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Wrist Pain Down Side Of Pinkie
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have wrist pain and it feels like its in my tendons. It sends a sharp pain every time i move it forward and backward or when I use my fingers.?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.
Wrist pain where back of hand meets arm, in line with middle finger. Occurs when I press the area, or when I stretch by pulling/pushing fingers?
The area you: describe is at the "radiocarpal" or "scapholunate" joint. There are many musculoskeletal issues that can cause pain, such as arthritis, ligament tears, fractures, osteonecrosis, tendonitis, or ganglion cysts, just to name a few! You are best off seeing your primary doc who can examine you or get an xray. Ask for a CD of your study, and I can explain it on HT Concierge at healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more
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