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My right hand has numbness and some swelling in the two smaller fingers and my right elbow is tender..i've been icing the elbow should i emoblize it?

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Many question though: When and how did this happen? Any injury? Do you have any associated medical conditions like RA or SLE? Do you do repeated work using Right hand? Icing is good . Anti Inflammatory medicine like Advil/Aleve may give you temporary relief. You may need to get examined in person if continues to get worse.

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