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Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
56 years in practice
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My right arm, wrist and finger fall asleep at random times, usually 2 or 3 times a day accompanied by finger and elbow pain. What could be the issue?

Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
56 years in practice
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My right arm, wrist and finger fall asleep at random times, usually 2 or 3 times a day accompanied by finger and elbow pain. What could be the issue?

Neurologist: Most likely there is a nerve entrapment which could be in the elbow, wrist or possibly the neck area. An orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist would be best qualified to examine you but an EMG( elelectromyogram) May be needed to pinpoint the area of nerve entrapment and xrays and/or MRI May also be ordered. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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22 years in practice
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
31 years in practice
671K people helped
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Elbow pain after my side popped, should I be concerned?

Dr. Mark Einbecker
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
31 years in practice
671K people helped
Elbow pain after my side popped, should I be concerned?

Probably not: Hard to connect the dots on this one. Maybe just a coincidence. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Randall Yee
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
24 years in practice
40K people helped
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How to treat elbow pain after breakage causing me intense angony recently.?

Dr. Randall Yee
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
24 years in practice
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How to treat elbow pain after breakage causing me intense angony recently.?

Immobilization : Assuming that you have been treated by a medical professional, immobilization and ice are the best methods for treating the pain. If you have seen a physician I am assuming that you have pain medication as well. These three items are the most effective. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
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Periodic elbow pain and tightness. Usually worsens after a lot of writing. Is this tendinitis? Anything I can do for it without seeing a doctor?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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Epicondylitis: you likely have epicondylitis. Wear a tennis elbow band you can buy at most pharmacies and Google exercises for tennis elbow. nSAIDs generally do not help. Give it time. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Steven Simon
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
33 years in practice
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My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow.. pain is normal ?? she's crying

Dr. Steven Simon
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
33 years in practice
504K people helped
My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow.. pain is normal ?? she's crying

Return to treater: Your mom needs to return to the doc who injected her arm to evaluate this. A nerve could have been injured, infection may be present , or it may be unrelated. A diagnosis is needed to create a proper treatment plan and prevent the development of more serious problems ...Read more

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Board Certified, Rheumatology
16 years in practice
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After having sex on the 2nd week of the pill, i took Plan B one step. Days after, i woke up with severe knee, elbow pain and finger swelling! why?!

Dr. Tracy Lovell
Board Certified, Rheumatology
16 years in practice
6M people helped
After having sex on the 2nd week of the pill, i took Plan B one step. Days after, i woke up with severe knee, elbow pain and finger swelling! why?!

You need: You need to see your gyn. You could have a condition called reactive arthritis which can be triggered by infections such as chlamdyia which can result from unprotected sex, but can be treated with antibiotics. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
18M people helped
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What to do if I have serious elbow pain while throwing?

Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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What to do if I have serious elbow pain while throwing?

Stop throwing: and rest the elbow. Ice and otc advil or alieve and if not better see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
300K people helped
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Elbow pain when gripping?

Dr. Jack Choueka
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
300K people helped

Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain when gripping comes from lateral epicondytis or tennis elbow. The pain is on the outside part of the elbow right over the prominent bone than can be easily felt there. Usually goes away on its own but can also take several weeks or even months. Simple stretching can help sometimes an injection can help with the pain. ...Read more

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Dr. John Michalski
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
31 years in practice
9M people helped
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What is the definition or description of: elbow pain?

Dr. John Michalski
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
31 years in practice
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Elbow pain: Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper arm to the forearm. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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