- Hand pain:
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Pain can arise from a variety of causes ranging from accidental trauma to nerve conditions. Pain-like sensations often described as pins-and-needles, prickling or burning sensations are called paresthesias; see hand paresthesias. All pain or pain-like sensations need prompt medical investigation....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Hand pain.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hand pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Hand pain may include:
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Hand pain. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Hand pain as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Hand pain as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hand pain may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Hand pain:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Hand pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list of organs typically affected by Hand pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Hand pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hand pain. Of the 60 causes of Hand pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Hand pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hand pain based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hand pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Hand pain:
Pain (6458 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Hand pain:
Wrist pain (45 causes), Finger pain (57 causes), Hand paresthesias (57 causes), Finger paresthesias (23 causes), Hand numbness (39 causes), Finger numbness (32 causes), Fracture, Injury, Peripheral neuropathy (299 causes), Peripheral nerve trauma, Peripheral nerve compression
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