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Treatment for numbness and pain in the hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help You
User :   there has been constant pain in my right hand, in the morning it gets numb.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since when Have you noticed this
User :   last 2 months
Doctor :   May I know Your age and occupation
User :   i am running 37 and work with commercial banking division with HSBC
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you use your right hand excessively at work
Doctor :   Eg when handeling the computer
User :   yes
Doctor :   This could be a cause
User :   sorry please read right as left
User :   typing error
Doctor :   Have U had any injury on your right hand recently
Doctor :   I mean left
Doctor :   Like Have you lifted any heavy weight using your lift hand
User :   yes i had fractured my left collar bone in 1991 due to an accident
User :   no do not use my left hand much
Doctor :   Do You also notice this pain in the afternoon and evening?
User :   the pain is throughout the day, however it is very painful in the morning
Doctor :   Which part of the hand is more affected ?
Doctor :   Is it in the fingers of wrist or palm?
User :   the shoulder is painful and the hand gets numb, fingers / wrist / palm do not get affected much..however numbness is there in the whole hand
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   This sounds like a computer related problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would avdvise you to avoid continous use of your left hand at work
Doctor :   Take frequent breaks
Doctor :   Practise stretching excercises when at work
User :   ok
Doctor :   In case the pain becomes excessive You could use VOLLINI GEL
User :   ok
User :   thanks will try this and let u know if the pain still exists
Doctor :   Did you follow my advice?
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do take frequent break and stretch as well...i will try and keep the area warm at night..
Doctor :   Also practise a proper posture while sitting at work
User :   ok
Doctor :   Get a proper chair which supports your back
User :   ok
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