Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
189 Doctors are Online

Sever pain in left hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Excellent Posted in: General Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2309 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i need to know what is wrong with my hand
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   16 female school south lyon michigan 117 5"6'
Doctor :   please proced with your medical query
User :   its the outside of my left hand from the tip of my pinky to the beginning of my wrist and it hurts rlly bad i can't hold a phone i can't drive and it hurts to type
User :   i can't make a fist or squeeze it cause it hurts that bad
Doctor :   Did you have any trauma to the Hand before the start of this condition
User :   i don't think so i mean my sister squeezed it rll hard for like 1 minute
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and after that you are having the problem
User :   yea like yesterday it was rlly bad
Doctor :   I would think that you might have done some damage to the soft tissues and that is the cause for the pain well
Doctor :   it might need the medical examination and there might also be the need for X-Ray
Doctor :   Based on the examination and the X-Ray then there can be further step that could be taken
Doctor :   Keep your hand covered in Cold pack or ice pack it will help and also take over the counter analgesics 2 one in the morning and after noon after food
Doctor :   Do not strain your hands a lot
User :   ok i am in a sport right now should i continue to play or wait and see what the x ray says
Doctor :   You need to see the X-Ray and then take the further step as to based on teh findings
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   how can i convince my mom to take me cause she said that she won't because she thinks that it will go away like by the weekend
Doctor :   Yes that is why i have suggested you ice packs and Analgesics and if it does not go you will need to see the orthopedician
Doctor :   If there is nothing to worry then it shall go and if there is any significant problem it will last
User :   should i keep it wrapped in an ace bandage or just stick to the ice
Doctor :   Wrap it in Ice and keep it on for 20-30 min not more relax for next 2 hours and you can keep it again
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   You are Welcome.. Bye for now
Doctor :   Hi
Question is related to
Lab Tests
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor