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wrist pain shooting down arm

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Ulnar impaction: You might be born with a long ulna. When you move your wrist towards the little finger or load it you bump the wrist into the ulna. You should see a h ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
E nodusum: Your arthritic symptoms may be related to the erythema nodusum and sarcoidosis is not likely but your rheumatologist is best to answer the questions a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Too long : It seems you have tried all the appropriate things to get rid of your pain but it is still present if the pain is still as bad as in the beginning the ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Golfers elbow is an inflammatory condition that affects the flexors of the wrist on the inside of the elbow. It could not explain all the pain compl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Siefferman
13 years experience Pain Management
Many possibilities: Pain from the shoulder down the arm my be caused by a variety of things. Starting at the neck, there may be a pinched nerve, or the joints in the nec ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benoy Benny
21 years experience 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It could be related to tendons, bones, ligaments, nerves, or vessels. Sometimes overuse or injury.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: It could be a lot of things. With the pain radiating down the arm, a nerve entrapment syndrome may be present. See your family doctor.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
? nerve root : Could be a compressed or irritated nerve root from a disc or arthritic spur in the low back region / from the sound of it potentially at l3-4 or l2- ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmud Ibrahim
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve in the neck. Often patients will develop numbness, tingling, and pain that radiates from the neck down the ar ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: After reading the information you have, did you had MRI on the shoulder or cervical spine? If you did. Did they explain your symptoms? If not see a ne ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain when gripping comes from lateral epicondytis or tennis elbow. The pain is on the outside part of the elbow right o ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Shaffer
16 years experience Neurology
See your doctor: Does it happen when you flex your neck or turn your head? You should see your doctor.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Cervical : Radiculopathy. It sounds like you had a lumbar radiculopathy in the past.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Causes: There are 3 possible causes of numbness in both hands: 1. Pathology at the neck such as a disc herniation, shifted vertebrae (listhesis), or arthriti ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Sounds like: Nerve irritation or injury that could be coming from your neck seem a very likely explanation for these symptoms. Assessing if neck position change t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve pain: An impingement of a nerve somewhere in the thorax appears to be the likely cause of your discomfort. I feel that a neurologist is best qualified to ev ... Read More
A 57-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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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
You : You listed nerve repair and nerve surgery in the topics. Does this mean you had nerve surgery? Shoulder instability especially anterior instability c ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back/neck pain: If you have arthritis in the low back, then you likely have arthritis in the neck too. The nerve pain can be relieved with neuropathic pain medicatio ... Read More
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A 57-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 of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Pinched nerve : this is just a pinched nerve. However you can have muscle pain in the neck thatcan be felt in the arm and you can also have shoulder pain that could b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Well, I am a: Neurologist, so i always want to blame this type of thing on carpal tunnel syndrome; however, if you are having pain, i would ask if you fell onto you ... Read More
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