A 40-year-old female asked:
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can ulnar nerve entrapment cause shooting pain in elbow?

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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Classically it causes numbness and shocking pain from elbow to hand bur have heard this described esp with subluxating ulnar nerve.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017

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