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R arm/shoulder/neck pain 7yrs. hand is cold, fingers swollen. surgeries include : wrist tendon release/bone spur, wrist for torn ligaments & radial nerve release. zero pain relief. where to go now?

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Dr. John Callahan answered

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Have you ever injured your neck? Or is it possible you may have herniated disks in the cervical spine? Possibly one place to look.

Answered Aug 31, 2013

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Dr. Estrada Bernard answered

Specializes in Neurosurgery

Have a pain specialist evaluate you to determine if you meet criteria for complex regional pain syndrome.

Answered Aug 29, 2013

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Dr. Vikram Patel answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Cold and swollen fingers with pain may be the symptoms of complex regional pain syndrome (crps) which can occur after a hand surgery. You should get proper treatment from a pain specialist to halt the debilitating process. Only a proper examination can diagnose crps. Sometimes a bone scan may help confirm the diagnosis. Good luck.

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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