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What causes a person with MS to have sudden pain in their hand?

What causes a person with MS to have sudden pain in their hand?

Might not be MS: While it can be caused by new ms lesions in the brain or spinal cord, sudden onset pain might be due to an unrelated process, such as carpal tunnel. I would recommend seeing your neurologist to confirm that the new symptoms are, in fact, secondary to a flare, and if not, to see if they can be reversed. ...Read more

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Does sudden pain on left hand indicate heart problems? My dad is 50yrs old.

Does sudden pain on left hand indicate heart problems? My dad is 50yrs old.

need to check: As all heart attacks may not present as typical ' severe left chest pain , radiating to arm.' your dad may be have a atypical presentation as you described , only way to know what causing his pain is to go to his doctor , age 50 is a critical age. Take him to the doctor soon. ...Read more

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I have numbness and sudden pain in my hands, feet, ankles sometimes in my arms. It can on suddenly one week ago i'm 31 female.

I have numbness and sudden pain in my hands, feet, ankles sometimes in my arms. It can on suddenly one week ago i'm 31 female.

Many causes: You will need to see a rheumatologist. Have you been exposed to tick bites ?(this could be lyme disease but there are many other possibilities). Btw, your profile says you're male. ...Read more

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I have sudden pain in my hand. It hurts when I grip like writing with a pencil or brushing my teeth. It hurts to push in, in between two metacarpals.

Carpal Tunnel Synd: Sounds like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. (CTS). Due to repetitive motions (gripping, twisting, etc), involving excessive flexing of the hand and fingers. Try a simple exercise, repeatedly extending the fingers and wrist 50-75 times, until the extensor muscles in the forearm become fatigued. Do this several times per day. May take several week for symptoms to resolve. Topical DMSO may help. ...Read more

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Hi i got sudden pain in middle left hand finger doc has strapped it i ain't knocked it I have osteo in my hip and doc said it could be in my finger?

Could be: You can get arthritis in your hand and this can cause sudden worsening pain with some activities. Other causes could be trigger finger or snapping tendon. Splinting or buddy taping to adjacent finger is ok for a while, but can cause stiffness if splinted too long. ...Read more

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How can I relieve hand pain?

How can I relieve hand pain?

Find cause: The first step in any treatment plan is to learn first what the problem is . Once you find the cause of your hand pain then you can tailor appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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