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left arm and hand swelling

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Numbness : Numbness and tingling of the extremities are typically seen in peripheral neuropathies. Swelling is a typical symptoms of inflammation. Any history o ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
The : The aching and tingling part would usually suggest some problem starting way up in the neck. However, this would not typically produce hand swelling. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Position change need: Arm and hand numbness overnight is commonly caused by neck mal positioning or wrist flexion during sleep. Sleep collar, special pillows for supportin ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
That depends: On the type of surgery, how well you can recover, any medications you may be taking, if you are keeping it elevated often, resting it, have a cast on ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The site you: describe is near the medial epicondyle of the upper arm bone/humerus. This is the origin of muscles/muscle attachments that flex and pronate/rotate th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Injury: I am not sure if the pain is in the hand, arm or neck. Anyway if you did hit your hand did you get it checked? Fracture possibility or some type of li ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Got to ER: This does not sound typical and may be indicative of vascular or neurologic injury and should be evaluated as soon as possible.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unusual: Very unusual to have swelling in one arm and one leg. A medical exam would be needed to figure that out.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Nerve issue: Electrical shock sensations along an arm are always suspicious for nerve issues - especially now if you hare having finger changes. It's best to have ... Read More
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