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I have a shooting pain in my rightlower armthat seems to originatebetween my elbow and wrist. It shoots up to my elbow and down thru my index finger.

I have a shooting pain in my rightlower armthat seems to originatebetween my elbow and wrist. It shoots up to my elbow and down thru my index finger.

Neuropathy: The lateral cuteneous nerve syndrome, affects the outside of your forearm. At ulnar groove in elbow, ulnar compression can occur. Ulnar neuropathy affects pinky and ring finger. Median nerve compression affects the thumb, index, and middle fingers. Get an emg/ncs by neurologist or physiatrist. Should help confirm problem .<a href='http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/m/pubmed/7670976/' rel='nofollow' ta. ...Read more

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Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist. Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist.  Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Nerve compression: The shooting pain through your elbow and wrist could be related to a compressed nerve. Ok to check with your doc for an exam and opinion about that lump and whether it is causative. ...Read more

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The joints in my left hand are stiff and sore, wrist is also somewhat sore, and shooting pain up to my elbow. Pain is aching, though may burn in am.

The joints in my left hand are stiff and sore, wrist is also somewhat sore, and shooting pain up to my elbow. 
Pain is aching, though may burn in am.

carpel tunnel : It sounds like a repetitive stress injury such as carpel tunnel syndrome. You must ice the area, take nsaids, and avoid the stressful use of that hand. If all else fails, see a hand doctor. ...Read more

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Gradual sharp stabbing pains in left wrist.Unbearable pain now shoots from wrist 2 elbow.High cholesterol & porphyri.Family history of heart & strokes?

Gradual sharp stabbing pains in left wrist.Unbearable pain now shoots from wrist 2 elbow.High cholesterol & porphyri.Family history of heart & strokes?

See below: For an acute, mono-articular arthritis, my first 3 diagnoses would be: gout, pseudo-gout, or infection. You should see your primary care doctor today. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in right elbow ?

Sharp shooting pain in right elbow ?

How long: How long? We all get aches and shooting pains from time to time. I tell people not to think about it too much as it will make it worse. But if its been going on for 6 weeks or more than it is probably worth looking into. ...Read more

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I hit my elbow hard and now when i lean on it , i get a sharp shooting pain. It seems to be getting worse. Is there something i can do at home to help?

I hit my elbow hard and now when i lean on it , i get a sharp shooting pain. It seems to be getting worse. Is there something i can do at home to help?

Yes: If you injured the ulnar nerve which runs thru the elbow in the cubital tunnel then you need to get an elbow pad to avoid putting pressure on the nerve. If there is any concern for a fracture then please see your primary care doctor to get an x-ray. Good luck. ...Read more

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