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I'm a housekeeper and I have a sharp shooting pain from my wrist to my elbow.. You can see the tendent is stretched tight..

I'm a housekeeper and I have a sharp shooting pain from my wrist to my elbow.. You can see the tendent is stretched tight..

Tendonitis: you likely have injured the tendon or muscle in your arm. Get this evaluated and get some treatment before it continues to get worse. ...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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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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Moving my arm a sharp shooting pain from elbow to wrist. I'm a heavy equipment operator. Very physical job, repetitive arm movements. Home remedies?

Moving my arm a sharp shooting pain from elbow to wrist. I'm a heavy equipment operator. Very physical job,  repetitive arm movements. Home remedies?

Try a brace: Try a tennis elbow brace near your elbow. This shouldn't cause any problems and may relieve the pain. If it doesn't work then see your primary doctor for an eval. ...Read more

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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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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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I have a pain in my elbow shooting to my wrist ? There is a small lump about one inch above my elbow towards the outside of my arm that is painful.

I have a pain in my elbow shooting to my wrist ? There is a small lump about one inch above my elbow towards the outside of my arm that is painful.

It could be due to: Inflammation or impingement of a nerve, arthritis, tendonitis, sprain, strain etc. Take care! http://www.medicinenet.com/elbow_pain/symptoms.htm. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/elbow-pain. ...Read more

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Why does my arm only hurt when touched? It feels like a bruise but a lot more painful, going from just above my elbow to my wrist.

Why does my arm only hurt when touched? It feels like a bruise but a lot more painful, going from just above my elbow to my wrist.

More Information: Without knowing if the pain just started, you hurt your arm, what you did to it, why it is bruised, where it is bruised, etc. It is not possible to give a good answer. It would be best to have it looked at by your md. ...Read more

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