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Warm and slight pain in left arm from elbow to wrist. Thought? Could it be from always sleeping on that side?

Warm and slight pain in left arm from elbow to wrist. Thought? Could it be from always sleeping on that side?

See a doctor: If the symptoms are persistent , not resolved 1 hour after getting up, you should see a doctor. It could be several reasons, including skin infection, nerve pain etc. ...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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Throbbing pain in arm between elbow and wrist, no accidents or trauma to it. I was wondering what this could be a sign of?

Possibilities: There are a number of conditions that could cause pain here, such as a sprain/strain, pronator syndrome, a cyst, etc. It would be reasonable to watch it for a few days and try an NSAID, and then see a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Hit my elbow, next day noticed sore forearm & a knot. Then 1 spot on wrist became tender. All right arm. Pain lessened now. Neuropathy?

Hit my elbow, next day noticed sore forearm & a knot. Then 1 spot on wrist became tender. All right arm. Pain lessened now. Neuropathy?

Not neuropathy: neuropathy would cause numbness and weakness if you bruises a nerve. You probably bruise where you hit your arm. If you did not elevate your arm the swelling went down hill to your wrist. ...Read more

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Left arm pain, elbow to wrist. Left eye only blinking, slight pain. No other symptoms. 12 year old girl?

Left arm pain, elbow to wrist. Left eye only blinking, slight pain. No other symptoms. 12 year old girl?

Vague: Duration, severity, longevity, other symptoms...need a thorough history (cause is very important- trauma, etc.,) and certainly should see a Dr. ...Read more

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Tingling arm and neck pain localized pain in back of right neck, localized (not radiating) for 3 weeks. Over last 3 days, intermittent tingling in lower right arm, from elbow to wrist.

Pinched nerve: Sounds like a pointed cervical nerve root from either a herniated disc or a bone spur. An MRI will clarify. See a spins specialist fro treatment and evaluation. Very common. ...Read more

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My arm from the wrist to the elbow feels like its wet .. As if it's cold water trickling on it .. But it is dry .. ?

My arm from the wrist to the elbow feels like its wet .. As if it's cold water trickling on it .. But it is dry .. ?

Sensory neuropathy: When you feel a sensation that isn't really there, it means that the sensory nerves on your arms are sending an incorrect message to your brain - or they are sending the correct message and your brain is interpreting it wrong. The technical name is "small fiber sensory neuropathy", and you should visit a neurologist and find out what is causing it. ...Read more

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Can you tear a ligament in the for arm? I was pulling something heard a loud snap and felt it middle ways between the wrist and elbow .

Can you tear a ligament in the for arm?  I was pulling something heard a loud snap and felt it middle ways between the wrist and elbow .

Not common: It is not common to pop a tendon or ligament in the forearm but it is possible. Another possibility is referred pain from elsewhere in the arm. If no swelling or redness and the pain continues to improve that would be reassuring. If not getting better I'd clearly seek out an exam by a qualified practitioner. ...Read more