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A 41-year-old male asked:

just had left shoulder total replacement 3 and ago, now my pinky and ring fingers are numb, tingling and my hands and wrist really hurts a lot. why?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
This is going to: require a good neurological assessment. Might need an EMG-NCS as part of the work up. Differential diagnosis includes ulnar neuropathy and C8 cervical radiculopathy as well as brachial plexopathy.

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