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A 23-year-old female asked:

Throbbing pain in arm between elbow and wrist, no accidents or trauma to it. i was wondering what this could be a sign of?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Possibilities: There are a number of conditions that could cause pain here, such as a sprain/strain, pronator syndrome, a cyst, etc. It would be reasonable to watch it for a few days and try an NSAID, and then see a physician if symptoms persist.
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