Overcoming Prolonged Pain In The Hand?
Good night, my mother is 52 years old, there is no history of illness, grandparents also have no history of ptm, imt normal, sports are also quite diligent. After about 2 months mother complained of pain in the hands like being stabbed, I tried to check with easy measuring devices touch blood sugar when and uric acid is normal. Complaints of pain in the lost hands arise, if a massage can be a little relieved but later the pain arises again. For the case of my mother, what is the possibility? Then if I really want to be examined, what should I go to a specialist and the possible procedures that my mother needs to go through? Thank you.
Hello Ica, thank you for asking the HealthReplies.com team.
Pain in the hands that your mother feels can be caused by various things, including:
- Rheumatoid arthritis: Inflammation of the joints due to the immune system that attacks its own tissues.
- Tendinitis: Inflammation or irritation of the tendons.
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A condition that makes the hands experience a tingling sensation, numbness, pain, or weakness. This syndrome occurs when the nerves in the wrist are squeezed or depressed.
Curtains: one type of arthritis that can cause stiffness, pain, and swelling.
Complaints that your mother feels can be caused by various things, can be caused by disorders of the nerves, the muscles, and so forth. It is better to check with your mother first with a general practitioner so that you can find out possible causes of complaints that your mother feels. The doctor will do several checks directly on your mother. If it is needed, the general practitioner will refer your mother to a specialist who is in accordance with the results of the examination. A doctor's examination is needed first to find out.
Some of these things can be done at home to reduce complaints, namely: consuming pain relievers that are sold freely such as paracetamol or ibuprofen, be careful in your activities, avoid wrong hand positions, stretch your hands, rest your wrists, consume nutritious foods, and regular exercise.
You can read this article further: Hand pain
Thank you, hope that helps.