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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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What does it mean when your hand hurts after writing with pen?

What does it mean when your hand hurts after writing with pen?

Few things: It could simply be pain due to writing too much or gripping the pen too hard. Other possibilities includes tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and arthritis (usually osteoarthritis). These are not generally not hard to diagnose. Start with your primary care physician. If no help, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Antoanella Calame
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What does it mean when the bottom right corner of ur left hand hurts every time you put pressure on it.

What does it mean when the bottom right corner of ur left hand hurts every time you put pressure on it.

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
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My hand hurts, could it be a pinced nerve?

My hand hurts, could it be a pinced nerve?

Sure it can : "hand pain" can be caused by a long list of things, some of which can be serious. When in slight doubt or slightly concerned, its always safer to see the doctor for an exam. Early treatment is better than late treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. M Felix Freshwater
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My hand hurts me a lot i didn't slam it anywhere what should I do?

My hand hurts me a lot i didn't slam it anywhere what should I do?

Not if your sane: Your info isn't specific enough. Where does it hurt? When does it hurt? What is the pain like - burning, stabbing, electricity, ache? What lessens the pain? ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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The top left of my hand hurts. What 's wrong with it and what should I do?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the hand. Was there any trauma to the hand? Is there a swelling, redness or other visible abnormality? If there is no visible abnormality try tylenol and if the pain does not go away in a couple of days or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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I type a lot on the computer and lately on top of my hand hurts. What do I do? I need to wrok.

I type a lot on the computer and lately on top of my hand hurts. What do I do? I need to wrok.

Carpal tunnel?: You may possibly having carpal tunnel which is quite common in folks using their hands repetitively such as typing etc...Over-use arthritis can also be causing symptoms..I would recommend seeing your doc for an evaluation to determine a best solution for your. Try some motrin/aleve, vitamin b6, and wrist splint in the meantime..Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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How come my wrist/ hand hurts when I move it a certain way?

How come my wrist/ hand hurts when I move it a certain way?

See below: The most common reason would be a strained tendon or ligament in your wrist. Other possiblities are arthritis of the wrist joints, cartilage problems in the wrist, benign growths in the wrist. See a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Dr. Prem Gupta
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