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Significant pain in the area in which I believe my coracobrachialis is located. Hurts to move my arm across body and bending my elbow. What's wrong?

Significant pain in the area in which I believe my coracobrachialis is located. Hurts to move my arm across body and bending my elbow. What's wrong?

Elbow pain: Consider tennis elbow from repetitive motion or gripping with your hand. Perhaps from using the computer mouse, sports or work related. ...Read more

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I'm 38 white male, ovr a yr now I've hve unbearable pain in my rt arm btwen my shldr & elbow. No injuries, pain is cnstnt worse @ nite, nthng hlpspain?

I'm 38 white male, ovr a yr now I've hve unbearable pain in my rt arm btwen my shldr & elbow. No injuries, pain is cnstnt worse @ nite, nthng hlpspain?

Further testing: It's possible the origin of your pain is cervical in nature. I would see a sports medicine specialist so an cervical spine xray can be taken and a EMG/NCS study can be ordered as well. This will help fund the origin of your pain. ...Read more

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What kind of injury is it when the bottom of tricep to the elbow is hurting when I stretch my arm?

What kind of injury is it when the bottom of tricep to the elbow is hurting when I stretch my arm?

Likely tendinitis: The triceps muscles connects to the bony prominence of the elbow at the olecranon via the triceps tendon. Pain at the insertion site can be from the muscle, tendon, or bone. Overuse injuries commonly affect the tendon (tendinitis). Direct trauma or injury to the olecranon can also cause pain. The bony insertion site can develop a bruise, stress fracture, or actual fracture. X-rays can help here. ...Read more

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27/female sharp pain in my inside elbow when bending or moving my arm. What is this? Tapped nerve?

27/female sharp pain in my inside elbow when bending or moving my arm. What is this? Tapped nerve?

It could be: Inflamed tendon or nerve. Take otc nsaids and apply warm packs. Hopefully they would work. Http://m.wikihow. Com/alleviate-tendonitis. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

See below: Any rashes associated with the pain area? If so, consider "shingles" but the pain often comes before the rash. Watch for this. Any numbness in the area or down the arm, consider a neck issue/brachial nerve plexus issue. See your doctor for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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Shoulder, elbow, neck esp painful from heavy object falling on me. How would I treat an injury like this? Should I immobilize my arm to help w pain?

Shoulder, elbow, neck esp painful from heavy object falling on me. How would I treat an injury like this? Should I immobilize my arm to help w pain?

Careful: Be careful immobilizing your shoulder. Frozen shoulder syndrome could occur very quickly. Better get examined to rule out any structural damage. ...Read more

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Getting forearm and elbow pain. Get a sharp pain when my elbow pops and arm locks in place at time when bending. 1 month long. Is it forearm or elbow?

Getting forearm and elbow pain. Get a sharp pain when my elbow pops and arm locks in place at time when bending. 1 month long. Is it forearm or elbow?

Loose body?: Locking of the elbow could be caused by a small free floating piece of bone which can form in a joint much like a piece of sand forms a pearl in an oyster. You should go to a orthopedic surgeon to have some x-rays and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Terrible pain in wrist and arm all the way to my elbow nothing is helping. No previous injuries?

Terrible pain in wrist and arm all the way to my elbow nothing is helping. No previous injuries?

Various causes: Most common is Ulnar Neuropathy caused by the Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. The ulnar nerve gets compressed at the inner side of the elbow resulting in numbness and tingling radiating from the elbow, down the medial forearm, to the 4th and 5th fingers. For more info see patient info at
patient. Co.uk: http://bit. Ly/1pAbbJW For a more detailed explanation g0 to UpToDate: http://bit. Ly/1nU8TdZ ...Read more

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Bad injury 2-3 weeks ago. Still cannot rotate arm palm down to palm up. Not that it hurts I just can't. Was diagnosed as elbow fx. Could this be tendon?

