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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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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?

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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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 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?

Arthritis, maybe: Sounds like this could be arthritis. Hand surgeons are quite good at helping people with hand and wrist arthritis. See one for an exam and an x-ray. I bet you'll be happy you did. ...Read more

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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?

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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Having pain in left hand.Wat could be the reason. I am suffg from hypertension?

Having pain in left hand.Wat could be the reason. I am suffg from hypertension?

See your doctor: Usually symptoms of hypertension are the following: headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting, chest pain and shortness of breath. See your doctor anyway because there could be a chance you have another medical condition. ...Read more

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I am suffering fr hypertension. Now a day having pain in left hand. I am 56 yr oldale?

I am suffering fr hypertension. Now a day having pain in left hand. I am 56 yr oldale?

See your doctor: See your doctor if you have concerns. Usually hand pain is not a symptom for hypertension. Please see the attached website for some helpful advice. http://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure/guide/hypertension-symptoms-high-blood-pressure. ...Read more

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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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What to do if I have pain in left hand side of stomach?

What to do if I have pain in left hand side of stomach?

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

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Slight pulsing pain in left hand, it comes and goes. Never too painful, just bothersome.

Slight pulsing pain in left hand, it comes and goes. Never too painful, just bothersome.

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

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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 ?

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 ?

Not to worry: It is very common to experience those sensations in recurrent or paroxysmal pattern... The intensity and duration of the electric shock is proportionally direct to the time of complete recover.. Good luck. ...Read more

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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

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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

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

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Is pain in left hand and armpit heart related?

Is pain in left hand and armpit heart related?

pain: Pain in left hand and armpit is most often musculoskeletal in origin. Occassionally it can be related to the heart. ...Read more

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Pain in left hand middle and ring finger joints in morning?

Pain in left hand middle and ring finger joints in morning?

Nerve pain: There could be several possibilites. The pain can arise from your arm/elbow or your neck. Usually it happens when the nerve is oinched in one or both of these areas. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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?

DeQuervain's: This is tenosynovitis of the first dorsal compartment of the wrist. You have basically performed a finkelstein test. Go see your orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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 & ameliorated via SIJ belt would lend clinical evidence & support for this diagnosis. Hypermobility Syndrome, oft overlooked, potentiates SIJ disorders. ...Read more

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