Having palm pain? Not sure what it is? Looking for palm pain specialist clinic? The palm or medical language of the metacarpus is the area on the underside of the hand from the finger to the wrist. A total of 17 of the 34 muscles that connect the fingers are located in the palm of the hand. The muscles are connected to the skeleton of the hand bones through a series of tendons.
The skin of the palm is indeed not broad, only 2 percent of the entire body skin. However, if the skin on the palm has a problem, it can interfere with activity. When the palm of your hand hurts, a person can have difficulty holding or touching objects, thus hampering his work.
The causes and types of palms in pain can be distinguished according to the location of the pain, namely whether in the skin, muscles, nerves, or bones.
1. Palm Skin Pain
Diseases that can affect the skin of the palm include: Hand eczema, Pompholyx, Psoriasis, Warts
Palm warts are noncancerous skin growths. The cause of palm wart is a certain type of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the surface layer of the skin. Warts can spread from person to person, both directly and indirectly. If you hold an object that a wart sufferer has in your hand, you could get a wart. Warts are actually harmless and can go away on their own without treatment after about two years. However, if disturbing, immediately go to a dermatologist to get the right treatment.
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2. Palm Muscle Pain
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
De Quervain syndrome occurs when two tendons around the base of the thumb become swollen and inflamed. As a result, the nerves become depressed to the point of causing pain and numbness.
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The disease that attacks the fingers is also called another trigger finger. Stenosing tenosynovitis occurs when a finger or thumb is bent and cannot be straightened again. This condition is caused by irritation and inflammation of the veins in the fingers and palms.
3. Palm Nerve Pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
CTS occurs if there is pressure on the nerves in your wrist. As a result the hands and fingers become sick, tingling, and numbness. CTS can heal on its own, but takes months. Some steps to support recovery can be by resting your hands, physiotherapy, using special gloves, or with drugs such as corticosteroids and painkillers. If the complaint persists for more than 6 months and other methods do not work, this condition may need to be treated surgically.
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Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that makes the hands become numb, painful, and weak due to damaged peripheral nerves. There are a number of things that can cause peripheral nerve damage, including diabetes, infections, physical injury, impaired blood flow to the hands, exposure to toxic substances, autoimmune diseases, and metabolic problems.
Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). This disease is caused by an autoimmune condition that attacks the nerves of the body. The symptoms of Guillain-Barré syndrome often begin with nerve damage in the legs, then go up to the upper body parts such as the hands and body. Symptoms can include weakness or paralysis of the leg and hand muscles, tingling in the hands and feet, difficulty swallowing and speaking, to the most fatal, paralysis of the respiratory muscles.
4. Palm Bone and Joint Pain
Palm bone and joint pain. In the palm of the hand there are about 27 small bones that can be broken or injured. If not handled properly, the injury to the palm of the hand can take a long time to heal until it changes the structure and dexterity of the hand permanently.
In addition to injuries to the bones, arthritis or arthritis can also occur in the palms, and are a major cause of palms pain. Some diseases that attack the joints of the hands are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and gout.
Because many diseases can cause pain in the palms, this condition cannot be underestimated. If pain in the palm of the hand is accompanied by difficulty moving the hands, numb hands, weakened or paralyzed hand movements, you should immediately consult a doctor. Call or Whatsapp us at 64762106 for Palm Pain Specialist Clinic Treatment.