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ulnar nerve entrapment shoulder pain

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No.: unlikely. unless there is some type of inflammatory arthritis affecting all of the areas. get evaluated.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Open surgery: Any surgery around the nerves has risks and potential complications. Ulnar nerve surgery is a relatively common surgery done by neurosurgeons and nerv ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Common sx: It is a common surgery. It is typically done on an outpatient basis. Most patients do well if there is not already nerve damage.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
Specializes in
Neurologist.: Neurologist for nerve conduction study to confirm diagnosis. If entrapment then referred to neurosurgeon to relieve entrapment.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Funny bone?!: It's not so funny when you hit the "funny bone" on your elbow. You feel pain and tingling along the side of your arm which shoots into your ring finge ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Kress
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
A simple surgery: Presuming the problem is at the elbow, there is a quick operation which moves the ulnar nerve and relieves the pressure on it. If this has been long- ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Depends: It really depends on how severe the entrapment is. Mild irritation at the elbow is treated with rest, steroid injections, and padding. If there is cli ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Ulnar nerve: A second surgery for an ulnar nerve entrapment can sometimes be needed. While in most cases the entrapment can be relieved with one procedure there ar ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Talk to surgeon: Sounds like you know that this surgery may help you. You should consult a hand surgeon and discuss this further.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Classically it causes numbness and shocking pain from elbow to hand bur have heard this described esp with subluxating ulnar nerve.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Berg
42 years experience Neurosurgery
Please restate : your question. Did you have a surgical repair ? It isn't clear from your question. If you have entrapment, surgery is often required to move the ne ... Read More
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