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Im having pain in my wrist and up my arm. It feels like my bones ache when i turn my hand. Goin on over a week. Really hurts:-(?

Im having pain in my wrist and up my arm. It feels like my bones ache when i turn my hand. Goin on over a week. Really hurts:-(?

Arthritis: And wrist pain. See your doctor. Did you injure your arm? They will probably want to take an xray to look for any changes of arthritis. ...Read more

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I've been having this sore feeling in my wrist when i move it back and forth and my hands fingers and upper arm sometimes feel weak what could it be?

I've been having this sore feeling in my wrist when i move it back and forth and my hands fingers and upper arm sometimes feel weak what could it be?

Neurologic work up : There are many possible causes, and the best person to sort this out is a neurologist . Please see your family doctor for an initial evaluation and for the most appropriate referral. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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My right arm is aching from my shoulder to my wrist and my hand is numb. Also the pain shoots down my arm. What could be wrong with it?

My right arm is aching from my shoulder to my wrist and my hand is numb. Also the pain shoots down my arm.  What could be wrong with it?

Sounds like you have: Carpal or cubital syndrome, depending on which fingers are getting numb. Another possibility would be neck problem with a pinched nerve which causes pain/numbness in the hand/arm. ...Read more

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I have aching arms and my hands and wrists have been in pain since august. I read that this is a sign of Als. I also have twitching all over.

I have aching arms and my hands and wrists have been in pain since august. I read that this is a sign of Als. I also have twitching all over.

Oh, not another one: This icebucket challenge thing, which I barely noticed when it was happening, seems to have had the unforeseen & unintended consequence of causing an epidemic of ALS anxiety among great swathes of perfectly healthy 20- and 30-somethings. You have pain & you jump straight to ALS? About 60% of ALS pts have pain but one HUNDRED percent have weakness. No weakness, no worries. ...Read more

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Wrist and arm pain cold hands sore joints. What could these symptoms indicate?

Wrist and arm pain cold hands sore joints. What could these symptoms indicate?

Several possibles: There are several possible causes but you should have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. This may be raynauds disease. Raynauds is often associated with an underlying connective tissue disorder. ...Read more

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Aching and tingling in right shoulder, down arm into hand, wrist and hand swelling female age 47

Aching and tingling in right shoulder, down arm into hand, wrist and hand swelling female age 47

Numbness : Numbness and tingling of the extremities are typically seen in peripheral neuropathies. Swelling is a typical symptoms of inflammation. Any history of trauma or rheumatic disease? For a better orientation you need to provide more details! i think the best option at this point is to go talk to your pcp or your family physician. ...Read more

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Got tattoo on inner wrist. It is day 6 & now hand & arm is sore & feels stiff. Tattoo looks & feels fine. No signs of infection. Is stiffness normal?

Got tattoo on inner wrist. It is day 6 & now hand & arm is sore & feels stiff. Tattoo looks & feels fine. No signs of infection. Is stiffness normal?

Sore wrist: This is not a normal reaction to tattooing pigment. If you were allergic or infected there should be pain, tenderness and swelling with redness.The procedure may have stirred up a carpal tunnel syndrome where numbness of the fingers could be a clue. For that use a wrist splint. Does not sound like a complication of pregnancy. Send more info since many Dxs cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Recent ER visit had IV on top of right hand, doc ordered Valium injection. 6 days later it is swollen, sore and hurting along arm/wrist. What to do?

Recent ER visit had IV on top of right hand, doc ordered Valium injection. 6 days later it is swollen, sore and hurting along arm/wrist. What to do?

IV site infec or clo: Iv sites can become infected or clotted. Sounds serious enough that you need to seek medical attention. Would put warm (not hot) compresses on the area and head to a doctor. ...Read more

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Right arm aches and burns. Shoulder elbow wrist and hand hurt on and off. Look and feel normal. Muscle pains too.line of pain switches front to back.

Right arm aches and burns. Shoulder elbow wrist and hand hurt on and off. Look and feel normal. Muscle pains too.line of pain switches front to back.

UnCertain: There are many possibilities. This could be a muscle, like fibromyalgia, it could be arthritis, or could be another syndrome. It would be best if you ask your physician to help clarify this and possibly send you to a rheumatologist. ...Read more