A 54-year-old female asked:
pain in my right arm,elbow,wrist,and hand . severe when i try to turn my arm over,or lift anything,even signing my name is difficult. been this way for two weeks now. can't really do much with my right arm without severe pain shooting down my arm.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic specialis: I recommend consulting an orthopedic specialist for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate testing will be done. It's key to pinpoint whether the problem is inflammation of the elbow tendon or joint, a muscle or nerve problem. In the meantime try alternating cold and warm compresses to the elbow several times a day and, if you can take them, take anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen or napro
Answered on Oct 6, 2019
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