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New motorcycle, have been leaning on bars whilst riding for the past few months. Over time my left wrist has become weak, with aches when bending.?

New motorcycle, have been leaning on bars whilst riding for the past few months. Over time my left wrist has become weak, with aches when bending.?

Carpel Tunnel: When you tap your left wrist with the second and third fingers of your right hand, does it cause a tingling sensation in the fingers of your left hand? You may have carpel tunnel syndrome. Seek medical attention before permanent muscle damage occurs. ...Read more

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Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago.  numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und

Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago.  numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und

Weak : Weak pulse and bulging veins in one limb could indicate a serious problem with the blood vessels in that region. Such problems, which include something called arterial dissection and something called venous thrombosis, could threaten the limb or your life. These sort of symptoms should be evaluated right away. Problems with the large arteries and veins in the neck or in a limb are usually first tested with an ultrasound, using a probe placed on the skin. There is usually no discomfort involved. ...Read more

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I have chronic pain and muscle weakness in my left wrist and I am a 27 year old male ?

I have chronic pain and muscle weakness in my left wrist and I am a 27 year old male ?

See doctor: Or orthopedic doctor for an evaluation do they can diagnose the cause and get you appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Left wrist weakness with no tingling/numbness. Pain/discomfort when wrist is rubbed at base of the thumb and when bent. Emg, X-ray and MRI are normal.

Left wrist weakness with no tingling/numbness. Pain/discomfort when wrist is rubbed at base of the thumb and when bent. Emg, X-ray and MRI are normal.

Occupational therapy: It seems that you are already seeing a neurologist and they have ruled out common neurological causes of wrist and hand pain. See an occupational therapist who may be able to help. Diagnosing such conditions can be challenging and sometimes take several months and repeated follow up. In the meanwhile pain management is recommended and various classes of different analgesics may have to be tried. ...Read more

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Within 5 mins of arms being bent my arm, pinky & ring finger go numb and painful. Every day, night. Left wrist goes weak and drop things. What is this?

Within 5 mins of arms being bent my arm, pinky & ring finger go numb and painful. Every day, night. Left wrist goes weak and drop things. What is this?

Cubital tunnel?: Compression of the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" at the elbow) can cause symptoms like this. Bending the elbow stretches the nerve...and if there is compression to begin with, this "elbow flexion test" can often reproduce the symptoms you describe. See your doctor or a hand surgeon for a real diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is cause or symptom of left wrist pulsing without pain ?

What is cause or symptom of left wrist pulsing without pain ?

Artery or nerve: Sometimes irritated nerves can cause muscle to twitch or perhaps one of the arteries in your left wrist is closer to the skin. It is nothing to worry about unless you have deteriorated strength or coordination ...Read more

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Can tendinitis surgery cause carpal tunnel in my left wrist. I just got carpal tunnel surgery on my right? I'm feeling the same symptoms of it on left

Can tendinitis surgery cause carpal tunnel in my left wrist. I just got carpal tunnel surgery on my right? I'm feeling the same symptoms of it on left

Prob Just Bilateral: Often carpal tunnel syndrome is bilateral, so it isn't that surgery on one side causes or leads to the same problem on the opposite side. I assume electrical studies were done and should confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I feel like I have both tarsal tunnel and carpel tunnel in my left wrist and ankle. I have all the symptoms. How can that happen? Coincidence?

I feel like I have both tarsal tunnel and carpel tunnel in my left wrist and ankle. I have all the symptoms. How can that happen? Coincidence?

Carpal tunnel causes: You are experiencing symptoms at sites of commonly compressible nerves and these are normally affected in patients with disorders such as diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis,hypothyroidism among others. Have your physician check you by doing blood tests for the above conditions. ...Read more

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Pain from left wrist to shoulder ?

Multiple Causes: Pain over such a large area typically involves the nerves in some fashion but there are too many possible causes to consider given the information that you've provided. I'd suggest further workup and discussion with your regular physician. ...Read more

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My left wrist is making a popping noise ?

My left wrist is making a popping noise ?

NP: If it is not bothering you, I would not worry. If you are doing something to make it pop, stop doing that. ...Read more

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What is my left wrist stinging and hurting?

What is my left wrist stinging and hurting?

See details: It is impossible to answer your question without being able to examine the wrist. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have a ganglion on my left wrist. Pls help?

I have a ganglion on my left wrist. Pls help?

Common problem: There are 4 options. Do nothing (the most common approach), surgically drain it with a needle, remove the entire cyst with surgery or strike it with a heavy object (historically the largest book in the house was used-usually a Bible-hence the name "Gideon Cyst". Occasionally at surgery the gangilon cyst turns out to be something else. A great number of cysts that are drained re-occur. See Dr. ...Read more

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It feels like a rubber band around my left wrist?

It feels like a rubber band around my left wrist?

Wrist pain: Tough to say what this is. Could be many things so it is best to see your Dr. to get it evaluated and examined to best diagnose you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does my left wrist hurt? What are possible causes?

Possible causes: There are many possible reasons for wrist pain including carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, ganglion cyst, fracture, sprain, strain, tendonitis and infection to name a few. ...Read more

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Why does my left wrist hurt when i lean on it only in a few specific positions?

Hard to say: The wrist is strongest when it is straight. The extremes of flexion or extension can put a lot of stress on the wrist, stretching some of the ligaments, which can cause pain only with specific positions. The wrist is a complex joint and if there is any history of trauma, you might want to get this checked out if it keeps up. ...Read more