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Throbbing Pain In Index Finger
I have throbbing pain in my left index finger by the nail on the side near my thumb. It hurts when it gets touched.
Random throbbing pain under fingers and toes. Just lasts 1 second but pops up again later somewhere else. No discoloration or other feelings concernin?
DIP? PIP? Both: How long has this been going on? Can't link it to any specific neurologic or rheumatic condition. Certain vasculitides can do this and your positive rheum serology may go with this; however, symptoms stays more than 1 second. Keep your mind on it. Buerger’s & other microscopic vasculities can initially present this way but you don't meet the profile. Cryoglobulinemia can do same very early on. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: First of all, one needs to determine the cause of the pain and then appropriate treatment can ensue. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Sudden, recurrent, sharp throbbing pain in left ring and middle fingers last only 1 to 2 minutes but is gaspingly painful. 3x a week last 9 months?
No quick fix: You have something going on that requires a physical examination to diagnose see a hand surgeon. ...Read more
What would cause a throbbing pain in the center of my hand? Pain is dull, sometimes sharp. Doesn't affect my fingers.
Hello im 16 year old and on my right hand, my thump and the finger next to it really hurts like a throbbing pain, going to each other, what's is it I keep getting this, for a while now and its like off and on?
I have a spinal implant c3-c& disc injury and currently have deep bone throbbing pain from shoulder to fingers, should I be concerned?
22 R Hand little finger numb throbbing pain and agony at times no swelling redness or injury its been hurting for 2 weeks now?
Ulnar neuropathy: Little finger is innervated by the ulnar nerve and you may have an ulnar neuropathy causing this, most commonly it is at the elbow (due to leaning on the elbow against a hard surface), less commonly at the wrist (if you are a biker and keep your wrist flexed in the direction of the little finger for prolonged periods). EMG/NCS with a skilled neurologist in neurophysiology will confirm this ...Read more
Wrist pain where back of hand meets arm and in line with the middle finger. No swelling, no movement possible, throbbing pain that's not going away?
I woke up and my right index finger was throbbing. It feels swollen. Hard to bend/extend. Pain near knuckle. Hurts to squeeze. No known injury.?
My right index finger got instantly swallon, it was throbbing and the blue veins were sticking out really bad and now it's really numb, what is this?
I have sharp shooting throbbing pain in my left ring finger when it or I get cold or when that area of my finger is grabbed or bumped on something. I?
Hand specialist: You may have a blood vessel that goes into painful spasm on exposure to cold or trauma, but a hand surgeon could check the bones and joints of the finger for you. ...Read more
I woke up with1 finger in throbbing pain and swollen it also hurts if touched even gently how can I cure it? It happened before and went away in 2 day
I have a sharp throbbing pain under my finger nail that is touch and temperature sensitive, what could this be?
Fingernail pain: The throbbing pain under the fingernail could be due to the pressure building between the nail and the nail bed, possibly due to bleeding under the nail (sublingual hematoma) or infection of the skin surrounding the nail (paronychia). It would be wise to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a vein in left middle finger very painful swells up very sensitive to touch its a very sharp throbbing pain. I've had this broblem 10-15yrs?
If the area is a vein (hard to say without exam), it would be somewhat unusual. An inflammation of the vein is called superficial thrombophlebitis. If it is this then taking an NSAID usually will speed resolution. However, for an accurate diagnosis you would have to see your physician while the area was swollen and painful.
I hope that helps ...Read more
My six year old son has a very swollen red and white finger around and below the nail bed with throbbing pain, what should I do?
Infection present: He should be seen by your doctor or pay an er visit today because he has an infection that should be treated today before infection progresses. ...Read more
My fourteen year old daughter has had a throbbing pain in her ring finger pain is unbearable is touched or bumped by accident not swollen throbs more in cold sister had m s pls help?
Painful finger: You are describing a classic presentation of a 'Glomus Tumor' of the finger. Best to seek IN PERSON hand surgeon evaluation.. ...Read more
I have a very red swollen finger and its yellow around the nail with throbbing pain, will I need to see a doctor or wull it fix its self?
Ice: Elevate too.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many causes: This should be evaluated by a physician for a proper assessment. There can be a variety of causes. Certainly nerve conditions may cause this and could be further diagnosed with exam and nerve studies. Other symptoms such as numbness, radiation of pain or numbness and conditions which worsen symptoms should be looked at to help narrow the cause. ...Read more
I had pins put into my fingers to straighten them out a few years ago. Now I always get shooting and throbbing pains in my fingers Could it be related?
Finger pains: The easy answer is yes, the pins could be the cause. The hard question is what to do about it. You should discuss this problem with your doctor who may refer you back to the surgeon. You should at least have an X-ray to see if the pins are still in correct position. The cause may not be the pins, in which case some blood tests may be helpful. ...Read more
I have a knot on my wrist that use to come and go without any pain but now I have throbbing burning pain in 2 fingers. Are they related?
Ganglion Cyst: Consider a visit to a hand surgeon. ...Read more
My wrist is throbbing causing my whole hand to hurt. My hand top and inside as we'll as my fingers. At least one week. Pain is sporadic (am or pm).?
At the very top of my left bicep, a localized throbbing pain occured for a few minutes. Andmy shoulder and hand started hurting. I'm scared/freaked out):?
Probably nothing: If it continues for more than a few days get it checked out. ...Read more
Why do I randomly feel weird throbbing and involuntary movements in different parts of my body? Like eyebrows or hands and fingers.
Neurologist consult: You should see a neurologist asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
The tip of my middle finger on my left hand is throbbing and in constant pain. If it gets bumped, the pain is excruciating. Please help!
I have a throbbing pain on the right hand side of abdomen that I feel more when sitting down I also have diarrhoea this has been a month now.
IBS: Could be ibs but given how long this is lasting, you should probably see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head during the day, pain disappears while jogging & at night. Prev diagnsd as tension head. Tumor?
Need more history: Sounds like this headache is worrying to you. Your brief description has some features that point toward and away from such diagnoses as migraine and hemicrania continua. Tumors are more likely to cause seizures and focal neurological symptoms than headaches, and when tumors do cause headaches, the headache often worsens with lying down. If you'd like to discuss more, feel free to consult me. ...Read more