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Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog ? Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog ?
Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Myofascial : This sounds like you may be experiencing a myofascial trigger point; this irritation of muscle groups can even mimic nerve root type pain. The shoulder girdle area is a common site for these types of regional muscle fiber strains. If your dog takes you for the walk (with lots of tugging) then a few trips to dog training school may help to change unruly tugging. A lighter, fashionista bag ? ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Wrist Pain (Definition)

Wrist pain is a symptom where one has sharp or dull pain in his wrist, which may or may not be accompanied by pain or funny sensations in other ...Read more


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Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Arthritis : You may have arthritis. You need to be evaluated to see for sure. Sometimes of arthritis need to be treated immediately. As a rheumatologist we consider these a medical emergency. Your physician should evaluate you and if necessary have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Can wrist pain radiate up towards elbow?

Can wrist pain radiate up towards elbow?

Yes: It could be related to tendons, bones, ligaments, nerves, or vessels. Sometimes overuse or injury. ...Read more

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I have wrist pain that radiates up to my pinky or my elbow.The pain onset is very random but it hurts a lot (can't sleep/do things) what could it be?

I have wrist pain that radiates up to my pinky or my elbow.The pain onset is very random but it hurts a lot (can't sleep/do things) what could it be?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, one of which is known as cubital tunnel syndrome in which the ulnar nerve that supplies the 4th.and 5th fingers is pinched at the elbow. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Elbow pain at funny bone side and wrist pain at small round bone side. Been 1 month. Likely cause? Treatment?

Elbow pain at funny bone side and wrist pain at small round bone side. Been 1 month. Likely cause? Treatment?

Different causes: The medial elbow pain experienced in the funny elbow could be an ulnar neuropathy, or a medial epicondylitis. This will depend on other symptoms that might be experienced. If nerve problem, then numbness and weakness also present. The wrist pain could be referred from elbow or a separate problem. "Small round bone" is not an accurate description of pain location so I cant be specific on causes ...Read more

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Does the "band it elbow brace" help combat wrist pain as well as elbow tendinitis?

Probably not: Tennis elbow straps work by providing a "counterforce" to decrease the load of the tendons on their attachments at the elbow. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to have periods of sharp pain in my lower right arm just below my elbow the radiates almost to my wrist. Pain last only secs?

What could be causing me to have periods of sharp pain in my lower right arm just below my elbow the radiates almost to my wrist. Pain last only secs?

Tendinitis: Hard to say w/o examination but it sounds like you might have tendinitis.An examination could quickly differentiate between tendinitis and a peripheral nerve 'pinching' @your elbow or other problems.See an orthopedic surgeon if your pain continues or increases in severity.Good luck! ...Read more