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Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
55 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?

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. Bret Boyle
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Elbow Pain (Definition)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper ...Read more


Dr. Mark Einbecker
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
30 years in practice
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Elbow pain after my side popped, should I be concerned?

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. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Randall Yee
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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How to treat elbow pain after breakage causing me intense angony recently.?

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
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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?

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. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Board Certified, Rheumatology
15 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?!

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
31 years in practice
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What to do if I have serious elbow pain while throwing?

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
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Elbow pain when gripping?

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
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What is the definition or description of: elbow pain?

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. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
43 years in practice
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Any tips on what I should do about my elbow pain on a weekend?

Most likely you are: Active person, so when you do work out side or workout the muscles get fatigue. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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