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Hand pain can be caused by anything from a trapped nerve to an underlying disease such as arthritis.
If the pain persists even after resting your hand and taking painkillers, or if you have other symptoms and are uncertain of the cause, please consult a orthopedic or physiotherapist for detail assessment and management of your pain.
In the meantime try few self care:
use rest, ice, compression, and elevation (rice) for pain and swelling.
Avoid sleeping on your hands, which may decrease blood flow to your fingers.
Stop, change, or take a break from your activities.
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