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Arm Laceration (Overview)

A laceration is a cut.. Arms are prone to tendon and nerve and circulatory and muscle injury depending on degree depth and location.


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Could arm muscle strain cause finger twitching and forearm fasciculations? Arm & Neck pain?

Could arm muscle strain cause finger twitching and forearm fasciculations? Arm & Neck pain?

Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are having arm and neck pain which raises the possibility that you might have irritation of one of cervical (neck) nerve roots. If present, it would also explain why you see Fasiculations. If your signs/symptoms worsen/ persists consider a visit to your MD ...Read more

Arm Laceration (Overview)

A laceration is a cut.. Arms are prone to tendon and nerve and circulatory and muscle injury depending on degree depth and location.


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Would a arm laceration qualify me from military?

Would a arm laceration qualify me from military?

Not sure of the ?: If you are asking if an arm laceration would disqualify you from the military than i would say it all depends on the kind of laceration, if underlying tissue is damaged. Evan then if the tissue is repaired it may not be enough to disqualify someone. ...Read more

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Arm numbness caused by rotator cuff?

Arm numbness caused by rotator cuff?

Usually no: Rotator cuff injuries do not usually involve symptoms of numbness (although there are rare exceptions). ...Read more

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Strained arm from arm wrestling what to do?

Strained arm from arm wrestling what to do?

Rest it.: Apply ice to the sore areas for 20 minutes, 3-4 times per day and if you can take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, that would be helpful. ...Read more

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Left shoulder and arm pain with hand and finger numbness can't raise arm above shoulder?

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Left shoulder and arm pain with hand and finger numbness can't raise arm above shoulder?

Rotator cuff: If you can't move the arm above the shoulder you probably have a rotator cuff syndrome and if you have numbness and tingling you have nerve compression- these two may or may not be related. You should see your pcp or orthopedics. ...Read more

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Can a rotator cuff tear cause arm and hand numbness?

Can a rotator cuff tear cause arm and hand numbness?

Not usually: The shoulder is usually an 'innocent bystander' when it comes to neurologic problems such as numbness and weakness that is found beyond the shoulder in the arm and forearm. The more likely culprit for these complaints is actually nerve compression emanating from the cervical spine. ...Read more

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Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. it is in the forearm. ...Read more

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My left arm falls asleep constantly. Inside of arm tingles from arm pit to finger tips. ?

Needs workup: You may require neck films & possibly an electrical study of the left arm to localize the problem & see if a nerve is being pinched of some sort...certainly sounds possible from your symptoms. If you'd like to cover this a bit more in a 1-1 consult setting here on HealthTap then, I'm happy to help you if you'd write to me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Rotator cuff pain, arm and hand goes numb is that tendon damage?

Rotator cuff pain, arm and hand goes numb is that tendon damage?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Most not related.: I can;t think of any reason that a fingr tip injury would cause a lump in the palm. Lumps, bumps and masses are very common in the palm and hand. You should probably see a hand surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?

Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?

Fractures can swell: either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read more

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Hi grade undersurface distal supraspinatus tear now spasms from shoulder to neck/arm pit. Arm feels heavy numb & burns prescription inject & p.T. Is this normal?

Hi grade undersurface distal supraspinatus tear now spasms from shoulder to neck/arm pit. Arm feels heavy numb & burns prescription inject & p.T. Is this normal?

Might be: Certainly pain around shoulder girdle can be related to partial undersurface ss tear. Rx is initially cortisone, antiinflamms and pt. Numbness and burning may or may not be related. These are more neurologic sxs and have to r/o cervical radic, thoracic outlet and peripheral nerve impingement. ...Read more

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Inside upper arm pain and swelling right arm no injury for 2 weeks. From armpit to elbow. ?

Inside upper arm pain and swelling right arm no injury for 2 weeks.    From armpit to elbow.  ?

Get seen: Pain and swelling from armpit to elbow could be infection, injury, or more serious. Have this checked by you doctor. ...Read more

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Twisted arm doing backhandspring, popped, fingers tingle, hard to close them, sharp elbow pain behind & on top of elbow, no swelling or bruising..?

Twisted arm doing backhandspring, popped, fingers tingle, hard to close them, sharp elbow pain behind & on top of elbow, no swelling or bruising..?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some imaging studies. It would be prudent to see your doctor or go to the emergency room of a nearby hospital. ...Read more

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Can a rotator cuff injury cause tingling in my arm and wrist?

Can a rotator cuff injury cause tingling in my arm and wrist?

Could be from neck: I see many patients with rotator cuff tears that also have numbness, tingling, and even weakness below the shoulder into the arm, forearm, and wrist/hand. The neurological symptoms below the shoulder notoriously arise from an ongoing neck problem such as a pinched nerve within the cervical spine. ...Read more

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Could a torn rotator cuff cause an immobile index finger?

Could a torn rotator cuff cause an immobile index finger?

No: No a torn rotator cuff will not affect the index finger. It sounds like a trigger finger. See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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Right-Ulnar Nerve Transposition 9/30/2014. Persistent elbow swelling. Severe pain down forearm to fingers. Swelling & new bruising anterior of wrist.

Right-Ulnar Nerve Transposition 9/30/2014. Persistent elbow swelling. Severe pain down forearm to fingers. Swelling & new bruising anterior of wrist.

Talk to your surgeon: talk to the person who performed your surgery. He/she is the appropriate person to contact in this situation, not strangers on the internet. ...Read more

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Volan ganglion on radial head upper arm I have a cyst on upper arm?

Volan ganglion on radial head  upper arm I have a cyst on upper arm?

Specific: Is the mass on the arm between the shoulder and elbow? Is it getting bigger and over how long a time? Does it pulsate? Does it move with the shoulder or elbow? Does it "tingle" when you thump it? These are things to think about when you see you see an orthopedic surgeon. He can decide what to do for you. ...Read more