Bad injury 2-3 weeks ago. Still cannot rotate arm palm down to palm up. Not that it hurts I just can't. Was diagnosed as elbow fx. Could this be tendon?

Maybe, but: Since you were diagnosed with a fracture, that certainly may be affecting your range of motion. Your dr should be following up with you to assure you are progressing normally. Orthopedics may be needed to assess your fracture care and physical therapy and rehab may be beneficial for improving range of motion. A physical exam would be able to help diagnose a possible tendon issue as well. Gd luck. ...Read more

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My left arm is very painful, especially elbow down. Is it blood clot? There is no injury.

Arm pain: Pain in the arm is most likely something local- ulnar nerve or tendinitis. Blood clots can happen in the arm, but those usually start in the upper arm or axilla and are ususally associated with a problem. Someone with a central IV or underlying cancer problem. ...Read more

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My left arm is seriously hurt, especially elbow down. I did not have any injury. Can I have blood clot in my arm?

My left arm is seriously hurt, especially elbow down. I did not have any injury. Can I have blood clot in my arm?

Possibly: But left arm pain at age 50 is a chest pain equivalent and should be checked out to see if it is originating at your heart. See a doctor as soon as possible and, if there's no reason not to, take some Aspirin on your way to see them. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in left inner elbow? Also some pain in bicep while bending arm. Left shoulderblade tender also.

What would cause pain in left inner elbow? Also some pain in bicep while bending arm. Left shoulderblade tender also.

Tendon inflammation: Pain around the inner elbow is likely inflammation of a group of tendons that insert at the elbow. Theses tendons are associated with the muscles that bend your wrist. The bicep problem could be a similar issue with the biceps tendon. ...Read more

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Ulnar nerve neuritis. Should I keep bending my arm of slowly straighten it? Elbow hurts when I try and cant fully do it.

Ulnar nerve neuritis. Should I keep bending my arm of slowly straighten it? Elbow hurts when I try and cant fully do it.

Gentle: To give the best answer I need more details. Do you have an arthritis disease,? have you had any injury to the neck, elbow, arm? How long has the problem been there? Did anything in particular trigger the pain? Is the elbow swollen? If this is a new problem and the elbow hurts and is swollen the elbow is the cause. Gentle stretching is OK. The first step is to get a diagnosis of the cause. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain that runs from my right wrist up to my elbow that goes away after a few minutes. No past injuries; didn't hit my arm. What is it?

I get a sharp pain that runs from my right wrist up to my elbow that goes away after a few minutes. No past injuries; didn't hit my arm. What is it?

Carpal tunnel: Your symptoms could indicate carpal tunnel. If you do alot of typing, writing or anything that entails alot of wrist/ elbow movement then it is a possibility. You can try to use wrist brace and see if that helps. These days xbox, ps3, txt msging on small phone screens can all cause it.. ...Read more

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Constant severe pain in right arm just below elbow and in the shoulder. No recent injury heat/ice and OTC meds not helping?

Constant severe pain in right arm just below elbow and in the shoulder. No recent injury heat/ice and OTC meds not helping?

Be seen: There are a number of possibilities and I would encourage you to be seen. A pinched nerve in the neck can cause similar symptoms. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more

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Age 42. my right arm has been twitching above elbow and in forearm on and off for 3 days now. No pain. No injury. Normal diet and exercise.?

Age 42. my right arm has been twitching above elbow and in forearm on and off for 3 days now. No pain. No injury. Normal diet and exercise.?

Various causes: A muscle twitch is an small local involuntary contraction of muscle. It's usually not a symptom of a serious illness. Sometimes it occurs after muscular exertion. Tension or anxiety can cause twitching. Magnesium deficiency is another cause. For more information see: http:/bit. Ly/1rBtxRu ...Read more

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Inside upper arm pain and swelling right arm no injury for 2 weeks. From armpit to elbow.?

Inside upper arm pain and swelling right arm no injury for 2 weeks. From armpit to elbow.?

