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What causes pain in palm?

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Posted on Tue, 12 May 2015
Question: Hi,
I am getting pain in my palm. It happens quite often now. In every 3-4 month i suffer from same problem.
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (30 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
can be nerve compression leading to palm pain

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have read your query.
persistent palm pain can be due to cervical spine nerve compression.
MRI cervical spine will help in diagnosis and treatment of pain.
Physiotherapy like ultrasound and Tens will help you.
Another possibility of carpal tunnel or nerve injury in wrist leading to pain.
clinical examination will help you in diagnosis.
Neurotropic medication like pregabalin and methylcobalamine can be started consulting your doctor.
I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to contact us. I will be happy to answer. Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (12 hours later)
Thanks for you advise.
It would be great if you suggest me some specific clinical examination, and at the same time some specific medicine.

Thanks

Also please suggest if i should contact neuro doctor for same.
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (10 hours later)
Brief Answer:
You can consult orthopaedic surgeon for further examination

Detailed Answer:
Hello again,

Clinical examination can be done be specialist doctor,
You can consult orthopaedic surgeon for further examination and detail investigation.

You can take b 12 tablets like trinerve twice daily.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: can be nerve compression leading to palm pain Detailed Answer: Hello I have read your query. persistent palm pain can be due to cervical spine nerve compression. MRI cervical spine will help in diagnosis and treatment of pain. Physiotherapy like ultrasound and Tens will help you. Another possibility of carpal tunnel or nerve injury in wrist leading to pain. clinical examination will help you in diagnosis. Neurotropic medication like pregabalin and methylcobalamine can be started consulting your doctor. I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to contact us. I will be happy to answer. Take care.