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I am having pain from my wrist down when I move my fingers my wrist pain?

I am having pain from my wrist down when I move my fingers my wrist pain?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities including inflammation of the tendons, gout, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome among others. I would not hesitate to be seen and a detailed exam and appropriate studies will usually determine the cause. ...Read more

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Wrist Pain (Definition)

Wrist pain is a symptom where one has sharp or dull pain in his wrist, which may or may not be accompanied by pain or funny sensations in other ...Read more


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Wrist pain on one side when flexing it forward and picking things up. A few fingers are tingly too at times. Is this carpal tunnel?

Wrist pain on one side when flexing it forward and picking things up. A few fingers are tingly too at times. Is this carpal tunnel?

Nerve conductn tests: A nerve conduction test is an excellent objective way to define the presence of carpal tunnel as findings can be subtle.I agree w/Dr. Ott that a good exam will help alleviate your initial concerns as you are young to have carpal tunnel.Typically @ this point we see tendonitis that's irritating the nerve(or causing neuritis) Try Occupational/Hand therapy,splint at nite,better ergonomics,stretching. ...Read more

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I have swelling of fingers and wrist pain--what could this be?

I have swelling of fingers and wrist pain--what could this be?

Rule out arthritgout: Need to see if the cause is arthritis this may represent latent rheumatoid arthritis. Also need to be tested fit giut. ...Read more

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What can cause my fingers to tingle and give mild wrist pain?

What can cause my fingers to tingle and give mild wrist pain?

Circulation, : Circulation, nerve suply, peripheral neuropathy, hormonal causes, thyroid disease, arthritis all can affect circulation. Carpal tunnel may give some wrist pain but usually not too severe for more mild cts but tingling is one of the parts of cts get evaluated. ...Read more

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I woke up with left wrist pain tingling in last two fingers hot and cold feeling in wrist?

I woke up with left wrist pain tingling in last two fingers hot and cold feeling in wrist?

Inflamed nerve: It seems that your wrist got swollen near the inner side which has affected the ulnar nerve and abnormal feelings in inner 2 fingers. ...Read more

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Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Arthritis : You may have arthritis. You need to be evaluated to see for sure. Sometimes of arthritis need to be treated immediately. As a rheumatologist we consider these a medical emergency. Your physician should evaluate you and if necessary have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my wrist pain is carpal tunnel without issues with my fingers?

How can I tell if my wrist pain is carpal tunnel without issues with my fingers?

Rare: Because carpal tunnel is a nerve compression syndrome primary presenting symptoms are numbness, and paresthesias in the median nerve distribution to the thumb, index , long and half the ring fingers. While pain at the volar wrist may be present with the numbness, and weakness of the thenar muscles it is almost never the lone symptom. ...Read more

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Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Get a check up: There are multiple structures in wrist and hand and pain can originate in any of the. Muscles, tendons, nerves and bones might be affected. A thorough examination, possibly combined with xray examination and or nerve studies may be indicated ...Read more

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Wrist pain/ache runnindown the forearm slightly and fingers..happens often. Over a year now. Iwant to weight lift butwhen I start a new problem arises?

Wrist pain/ache runnindown the forearm slightly and fingers..happens often. Over a year now. Iwant to weight lift butwhen I start a new problem arises?

Your body doesn't: lie (from the neck down!) Listen to it. This symptom suggests some injury or nerve pain/dysfunction. Since it has persisted for a year, I would consult an Orthopedic Hand Specialist or Neurologist for diagnostic evaluation and possible treatment. Avoid any strain on your forearm and hand until you have pursued this. All the best:) ...Read more