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I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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Uncontrolled hypothyroid experiencing pain and weakness both hands, pain is under fingers only 1 each hand that seems to catch but not trigger, why?

Uncontrolled hypothyroid experiencing pain and weakness both hands, pain is under fingers only 1 each hand that seems to catch but not trigger, why?

Adjust Medication: Its important to have your thyroid levels check regularly and the medication dosages adjusted to optimize the levels and control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can an anxiety disorder cause weakness in left hand pinky/ring fingers? I have had health anxiety for als, my gp says no, but I have not see a neuro.

Can an anxiety disorder cause weakness in left hand pinky/ring fingers? I have had health anxiety for als, my gp says no, but I have not see a neuro.

Health anxiety: Anxiety can cause all kinds of symptoms, less often one-sided. There can be muscle weakness, plus numbness and tingling in extremities. You could also possibly have a neck issue impinging on nerves that lead to your hand; a neurology consult could help. Being generally very anxious about your health could also merit seeing a psychologist for assistance managing this. Good therapies are available. ...Read more

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Pain over all arms when moving, limited range pain when touched, muscle weakness in hands shake when bending fingers no pain felt when rest Any ideas?

Pain over all arms when moving, limited range pain when touched, muscle weakness in hands shake when bending fingers no pain felt when rest Any ideas?

Yes: See a doctor. You folks have got National Health over there, right? What you're describing could be nothing, or it could be serious. You need to see Dr. Live Person, not Dr. Cyberman. (Sounds like a Dr. Who episode, doesn't it?) You need to see someone who can actually lay hands on you and do a thorough physical examination. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Finger numbness, Finger tingling, Hand pain, and Hand numbness. What should I do?

I am experiencing wrist pain. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Finger numbness, Finger tingling, Hand pain, and Hand numbness. What should I do?

Need an Evaluation: You may have arthritis, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome, anyway you need an evaluation to decide the cause. Until you see the rheumatologist you could get a wrist splint at the drugstore to help decrease in pain with motion and swelling ...Read more

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On one hand one my pinky finger got like a dulk acy pain in it and it comes and goes like it has a weakness in it to?

On one hand one my pinky finger got like a dulk acy pain in it and it comes and goes like it has a weakness in it to?

Tough to say: Without an exam, . could be a tendon strain of your pinky, could be arthritis in the finger, etc. If it continues, get it evaluated with and exam to start. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please help! I have hand & finger spasms, and weakness?

Please help! I have hand & finger spasms, and weakness?

See your doctor: This may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome or a pinched nerve in the neck. You should see you doctor to get a formal workup. ...Read more

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Numbness in my right pinky finger and weakness in my hands. What does this sound like?

Numbness in my right pinky finger and weakness in my hands. What does this sound like?

Ulnar nerve: Your description points toward involvement of ulnar nerve perhaps at elbow, but maybe wrist. An EMG test can pinpoint location and extent, and point the way to therapy. ...Read more

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I have tingling, numbness, weakness and pain in my fingers and hands. What's going on?

I have tingling, numbness, weakness and pain in my fingers and hands. What's going on?

Many Possibilities: With out an examination - one can only list a long list of possible diagnoses - basically if the tingling and numbness is that intrusive you need to be evaluated by your pcp or by a neurologist. ...Read more

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I suddenly effect by left hand weakness? There is no pain but I can't lift more than 10 pounds with my hand and also I lost grip in my fingers

I suddenly effect by left hand weakness? There is no pain but I can't lift more than 10 pounds with my hand and also I lost grip in my fingers

Some thots: You are unlikely to have experienced a stroke, due to your age, and far more likely, this is a problem with a peripheral nerve, or far more rarely, a tendon rupture in rheumatological disease. Would consider carpal tunnel syndrome as best explanation. ...Read more

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I discovered I get this weakness in my hand whenever I try to snap my fingers, slight pain runs across elbow and wrist?

I discovered I get this weakness in my hand whenever I try to snap my fingers, slight pain runs across elbow and wrist?

Nerve compression: This may be due to a nerve compression syndrome at the level of your wrist or elbow. Have this evaluated by a local orthopedic surgeon or hand surgeon for further management and counselling. ...Read more

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What causes hand weakness and periodic numbness to my left thumb and index finger?

Neck or hand: This could be from the neck like a pinched nerve at C6 however, my impression is you have symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
See your family md for a more thorough eval. ...Read more

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Why am I having weakness and numbness off and on in my left hand fingers and pain in my shoulder and elbow?

