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Left arm and hand swelling

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
Hand Surgery 27 years experience
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
Dr. Robert Gluck
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
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
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
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
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Unusual: Very unusual to have swelling in one arm and one leg. A medical exam would be needed to figure that out.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Be cautious: Sounds like an inflammed lymph node, which could be reactive secondary to an infection over thumb, but could be localized due to axillary infection. ... Read More
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
A female asked:
Dr. James McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
You : You likely have carpal tunnel syndrome. Based on your descrition your condition is surgical. Conservative care is not likely to help.
A member asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
Neurology 55 years experience
You : You have had head trauma and now have neurological symptoms. You should get to a doctor as soon as possible. The shoulder symptoms may be related to a... Read More
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