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Stabbing Pain In Thumb
Having intense intermittent stabbing pain in joints in left thumb throughout the day and night that prevent sleep. What are the probable causes.?
Arthritis of the: Base of the thumb they call it mc joint. Check it out good luck. ...Read more
Trigger: It could be a trigger finger. Try heat or ice. If no change an evaluation with a hand surgeon could help. ...Read more
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
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
I have pain in my left hand on the side my pinky is. Its a stabbing pain. And it hurts randomly. No prior injury...just play on my phone a lot?
I have a stabbing pain that is on my left hand. It starts on the outside of my hand and the pain shoots all the way through my hand & up half my arm.
What could be causing severe pain in your hand and arm if you do not have a pinched nerve, but you do have sharp stabbing pain?
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
For today and yesterday evening time I began with severe, excruciating stabbing pain. Seated right up on the right hand side in my vagina. Am 71yrs?
Extreme pain = exam: If you really hurt, take it as a call for attention. Have an exam. That's the best answer for acute pain. Chronic pain that you've been told is either not treatable or not dangerous is different. Those you need to learn how to manage. ...Read more
I've a stabbing pain in my hand. It is isolated but sometimes travels up my arm. The pain comes in waves getting worse + then dying off to a dull ache?
Yes: It is worth a try. If it persists more than 5-7 days I would suggest a visit to your pcp. ...Read more
Hi when sleeping or laying down and I turn over I get a very sharp stabbing pain in the middle of my back towards the right hand side or on the right?
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?
Reached to pick up something using right hand had sharp stabbing pain in left chest/inside breast. Pressing skin on the breast I can feel same pain?
Severe stabbing pain in side of left hand. Think I put pressure on my elbow to cause this, but the intense pain is in the lft. Hand on the pinkie side?
Hi, I just hand surgery on my right hand. It was to explore an issue. Turns out I had a bunch of scar tissue. That was removed. But I am having severe pain in my pinky. It feels like a stabbing pain and can not move the pinky well. Odd I know but even put
Scar tissue: Not so odd. If the surgery was on the side of the pinky then it is not unusual. Excision of scar does not always improve things as you develop even more scar. The best is to do both active and passive exercises and hope this improves things. Also what is the time frame from the surgery? ...Read more
If new weakness: And new stabbing pain above right hip, go to emergency room. ...Read more
My 24yr old daughter has stabbing pain at the back of her head, her left hand goes numb sometimes and her lip trembels.
See your doc: May be migraines. An exam would help make a diagnosis. ...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.
My 11 year old daughter in complaining of regular left hand chest pain, spreads down arm, stabbing pain, and shortness of breath??
Child chest pain: I recommend you take her to the doctor for a good evaluation. At 11, I would not expect it to be heart related, but I don't know anything about her weight or health otherwise. Those symptoms are not normal and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
My right middle toe is numb, w/pain on rt side of neck, shoulder, stabbing pain in right hand & forearm. What can cause? Seen gp -no vit deficit
Numb toe & neck pain: Please go back to your doc or get a second opinion from a neurologist. You MAY have pinched nerves. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I've been having consistent stabbing pain in my left shoulder blade with numbness in my left hand. X-rays did not show anything. Mri of my neck showed mild degenerative disc disease in c6-c7 with no pinching of the nerve. Condition started gradually and n
EMG: Would have a very careful clinical examination performed and an EMG to better elucidate the problem. ...Read more
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
I have pain in the middle of both my palms an at the base of my thumbs. It started with a stabbing sensation in the middle of my left palm?
Muscles stress.: Repetitive movements will stress the muscles and the pain will radiate into the palm and thumb. This is treatable with myofascial release therapy. You have to begin the process with massage, pt, heat and myofascial release therapy is with hands-on techniques. I like acupuncture. ...Read more
When I reach for something I get a sharp ripping stabbing feeling in underside of forearm about an inch below my thumb wearing brace isn't helping?
Tendonitis: If there hasn't been an injury to the area it is likely Tendonitis. It can be quite painful. Anti inflammatory medications (ibuprofen), ice, and rest will help. On occasion a steroid injection can be helpful as well. If it persists or worsens have a doctor examine it. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
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