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when i squeeze my left hand i get a shooting pain from my hand to my elbow if i leave my arm in one position too long it gets sore and hard to move

A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hill Hastings
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: It's not clear. Symptoms of arthritis are pain on movement after periods of rest which improve with gentle motion and heat. Often hands that are painf ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
41 years experience in Dentistry
carpel tunnel : It sounds like a repetitive stress injury such as carpel tunnel syndrome. You must ice the area, take nsaids, and avoid the stressful use of that hand ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Tendenitis: It is likely a problem with your left shoulder or the elbow which gets inflamed. Have you consulted your family doctor or an orthopedist?
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience in Hand Surgery
Stop smoking: Catnip? Really? Seek medical advice from your doc who can examine you and make sure you have not caused a serious problem. Good luck.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No : No, I would not be worried, but if you are I would not hesitate to be seen. An inflammatory condition, such as lateral epicondylitis, is among the mo ... Read More
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Gabel
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Radicular pain: These symptoms could be related to a pinched nerve in the cervical spine. An MRI and a thorough history and physical exam could help elucidate the cau ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: There one main reason for that, pinched nerve at the elbow from the inside or pinched nerve at the neck level. Since you have pain in the elbow i thi ... Read More
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
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Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Trauma?: Have you had trauma to your elbow especially on the lateral aspect of the elbow. You seem by hx to have some trauma or irritation to the radial nerve ... Read More
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