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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Once a month or so the back of my right hand feels tight and stiff. It's always in the centre area too. What could cause this?

Once a month or so the back of my right hand feels tight and stiff. It's always in the centre area too. What could cause this?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, and a detailed history and exam may be needed to figure this out. If you are right handed and use a mouse with a computer, it is possible you have pain from repetitive stress. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I wake up in the morning my right hand will feel very tight and painful so much so that I can't move it very well for awhile but not sw

Arthritis.: Depending upon how long the symptoms last in the morning might be over use or a "flare" of osteoarthritis or an inflammatory arthritis. If persistent or symptoms last more than 60 minutes in the am should see your doc to consider testing and maybe Xray. ...Read more

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I've been suffering with a tight chest for several weeks sometimes a squeezing pain also when I lie down I lie on my right hand side due to pain?

I've been suffering with a tight chest for several weeks sometimes a squeezing pain also when I lie down I lie on my right hand side due to pain?

Get checked: Chest pain has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. Please go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my right hand? For the last year every morning my first 2 fingers are tight/soar and now my hand is tingling. What could it be?

I have tingling in my right hand? For the last year every morning my first 2 fingers are tight/soar and now my hand is tingling. What could it be?

Tho outlet v. Carpal: In the hand may be cause by temporal compression of nerves coming from the chest through the axilla towards the hand or at wrist .Most of time is temporal compression of axillar nerve while sleeping. Otherwise needs nerve conduction studies and evaluation for compression in the thorax or arm , or carpal tunnel syndrome which affects the wrist & hand only. ...Read more

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I woke up with neck pain that radiated to my middle back now its moved to my right hand and back feels tight can't sleep on my right side coz of pain.

I woke up with neck pain that radiated to my middle back now its moved to my right hand and back feels tight can't sleep on my right side coz of pain.

Most likely muscular: Waking up with neck pain is usually secondary to sleeping on a bad position and resultant muscle pain/spasms. However, anytime you get symptoms on the arm, in your case the hand, is important to rule out any problem coming from the cervical spine. Muscle, ligament and tendons can cause referred pain as well. You should visit your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why to I have a tight, stiff, almost cramp like feeling in my right hand? It hurts to move. Its on the left side of my hand if the palm is facing you.

Why to I have a tight, stiff, almost cramp like feeling in my right hand? It hurts to move. Its on the left side of my hand if the palm is facing you.

Hand cramps: Apologetically, i can't picture where ur hand is cramping. Ex: of some causes... Carpal tunnel: leads to weakness/ burning/ numb/ crampy in thumb & pointer +/ - middle. "ulnar" tunnel same but opp side hand. If after carrying, can be nml response. May be from leaning on nerve at elbow. May be a "contracture." dupuytrenes is one ex. If it persists see ur doc. Symptoms can become permanent. ...Read more