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A 27-year-old female asked:

Fell 6 weeks ago. no fracture on xray. pain, swelling in forearm and hand. numbness- pinky, ring finger. worse w/ rain. could it be soft tissue damage?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Sounds like: Damage to ulnar nerve at the elbow. You should see an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist to get definite answer.
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A 27-year-old female asked:

Fell 6 weeks ago. No fracture on xray. Pain, swelling in forearm and hand. Numbness- pinky, ring finger. Worse w/ rain. Could iy be soft tissue damage?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Inflamation/hematoma: Could be soft tissue damage or hematoma causing swelling and compression of nerves.
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Last updated Sep 23, 2017

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