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Shooting Pain In Left Wrist
Shooting pain frm left back to wrist. Didn't resolve with paraceta or antacid but only with very low dose aspirin. Hi BMI but normal ECG & lft last yr?
Very scared. Pain on back of left wrist at the middle. Wasn't doing anything and went to bend it down and it sent a shooting pain through whole wrist!!!
Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.
Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly.?
Hand exam, x rays: The wrist has many bones and ligaments and can be injured acutely or by wear and tear or have tumors. A hand surgeon will take a detailed history, do a careful physical exam, and order plain x rays. Additional x rays often used are MRI for soft tissue evaluation and CT scan for bones. Hand therapy may be needed and splints, meds, injections, and then arthroscopic or open surgery to gain power grip ...Read more
Wrist pain? I get a pain in my left wrist when I put pressure and do some movements, otherwise There is no pain. I did start a cleaning job weeks ago.
Wrist adjustment: It is probably just your wrist getting used to new movements that you are doing on your new job. It should adjust within a few weeks. If the pain becomes severe or does not go away then see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more
I have sudden severe left wrist pain when turning knobs or reaching back for seat belt, etc. Popping sound. Tendon seems to "catch." Accutane related?
My left wrist pain doesn't go away after a month. Don't remb any trauma to it. only hurts (sharp pain)when I bend my hand backwards/supp weight wif palm?
Stung by a wasp 15 hours ago on my left wrist. Pain is less and no swelling but feel chills and tired.kinda like mild flu.is this normal?
Wasp sting : It is not unusual to have vague symptoms with a venomous bite or sting. This should pass with time. Antihistamines to reduce the inflammatory response and symptoms treatment. ...Read more
Ulnar Nerve Entraped:
Maybe the following:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/guyon%27s_canal_syndrome.
My left arm and wrist, right where my veins are have just a shooting pain and I have no clue where it came from. Can someone help me please?
More details: Not enough info to make a diagnosis. Please provide more. ...Read more
It started with heartburn&now my left side hurts all the time. My shoulder, arm &wrist all have shooting pain up them constantly should I be concerned?
What is the reason for shooting pain on two fingers on left hand that start at knuckles and at times wrist?
Tingling in left thumb, pointed and middle finger and shooting pain in wrist? Could this be heart related or more likely a nerve?
Wrist pain: Neural complaints are classical of carpal tunnel syndrome and he should have an EMG done for this.CTS initially is treated with wrist splint at night and NSAIDs 3 times a day for 2 months. If symptoms persist then further interventions may be required. Cardiac disease would primarily involve chest pain with radiation to the arm and is not classical in this manner. ...Read more
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
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
I have had constant pain in my left bicep primarily, but sometimes shooting pain down to my wrist, sometimes in my shoulder. This has been going on 3 months. I have seen doctors, had xrays (no mri), am in physical therapy. No pain medication has brought
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more
The joints in my left hand are stiff and sore, wrist is also somewhat sore, and shooting pain up to my elbow.
Pain is aching, though may burn in am.
I have shooting pain that goes from my left elbow to my fingers, it causes my hand to seize and let go what could it be?
I have a sharp shooting pain in the top/middle of my back on the left-hand side. I have had it for about a week, is it anything serious?
Probably not: Pretty vague symptoms — difficult to know for sure what is wrong. Minor things like an inflamed muscle or joint can cause temporary sharp pain. Given your reported age and assuming no other symptoms, this may resolve on its own or maybe with anti-inflammatory meds. If it doesn't go away, see your doctor who can do a thorough history & physical and make sure it's nothing serious. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a recurring sharp shooting pain on the back of my left hand just above my index finger. What could that be dr.?
Sharp shooting pain: This area on the back of your hand contains the tendon to extend your wrist, an area of skin supplied by the radial nerve, and the joint that connects your finger to your hand. You could have an injury to the joint or the tendon, causing a pain in that area, or you could have irritation of the radial nerve. The last of these should also cause tingling or numbness in that area. ...Read more
I am having horrible shooting pain on the left side of my left hand into my pinky finger. Any ideas on what it could be? I'm a female and I'm 29.
Need examination: Most likely urinary bladder infection see your doctor foe exam. Andtreatment. ...Read more
Smoked catnip. Shooting pain back of left-hand surface(nerves), twice. Happens rarely. Never this bad. Left arm shoulder neck back feels heavier. Advice?
Stop smoking: Catnip? Really? Seek medical advice from your doc who can examine you and make sure you have not caused a serious problem. Good luck. ...Read more