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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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Yesterday night my mom got sudden pain in her left hand between third and forth finger please suggest me your description...?

Yesterday night my mom got sudden pain in her left hand between third and forth finger please suggest me your description...?

Needs exam: She needs to see her doctor. Does she have any other medical problems ie blood pressure, heart or diabetes? It could be atypical angina or heart issue. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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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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.

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

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

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Feeling lots of pain in left hand side of lower back and lower belly and tightness?

Feeling lots of pain in left hand side of lower back and lower belly and tightness?

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

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Pain in left hand side of lower back and tightness of belly - is this signs of labour?

Pain in left hand side of lower back and tightness of belly - is this signs of labour?

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

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Pain in left hand, arm past the elbow, swollen blood veins, what to do?

If it is symmetrical: It is just U. Especially if thin & somewhat muscular. No worries. If only 1 side, have it evaled. ...Read more

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I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?

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

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Spasms in left hand, what's wrong?

Spasms in left hand, what's wrong?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. In some people it is also associated with spasm. Rest, heat, splint. If no change, see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What do sharp pains in left hand mean?

What do sharp pains in left hand mean?

Many causes: Metabolic
carpal tunnel
cubital tunnel syndrom
pinched nerve in neck


get it checked. ...Read more

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What could cause my left hand to swell up?

What could cause my left hand to swell up?

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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What causes me to lose the grip in my left hand?

What causes me to lose the grip in my left hand?

Carpal tunnel synd.: There are many potential causes. One of the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a pinching of the nerves at the wrist. This can usually be diahnosed by an exam and testing, and there are good treatments for it. Thanks. ...Read more

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Tingly left hand causing pain, what do you suggest?

Tingly left hand causing pain, what do you suggest?

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

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Why does my left hand tremble when I pick up something?

Why does my left hand tremble when I pick up something?

Tremor: This is called intentional tremor, could be related to medications, neurological effect, or muscular. Or endocrine such as thyroid. Best to consult your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why have I pins and neefles in my left hand all the time?

Why have I pins and neefles in my left hand all the time?

Nerve compression: See your dr! You may have a compressed nerve in you neck or shoulder. There are other possible causes. You need an exam. ...Read more

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I have a white patches on my left hand can some body help me.

I have a white patches on my left hand can some body help me.

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes including depigmentation (vitaligo), fungal infections, psoriasis, warts, scars etc. You need to have this examined to guide you to the correct diagnosis and care. ...Read more

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I didn't do anything with my left hand but it is hurting very badly?

I didn't do anything with my left hand but it is hurting very badly?

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