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Right elbow ache going down to wrist with tingling numbness in hand and fingers. this occurs while resting not by movement. what could this be?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Tingling: Consider carpal tunnel syndrome for thumb sided pain, cubital tunnel for pinky-sided pain, cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), or tennis-elbow variant.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Nerve entrapment : Knowing the exact fingers involved would help the doctor provide a better answer. Medical or carpal nerve can commonly cause elbow and forearm pain with associated tingling sensation and numbness traveling to the hands and fingers. Other conditions can do this as well and evaluation by a doctor is recommended. Effective therapy is available in majority of the cases.
Last updated Jun 30, 2021


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