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I've been having acute bone pain from my right thumb to my shoulder and can't sleep, what could be causing this?

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Dr. Carlos Kier
Rheumatology 51 years experience
Nerve pressure: Symptoms could be due to degenerative disease of the neck with pressure on the nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome would be a remote consideration although symptoms not typical. If any numbness or tingling is present this would be consistent with nerve impingement.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Pain: Any moderate to severe pain impairs sleep. Evaluate the cause for the bone pain and treat it.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Any acute bone pain that bad should be evaluated by your family doctor with Neurologic orthopedic or rheumatologic follow-up As indicated.
Sep 4, 2013

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