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A 30-year-old female asked:

numb fingers left hand pinky and ring it has been almost 2 weeks now. at night my elbow becomes sore and the numbness gets worse. ?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: There one main reason for that, pinched nerve at the elbow from the inside or pinched nerve at the neck level. Since you have pain in the elbow i think the problem at the elbow level. Go and check it out.

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??signs??: Kids capable of waking off an injury will, they are more interested in playing & seldom stop unless something really hurts. If no obvious deformity or discoloration of the skin, you might watch it for a while & place a cool compress to help the pain & reduce the swelling. Do this only if the kid can make a fist & extend it & roll the hand back & forth. If not, get it checked now.

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