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Sudden Pain In Left Hand
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
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?
I have sudden weakness and pain in my left hand. My right is fine, but grasping with left is weak and a bit painfull why is this?
I'm experiencing acute pain 13 days after carpal tunnel surgery in my left hand. I'm wondering if I should go get it checked? Appearance is normal.
Pain hand: Acute pain, yes there can be an infection or another issue, call your doctor. Other things such as arthritis at th base of the thumb, or irritation from prolonged dependency on splints may be suspect as well. By speaking to your surgeon directly they can determine if anything else needs to be done. Often this can simply be a phone call but you must call to start the evaluation process ...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
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Is it normal to feel pain in left hand on a vein sometimes it kinds feels like a cold feeling kinda like if they give u fluids through iv?
No: Not normal consult Dr. Primary care in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Cause of pain determines treatment. ...Read more
Need more info: Dear XKane, I would need to know for how long you have been experiencing this sensation. Is it after you do a specific activity? Do you see any change in the color of the hand? Is it accompanied by tingling or numbness? This symptom makes me think about carpal tunnel but there are many other possibilities. I am sorry I cannot be of more help, Dr. C ...Read more
I recieved stiffness and pain in left hand after recieving a electric shock but hours later, I still receiving tingleness in my left hand so how long?
Hi I have a sharp little pain in left hand side of chest when turning. Would this be heart related? I'm 21 and female thanks x
Atypical chest pain: As your pain is precipitated by the movements it is most probably musculoskeletal in origin. ...Read more
Severe pain in left hand side of body between ribs and hip comes and goes especially before cycle? Pain is lasting longer and more severe today
See your OB/GYN: Anything involving your cycle, or. M period should be checked by your ob/gyn physician. S/he can order an ultrasound, if needed to look at the ovary. Plus, they can do a physical exam as well as a manual gynecological exam to determine what the cause could be. In either case, you want this documented, because if it's lasting longer, this may be an important criteria to make a decision on. ...Read more
Thumb and wrist pain in left hand when wrist is bent forward (hand towards me). Pain located on the thumb side of the wrist only. What could this be?
Have had pelvic pain in left hand side on and off for 5 years. Have had several ovarian scans and a groin scan but nothing was found. Any ideas please?
SIJ: Chronic recurrent unilateral left pelvic pain absent organic findings/inflammation raises concern for undiagnosed sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder, which refers pain to this region. An Osteopath can discern. Pain worsened when lying down & amelioration via an SIJ belt would lend clinical evidence & support for this diagnosis. Hypermobility Syndrome, often overlooked, potentiates SIJ disorders. ...Read more
Colon? Kidney?: Diverticulitis commonly causes left lower abdominal pain, sometimes exacerbated/relieved by a bowel movement. Inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Constipation. Kidney issuesyou should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read more
Are you pregnant?: It could be a sign of labour if you are expecting. It could also be braxton hicks contractions, which cause you to have symptoms similiar to those of labour. Please seek medical attention as soon as possible to distinguish between the two! ...Read more
If it is symmetrical: It is just U. Especially if thin & somewhat muscular. No worries. If only 1 side, have it evaled. ...Read more
Pain in left hand from shoulder to wrists, mild jaw & back pain for more than 3 months can this be heart related? Iam just 22 years old men
Less likely cardiac: Given your age but warrants further evaluation. ...Read more
I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?
Symptoms unrelated: This Q & A box is not designed for diagnosis. However it is most likely your symptoms are not all related to one particular problem. If your symptoms persist see your physician or consult a Health Tap physician online. ...Read more
Many things...: To narrow down what could be a very long list of answers, we need more information: any injuries or systemic illnesses? Where is the swelling, is it accompanied by pain? What makes it worse? What makes it better? ...Read more
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Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more
Hand pain: More description of the discomfort is needed in order to make a diagnosis. In the absence of injury, hand pain can be due to arthritis of a joint, tendonitis, overuse syndrome or carpal tunnel. If associated redness and swelling are present, soft tissue infection is a possible cause of the pain. See your physician if pain persists despite taking Tylenol or an anti-inflammatory like Advil or Aleve. ...Read more