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What causes the onset of pain in my hand from repetitive stress?

What causes the onset of pain in my hand from repetitive stress?

Carpal tunnel: This could be as simple as cramps of the small muscles within the hand (the intrisics), which is a part of the syndrome known generally as writer's cramp. Or, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. I would advise you see a hand surgeon for an evaluation as it might help. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Is it possible to have a heart attack/stroke due to stress from extreme chronic bilateral hand pain?

Is it possible to have a heart attack/stroke due to stress from extreme chronic bilateral hand pain?

Possible: Not very likely unless there are other risk factors smoking obesity high lipids hypertension stress of any sort can be an issue and pain is a stressor. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of hand pain?

What are some common causes of hand pain?

Trauma carpal tunnel: Arthritis degenerative or rheumatoid peripheral neuropathy and compressive neuropathof hand elbow or neck general answer fora generaL question more details can lead to more specific list how didivit start what makes it worse or better history of trauma?associated non pain symptoms nubness tingling where exactly in the hand do you feel the pain? ...Read more

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What can cause left hand pain?

Several options: Hand pain can come from an irritated nerve in your neck, shoulder, elbow, or wrist. You could also have inflammation in the tendons or joints of the wrist or hand. ...Read more

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What would cause random severe wrist/hand pain?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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What is the cause of face pain and hand pain. Are these signs of a serious disease?

What is the cause of face pain and hand pain. Are these signs of a serious disease?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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It is possible, even with emg, to not be able to distinguish the cause of extreme hand pain when carpl tnl and cervical issues exist?

It is possible, even with emg,  to not be able to distinguish the cause of extreme hand pain when carpl tnl and cervical issues exist?

Possibly : Common causes if hand pain can be neuropathic (cts), arthritic (bones), tendonitis (tendons), or a combination. When you have both cts and cervical issues i recommend treating the easy one first. Cts surgery is easy for the surgeon and the patient. It will yield results that will either resolve your problem or identify that your cervical issues are the predominate cause if your pain. ...Read more

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Could carpal tunnel be causin my hand pain?

Yes, very much so.: See an orthopod to ensure that is only or the main cause of your pain, as one could have other causes as well. ...Read more