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What causes pain in hand and shoulders? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User:I have considerable amount of pain in my left hand right from the shoulder when I raise my head upwards. Since three days I have been going through this problem. Please let me know if this is something I should be worried of.
User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:How can I help?
User:my sister has the aforesaid problems, and we wanted to have a doctor's opinion for the same
User:She has considerable amount of pain in her left hand right from the shoulder when she raises her head upwards. Since three days shes have been going through this problem.
User:Is this something we should be bothered about?
User:she has been*
Doctor:It seems to be related to cervical region of spien
Doctor:It seems that some nerve exiting from the spine is getting compressed after exiting
User:ok, what shall we do now?
Doctor:It is possible that she may be having thoracic outlet syndrome but milder
Doctor:First you need to confirm with an orthopedic surgeon about the diagnosis
Doctor:He may also advise some tests like x-ray etc
Doctor:If that is the case then a combination of pain-killers and exercises may be advised
User:oh ok
User:is there a healthcare doctor available who can look into this for us in our locality?
User:We are from Marathahalli bangalore
Doctor:You can go to Yashomati hospital or Manipal hospital
Doctor:Go to the orthopedic department
User:ok doctor, we will visit the hospital and make a checkup
Doctor:There the tests will be done at the same place
User:oh ok
User:Thank you Doctor, have a good day
Doctor:You too have a nice time
Doctor:Take care
User:thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
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