Get seen: Pain and swelling from armpit to elbow could be infection, injury, or more serious. Have this checked by you doctor. ...Read more

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I am having right arm pain, inside upper arm, between elbow and shoulder. Could this be an overuse injury of muscles from constant use of my ipad?

I am having right arm pain, inside upper arm, between elbow and shoulder. Could this be an overuse injury of muscles from constant use of my ipad?

Possible: This is possible especially if you hold the weight of the device with that arm or if you hold the arm close to the chest. Rest should help you figure it out. ...Read more

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Elbow pain when leaning on it and bending my elbow and my arm and hand feel numb, I also have hypermobility?

Elbow pain when leaning on it and bending my elbow and my arm and hand feel numb, I also have hypermobility?

Cubital tunnel: You are putting stress on the ulnar nerve which is commonly called the "funny bone". Pressure or flexing of the elbow will cause it to be irritated and then numbness/tingling down to the hand. Try to get a elbow pad to protect it for a few weeks and it will likely go away. ...Read more

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Sudden pain in left elbow between bones hurts to bend and touch numbness and cold feeling down arm and hand what could it be no injury occurrd?

Sudden pain in left elbow between bones hurts to bend and touch numbness and cold feeling down arm and hand what could it be no injury occurrd?

Family practice: Probably what ever is going on is affecting the ulnar nerve. Sometimes recurrent pressure on area can cause a neuropathy sometimes surgery is needed to move the nerve where it can be protected from further injury. ...Read more

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Can not bend or straighten arm with Palm side up without tremendous pain in biceps elbow &forearm. Can not touch shoulder at all. No injury or trauma?

Can not bend or straighten arm with Palm side up without tremendous pain in biceps elbow &forearm. Can not touch shoulder at all. No injury or trauma?

Needs seen: Cannot say for certain w/o exam. But absent injury/trauma, may be a tendonitis / bursitis type of inflammatory condition that is causing pain. Depending on risk factors, might be an infection in/near the shoulder. All should be examined by your Dr to clarify source and prescribe proper treatment. ...Read more

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A severe pulsating pain started between my knuckles, over three days the pain has moved up my (right)arm to above my elbow. No injury sustained prior.?

A severe pulsating pain started between my knuckles, over three days the pain has moved up my (right)arm to above my elbow. No injury sustained prior.?

Inflamation: Sounds like you are having a flare up of the joints and soft tissue. Any injury? Try to rest the hand, ice it and try your anti inflammatories. If no improvement see your doctor ...Read more

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I've had right arm dull pain in the middle / just above the elbow for several days now. No injury. It comes & goes. Also sometimes my right hand is kinda weak for holding things. Age 34 - male / Makes me nervous, but hasn't slowed me down, just makes me f

I've had right arm dull pain in the middle / just above the elbow for several days now. No injury. It comes & goes. Also sometimes my right hand is kinda weak for holding things. Age 34 - male / Makes me nervous, but hasn't slowed me down, just makes me f

Nerve irritation.: Statistically, median nerve compression at the wrist, AKA carpal tunnel syndrome is the most likely cause of your symptoms. However, there are other potential causes, some more serious than others. You need to see a doctor, get a detailed history & physical exam and possibly some other tests. Please don't delay! I wish you the best. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

Biceps: Biceps tendinitis, may have symptoms of burning pain at the front of the shoulder, tightness I the biceps muscle (depending upon forearm rotation and elbow position)

there are several causes and associated problems but overhead activity usually exacerbates this.

If symptoms persist talk to your pcp regarding an evaluation and anti inflammatories or see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Last thumb joint by nail hyperextends on its own. No known injury. Pain up arm toward elbow and under forearm after it happens. No arthritis.?

Last thumb joint by nail hyperextends on its own. No known injury. Pain up arm toward elbow and under forearm after it happens. No arthritis.?

Tendinitis: You have hypermobility and that is why the thumb hyperextended this runs in families and is genetic. The pain may be tendinitis ...Read more