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pain in left arm from elbow to fingers

A female asked:
Dr. Louis Paolillo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Arm pain : You may have slept on the wrong . Meaning, you have a pinched nerve. This should resolve with time during the day . If there is any change in color of ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nerve: Sounds like nerve compression. Have it evaluated.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ulnar neuropathy: Pain starting at the elbow and radiating to the forearm and fingers is often due to Ulnar Neuropathy, also called the Cubital Tunnel syndrome. This is ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
19 years experience in Pain Management
Rt Arm Pain & Weak: Sometimes pathology in your neck can cause symptoms like this out of the blue (disc bulges or protrusions). Stenosis (narrowing around the nerves) can ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Cubital: Tunnel...See a hand therapist and a hand doctor. Probably not surgical.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Several things: Pinched nerve in one of the lower cervical nerve roots is most common. Other causes include masses at the lung apex, thoracic outlet syndrome, compres ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Numb arm: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve. Get a neck x-ray and an orthopedic or neurology evaluation.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Graw
17 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched Nerve: Your description sounds like you have a pinched nerve until proven otherwise! with muscle atrophy compared to the opposite side i would get this chec ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Two considerations: You might possess pinching of nerve in neck, cervical radiculopathy, and if arm is raised, you might feel less symptoms. Or, you could have thoracic ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Have it checked: Right away. Circulation might be compromised.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Needs evaluation: The symptoms you described are consistent with carpal tunnel syndrome, however, to be certain you would need to be examined by a physician. Please see ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert German
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Referred pain: It's likely referred pain, with the cervical spine or neck being the source. You likely have some disc disease and are having nerve pain related to t ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benoy Benny
21 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve - neck: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck and you need to get an MRI of the c-spine. Depending on the results it might be just short term th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Unrelated: Ganglion doesn't cause your pain syndrome. Sounds like shoulder-arm syndrome caused by Trapper Ulnar Nerve Two separate entities
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Intrinsic shoulder : Joint problem, such as rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder joint may be present. The numbness could be indeed "shoulder hand syndrome" or maybe bra ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Moriarity
25 years experience in Neurosurgery
"Pinched" nerve: Your group of symptoms sound very suspicious for a cervical radiculopathy or pinched nerve in your neck, probably at the C6-7 level.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Nerve Irritation: Your description are suspicious for irritation of the nerve or nerve root/plexus in the c8-t1/ulnar nerve. Comes and goes is more descriptive of a mus ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience in Neurology
Nerve root injury: One of the more common causes of your symptoms is a cervical nerve root injury called cervical radiculopathy. In a man of your age the cause is more ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve: Unless you have a history of bone cancer (osteosarcoma), this sounds more like a pinched nerve in your neck.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Ulnar neuropathy: "inside elbow" is the realm of the ulnar nerve, so your symptoms may represent a cubital tunnel syndrome, which is an ulnar nerve compression conditio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
And?: What are you doing about it? It doesn't sound like you can wait past today without addressing this immediately with a health care professional. Thing ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Clarify your problem: Although you may have some issue with nerve compression in neck, it is conceivable that you have more peripheral nerve compression instead. An EMG te ... Read More
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