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Why Does My Left Wrist Hurt
Other symptoms?: Hand pain and twitching can be caused by nerve, muscle and/or joint conditions. Details about your symptoms, such as when they started and what makes it better, can help with diagnosis. Be prepared to give as much detail about your symptoms as possible. In addition to aiding the diagnosis, this also decreases the need to order unnecessary tests and procedures. See your doctor. ...Read more
Pain coming from the wrist. In general, the wrist is described as including the radial-carpal joint, the radial-ulnar joint, the joints between the eight carpal bones, and the joints between the carpal bones and the five metacarpal bones. Wrist pain can be caused from traumatic, degenerative, vascular, and inflammatory causes ...Read more
Need more info: It depends on the duration, precise location, how big an area, any injury, whether there is redness or swelling, any eye symptoms, or if the pain is over an artery. If it's short duration (<2 days), the size of a pimple, and if the skin is red or swollen, it may be an infection. Try warm soaks. If it persists or worsens, you should be seen for consideration of antibiotics and other cases. ...Read more
Tendon : It depends. There tendons and muscles that insert there, and you may have an injury. If it worsens or doesn't show improvement over the next several days, you can visit your doctor for a more thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: Pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more
Specifics.: Your question is in many ways like "why does my car run badly when I drive it?". More specifics are need to narrow the answer to something less than a chapter or two of a book on orthopedics. But my guess is carpel tunnel. ...Read more
See a doctor: These are 2 very vague symptoms and should be worked up by a doctor. ...Read more
Perhaps you injured: it in one of your workouts. a small tear may not be painful immediately. I pulled a portion of my central quad and only felt a strange feeling. I palpated it and felt a gap in the muscle, after a night of rest it was extremely sore if stressed, and the hole had filled in with clot, and the inflammatory process causes the pain. bodies way to tell you to back off. so modify your activity, let it hel ...Read more
Variety of reasons: Do both breasts hurt with the left one feeling worse or only your left breast? It could be due to direct trauma (do you sleep on your left side?), more dense tissue (is your left breast larger than your right breast?) or an infection. Go in for an evaluation if it doesn't improve. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Muscle strain : You may have injured a muscle or strained one. When you put on a shirt you have to twist the arm and in the process if there is an injured muscle it will hurt. If it doesn't get better see your doctor. Maybe you can remember doing something to injure the arm or to strain it. ...Read more
Tight Calf Muscles!: The reason your calf hurts is how tight the entire muscle group is. When you stand on your toes, the calf muscle contracts, and if it is tight, then you may have pain. Performing runners' stretches are very beneficial and should help reduce the pain. If it continues, seek medical treatment with a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too general : A question that warrants a visit to your foot/ankle doc. Pain is a indication something is wrong, go get it checked out. ...Read more
Trocanteric bursitis: It's a classic symptom that happens when people lay on their side and their hip is inflamed at the trochanteric bursa (a fluid filled sac) that helps the tissues in the area move more easily. People commonly complain of waking up because of the pain. Anti-inflammatories, stretching, and alternating ice and heat compresses can help. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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