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Arm Pain Below Elbow
Having horrible arm pain from my shoulder down to my elbow on my right side. What could be causing this?
Neck or shoulder: A pain that affects this area could be secondary to referred pain from the neck or a problem with the shoulder. Herniated disc, myofascial (muscle) pain, shoulder injury (tendon, impingement), etc could be the main source of pain. Only a good history, physical examination and imaging as needed will identify the cause. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more
Elbow pain on back side of arm. Pain is on inside of elbow. Arm will not straiten out. What could it be?
Left arm pain radiating from shoulder to elbow (debilitating). What can use to alleviate the pain? The only relief is laying on my back.
Got off phone. Put arm down and intense pain happened. Now it hurts to move my arm. Pain located on inner right arm slightly above elbow.
Pain in the arm: Probably muscular. Pain killers and heat pad should help. ...Read more
Hello just had a question about arm pain, for the past 2 days I have been experiencing a quick sharp pain down my right arm from elbow to rist, diabe?
I fell on mon and hit my left elbow on a table. Since then I've had arm pain, my arm feels hot, and it hurts to use it. Should I just rest or get help?
Get it checked: Without being able to examine your arm and assess for swelling, redness, movement, etc. its hard to say for certain whether there is possibly a fracture or infection/inflammation somewhere or whether this can just be treated with pain medications and rest. It is best to get it checked by an MD. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I have upper arm pain for 2 days now and today a knot appeared on elbow, arm is swollen and very painful.
Sudden left arm pain near elbow lasts seconds no other symptoms . Feels like a dull ache , feeling ok otherwise ?
Elbow pain: Difficult to answer here. We need to know is the pain on the inside or the outside of the elbow or is it in the back. Is the pain during activities or when still. Is the area tender or swollen? How long of the symptoms been going on and was there any inciting event? Obviously this could represent tennis elbow or golf elbow or olecranon bursitis. ...Read more
Severe R elbow pain. Pain in R wrist. Pain is constant. Can no longer lift with arm. Pain scale steady 7. 10 when try to lift?
I have arm pain in both arms almost every day. I get sharp pains depending on the angle/weight I put on them.The pain shoots from my shoulder to elbow?
Discuss that with --: Your surgeon, as every surgeon has his own methods/preferred meds, etc. ...Read more
While it doesn't sound serious. The fact that it hasn't improved in 2 weeks is likely a good time to consider a more comprehensive evaluation. Possibilities include a TMJ disorder, referred pain from a neck condition.
Hope that helps! ...Read more
Upper back extremely tight with left shoulder and arm pain to elbow. Saw my primary and he said muscleskeletal? Can it last 5 months or is he wrong?
Any human being: could be wrong, but if you are not satisfied with your doctor's diagnosis, you should get another opinion. It sounds like a musculo-skeletal problem, so maybe an orthopedic surgeon might be able to confirm the diagnosis for you. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what your exact diagnosis is. ...Read more
Get seen: Pain and swelling from armpit to elbow could be infection, injury, or more serious. Have this checked by you doctor. ...Read more
What causes arm pain starting at inside of elbow radiating up and down the arm causing hand to lose grip followed by fever?
I have an huge bruise on the back of my right arm that extends from under my shoulder almost to the elbow. I had arm pain from golf 4 days ago?
R/o muscle rupture: Did you feel a pop? Was it after hitting a ball? Bruising on back of arm is triceps injury, on the front can be an injury to the biceps tendon. Should be checked. ...Read more
Shoulder pain, arm pain and numbness elbow pain, dull and sometimes stings diagnised with over use injury more than 2 months ago still have pain?
I am having right arm pain, inside upper arm, between elbow and shoulder. could this be an overuse injury of muscles from constant use of my ipad?
Possible : this is possible especially if you hold the weight of the device with that arm or if you hold the arm close to the chest. Rest should help you figure it out. ...Read more
Inner arm pain in the left arm 2 in above inside elbow. Usually only hurts on movement an feels like a bad bruise deep inside when I do move. Causes?
Epicondylitis: You may have a condition called medial epicondylitis also known as golfers elbow. This is similar to tennis elbow but occurs on the inside if the elbow. It usually is painful with movement and can sometimes be painful with wrist motion. Contrary to its name it often has nothing to do with golf. If it's associated with numbness and tingling you may also have irritation of the ulnar nerve. ...Read more
I'm having upper arm pain its about mid way between my elbow and it goes to my shoulder. I was nauseous last night but not now. I also have a headache?
What is the question: LIkely unrelated. If you're concerned re: your mid brachial (arm) pain, please provide as much detail as possible. At your age it's likely nothing if it hasn't been bothering you for at least 4-6 weeks. ...Read more
Upper arm pain, cant move it swollen, cant stretch it, a lot over pain, been like this for 3 days. Between elbow and shoulder should I go to hospital?
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have access to a doctor, go the emergency department of the nearest hospital.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
I am experiencing elbow tenderness to touch and arm pain. My arm is hurting and it feels weak. Around my elbow hurts when I extend it. What is it?
I see a lump on my upper arm more when I turn it elbow facing down palm up. In the past I was told its a lipoma now shooting arm pain what's next help?
Doc, check it again: Shooting pain down the arm is the focus of what needs to be evaluated. It may relate to the lipoma. A lipoma, collections of fatty tissue under the skin, may occur in multiple areas of skin. If it changes size, or quality or becomes tender, it should be removed, because there may be a cancerous change in some cells. Shoot pain down arm and lipoma may be distinct problems, have both checked out. ...Read more