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Stabbing Pain In Finger
On my left hand, there is a stabbing pain between my index finger and thumb whenever I move them, what's wrong with me?
Hand pain: Stabbing pain is most of the time muscular in nature. However, tingling and numbness/weakness would be a sign of nerve entrapment (carpal tunnel syndrome). Stop texting for a while and it should get better. Texting can also lead to cervical spine strain and disc damage+nerve entrapments. Use heat twice a day for at least a week. Immerse your hand in warm water and exercise by opening and closing. ...Read more
Pain for 2 days in left forearm more an ache than a stabbing pain, and tingling in fingers. No pain in other part of arm, chest or shoulder.?
Details: Pay close attention to where you feel the tingling. Aching pain less helpful for localizing the cause of the illness. Since you are 62 and the problem is new it is likely a nerve generated problem. Details of symptom distribution will help localize the nerves involved and this will help indicate potential diagnoses. Treatment depends on cause. See your doctor with the information. ...Read more
Hi, at work couple of days ago sudden stabbing pain in my right index finger after few mins swelled to nearly twice the size very painful. Darren?
INfection or injury: Did you have some injury? Is it red" Hot?? Nail ok? What part is swolen? ...Read more
I am a hair stylist and I stabbed my Palm with my scissors and now I have a sharp stabbing pain going through my pointer finger down my arm whenever I straighten my finger or my arm. I have gone to two urgent cares and neither seem to listen to me when I
Hand surgeon: See a hand surgeon since you still have symptoms and concerns that have not been addressed to your satisfaction. ...Read more
I have a stabbing pain on the tip of my finger when I touch or grab things, or even sometimes when I type?
Glomus tumor: Is your finger tip very sensitive to cold as well? If so, you may have what is known as a glomus tumor. This is a benign mass that can be very painful to the touch and very sensitive to temperature changes. You should get into a hand surgeon and have it checked out. Good luck! ...Read more
I have sharp stabbing pain in my upper back between my shoulder blade and spine...It comes and goes now for about 3+/- weeks. Tingling fingers?
See your doctor: It could be any number of things, some of which possibly are dangerous. Dee your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Left hand finger tip pain, cold-related, stabbing pain, interferes normal day-to-day activities, been 2 years, level of pain (9), what is it?
Reynauds: A twenties female with finger tips aroused to pain by cold should see a rheumatologist and determine if raynauds disease is occurring. Cryoglobulinemia might be involved. ...Read more
Pelvic internal pain that is getting worse every time I have sex. Deep stabbing pain in pelvis and back after being fingered. Possible causes?
Infection: You need examined by gyn. Intercourse pain can have one group of causes, but sensitivity to finger manipulation strongly suggests there may be an infection present, serious being pid, which can affect fertility and be life-threatening. See gyn or er asap. Condoms in future can minimize this risk. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in the upper part of my right arm. Along with pain in elbow and occasionally numbness in my pinky finger. What could be causing this?
Ulnar neuritis: Sounds like you have irritation of the ulnar nerve. It is very sensitive by the inner posterior aspect of your elbow ….:your funny bone…. If you bumped this area or slept on it wrong it could have caused an irritation. Usually gets better with time, rest, avoiding impact. Get it checked if it does not improve. ...Read more
My friend is 43, male and has previously had niggling chest pain, today has woken with stabbing pain in left arm and little finger. What could this be?
Chest pain: Any chest pain in a 43 year old male especially with radiation to the left arm needs to be immediately evaluated. Heart attacks can present with those symptoms. Normally the pain with a heart attack is described as heavy and crushing, not niggling and stabbing but I think it is best to be safe. ...Read more
Numbness in hands and fingers, feet feel like razorblades, my body shoots with burning snd stabbing pain w 75+lbs weifht loss whatisthis?
Weigth Loss: You need to be evaluated by your pcp. This significant amount of weight loss can be very ominous and needs to be assessed immediately. ...Read more
VERY sharp, stabbing pain top side of left hand below ring finger knuckle. Comes and goes. No injury. No pain to touch or move. Going on for a week now?
I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.
I started a job doing a lot of heavy lifting now my left shoulder keeps going numb I get stabbing pain in my left wrist and it hurts to curl my finger?
Best to quit: You know what is causing it. Is the damage to your body worth it? Very likely your symptoms will resolve when you stop doing what you are doing. If not, see a doctor. ...Read more
What would cause 1 stabbing pain directly in between breasts in center of chest? Left shoulderblade pain and tingling in fingers left hand earlier.
I'm getting a stabbing pain in my wrist, the pain also extends into my arm, palm and fingers. Motion = bad. Got a flu shot yesterday. What is it?
Tingling in my left hand, fingers, leg and foot. Lost hearing in 1 ear for 10minutes & sudden stabbing pain comes & goes. Normally healthy. What tests?
Need examination: Rather then tests. First of all you need to consult your doctor and need detailed history of your symptoms, past history and family history. And a detailed comprehensive exam including neurological exam. And based on that the doctor will order appropriate test like nlood test chemistry and other tests and may be hearing test. we can not decide what tests without knowin what we are looking for. ...Read more
More Info: There would be many possible causes. First you didn't say if it was the joint itself. Obviously, trauma would be a common cause. Arthritis and other inflammatory conditions can cause pain but I would expect swelling and warmth. More information is needed to give you a better answer ...Read more
X-ray?: If it's getting better daily and you can bend it it is probably ok If it is very swollen, unable to bend or very painful if bumped you may have a fracture. An x ray will tell you. If not improving daily get it seen by MD ...Read more
Finger sprain: Swelling from a sprain, bruise or tiny fracture may make the joint stiff and as a result hard to make a full fist or painful making the hand feel weak. Typically it is better to transiently splint the pip and dip figer joints straight when inactive, ice and at the same time work on motion when swelling is down. Nsaids can help as well. Often swelling persists in the small joints for a few months. ...Read more