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Can carpal tunnel cause elbow pain

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Hand surgeon: These symptoms could be due to a recurrence of some carpal tunnel problem. Your hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and advise you.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pain in the arm: It does sound like a nerve pain given the distribution. Wonder if it may be related to the surgery you had. You should see the surgeon who did the sur... Read More
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Nerve compression: You may not have had carpal tunnel syndrome but rather pronator syndrome a more proximal level of compression. With biceps pain most likely location o... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
21 years experience
Carpal Tunnel: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is due to median nerve that passes through a narrow canal at the wrist becomes impinged due to swelling. Typically, there's dis... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
May not be ulnar: The ulnar nerve can cause pain through out its distribution in your arm, but your pain does not fit only ulnar pain. Carpal tunnel syndrome is related... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Nefcy
Radiology 40 years experience
It depends.: It depends on whether your elbow tendonitis is related to you degenerative joint disease, or to tendonitis at the wrist or hand. The muscles and tend... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Get localization : A predominant ulnar nerve problem plus carpal tunnel syndrome associated with neck and shoulder pain is consistent with brachial plexus or cervical pa... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Compensatory pain: It is not uncommon to adopt compensatory postures in response to one injury that cause excessive stress on another joint. See a physical therapist for... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Numbness/pain: Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness of the fingers. Tennis elbow is pain at the elbow.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Nall
Sports Medicine 16 years experience
Could Be: It could be carpal tunnel syndrome, especially if the pain is localized to your thumb and index finger. It also could be coming from the tendons at t... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Leeanswered
Specializes in Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
Elbow to pinky pain: You may have a problem with a different nerve that does not involve the carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is in the wrist area. You have to be seen and... Read More
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