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Tegretol Trileptal Treatment Chronic Neck Hand Pain
Neither: Neither would be high on my list. What is the cause of the pain? ...Read more
Can an ultrasound on your neck cause nerve pain in hands? Never had this issue prior to physical therapy.
Possibly: Any thing that causes an injury to your neck can cause arm and hand nerve symptoms, such as pain, numbness or weakness. This is because the nerves that run into your arms and down to your hands start in the neck. However, the neck problem that caused you to get ultrasound treatment of the neck is a much more likely culprit for the problems...and hand pain can have many other causes. See Doctor. ...Read more
Cold is better: Ice the area for 30 minutes on and 30 minutes off when awake is better than heat which causes more swelling. ...Read more
Severe hand pain when i grasp objs. My pt says I have a "kink" in my nerve caused by tight neck and shoulder muscles. Term or diagnosis for condition?
Your pt is referring to a condition called radiculopathy where a nerve root in the neck is irritated or compressed causing symptoms in the arm or hand.
This may not be what is actually going on. Normally radiculopathy does not cause pain upon grasping items. There can be a number of conditions that cause this symptom. I would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more
Get Evaluated.: Although neck pain is very common and generally self limiting, the radicular type pain which you are describing may be a symptom of a more serious condition such as a muscular or a spinal condition or referred from another body part/region. You should be evaluated by an appropriately trained provider and this is even more important given your young age. ...Read more
Woke up with shoulder pain over a week ago, pain in neck, back and now it has moved to left arm with numbness in my left hand. Pain lying down. Ta.
Pain: Not being a spinal surgeon can't be sure but it sure sounds from your description that it stems from the cervical level of your spine. See a spine specialist. ...Read more
The urgent care Dr. sent me for a MRI after seeing me for excruciating neck and full arm and hand pain.C2- thru C7 ,stenosis,spurs,disk space height ?
Your question is ???: You have not asked a question. What do you want to know? ...Read more
Having neck pain with shoulder pain and upper backache. left hand pain. on methotraxate 15mg and nasids. explain.
Possible nerve: The symptoms you describe are consistent with, Amon other things, degenerative disk disease and cervical radiculopathy. If you have arthritis or disk herniations in your neck, overtime the nerve roots can become irritated and or compressed, resulting in pain in the shoulder, arm and hand. Numbness and tingling may also occur. See your doctor for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more
Right hand pain starting near thumb, raidiates around the wrist, up the backside of my forearm and backside of my upperarm to my neck and shoulder.
Radial Radiculopathy: 31 yo fem has pain radiating from neck, shoulder, arm & to thumb has radial nerve impingement, which might be at level of cervical spine or brachial plexus. Neurology consult, nerve conduction studies, & MRI are indicated. Thoracic outlet syndrome might be more probable in 30's female absent cervical injury history. Look for ipsilateral lower shoulder with deconditioned Superior trapezius muscle. ...Read more
Low positive ANA neck lower and upper back pain knees and hand pain face has red purple on cheeks .What is going on?
Can emg determine if carpal tunnel cause of hand pain? Mri shows cervical stenosis. Emg only done on arm, confirmed carp tunl, not done on neck?
Yes: The nerve study can determine if there is a compression at the neck or further down such as the wrist in carpal tunnel syndrome. This is only one portion of the diagnostic workup and should include a full exam by a hand surgeon. If there are 2 issues then release of the carpal tunnel is generally regarded as the first line treatment as recently evident in an article published this month. ...Read more
Shoulder pain-popping, with arm/hand pain numbness. Done pt, tens, and cervical epidurals. Mri of neck ok emg showed abnormalities but symptoms worse?
EMG should show : If you had a normal cervical spine MRI it is no surprise that epidurals were ineffective. The EMG you said is abnormal - it should suggest the nerves affected and allow your pain management physician to develop a diagnosis and treatment options. If your doctor can not seem to help, consider obtaining another medical opinion. ...Read more
Havin ongoing chest pain, neck dwn to left hand pain, left foot and lightheaded....seen 2 cardio....done ecg, ecko,blood wrk all normal wat could wrg?
Multiple things: you might need an MRI brain. Multiple Sclerosis I've seen present this way, tho rare, but I gotta think this in a young female till I have other answers. Could be a complex of other issues, including spinal nerve involvement. Forget the cardiologists on this one....sounds like they've done their jobs and ruled out cardiac. See someone that looks at the 'big picture' (a primary). We're worthy. ...Read more
Having chest and neck to left hand pain went to ER did CT scan, chest xray, ECG did see cardio everythng comes bk normal stll worried what could it be?
Musculoskeletal pain: Suzie, At your age, I would think that you have a problem with the nerves and muscles in your neck and chest. The nerves for the left upper extremity come out of the neck. There may be spasm in the muscles of your neck and chest that are causing the pain down to your hand. Go to your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic the be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Pain in neck. Mycolic jerks balance problems muscle rigity and strength more sweating in armpit tremor in hand. Pain in neck is bad. Had images done. ?
Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?
I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side) , wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng
Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease and lab testing and a full neurologic exam. Arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid can cause joint pain but also muscle pain. Problems in the spine such as disc narrowing can cause some of these issues. Again you need a full workup by a provider ...Read more
Yes there are: depending the cause of the pain. See a hand specialist who examine your hand order some tests if necessary and treat you accordingly. The pain could have neurologic or rheumatologic cause . OA is unlikely because of your age. ...Read more
Less likely but: Similar drug chemically, and claimed to have fewer adverse reactions, but still could affect bone marrow, just less often. Still can result in liver toxicity, low serum sodium, elevated cholesterol, and drowsiness/dizziness issues. Remember "oxcarbazine" is a rather old drug, is generic, and likely not as well tolerated as newer anti-epileptic products. ...Read more
Why might Trileptal be a better option than tegretol which i take 600 of...Does not Trileptal lower your sodium more than tegretol-?
I got a bite on my hand 5 days ago. Today my neck is stiff, my hand is still swollen, my hand hurts and yellow pus is coming out of my hand?
Partner broke HS c6. He can use his hands bt with great pain. Bad agonising pains radiating from his neck and shoulders. Whts the best treatment?
Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include medication, physical therapy, strengthening exercise, interventional therapy, surgery... I recommend you seeking help from a pain management physician. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Let me explain: This lump could be simple reaction to infection around the area, or could be sign of more serious disease the thing is to check out with your doctor. ...Read more
Have neck and back problems. For months now been having problems with tingling and pain in hands, arms, fingers and now in back. What is up?
Pinched nerve in my shoulder,neck and armpit.The pain goes all the way to my hand and fourth finger.What can cause it and what is the treatment ?
Herniated disk?: Could be a ruptured disk in neck, especially since you've had the same symptoms before, which is typical. Did u get ant treatment(Tx) then? Place to start is w/ fam doc for pain meds & referral for MRI. steroids & PT would be initial Tx, unless weakness is present, in which case more urgent. Surgery may be necessary, but most resolve without. If persists or recurs, surgery more likely. . ...Read more
Applied permethrin cream from neck to soles of feet. However after about 1.5 hours my hands started sweating badly. Did this mess up the treatment?
Cervical spondylosis n herniated discs c4-c5, c5-c6. Neck, shoulder pain. Tingling sensation on hand. Going for chiropractic treatment. Any danger?
Depends: Please alert the chiropractor to your herniated discs. Gentle chiropractic may not cause additional damage. In presence of neural signs or symptoms (tingling), robust neck manipulation is not advised (can cause nerve damage). Who advised chiropractic over seeing a spine specialist for this? ...Read more
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