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Pain Back Of Arm Above Elbow
Not enough: Info to even venture a guess as to cause. Consider medical evaluation for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more
Fell bad on arm over a week ago. Still hard to rotate arm from palm down to palm up, bulge on back of arm above elbow, painful. Is this a tendon?
Let me advice you: You sound to have a problem which not resolve for a week and swelling there, please go and check it out. ...Read more
Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical radiculopathy" refers to the pain that can run don the arm into the neck from a nerve irritation in the neck. Uusally a phyxical exam and appropraite imaging studies can diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Elbow pain on back side of arm. Pain is on inside of elbow. Arm will not straiten out. What could it be?
I got the impanon, it was placed the inside of my elbow towards the back of my arm. It stabs me & I don't want it to be ineffective.
What could cause worsening arm weakness and pain? The pain goes down both sides of the back of the elbow, but the whole arm is weak.
I hit my arm right bellow my elbow and I think I felt it dislocate then pop back into place. It's swollen and I am having pain. Do I need to see a dr?
Yes: You should have your elbow evaluated including xrays to make sure there are no fractures. You should see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
2 spots showed up on my arm on the inner side of my elbow. They go away the same day or fade. Then come back a couple days later. Then it became 3 and?
Nonspecific: This is nonspecific and the lesions will have to be inspected by a physician or dermatologist for diagnosis. Could the spots be pressure spots since they seem to come and go? ...Read more
Maybe irritation: The reddish bumps could just be irritation from leaning or putting pressure on your elbows. This happens to me occasionally when I read and lean with my head against my hand with pressure on my elbow. You could also have a folliculitis or an abscess if more serious. If it doesn't go away in a few days, you can always see your medical provider to get it checked out, but likely nothing serious. ...Read more
Hit the back of my forearm closest to elbow hard. Now arm feel weird, heavy, and kind of weak. Should I be concerned?
Take some NSAIDs and:
Rest the arm, apply some Ice pack for 15 minutes every 2-3 hrly, and do gently exercises of the hand and wrist as well as elbow.
If no increasing pains and U are able to do these, then you probably have bruised your arm only. If increasing pain or not improving get seen and maybe an Xray might be needed.
Good Luck and Happy Holidays. ...Read more
Why do I get a sharp shooting pain radiating from my elbow up the back of my upper arm only when I lean on that elbow?
Elbow pain for a week that radiates to the shoulder and arm. Also to the back. Feels like pinching? Feels better with rest
Can be pinched nerve: Pinched nerve when it passes in a groove in the back of the elbow can cause it. This can be from inflammation, scarring, or bone spur. Occasionally Carpal Tunnel syndrome will cause the same. If rest, by avoiding activities that cause pain, and icing does not take care of it in few days, then you need to see your primary doctor for further evaluation, testing, and treatment. ...Read more
I am a 46 yr old woman and have a hurting in the middle of my back also travels to front. Also arms hurt from shoulder down to elbows.
May be musculoskelet: It may be musculoskeletal but it is best to see doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?
I hurt my bone near my elbow in my left arm I had to pop it back into place an it felt like it was shattered I still cant move my arm with out pain?
Traumatic injury: Will need to be evaluated by an X ray. Especially if movement causes pain ...Read more
Better today. I noticed it mostly when I'm laying on my back. It is now mainly the shoulder and elbow with a slight tingling throb in rest of the arm.
Ans: Are you talking about pain? Need a better history such as ang recent illnesses? Trauma? You should see your doctor for a good exam and lab work if then indicated ...Read more
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