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Arthritis or trigger: Arthritis in the ip or terminal joint, the mp or main knuckle joint, or the base or cmc basilar joint is one cause. Arthritic pain is typically worse in th am but can stop after you get moving. Severe cases persist during activity. Very severe cases hurt and ache even into the evening trigger thumb also a painful thumb issue that is worse in the am. In some cases no locking occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I play a lot of video games and I have a pain in the knuckle of my thumb. It's like a throbbing feeling. What could this be?
Hurt shoulder warm sensation hurts to move lift ectp ain through collarbone about a 6, pain through back and neck and runs down arm to thumb? Cause?
May be fracture: Should see a dr, urgent care that can do xrays ok, for exam and imaging if warranted to be sure that warm feeling with moderate pain is not a broken bone. Meanwhile can use cool compress +/- tylenol or advil and see if/how much that diminishes the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain started in thumb then went to shoulder then to gum line , this girl is about 13-14 i'm asking for a friend has apt in the am?
See below: Shoulder pain can be referred from the neck or it could be locally from the shoulder. Common local problems include but not limited to arthritis, bursitis, impingement, rotator cuff tear, labral tears, biceps problems, stiffness, and instability. Jaw pain is unlikely related to shoulder pain. Other sources such as head or neck and oral cavity need to be considered. ...Read more
I fell off my skateboard onto my thumb, and it's swollen and painful around the joint. It hurts and clicks if I bend it, have I sprained it?
Possible UCL tear: The thumb has in important ligament called the ulnar collateral ligament (ucl). It can tear with sports such as skiing. It is sometimes called "gamekeeper's thumb". Certainly, it could be just a sprain. However, fractures and ucl tears are the most serious thumb injuries. The thumb is pretty important. So, my recommendation is to see a hand orthopedic specialist or sports medicine doc who is comfortable with treating these injuries. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could this be cancer or arthritis? 1" lump inside above left elbow swollen and tender, entire elbow slightly swollen. Also wrist and left thumb joint. Avid golfer......
If : If you are an avid golfer the first thing that that comes to mind is an injury due to the sport , although unusual that the whole arm is involved , and is very difficult to give an opinion with out seen the lump or the swelling , since these are objective findings , that are important to evaluate and observe by the same person that gives the answer .A pulled or thorn tendon , proximal to the elbow or an olecranon bursitis and an associate lesion by the same mechanis in the wrist and theleft thumb may be a consideration and should be defined by physical exam and the exact details of how this two lesions apeared , and the correlation they may have with golf.To consider cancer or athrtis , a more systemic , meaning the rest of the body , involvent should be present with fatigue , weight loss etc etc at any rate , you need an evaluation by an orthopedic or a sports doctor first . Crystal arthrtis could do this if the elbow lesion is an inflamation of the elbow , but you ought to know at least that you have gout , it would be unusual three site location for a first episode. ...Read more
X-Ray is best way.: Taking a simple x-ray is the quickest way to determine if there is a fracture. A walk in clinic equipped with an x-ray machine should be less expensive than a hospital er is you do not have insurance. If you have a physician, an exam could steer you to the right place, perhaps to an x-ray facility with a script in hand for the x-ray. Missed fractures may lead to complications like displacement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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