Why am I having weakness and numbness off and on in my left hand fingers and pain in my shoulder and elbow?

See a neurologist: Possibility of brachial plexus injury or pinched nerve in the neck needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Hernited disc C7 t1. Pc forminotomy surgery option. No pain now, but extreme weakness in fingers, l hand, started 40 days ago. Surgery window of time?

Hernited disc C7 t1. Pc forminotomy surgery option. No pain now, but extreme weakness in fingers, l hand, started 40 days ago. Surgery window of time?

With this scenario: Of pain resolution and no further progression of weakness outcome most likely the same with or without surgery in terms of any neurologic return with surgical outcome more predictable in terms of pain relief v return of neurologic deficit. ...Read more

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Weakness in both arms in and hurts Right arm sometimes radiates down to hand & fingers and will have to shake hand hard to feel life in it again.?

Weakness in both arms in and hurts Right arm sometimes radiates down to hand & fingers and will have to shake hand hard to feel life in it again.?

Weak & Pain in Arms: Progressive weakness of your limbs should be examined in person with further work up. Need to look and see what is causing your cervical (neck) nerves to manifest these symptoms. Sounds like you might be dealing with some neck pathology at the C5/6, C6/7, and C7/T1 levels. ...Read more

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What does weakness in fingers, tingling in one hand, and what seems to be a small seizure in my foot indicate?

What does weakness in fingers, tingling in one hand, and what seems to be a small seizure in my foot indicate?

See below.: The symptoms you describe sound to be neurological but could also represent a metabolic imbalance. A full neurological exam preferably by a neurologist should be done and they will most likely perform an EMG and ncv study. ...Read more

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My middle finger is slightly stiff for the past week or so and I've had muscle weakness/lack of grip strength in that hand also. Should I be worried?

My middle finger is slightly stiff for the past week or so and I've had muscle weakness/lack of grip strength in that hand also. Should I be worried?

Muscle weakness: Please don't worry but please do see your doc ASAP. He/she will figure out what is going on. May be a simple pinched nerve or something else. Your doc will let you know and help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause fingers or hand to tingle? I've been diagnosed with anxiety, but fear als. I have no weakness or motion problem

Can anxiety cause fingers or hand to tingle? I've been diagnosed with anxiety, but fear als. I have no weakness or motion problem

Anxiety & tingling: Yes, anxiety can cause your fingers or hands to tingle. Rapid, shallow breathing associated with anxiety can lead to these physical symptoms. With no weakness or motion problems, ALS is very unlikely. Work with your doctor to take good care of your overall health. Please also consider consulting with a psychologist and/or psychiatrist about anxiety symptoms -- effective help available! ...Read more

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I am experiencing hand swelling. The following also describe me:, Finger numbness, Bone pain, and Hand weakness. What should I do?

I am experiencing hand swelling. The following also describe me:, Finger numbness, Bone pain, and Hand weakness. What should I do?

More info needed: Can't diagnosis without more information + an examination. Assuming you haven't had an injury, hand swelling may be from something like arthritis which would cause the joints to swell. More common in women and usually people older than 25 but does occasionally affect young men. Best to see your GP. Https://www. Arthritis. Org. Nz/information/forms-of-arthritis/rheumatoid-arthritis/ ...Read more

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I have a pcf on 4-5. C8, c7. Ddd. Major weakness in fingers and some in arm and hand. But seems better. Injury 1 mo ago. Delay, try therapy, or surg?

I have a pcf on 4-5. C8, c7. Ddd. Major weakness in fingers and some in arm and hand. But seems better. Injury 1 mo ago. Delay, try therapy, or surg?

PCF: By pcf, I assume you mean posterior cervical fusion at c4-5 and c7-8? However, there is no C8 vertebrae. There is a C8 nerve root. Did you mean c6-7?

While the question is not entirely clear, I would suggest prompt neurologic evaluation if you are having any new neurologic weakness. ...Read more

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Woke up yesterday with shoulder pain elbow, wrist, and finger pain all on my right side also had numbness and tingling in all areas and hand weakness what could it be?

Woke up yesterday with shoulder pain elbow, wrist, and finger pain all on my right side also had numbness and tingling in all areas and hand weakness what could it be?

Need more info: From the symptoms you describe it sounds line what may be what is commonly called a "pinched nerve" with a radiculopathy (inflammation of a nerve root). Several causes could be age, injury etc. It's like hitting your "funny bone" in your elbow. You might be well served to see an osteopathic physician (D, O,). or an M.D. A D.O. can be found under physicians in the Yellow Pages ...Read more