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Causes Of Arm And Hand Pain
Can C5-C5 thecal sac indention cause right arm pain, weakness & the hand to be frozen cold? Can it cause constant dizziness & balance issues headaches
Insufficent data: Please repost: Are you referring to an MRI? If so, please state. Do you mean "indentation"? If so, indentation by what? Indentation of the thecal sac by itself is only an incidental finding. What is indenting it is what's important. Also, you posted "C5-C5." Do you mean C4-C5 or C5-C6? Please also state how the doctor who ordered the test answered your question; or, if you haven't asked, why not. ...Read more
Several: This can be caused most typically from a neck or a shoulder problem . If if occurs from the elbow down it could be related to a neck or elbow issue. If really depends on where the pain starts and where it radiates and what makes it feel worse or better and what associated symptoms that may be present. You should see your doctor to make sure this is not a heart or lung issue that can cause this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes arm pain starting at inside of elbow radiating up and down the arm causing hand to lose grip followed by fever?
Xray shows small bony fragments on inferior of anterior C5 n C6 vertebrae. Could this cause pain in arm n hands.What does it mean?
Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle , starting in other hand too?
Hand pain: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer is that there are various sources of hand painn, ranging from the spine to the thoracic outlet region to nerve compression in the forearm or more commonly also the wrist. The answer to the site of the problem can be determined by a careful neurologist possibly including electrical sudies of the nerves. See your neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause left arm pain from shoulder down to hand? Not sharp pain..More like an achy pain? 29f. Healthy. Worried about stroke or heart attack
Nerve pain likely: Many things -- most likely compression of a nerve in your thoracic outlet or neck. Unlikely to be heart disease in a healthy person of 29. Definitely not a stroke. More likely thoracic outlet syndrome, or cervical nerve compression, or compression of your nerve by some other mechanism like a tumor -- see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone pain center of Lt hand, worse w/ grasping/pressing with fingers. Lt arm
pain radiates from inside elbow. No
trauma or swelling, Rt handed. Cause?
Ulnar neuropathy: can cause pain and parasthesias from the elbow to the 4th and 5th digits as well as loss of muscle mass in the intrinsic hand muscles. This makes one more susceptible to pain in the hand (loss of protective muscle between bone and nerve. Have your ulnar nerve checked (EMG-NCS0. If there is a problem (slowing of motor conduction) across the olecranon groove get imaging study of the elbow. ...Read more
What could cause severe arm pain in both arms from shoulder to wrist. I can barely lift them up. No strenuous exercise but I sleep on a couch.
Varies: There are numerous potential causes and a detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely determine the cause. Abnormalities in the vascular, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems can all potentially cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
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