Symptom: Hand pain

Hand pain: Pain affecting one or both hands
Introduction: Pain can arise from a variety of causes ranging from accidental trauma to nerve conditions. Pain-like sensations often described as pins-and-needles, prickling or burning sensations are called paresthesias; see hand paresthesias. All pain or pain-like sensations need prompt medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Hand pain:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Hand pain (8 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Hand pain: wrist pain (1), finger pain (12), hand paresthesias (20), finger paresthesias (7), hand numbness (16), finger numbness (8)
    Hand pain type of: Pain (604), Hand symptoms (76)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Hand pain: The following list of conditions have 'Hand pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Broken hand ... hand pain


  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy ... pain in hands


  • Hand neuropathy ... painful hands


  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis ... hand joint pain


  • Polyneuritis ... hand pain


  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... hand pain


  • Thoracic outlet syndrome ... hand pain


  • Ulnar nerve injury ... hand pain

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