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Extreme pain in elbow and arm after fall. Is this enough to warrant a trip to the hospital?

Extreme pain in elbow and arm after fall. Is this enough to warrant a trip to the hospital?

Yes: Extreme pain and also loss of function would be concerning for fracture. You may not need to go to the er though. Go to your primary doc to be evaluated.

Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more


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I'm having pain in arm after flu shot. Is this normal?

I'm having pain in arm after flu shot. Is this normal?

Yes its quite common: It can last for less than a day in majority of people, but in some it could last longer, for a few days. If it last longer 2-3 days or is getting worse, see your pcp, as it might be something else.

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Tenderness and pain in arm after IV was taken out bruise was present not anymore. Cause?

Tenderness and pain in arm after IV was taken out bruise was present not anymore. Cause?

Several reasons: Having an IV in a vein can cause not only irritation of that vein, but any associated bruising or trauma with IV insertion can affect other local tissues as well. Most times the tenderness from an IV will dissipate over a week. If it takes longer then it is worthwhile to have an evaluation by a health care professional to rule out continued vein irritation or other associated injury.

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What may cause arm pain?

So many things: There are so many causes. They include problems with the joints, muscles, tendons. One can get arm pain from a pinched nerve in the neck or in the bundle of nerves at the top of the arm called the brachial plexus. People who have heart attacks often experience pain in their left arm (although occ the right). Overworked or strained muscles can cause arms pain. Pinched nerves in the elbow or wrist.

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What causes severe arm pain?

See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you what to do about it.

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What might be causing my weird arm pain?

Not enough info: You need to see your doctor, who will examine you and possibly do tests.

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What causes under arm pain?

Can have multiple..: Causes. Bruise, muscle strain, allergic rash or dermatitis, infection & more. B evaluated by Ur PCP.

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Arm pain and nick pain I also have diabets?

What's the question?: Ok so you have neck and arm pain and possibly diabetes. What is your question?

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for arm pain?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for arm pain?

See PCP first: Start with your primary care physician. However, if it is sudden and associated with any chest discomfort, shortness of breath, or nausea, seek immediate evaluate at an emergency room.

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How can I stop arm pain at night?

Diagnose: It really comes down to the cause of the problem, and many possible causes exist. A detailed exam and possibly further studies can usually determine the cause, which is the key to determining treatment options. Consider being seen.

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What is causing constant arm pain?

What is causing constant arm pain?

Arm pain: Pain with arm movement is likely the arm/shoulder. Pain with neck movement suggests nerve pain from a herniated disc. Neither urgent if not progressing. Ok to try some nsaids, ice/heat for a couple days. Typically, these usually improve over several weeks. Pain that does not deserves a doc evaluation.

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What can I do to alleviate arm pain?

Arm Pain: The pain could be arising from, bone, joint, muscle, nerve, circulation issues or even skin issues. Treatment is solely based on the cause or origin of the pain. See a pm&r doc, or your family doc for help in determining what to do next.

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Why dose my arm pain hurt now and then?

See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you what to do about it.

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How can arm pain from pitching be treated?

How can arm pain from pitching be treated?

Rest: For a 49 y.O to have pain from pitching can be anything to overuse, muscle strain, impingement, torn rotator cuff, torn labrum. Should be checked out.

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What is the definition or description of: arm pain?

Pain in the arm: Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or orthopedic surgeon to evaluate.

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How do you treat arm pain? I cannot lift anything heavy with the arm.

Arm pain: What is the diagnosis? This would help determine the best course of treatment.

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What to do if I have serious arm pain at night only, on multiple medication and still hurting.?

What to do if I have serious arm pain at night only, on multiple medication and still hurting.?

TOS therapy: 45 yo w. severe arm pain at night might have Thoracic Outlet Syndrome w. brachial plexus impingement as shoulder girdle meets ground force of sleep surface and torques; closing the costo-clavicular dimension, impinging brachial plexus & arousing arm neuropathy. Diagnosed w. Doppler study of subclavian artery w. Addson's maneuver. Therapeutic attention to superior trapezius muscle weakness & spasm.

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What is causing chest and arm pain?

Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the chest? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Breathing? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same. Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? If worsening or a/w shortness of breath see an md. If severe call 911.