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Painful Lump Between My Elbow And Wrist
Whats difference between a ganglion and carpul tunnel? Have painful lump inside rt wrist. Thumb side of wrist weak, no injury.
Ulnar neuropathy: You have likely heard of carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a compression and irritation of the median nerve in the wrist. Ulnar tunnel syndrome, which it sounds like you may have, is a compression of the ulnar nerve in elbow. This nerve supplies the ring finger and pinky fingers. If it is compressed and irritated it can produce tingling and pain in those fingers. It is more common in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yesterday left hand between thumb and pointer started inching profusely left side of neck under jaw bone sore. Today hand and neck swollen and itchy?
Possible infection: It is possible this represents infection in hand or a skin reaction & contact dermatitis affecting the hand, possibly an insect bite. The jaw pain may represent an inflammed and activated Lymph node. Would see UR primary care doctor, otherwise could become serious if not treated appropriately. ...Read more
Could this be cancer or arthritis? 1" lump inside above left elbow swollen and tender, entire elbow slightly swollen. Also wrist and left thumb joint. Avid golfer......
If : If you are an avid golfer the first thing that that comes to mind is an injury due to the sport , although unusual that the whole arm is involved , and is very difficult to give an opinion with out seen the lump or the swelling , since these are objective findings , that are important to evaluate and observe by the same person that gives the answer .A pulled or thorn tendon , proximal to the elbow or an olecranon bursitis and an associate lesion by the same mechanis in the wrist and theleft thumb may be a consideration and should be defined by physical exam and the exact details of how this two lesions apeared , and the correlation they may have with golf.To consider cancer or athrtis , a more systemic , meaning the rest of the body , involvent should be present with fatigue , weight loss etc etc at any rate , you need an evaluation by an orthopedic or a sports doctor first . Crystal arthrtis could do this if the elbow lesion is an inflamation of the elbow , but you ought to know at least that you have gout , it would be unusual three site location for a first episode. ...Read more
Left outer elbow joint very painful (tennis elbow)? Hurting for sometime and now pain inside of upper arm to armpit. Why? Sometimes burning pain.
Suggestions: Hard to pin down just one answer here, as you could possess an extensor tendinitis associated with peripheral nerve compression at elbow or even shoulder. Could consider thoracic outlet syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome or even radial nerve problem. See orthopedic surgeon, maybe get EMG study, and find out what is present so that therapy will be focused. ...Read more
I have pain running from my wrist on the pinkie finger side till my elbow and at times my fingers also . My wrist is swollen. Is it a ligament tear?
Ganglion: These are ganglion cysts, usually caused by repetitive flexing of the joint. Generally benign; however, if painful should be seen by orthopedics. ...Read more
I was arm wrestling and my arm made two popping noises between my elbow and shoulder. Really painful now. Any ideas?
I have numbness index middle ring fingers pain in shoulder wrist and neck developed a lump under my right arm constant sense of discomfort.?
Right shoulder blade tender/pain, radiates down arm, arm is swollen, wrist is tender and painful below thumb almost like a sprain. Please advise?
I would get: Examined by your regular doctor or orthopedic doctor. That's my advise. ...Read more
Punched a wall hard and now I have lumps on index and middle finger PIP joints.Limited finger bending.Pinky knuckle hurts when hand is made into fist.
Lumps and limitation: You may want to have that hand looked at. ...Read more
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more
Recently I had 2 iv's, one inner elbow one in wrist area. Now I have a painful, red lump midway up forearm, growing towards elbow and hurts to touch.
Right forearm pain that radiates to middle finger. Very tender to touch on both arm and finger. Was sore all week, then over extended wrist today.
Get It Examined: Your description raises a lot of questions. Like, where do the wild geese go? What is the cube root of zero? Did Columbus floss? And...have you done anything to over-use or strain your wrist? Any past traumas, operations, infections? Do you work in the garden? Any rose thorn punctures? Cat scratches or bites? Are you a bike enthusiast? Anyway, you see, what I'm getting at is this: go to the doctor ...Read more
I have a dull ache in my left arm between my shoulder and elbow. Also it appears my ring finger below the fingernail is crooked. Arthritis & not Hrt?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities. An irritation of the C7 nerve root in the neck can cause pain in a similar distribution, as can tendinitis of the triceps tendon. You are right in that cardiac problems can cause left shoulder pain. A check Up with your medical doctor can be a good first step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a dull ache im my left arm its always around my elbow joint on the inside of my arm sometimes its around my shoulder and biceps and palm ?
Need a checkup: Pain in the areas that you describe may be due to a problem in the cervical spine - the origin of the nerves that supply the areas that hurt. To get a specific answer and proper treatment, you need to see your physician ...Read more
Right hand pain starting near thumb, raidiates around the wrist, up the backside of my forearm and backside of my upperarm to my neck and shoulder.
Radial Radiculopathy: 31 yo fem has pain radiating from neck, shoulder, arm & to thumb has radial nerve impingement, which might be at level of cervical spine or brachial plexus. Neurology consult, nerve conduction studies, & MRI are indicated. Thoracic outlet syndrome might be more probable in 30's female absent cervical injury history. Look for ipsilateral lower shoulder with deconditioned Superior trapezius muscle. ...Read more
Index and middle finger numb. Emg normal. Tricep painful when I push betwen tricep and bicep have numbness from there down arm to fingers.?
Could be C7 nerve: Tricep pain and pain in the index/middle fingers follow the c7 nerve and the EMG may have been performed too early to detect the problem. You should still have your dr. Get an MRI and look for c7 nerve root problems. If the MRI is negative but the pain persists, you may need a myelogram with post-myelogram ct of the cervical spine to look for abnormalities. A neurosurgeon should be able to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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