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Palm pain and Thumb pain
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Palm pain and Thumb pain

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    1. Brachial Plexus Injury
     Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth)....read more »
    2. Chemical burn -- ingestion
     Burns to the mouth and gastrointestinal system caused by swallowing a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measure...read more »
    3. Common cold
     A cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat that can be caused by a number of different viruses (e.g. rhinoviruses, coronaviruses). There are over 200 different viruses that have the potential to cause the common cold. Althoug...read more »
    4. Intermittent Claudication
     Calf muscle pain from walking...read more »
    5. Peripheral neuropathy
     Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of the nerve or from the side-effects of systemic illness....read more »
    6. Stroke
     Serious brain event from bleeding or blood clots....read more »
    7. Woodhouse Sakati syndrome
     A condition which consists of numerous symptoms such as diabetes, hypogonadism, deafness and mental retardation...read more »

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Results: Causes of Palm pain OR Thumb pain

    1. Brachial Plexus Injury
     Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth)....more »
    2. Chemical burn -- ingestion
     Burns to the mouth and gastrointestinal system caused by swallowing a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measure...more »
    3. Common cold
     A cold is a relatively minor contagious infection of the nose and throat that can be caused by a number of different viruses (e.g. rhinoviruses, coronaviruses). There are over 200 different viruses that have the potential to cause the common cold. Althoug...more »
    4. De Quervains' disease
     Inflammation of the tendons in the thumb which can be very painful. It can be caused by overuse of the thumb or wrist which can occur in activities such as knitting, skiing and lifting heavy objects. The condition primarily occurs in females aged 30 to 50...more »
    5. Dupuytren's contracture
     A condition where the layer of connective tissue under the skin of the palm of the hand thickens and shrinks which can cause the fingers to bend in to the palms. The bent fingers are usually unable to be fully straightened....more »
    6. Hand injury
     Any injury to the hand...more »
    7. Injury
     Any damage inflicted in the body...more »
    8. Intermittent Claudication
     Calf muscle pain from walking...more »
    9. Peripheral neuropathy
     Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of the nerve or from the side-effects of systemic illness....more »
    10. Raynaud's phenomenon
     Blood vessel constriction attacks affecting fingers and/or toes....more »

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