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Have mild chest pain throughout the day also, feel tired most of the time. Get a very sharp pain every now and then in my left wrist. These happen mos?

Have mild chest pain throughout the day also, feel tired most of the time. Get a very sharp pain every now and then in my left wrist. These happen mos?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It may be of a serious nature and you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why would left wrist on 87 year old dad swell occasionally? Has happened 3 times and is always left side

Why would left wrist on 87 year old dad swell occasionally? Has happened 3 times and is always left side

MAny things: He may have a repetitive use injury of the left hand. He could have an old injury that flares up on occasion. There may be simple arthritis or even gout. ...Read more

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What causes a pinching type of discomfort in my left wrist. The vein gets hot and feels like something burned me.

What causes a pinching type of discomfort in my left wrist. The vein gets hot and feels like something burned me.

Hard to say: Could be a pinched nerve or circulation issue. Hard to say without a thorough history and exam. Was this trauma related, repetitive action related, longevity, duration, does it change over time??? See a Dr. ...Read more

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My left wrist hurts only when I push down or against something (push-ups are the worst). It feels fine when lifting things. What could the problem be?

My left wrist hurts only when I push down or against something (push-ups are the worst). It feels fine when lifting things. What could the problem be?

Needs evaluation: For ligamental or carpal (wrist) bone injury, see hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon, even your family doctor can do preliminary evaluation and invetigation ...Read more

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I have a pimple- like thing with no pus located on on my left wrist. It causes no irritation and feels a slight pain when I pinch it. What is it?

I have a pimple- like thing with no pus located on on my left wrist. It causes no irritation and feels a slight pain when I pinch it. What is it?

Many possibilities.: You don't say how long it's been there, but this time of year it could be as simple as a bug bite. If it hasn't been there long, give it a few days to go away. If it has been present longer than a week, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...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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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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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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Left wrist pain quite severe, happens randomly and quickly then goes away?

Left wrist pain quite severe, happens randomly and quickly then goes away?

Nondiagnostic: Such fleeting severe wrist pain is nonspecific without other information. Is it caused by motion of the wrist? Is there a tender area? Shooting pains may be due to an irritable nerve. An orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

Ganglion: Odds are it's a harmless cyst called a ganglion. Your doctor can probably tell at a glance. Thanks for not asking how to make it go away. ...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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How can you tell if you have hurt your left wrist/elbow or shoulder?

How can you tell if you have hurt your left wrist/elbow or shoulder?

Pain: If your joint hurts it was probably injured. If it is only "sore" with motion it may be simply sprained. If you have deformity or crepitance about the joint, it could be broken. Shoulders can be a bit more difficult to assess but typically pain and weakness or night pain worse with overhead activity can indicate an inflamed tendon or worse case a tear. ...Read more

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I have periodic tingling in my left wrist and fingers. What could this be?

I have periodic tingling in my left wrist and fingers. What could this be?

Carpal Tunnel: This could be carpal tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the wrist that causes tingling in the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers. See a hand surgeon for a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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When can I resume going gym after getting a ganglion cyst on the left wrist?

When can I resume going gym after getting a ganglion cyst on the left wrist?

Cyst: As soon as your wrist feels comfortable for the gym. There is a risk of recurrence if you go back too soon. Usually 2 to 4 weeks is the best course. Greg. ...Read more