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Have been experiencing left elbow pain and tingling in my fingers. I workout. At times my finger will shake for few seconds and stop. Neuro issue?

Have been experiencing left elbow pain and tingling in my fingers. I workout. At times my finger will shake for few seconds and stop. Neuro issue?

Probally: Sounds like ulnar nerve issue which is on the inside elbow and can cause these symptoms, can also involve the carpel tunnel area . My advice would be to see hand/arm specialist first, if they suspect this is the problem will probaly get nerve conduction tests which will confirm these issues. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Elbow pain constantly but no finger tingling or numbness?

Elbow pain constantly but no finger tingling or numbness?

Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain i see is tennis elbow which is a tendinitis on the outside part of the elbow. The pain can be treated with injections of cortisone. ...Read more

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Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure your heart is ok, especially if you have risk factors. ...Read more

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Chronic elbow pain when extending fingers.

Tennis elbow: Sounds like lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). Wearing a strap should help, sometimes an injection can become necessary. ...Read more

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What can cause elbow pain and finger stiffness?

What can cause elbow pain and finger stiffness?

???: That's like asking what type of animals inhabit the earth. Lots more details have to be provided to give an honest answer. How old are you, have you had any trauma, were x-rays done, etc. (the list goes on). ...Read more

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Is elbow pain a growing pain? Im 17 and i feel tingling that almost feels like someone is poking inside.

Is elbow pain a growing pain? Im 17 and i feel tingling that almost feels like someone is poking inside.

Probably not: Growing pains are more often in younger children and tend to be in muscles not in joints such as the elbow. You probably have a tendonitis or bursitis. Try some ice and ibuprofen and if symptoms persist see a doctor, ...Read more

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How to tell difference between carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome? I got elbow pain, tingling in thumb, middle, index and ring, sometimes pinkie

How to tell difference between carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome? I got elbow pain, tingling in thumb, middle, index and ring, sometimes pinkie

NCV/EMG: Truth be told, there's a lot of symptom overlap amongst the compressive neuropathies of the arm. For example, carpal tunnel syndrome can radiate symptoms up to the shoulder. Your best bet would be getting a nerve conduction velocity with EMG. Technically you could have both issues, and this test can elucidate that as well. ...Read more

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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

Elbow Pain (Definition)

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