooting pain on two fingers on left hand that start at knuckles and at times wrist?

Absolutely: no idea. A neurologist could get a nerve conduction study with or without an electromyogram. You are too young to have carpal tunnel syndrome. Which fingers by the way. Is it the 5th (pinkie) with half the 4th? That would be easy as the ulnar nerve may be the reason. ...Read more

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When ever I qualify with my sidearm, I get a shooting pain on my right hand. This pain originates behind the thumb joint and the wrist after the shot ?

When ever I qualify with my sidearm, I get a shooting pain on my right hand. This pain originates behind the thumb joint and the wrist after the shot
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De Quervain's: syndrome (tendonitis of the extensor tendons about the thumb) can occur in folks who shoot pistols frequently. Shooting can also worsen symptoms of thumb and wrist arthritis. If symptoms are a significant problem a rheumatologist might be able to clarify things. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Left hand thumb joint hurts for few months. Lately, the joint on index hurts. Shooting pain in wrist. Cannot open bottles, doorknobs etc without pain.

Dominant hand?: You may want to see an osteopathic physician, who can examine you by doing an osteopathic examination of your neck, spine, upper extremities: arm, elbow, wrist, thumbs. Sometimes, there is a relationship between dysfunction of your wrist, from findings in the neck area that may be in spasm. This is difficult to do without a musculoskeletal examination. Once identified, it is easy to treat. Be seen soon, and get relief. ...Read more