Top
30
Doctor insights on: Arm Disorders In Children

Share
1

1
What is the definition or description of: Arm disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Arm disorders?

Arm disorders: An unhealthy medical condition involving the upper extremity. ...Read more

Dr. Aaron Love
27 doctors shared insights

Arm Disorders (Definition)

An unhealthy medical condition ...Read more


3

3
Hoping you can tell me, is hurting arm common if you have anxiety disorder?

Hoping you can tell me, is hurting arm common if you have anxiety disorder?

No, but...: Anxiety does not cause arm pain per se, however it does manifest itself in a myriad of ways, and can cause symptoms that are not in fact there, or magnify ones that are minor. They could be completely coincident and unrelated. A visit with a mental health professional is advised, as you can be helped! ...Read more

5

5
I have been having this problem for a time now. My arm will start to go numb then it moves on down. What would cause this? I have sherman's disease.

EMG/NCS: This test performed by neurologist or rehab doctor can help make sense of your symptoms. Also, please follow up with an orthopedic spine surgeon from in your community. ...Read more

6

6
Is arm itching a sign of some disease?

Is arm itching a sign of some disease?

Maybe: Too non-specific a sign, it is most likely just irritation and not a systemic disease. Any other symptoms? Glands? Fever etc. Treat with Hydrocortisone cream for now unless it gets worse. ...Read more

7

7
What possible disease may have left arm paresthesias?

What possible disease may have left arm paresthesias?

Left arm paresthesia: There are many possible causes, ranging from blood vessel compression, nerve compression, brachial plexus compression, spinal cord problems, various brain lesions such as tumors, decreased blood supply, or partial seizures. More information is needed. More detail on what part of the arm, for how long, under what conditions, etc. I suggest you consult your family doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

8

8
What causes a reduced arm swing on one side? Besides Parkinson's disease? What else can cause it?

Many things: Orthopedic issues with the shoulder, and/or neck, and/or upper back; neuromuscular abnormalities; "bulk;" psychological (/"focus") links. Lots of things. Need a good history and exam by your dr or an orthopedist or physical therapist to help narrow possibilities. ...Read more

11

11
Are the symptoms of arm injuries and disorders bad?

Are the symptoms of arm injuries and disorders bad?

I do not understad: Please more detail, about the problem you have? ...Read more

13

13
Can children take vaccination pills instead of injections in their arms?

Can children take vaccination pills instead of injections in their arms?

Digestion limits: Medication that is not altered by digestive juices in the stomach or intestines can be taken as a pill or liquid, be absorbed & work. If a medication/vaccine is altered by digestion or if the medication in needed quickly or at high levels a bypass method is needed. When appropriate, a patch can be used for some meds, but injection remains a dependable go to method ...Read more

14

14
Can the symptoms of Parkinson's disease include pins and needles in the arms?

Can the symptoms of Parkinson's disease include pins and needles in the arms?

Not typical: Main symptoms include resting tremor, muscle stiffness, gait imbalance, decreased facial expression. Pins and needles might occur transiently and later in course as a co-morbidity, but peripheral nerve involvement is not a part of Parkinson's. However, occasionally, medication side effects can cause "pins and needles". ...Read more

15

15
What disease is associated with pain and numbness of the left arm down to the fingers?

What disease is associated with pain and numbness of the left arm down to the fingers?

usually neck arthrit: The Commonest cause is osteoarthritis in neck. There could be other causes of nerve pinching behind collar bone or many causes of nerve disease. See a neurologist. ...Read more

17

17
What disease does it test for when they inject fluid into your arm to see if the bump goes down or not?

What disease does it test for when they inject fluid into your arm to see if the bump goes down or not?

PPD for TB: This sounds like a test for tuberculosis. Purified protein derivative is a marker for infection with tb. It is injected under the skin. If you have TB or have been exposed to tb, the area around the injection turns red and swells. ...Read more

18

18
My husband has had a rash for almost a month on his arm. He went to the dr /given bascatration. Not working, we're worried its skin disease.

