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Sudden Pain In Hands
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
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
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 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
Yesterday night my mom got sudden pain in her left hand between third and forth finger please suggest me your description... ?
I have sudden pain in my left hand, on top, behind the thumb where the tendons and muscles are. It hurts to move or use it. What could this be?
There are many: potential causes for the symptoms you describe. Unfortunately these cannot be differentiated over the internet. You need to be examined and have some blood work done to be certain of the diagnosis. Make an appointment for evaluation ASAP. ...Read more
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?
Last 2 years I have been having sudden severe pain in both hands. Lasts a few minutes. No swelling or warmth. Feels like i've been hit. Causes?
I need more info: Having this sever symptoms there should be underling cause go and check it out. ...Read more
Sudden pain in left arm from elbow to hand. Pain mosly in wrists. Will wrapping and icing help? Has happened before bt never stays long
Wrist Pain: Why do you have arm/elbow/wrist pain? Any history of trauma? Do you play any sport? Is it just pain or with redness and swelling? Cold compress and nsaids such as ibuprofen/aleve can help relieve the inflammation. If it doesnt go away, get it checked by your doctor. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
Fls heart tightness uneasyness sudden pain for a second in left side of chest both back nd front left hand pain sometymes.Ecg CBC chest xray al normal?
Please clarify/check: This could be heart disease, but it could be from stress also. You might have a pneumothorax as you are young, but this usually occurs in thin individuals. Your weight puts you at increased risk for heart disease, but you are young and your tests were negative. So it would be wise to see your doctor for a full work-up including what situations this occurs in and if you're under stress. ...Read more
Poss. nerve injury: I see a few patients a month with persistent pain after IV placement. This can be due to a hematoma formation or nerve injury. Recommended treatment is warm compress for the hematoma and contrast compress (hot and cold) for nerve injury. Prescription topical creams and therapy may be helpful. Symptoms usually resolve spontaneously, but tis can take u to a year. See a hand surgeon for an eval. ...Read more
Trauma carpal tunnel: Arthritis degenerative or rheumatoid peripheral neuropathy and compressive neuropathof hand elbow or neck general answer fora generaL question more details can lead to more specific list how didivit start what makes it worse or better history of trauma?associated non pain symptoms nubness tingling where exactly in the hand do you feel the pain? ...Read more
Pain from what?: Carpal tunnel syndrome, dequervain's tendinitis, arthritis, gout, sprain/strain, ulnar nerve entrapment are few examples of causes of pain in hands etc...Rest/motrin/aleve may help with pain..Ice is usually only useful after injury to prevent excessive swelling etc...It may reduce some pain..Please post a more specific question and I am sure it will be answered accordingly..Good luck. ...Read more
Best start: The best start would be with a primary care physician or a rheumatologist. The cause needs to be identified. It is usually tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable and the tests (blood work, x-rays, nerve conduction tests) are simple and helpful. ...Read more
Yes: We need to determine the cause and then we can begin the treatment. So go see your doc for an exam to learn the problem. ...Read more
Hand and foot pain: Many possibilities. Best to report this to your family physician so you can be examined and proper treatment given to you. ...Read more
Identify cause: If there is an abnormality, the cause needs to be identified. It can be tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable and the tests (blood work, x-rays, nerve conduction tests) are simple and helpful. If no abnormality is found, the problem may be ergonomic. ...Read more
Is a common cause of this complaint. There is limited mobility in the finger, pain where the finger meets the palm, often called the finger palm crease, pressure causing pain can be a sign of stenosing tenosynovitis or trigger finger
it is treated by antiinflammatories, corticosteriod injection and perhaps surgery if symptoms do not go away. ...Read more
See below: Rest to the point to where you don't have pain in beween workouts. ...Read more
You shouldn't: Hand pain in a hand containing an IV could indicate infiltration of the iv. It is a relative indication to remove the IV and restart elsewhere if it is needed. ...Read more
Thorough History.: How about just a little more information. Type of pain, duration, onset, constant or intermittent are just a few examples of important information. If you have general medical conditions, how well are the conditions being controlled would help. Diabetes and obesity may play a role in the pain you are having, but a thorough evaluation is needed. Start with a healthtap PCP or internist for help. ...Read more
Bone doctor: Orthopedic surgeon who may or not be a specialist in hand. ...Read more
Pains 4: Pain is usually mechanical, inflammatory, neurological, or functional. At 34 y.o., some possibilities are rheumatoid arthritis, peripheral neuropathy, tendinitis. However, without a detailed history and a physical examination, it is impossible to say what the cause is in your case. See your primary care doctor first. ...Read more
Hand Pain: Arthritis at the base of the thumb or in the wist at the stt joint. Post traumatic issues, old injuries tendonitis, such as dequervains tendonitis , carpal tunnel and ulnar tunnel, trigger finger, trauma, fracture, laceration Every system every tissue can be source of pain, skin, tendon, nerve, joint, bone artery the list is endless ...Read more
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