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Pain Between Wrist And Elbow
Left forearm pain radiating between wrist and elbow. No relief with pt, naproxen and celebrax. Pt trainer puzzled. No nerve damage. Very painful.
May be several thing: There are many possible causes although it sounds like possible tendinitis or bursitis of the elbow. It depends on whether the pain is present at rest or with activity and if there are particular activities that cause the pain. With no history of trauma best to see an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more
Feels like someone is squeezing my left forearm between wrist and elbow. Dull, achy pain - not severe. Normal CBC 4 weeks ago. Concerned abou leukemia?
Forearm pain: From what you have said 1- left arm 2- squeezing pain 3- leukemia concern. If I want to put a common denominator it would be anemia. But since you have checked your blood counts, leukemia concerns are not warranted. Pain in the left forearm could be referred pain from the heart. At your age could be myositis (muscle inflammation). Neurofibroma in the area or torn muscle. You need a check up asap. ...Read more
I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. My same left arm pains intensely when I lift load.
Could be nerve root: Your description sounds like a cervical nerve root problem. Injury to the peripheral nerves exiting from your neck can cause pain, paresthesias (pins and needles), numbness, and/or weakness. You would benefit from a consultation with your doctor to delve into this issue further. Good luck to a quick recovery. ...Read more
I carried groceries that were pretty heavy and later on in the day I had pain from my wrist up to my elbow. What would be the best medicine to use?
Medical history: There are otc meds you can take, but some medical conditions rule out their use. Without more information, it is not appropriate to answer here. ...Read more
It's been 3days I have pain in my wrists goes to my palms & elbows and sometimes to my shoulders and back. I do yoga regularly & it's not for that. Help?
It can be caused by following causes
1cavitation within the joint (small cavities of partial vaccum in synovial fluid)
2rapid streching of ligaments
3intraarticulat (within the joints)adhesions bein broken
it does not cause any long term ill effect and is a harmless condition. But if you have concern get it checked by your orthopedic doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, especially with rotation of the forearm, involvement of the interosseous membrane. There may also be an associated elbow fracture--if tender at elbow consider forearm xray that includes 2 good perpendicular views of the elbow. ...Read more
Movement: One of the most important things to focus on following a fracture is maintaining as much motiin as possible. It is very important to work on range of motion exercises several times a day, every day, but follow the restrictions laid out by your doctor. Emphasize hand movement - opening and closing your fist - and flexing and extending your elbow, as these can be problem areas. ...Read more
But a hands on Orthopedic examination is necessary!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
See below: Bones take at least 6-8 weeks to heal and thus this time can give you an idea but talk to you orthopedist. ...Read more
My elbows, wrist and shoulders click say when I get up from a chair, bed or getting ready to lift weights?
Noises are common: Lots of things in the body make noise, but are harmless. If you aren't having symptoms such as pain, or stiffness, I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more
Had an achey collarbone for a week, now my elbow and wrist are in pain and achey. Could these be related? What could it be?
Possibly: There are some conditions that can cause pain and swelling in multiple joints. This can include inflammatory conditions associated with viral or bacterial infections; and inflammatory arthritis conditions as well. "Pinched nerves" in the neck can also cause pain that runs down the arm across multiple joints. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have extreme pain on the outer part of my elbow when I rotate my wrist. I've had this pain for a week. What could my condition be?
Tennis elbow?: Lateral epicondylitis can present as lateral elbow pain aggravated by wrist and finger movements. There are effective nonsurgical treatments that you can do to resolve this that should be started as early as possible. See an orthopedic specialist for discussion of these nonsurgical treatments. ...Read more
I got hit in the wrist and now I have shooting pains from my wrist to my elbow, and whenever you touch where I was hit it hurts pretty bad?
Hair-line fracture?: See your doctor and get xrays done--it is very important you do that ...Read more
Elbow pain over 6 months. Went to the gym for 6 months and it started randomly in both elbows. Push ups don't hurt but rotating wrists fast hurts.?
I am a server at a restaurant and I was picking up a semi-heavy plate and my wrist popped. Now it hurts all the way to my elbow and pain is constant.
Pop: It sounds like you tore a ligament or a tendon. If you wear a wrist support for four weeks this should allow time for it to heal ...Read more
Pain in elbows, numbness, it spreads down from shoulders to fingers, wrists hurt, wake up at night, but is all day. What is it? Maybe Part Of Fibromya
Elbow pain: Pain on both elbows? Lateral or medial side, Swelling? Aggravated by activities or impaired range of motion? Pain, numbness spread down to fingers could be nerve entrapment (ulnar, median nerve). Fibromyalgia (FM) is possible due to bilateral symmetry of pain (usually 2 cm distal to lateral epicondyle). FM pain usually widespread plus fatigue, depression. Consult your PCP. Thanks and good luck ...Read more
I picked up a bag of groceries last night and my wrist popped. I have been up all night with it hurting. The pain radiates up my pinky and to my elbow?
Injury: Potential ulnar nerve injury, conduction nerve studies are indicated ...Read more
Rest, ice...: Typically it can be helped with resting the joint, using ice an anti-inflammatory meds, and strengthening the muscles around those joints. A short course of physical therapy may serve you well to teach you some exercises. For swelling, redness, warmth, or increasing pain....See your dr to rule-out more serious problems. ...Read more
NOT REALLY: Probably trauma is not the cause of the cyst. Cysts in wrist are common. ...Read more
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