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Having intense intermittent stabbing pain in joints in left thumb throughout the day and night that prevent sleep. What are the probable causes. ?

Having intense intermittent stabbing pain in joints in left thumb  throughout the day and night that prevent sleep.  What are the probable causes. ?

Arthritis: Arthritis or tendinitis are common there and anything else would be rare. Garden variety osteoarthritis seems most likely, but really hard to tell given the scant info. Could potentially be a rheumatologic (inflammatory) arthritis as well. ...Read more

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I am having intense stabbing joint pain in left thumb from unknown causes. What might it be?

I am having intense stabbing joint pain in left thumb from unknown causes. What might it be?

Several causes: Assuming there is no injury, most common cause of thumb pain is a trigger finger usually associated with a snapping sensation or loss of motion. Carpal tunnel, or arthritis can also cause thumb pain. Needs an evaluation by hand surgeon to properly diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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On my left hand, there is a stabbing pain between my index finger and thumb whenever I move them, what's wrong with me?

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

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stabbing pain in the palm of my left hand, no other symptoms, does not come from anywhere else ..been about 20 minutes..41 yr old female..no injury?

 stabbing pain in the palm of my left hand, no other symptoms, does not come from anywhere else ..been about 20 minutes..41 yr old female..no injury?

It may be in irritat: it may be an irritated nerve. Can't say for sure where it would be coming from but someplace up the arm. Could even be as far up is it your neck. I'm assuming the palm of your hand is not tender. Your physician will evaluate you, see if these issues are occurring, might recommend a splint for your wrist to start with, but you need a full evaluation for the best therapy. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in left hand and fingers?

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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Why do I suddenly get a sharp stabbing pain in my left hand side near my groin area?

I do not know: Best to get an eval with a sharp stabbing pain in your l groin area. Muscle strains/sprains, ovaries, l sided pelvic structures, the large bowel, and the chance of a possible hernia can all be possible causes. Best wishes. ...Read more