A 34-year-old female asked:
pain in right arm from where joint is down right arm. can't move arm certain ways. weakness in hand. no injury started suddenly. hurts to move arm.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea answered
19 years experience Pain Management
Rt Arm Pain & Weak: Sometimes pathology in your neck can cause symptoms like this out of the blue (disc bulges or protrusions). Stenosis (narrowing around the nerves) can do this but usually see this in much older patients. Nerves that appear to be involved in your hand are C6, C7, & C8. If you meant shoulder joint down, then C5 may be an issue too. UCC or ER can prescribe Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack. See if arm gets going.
Answered on Aug 11, 2020
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