A 22-year-old female asked:
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should i have nerve pain after breaking my elbow a year ago? i broke my elbow last year, well cracked it, fractured it, whatever. the doctor i went to was not a good one, and as soon as i got my splint takin off a week later, he closed his practice. the c

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Dr. Miguel Pappolla
43 years experience Pain Management
There : There are two nerves that may be injured in cases like you described. It does depend on the area of trauma and the type of fracture. They are radial nerve or the ulnar nerve. They present with different distribution of the pain. It is difficult to provide more details in this answer without more clinical information. Disclaimer: this answer is provided for educational porposes only and does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. For more information on arm pain, please visit our site www.Smpsclinic.Com.
Answered on Jan 23, 2019

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