My husband has had a rash for almost a month on his arm. He went to the dr /given bascatration. Not working, we're worried its skin disease.

Failed Treatment: When a treatment doesn't work, the prescribing doctor should be made aware. They may have a second plan to try or want to re-evaluate. Do not keep using a product that is not working. ...Read more

19

19
What exactly is the disease called when you are born with short arms?

There are several: One of the more common and survivable disorders with short arms is achondroplasia. Most (90%) represent new mutations and adult stature is around 4.5 ft. ...Read more

20

20
I have huge arms and enormous thighs. Do I have body dysmorphic disorder, what to do?

I have huge arms and enormous thighs. Do I have body dysmorphic disorder, what to do?

Body Dysmorphic: Because your body type is on the heavier side does not mean you have an eating disorder, if you are concerned with your weight consult an exercise physiologist. Best. ...Read more

21

21
Can itchy arms be a symptom of celiac disease?

Yes: Itching blistering rash on elbows, forearms and shins classic skin manifestation of celiac known as dermatitis herpetiformis. ...Read more

22

22
Mucha-habermann disease. I've had it for 15 yrs. It is worth having later treatment for the scarring? It's embarrassing in the summer on my arms.

Mucha-habermann disease. I've had it for 15 yrs. It is worth having later treatment for the scarring?  It's embarrassing in the summer on my arms.

Depend: It really depend on how spread you skin problem is and how bad the scars are
talk to a plastic surgeon, or a skin specialist ...Read more

23

23
I have CHF and feel weak in my arms. Is this a condition that goes along with this disease?

I have CHF and feel weak in my arms. Is this a condition that goes along with this disease?

Not really: Unless you have profound problems from a weakened heart, in which case it can lead to overall fatigue (but not specific to the arms) ...Read more

24

24
I have an eating disorder and I am having tingling in my lower arms and hands. What would be causing this?

I have an eating disorder and I am having tingling in my lower arms and hands. What would be causing this?

Serious symptoms: In the face of an eating disorder. Many things can cause tingling but in the face of poor nutrition and bulimia one has to consider life threatening electrolyte imbalance and you should go to the ER tonight. ...Read more

25

25
Ma right and left arm palm is getting dry day by day. Is this any symptom of disease?

Ma right and left arm palm is getting dry day by day. Is this any symptom of disease?

Hand Eczema: Eczema, also called dermatitis. 'Hand dermatitis' is a broad term for any type of eczema that develops on the hands. Hand dermatitis often has unique causes, commonly job-related and can require specific testing and treatments. Treatment can be with potent topical steroids. ...Read more

26

26
I have severe osteoporosis -3.7, degenerative disc disease mainly cervical, and lymphadema in arm, what exercises are safe to do?

I have severe osteoporosis -3.7, degenerative disc disease mainly cervical, and lymphadema in arm, what exercises are safe to do?

See physiatrist: A physiatrist, or doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, can make specific recommendations for you, taking into account both your other conditions and your goals. Upper extremity exercise used to be thought to be bad for those with lymphedema, but research has shown that it doesn't make it worse- and may help it! Your physiatrist will likely have you work with pt to develop a program. ...Read more

27

27
I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder. I have within the last few hours started to have pain in my right arm around my inner elbow that is achey.

Anxiety and arm pain: Please see your doc to get your arm checked. If there is no physical condition please see a mental health professional who specializes in mood disorders. Anxiety is very treatable and there are lots of reasons to be hopeful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

30

30
I know I have that sweating disease cuz my armpits swaet so bad threw everything to the point where last summer they dripped down my arm. What do I do?

I know I have that sweating disease cuz my armpits swaet so bad threw everything to the point where last summer they dripped down my arm. What do I do?

See your doctor: There are good treatments for hyperhidrosis (sweating too much). First, make sure you are not on a medicine that contributes — some anti-depressants commonly cause this. Before stopping them, however, discuss it with your doctor. Injecting Botox can be extremely helpful. Also, there is a chemical called drysol that can be applied before bed and works great as well. ...Read more