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Tennis Hand Pain
Yes: Make sure you're learning proper technique and take a class. Also make sure the racquet fits you properly. ...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
Maybe Carpal tunnel:
Several things cause hand pain. But most common appears to be carpal tunnel.
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The carpal tunnel is a narrow, bony passageway in the wrist connecting the hand to the arm through which several tendons and the median nerve pass. When the tendons within the carpal tunnel become inflamed or swell they can compress the median nerve, resul ...Read more
Left Hand Pain: Hello. Need more information. Are you left hand dominant? Any trauma involved? What activities aggravate your left hand pain? Does it stay in your hand or radiate into your wrist or forearm? Might benefit from topical voltaren (diclofenac) gel or lidocaine gel. These would need to be prescribed. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the type, location, and chronicity of pain, a hand specialist would be advisable. ...Read more
No: If you are referring to a urinary catheter then no. If you are referring to an IV catheter in your hand then yes it is possible to have some pain after the catheter is removed. If pain persists greater than a few days or if it appears red, hot, and/or swollen then see your md as soon as possible. ...Read more
Clean the wound: Make sure the wound is cleaned out by rinsing with large amount of water for 5 minutes. Avoid use of rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, iodine or mercurochrome as this may harm tissue or delay healing. Make sure cat has been vaccinated against rabies. Follow up with doctor if there is any difficulty with movement of hand or fingers, swelling around the wound or cat has not been rabies vaccinated ...Read more
?: Don't use the mouse with that hand. ...Read more
I have hand pain whenever I wakeup, washing cloths, doing something work. I am 21 aged female. I have son 2 years?
De Quervain's?: There is a condition "de Quervain's disease" that results from inflammation in the wrist and thumb causing pain. This is associated with repetitive use, such as in lifting an infant from a crib or ground, wringing laundry...Pain when twist your wrist or lift something between your thumb and finger. Get evaluated. A specific splint can be made, ice and anti-inflammatory, and physical therapy. ...Read more
I've haf this lower right hand pain which has come and gone over a few days. I have an old ergo keyboard. Should I switch?
Yes: Yes, but if the pain does not disappear, 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 available through your regular physician. If no abnormality is found, the problem may still be ergonomic. ...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
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
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
Well: First you need to give a good history. Such as did you injure the hand? How did the pain begin. This is where you start then you will have a hand exam and go from there ...Read more
Unfortunately, there: Is really no way to know the cause of your hand pain. I would encourage medical evaluation. Once assessed, a treatment plan can be offered to you. Take care. ...Read more
Impossible to say: There are numerous causes. Have the hand evaluated if you areconcerned. ...Read more
Tramadol: Is a good non-opiod alternative for pain control. Many people complain excessive sedation associated with use of this medication. If you can tolerate it it works well. Ask your doctor about multi-modal therapy. ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more