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What would cause numbness from elbow to wrist on the right arm and pain under right shoulder blade?

What would cause numbness from elbow to wrist on the right arm and pain under right shoulder blade?

Several things: Pinched nerve in one of the lower cervical nerve roots is most common. Other causes include masses at the lung apex, thoracic outlet syndrome, compression of ulnar nerve at the elbow. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have pain behind my shoulder blade radiating to the elbow and wrist.

I have pain behind my shoulder blade radiating to the elbow and wrist.

Referred pain: It's likely referred pain, with the cervical spine or neck being the source. You likely have some disc disease and are having nerve pain related to the problem in your neck, and are feeling the pain where these nerves travel, likely a lower C spine disc being the problem ...Read more

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With fall on outstretched hand, had wrist sprain in er. Now have tingling little finger and sharp pain from elbow to hand. Is this ulnar nerve damage?

With fall on outstretched hand, had wrist sprain in er. Now have tingling little finger and sharp pain from elbow to hand. Is this ulnar nerve damage?

Ulnar n irritation: Yor ulnar nerve is bruised or irritated. You might have a hook of the hamate fracture causing the ulnar nerve problem. You need to see a hand surgeon and if appropriate they will order a ct of the wrist. ...Read more

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2days pain inner forearm from elbow bend to wrist. Hurts more with wrist extension. Not constant or nerve pain. No discolorationor obvious swelling.

2days pain inner forearm from elbow bend to wrist. Hurts more with wrist extension.  Not constant or nerve pain. No discolorationor obvious swelling.

Sounds like: Medial epicondylitis. Try cold compresses, a non steroidal anti-inflammatory unless intolerable or allergic and make an appointment with your doctor or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What causes arm pain from the elbow down to the wrist?

What causes arm pain from the elbow down to the wrist?

Nerve intrapment: You need a good physical exam by your doctor and possibly nerve conduction study, but this sounds a bit like cubital tunnel syndrome, where ulnar nerve is compressed and causes dull or shooting pain down the arm. ...Read more

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Help! pain from shoulder to bicep to elbow what is causing it?

Help! pain from shoulder to bicep to elbow what is causing it?

Shoulder pain: Shoulder pain typically radiates down to the elbow. This can be due to many causes including problems of the rotator cuff tendons, impingement, labral injury and stiffness. Evaluation by a shoulder specialist would help initiate the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Pain from left wrist to shoulder ?

Pain from left wrist to shoulder ?

Multiple Causes: Pain over such a large area typically involves the nerves in some fashion but there are too many possible causes to consider given the information that you've provided. I'd suggest further workup and discussion with your regular physician. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain. Boils. Are these connected. Pain travelling from shoulder down to elbow. Swollen index finger?

Shoulder pain. Boils. Are these connected. Pain travelling from shoulder down to elbow. Swollen index finger?

And?: What are you doing about it? It doesn't sound like you can wait past today without addressing this immediately with a health care professional. Things can get worse, much, much worse, in the next couple of hours. I would act now to address this. ...Read more

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Alot of aching pain radiating from elbow to wrist and up my thumb. I type all day. Carpal tunnel?

Alot of aching pain radiating from elbow to wrist and up my thumb.  I type all day.  Carpal tunnel?

Could be CTS: Cut back on typing and wear a neutral splint at night for a couple of weeks. If symptoms persist get an EMG-NCS to clarify diagnosis and exclude confounding issues like polyneuropathy or median neuropathy above the wrist. ...Read more

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Suffering from knee and right wrist pain, could it be spinal?

Suffering from knee and right wrist pain, could it be spinal?

Maybe: First, you should know that knee and wrist pain would arise from completely different parts of the spine (knee pain would arise from lumbar pathology, and wrist pain would arise from cervical pathology). If your pain is isolated to the joints, and is not radiating in nature, then i think it's unlikely to be spinal in origin, and may be isolated joint problems. See a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness and some minor pain extending from shoulder blade to wrist?

What can cause numbness and some minor pain extending from shoulder blade to wrist?

Pinched nerve: Most common cause is a “pinched nerve” in the neck, otherwise known as a cervical radiculopathy. Don’t hesitate to be seen, many good treatment options available. ...Read more

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Severe and debilitating hand pain stemming from a sensitive right ring finger. Radiating pain from the fingertip, through the palm, wrist and up the forearm stopping at the elbow when touched, tapped, hit, or knicked. ?

Severe and debilitating hand pain stemming from a sensitive right ring finger. Radiating pain from the fingertip, through the palm, wrist and up the forearm stopping at the elbow when touched, tapped, hit, or knicked. ?

Carpel tunnel?: You may have what we call carpel tunnel syndrome when the nerve is compressed by inflammation or anatomical structure. The rising use of the hand on the keyboard or mouse with the computer may contribute to this problem. Try to modify your hand position and even try a wrist sprint If not helpful, time to see doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain that extends to my elbow and hand?

What could cause shoulder pain that extends to my elbow and hand?

TOS: 30's person has "pain that extends from shoulder to elbow to hand". This symptom constellation suggests neuropathic disorder; compatible with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Consult an Osteopath. In my experience, too many Neurologists doubt reality of T.O.S. A down sloping shoulder with weak ipsilateral superior trapezius muscle can be an offending bio mechanism causing brachial plexus impingement. ...Read more

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Pain up arm when putting pressure through my index finger. Throbbing wrists and shoulder, radiating pain to elbow. What could this be?

Pain up arm when putting pressure through my index finger. Throbbing wrists and shoulder, radiating pain to elbow. What could this be?

Elbow tendonitis: This is really a tough question. This could be a tendonitis of the elbow, neck problems, etc. You said throbbing wrists (both)? If you are having both sided arm pains, this could come from your neck. If your legs are also hurting, this could implicate an inflammatory arthritis. There are so many different options. If this has been going on for a while or is very bothersome, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have elbow pain (left ) radiating to down to little and ring finger?

I have elbow pain (left ) radiating to down to little and ring finger?

Ulnar neuropathy ?: If this is a chronic condition - than please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain from tendonitis in the elbow?

How to relieve pain from tendonitis in the elbow?

Exercise or injectio: This can be tennis elbow also known as lateral epicondylitis an exercise program can help. Sometimes you need a shot. ...Read more

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What could this left arm pain from shoulder to hand be?

What could this left arm pain from shoulder to hand be?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more