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Hand pain

Pain in the palm of the hand

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There are many causes of pain in the palm of your hand. You can often ease the pain yourself. But see a GP if the pain does not improve.

You can ease palm pain by taking paracetamol, keeping it rested, using a bandage for support and reducing activities that put pressure on the palm.

Causes of pain in the palm of your hand include an injury, carpel tunnel syndrome and arthritis.

Page last reviewed: 24/03/2022
Next review due: 24/03/2025