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A 59-year-old female asked:

Intense, throbbing pain over outer aspect of forearm from hand midway up arm. pain when rotate arm. wakes from sleep. travels up to elbow. help!

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Dr. Steven Simon
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Nerve pinch: Common entrapments of ulnar N at the elbow, cubital tunnel,syndrome, can cause this. Might also be a forearm entrapment at pronator teres. See an ortho or PMR doc to eval,this and get a correct diagnosis and treatment path.
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