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A 48-year-old male asked:

I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. my same left arm pains intensely when i lift load.

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Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 37 years experience
Could be nerve root: Your description sounds like a cervical nerve root problem. Injury to the peripheral nerves exiting from your neck can cause pain, paresthesias (pins and needles), numbness, and/or weakness. You would benefit from a consultation with your doctor to delve into this issue further. Good luck to a quick recovery.

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