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had surgery for a compressed nerve years ago now i am having painfrom the top of my arm where it meets my shoulder and downback of arm and under arm

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Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Better to wait: Getting a Tattoo on your shoulder may create swelling in the lymph-nodes under your arm. This may make it more difficult to identify the correct lum ... Read More

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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Nerve injury: This is the distribution for the ulnar nerve (4th and 5th fingers) and some of the radial (top of hand). You may want to see a neurologist or hand sur ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Not normal : Time to get back in too see your surgeon and discuss how you can determine the cause of your current symptoms. Just based on your description, i would ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
See below: Digits 4 and 5 involve ulnar nerve, most of shoulder girdle involves upper brachial plexus (c-5, 6), triceps radial nerve or c-7, but you may be exper ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Maybe. : It sounds suspicious. I would see your doctor. You may benefit from an MRI.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible: The description sounds like a possible pinched nerve in the neck although could also be a shoulder problem. Get checked out by your doctor.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
The : The most common pinched nerve a t the elbow is the ulnar nerve in cubital tunnel syndrome. While numbness in the little and ring finger, weakness in t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
? lymphedema: I presume that you mean your arm is swollen. If the surgery is extensive, the lymph channels can be injured during the process. Many times they wil ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Several causes: One consideration for a pain in the shoulder/biceps area with similar pain in the hand would be a cervical pinched nerve. If the hand pain was a sepa ... Read More

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