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Shooting Pain In Little Finger
Hurt my medial side of elbow against door. Cant flex my arm shooting severe pain, little finger is ok no parasthesias or numbness. Have I hurt ulnar?
Or "Golfer's Elbow" can be due to blunt trauma! This usually does not affect the ulnar nerve itself (its actually medial to the nerve) A CORTISONE INJECTION may be indicated! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider for a referral to an Orthopedist!
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Hi I get shooting pain in my left fingers from my middle to my little finger. I never get it in all 3 at the same time always runs to the end of finge?
Probably ulnar nerve: This is the distribution of the ulnar N which is commonly trapped at the elbow in the cubital tunnel, or less commonly at the wrist, guyon's canal. Shooting pain is the give away for nerve involvement. See a PMR doc or ortho doc or neurologist for an evaluation to diagnose this and get treatment. Braces, deep, heat, injections, or surgery may be indicated but need to diagnose cause first ...Read more
Had ganglion cyst removed. Now I have a burning pain through my little finger. I can't fully bend without burning & shooting pain in side of hand?
Sounds like Ulnar nv: Sounds like a terminal twig of the ulnar nerve in the way of one of the digital branches got affected or irritated by the surgery or removal of the cyst. That can happen. Sometimes that will calm down after a time and other times you'll need some medication assistance for the pain. Check with the surgeon or a neurologist. If it's a recent event then, tincture of time may do the trick. ...Read more
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?
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
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
Both wrist pain. Occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.
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
I hurt my elbow doing a back hand spring and I am getting a shooting pain up and down my arm and into my fingers. It hurts most when I exercise.?
See below: Get seen when you can - not emergency, and have your doc examine your arm to see if x-rays are needed. ...Read more
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
What is the reason for shooting pain on two fingers on left hand that start at knuckles and at times wrist?
I have a sharp shooting pain in my hand, wrist is weak, pins and needles. The pain is between my index and second finger but moves to palm side of wrist.?
I have sharp shooting pain in my left hand and middle finger does that mean signs of a heart attack? I'm 28 years old and a female.
No: The typical pain from a heart attack is shoulder to arm. The pain you describe is more neurological. Still be safe and check it out. Rare things always happen. ...Read more
I fell on my hand today and now it hurts to bend my thumb, its bruising and hurts when I'm not using it. Could it be fractured? I also seem to be having shooting pain to my index finger if I try bending it.
Certainly: Certainly could be. Immediate pain in an extremity after falling on it, followed by bruising shortly after are some of the hallmarks of a fracture. Should be iced for 48 hrs, seen by a medical professional asap and x-rayed. ...Read more
Swollen hands/fingers/tightness in right hand, tingling in face, shooting pain down right leg and arm every so often. Stiffness in body, female 31years?
I have a shooting pain in my right hand side just above my hip bone and little more to my middle. What can cause this?
Perhaps you pinched a nerve in your back.
The dermatomes or skin areas are innervated by the nerves exiting your spine. There are different medical diagnoses in this area. Spinal Stenosis is another possibility, .Infectious causes, or even tumor. See a doctor for evaluation and imaging tests. ...Read more
Good day, I experienced the last week that my vision in right eye are blurring and this morning I felt little shooting pain on the right side of me head, since then I can feel little numbness in the right hand off my face. Could this be a light stoke?
? CVA: Suggest see GP or ER immediatelyGet a more detailed answer ›
I am 39 and have a shooting pain above my left breast. It feels like it is in between my ribs there. My left hand has also been a little numb.?
See your doctororER: Left side chest pain radiating to left hand need immediate attention, could be coronary artery problem with impending hear attach, must see your doctor or even better to er and call your doctor to make sure it is a serious problem, after ekg and blood tests if they are normal you can go home smiling. ...Read more
I have a shooting pain in my left ring finger about every half an hour and it lasts about 2 minute off and on. Do you know what this is?
We need exam data: My thanks to my colleague Dr. Weixel for allowing to comment in 400 characters or less on this problem (BAD IDEA! --LOL). I have AT LEAST 20 questions. 1. How long happening? 2.You wearing anything on the wrist like new watch, new wristband, new bracelet? What makes pain better/worse? You need a good neurological examination & may require a test called an EMG/NCV. But 1st, the examination please. ...Read more
Depends on the cause:
See your pcp or an orthopod to have it evaluated.
Good luck. ...Read more
I have been getting a sharp shooting pain in my left pinky finger for the last few days. Last night it even woke me up twice.
More history: Suggest that you see your physician, who can both speak to you about the history of the problem and do a thorough exam to determine where the problem localizes. There also may be a need to do additional testing to further evaluate this issue. ...Read more
Nerve injury/stretch or what we call the volar plate and collateral ligament injury.
See a doctor but consider taping as well. ...Read more
Today I have been getting shooting pain down the back of my left arm to my pinky finger. Lasts short time. Is this most likely muscoskeletal?
Cut my upper palm deep and get an extremely sharp shooting pain up the index finger if I touch near the wound? Will this heal? (it's been 1 week)
I have a shooting pain in my rightlower armthat seems to originatebetween my elbow and wrist. It shoots up to my elbow and down thru my index finger.
Neuropathy: The lateral cuteneous nerve syndrome, affects the outside of your forearm. At ulnar groove in elbow, ulnar compression can occur. Ulnar neuropathy affects pinky and ring finger. Median nerve compression affects the thumb, index, and middle fingers. Get an emg/ncs by neurologist or physiatrist. Should help confirm problem. <a href='http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/m/pubmed/7670976/' rel='nofollow' ta. ...Read more
I have tingling, mild shooting pain and feelings of numbness in my fingers and toes that gets worse during and after I eat. What could this be?
Got a shooting pain in middle finger carrying a bag, now can't bend, its swollen, xtreme pain, what should I do now. 2yrs had carp. Tunl. Surgery.
Infection?: One of three problems: injury alone could do this, but perhaps a serious one e.g. a fracture; or a bacterial infection; or perhaps an acute form of arthritis. Any of these should be professionally evaluated, so call your doctor. Get seen immiediately if any fever, or if redness and swelling are spreading or a red streak up your hand or arm. ...Read more
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