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When I Raise My Hand
Thoracic outlet syn?: THere are many possible causes, but if elevating your arm makes it clearly better, that suggests that something in the base of your neck is pressing on or irritating a nerve in your arm. Best to start with an evaluation by your regular doctor. If the pain gets worse with exercise, or if you get palpitaions or short of breath, see the doctor immediately. ...Read more
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Neuropathy: It is possible that you are having compression of cervical vertebrae during coughing, in which case this needs imaging studies for evaluation. If due to hyperventilation and subsequent physiologic hypocalcemia you would have to be coughing forcefully for a long time unless your calcium was already low. See a doctor and be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wrist pops when i rotate it, and when i push my hand backwards my wrist hurts..Or when I do pushups it hurts quite a bit?
Not Sure: The wrist is a complex joint and can often pop when moved in different directions. If the occassional popping does not hurt, don't worry about it. However, painful popping even without an injury can be due to several problems such a overuse, ligament strain or joint laxity. Do push ups with the wrist straight to avoid pain. Wrist is very weak when maximally extended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your octor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I went ice skating and i fell down and put my right arm on the floor first.And now my arm hurts when i put my hand in a fist it hurts my arm. ?
When I raise my left arm I can touch the side of my head but I can't when I raise my right arm. It feels stiff and sometimes hurts. Any ideas?
It's normal and not: To worry. The blood is drained from the hand and the nerves are pinched from the elbow when it's bent causing your symptoms while you are holding up the phone. ...Read more
Exam and X-Ray.: You Don, t mention injury, swelling, warmth or redness, but no matter, it needs to be examined and probably X-rayed. ...Read more
Possible CT Syndrom: Symptoms suggest left ct syndrome. See a neurologist. ...Read more
I have this pain in my palm in my left hand. It hurts to squeeze and when i pull my ring finger. When i rub it, i almost cry! help please!
Radiating pain: Shoulder problem could radiating pain to elbow, such as trigger point. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Many different things can cause the symptoms you are having but the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome. In this syndrome the median nerve is pinched at the wrist. It can be made better by using a canvas wrist brace and small doses of ibuprofen or Naprosyn (naproxen). I If this does not improve the symptoms have a further evaluation in person. It is often associated with repetitive movements also. ...Read more
I injured my left hand when I was playing basketball. I fell and landed on my palms. Now every time I move my hand up and down I hear a popping noise?
My sternum hurts when I raise my hands above my head. Hurts at night when I lay on my side. Started a month ago but no trigger incident. ?
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