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Hands going numb and pain in arm above elbow?

Hands going numb and pain in arm above elbow?

Causes: There are 3 possible causes of numbness in both hands: 1. Pathology at the neck such as a disc herniation, shifted vertebrae (listhesis), or arthritis. 2. Vascular pathology such as thoracic outlet syndrome. 3. Muscle nodules called trigger points. Any of these could be possible in your situation. ...Read more

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Had bad indigestion this morning. back and right arm had pain. right arm above elbow continues to throb (3 hrs later)? Cause?

Had bad indigestion this morning.  back and right arm had pain.  right arm above elbow continues to throb (3 hrs later)? Cause?

2 problems: It is hard to connect indigestion with this pain in the right arm. The two problems may be unrelated. You do not describe the indigestion in any detail so I can't make much comment. If the symptoms are severe or persist see your PCP to sort this out. Good health. ...Read more

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Upper back pain on left side that also causes left arm pain above elbow. I fell 7 months ago and primary doc says muscle. Can my back muscle hurt this long? I can not do physical activities bc of pain

Upper back pain on left side that also causes left arm pain above elbow. I fell 7 months ago and primary doc says muscle. Can my back muscle hurt this long? I can not do physical activities bc of pain

Upper back pain: If the pain has been ongoing for the past seven months and persists despite physical therapy then it is likely not a pulled muscle. Pain that limits physical activities warrants imaging of the cervical and thoracic spine. See a spine specialist to find the cause and to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in your arm above your elbow and neck?

Sharp pain in your arm above your elbow and neck?

Cervical radiculopat: This may be due to problems with your neck known as a cervical radiculopathy. ...Read more

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I have a pace maker put in to regular my heart beat and I have some swollen and pain in my left arm above my elbow should I be concerned about it?

I have a pace maker put in to regular my heart beat and I have some swollen and pain in my left arm above my elbow should I be concerned about it?

Pace maker: Yes, this might be a concern. there might be a subtle underlying infection secondary to the pacemaker, depending how long it has been in ; or viral infection or possibly a reaction by the body to a foreign body(pacemaker) To be on the safe side, I would check with the cardiologist today, especially if you have new palpitations, chest pain or dizziness it is too much of coincidence to ignore ...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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Having horrible arm pain from my shoulder down to my elbow on my right side. What could be causing this?

Having horrible arm pain from my shoulder down to my elbow on my right side. What could be causing this?

Neck or shoulder: A pain that affects this area could be secondary to referred pain from the neck or a problem with the shoulder. Herniated disc, myofascial (muscle) pain, shoulder injury (tendon, impingement), etc could be the main source of pain. Only a good history, physical examination and imaging as needed will identify the cause. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Bone in elbow is swollen and arm pain ?

Bone in elbow is swollen and arm pain ?

??: Hard to tell from you short entry as to what to tell you if the problem persists it would be best to seek medical attention. ...Read more