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I was in fight and fell onto bottles that broke three days ago and elbow still throbbing can fully extended or close my arm?

I was in fight and fell onto bottles that broke three days ago and elbow still throbbing can fully extended or close my arm?

Time to see doc: Would suggest that you see a doc ASAP. Either a fracture or infection will have to be ruled out and treated timely in order to preserve function/ range of motion for your arm. ...Read more

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I have this pain in my arm near my elbow it's throbbing kinda sorta it's hard to explain did i lay on it wrong for it to feel that way help plz?

I have this pain in my arm near my elbow it's throbbing kinda sorta it's hard to explain did i lay on it wrong for it to feel that way help plz?

Likely not serious : Especially since you just noticed it after waking up, then this most likely represents a self limited nerve palsy.In your case, the description is consistent with the ulnar nerve being involved which is very common. To alleviate the discomfort and expedite the symptom resolution, take anti-inflammatory especially as directed if you have no contraindications.Also, wearing padded elbow guards pm helps. ...Read more

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When my right arm is bent I get a throbbing pulse by my elbow end?

When my right arm is bent I get a throbbing pulse by my elbow end?

A kink in the hose..: This image isn't entirely representative, but if you think of an artery carrying oxygenated blood as a very flexible little tube with a pump (heart) on one end, you can imagine what is likely happening. When you bend your arm, some kink or obstruction develops in your artery and the resulting increased pressure in the system makes it throb. It is unusual; you need a doctor's evaluation.Good wishes ...Read more

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Throbbing pain R elbow to upper arm. No tingling. Had for over 3 weeks. Help!

Throbbing pain R elbow to upper arm. No tingling.  Had for over 3 weeks.  Help!

Can't diagnose: with available info. But this could be an inflammatory condition like bursitis or tendonitis. Your doctor should be able to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. Hope the pain improves soon. ...Read more

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Aa throbbing/pulsating dull pain in right arm anove the elbow woke me up in the middle of the night and continued. should I be worried?

Get checked: I recommend you consult with a healthcare provider who will take history and perform physical exam. Proper evaluaation of the pain should take into account your overall health status and risk profile. If you chest pain or shortness of breath, go the the ER. ...Read more

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What causes a shoulder to pop? My shoulder popped and now is extremely painful. I am unable to raise my arm up high. throbbing pain to the elbow.

What causes a shoulder to pop? My shoulder popped and now is extremely painful. I am unable to raise my arm up high. throbbing pain to the elbow.

Shoulder: Could be various reasons including osteoarthritis, rotator cuff etc. if persists need to start with X-ray If no contradiction ok to take ibuprofen 800mg 3 times a day for a week and low heating pad and rest it for few days ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain in my elbow that comes and goes. It's quite painful, and I did not injure my arm nor have tennis elbow. What could cause this?

I have a throbbing pain in my elbow that comes and goes. It's quite painful, and I did not injure my arm nor have tennis elbow. What could cause this?

Many things are part: Of the elbow, thus many things can hurt too. Bone, tendon, joint, nerve, blood vessel, skin all can be a source of pain. Tendonitis is a common cause, as is ligament or joint irritation . But the take home answer is anything that gets a nerve supply ( which is everything) can be a source of pain. Hand surgeons can offer diagnosis & rx for this very complex region. ...Read more

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I have sharp throbbing pains starting from my left wrist and shooting up my arm to my elbow. Very uncomfortable and painful.

I have sharp throbbing pains starting from my left wrist and shooting up my arm to my elbow. Very uncomfortable and painful.

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. One possibility is carpal tunnel syndrome. It you are overweight it would help to lose weight. ...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?

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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Throbbing and dull ache appr. 3 in. above elbow on the inside of the arm has moved up the arm and now is in the armpit and shoulder can this be serios?

Throbbing and dull ache appr. 3 in. above elbow on the inside of the arm has moved up the arm and now is in the armpit and shoulder can this be serios?

Several possibilitie: If you are taking a cholesterol medicine like statin, then it may be a medication side effect. If you have risk factors for heart disease, such as tobacco use, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and family history along with a sudden onset of pain, then you may need to be checked out at the ER. If you have been lifting heavy objects recently, the pain may be due to muscle pull. ...Read more

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Etc arm pain 3 days from elbow to wrist throbbing aching e can hardly stand Pain?

Etc arm pain 3 days from elbow to wrist throbbing aching e can hardly stand Pain?

See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have access to a doctor, go the emergency department of the nearest hospital.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Very painful right shoulder and arm, from elbow up. Hard to sleep, have to use my left arm to move my right one at times. Throbbing, heat doesn't he?

Painful shoulder: Your shoulder pain may be due to varierty of reasons resulting from trauma, infection, excessive exercise , tendinitis or possibly rotor cuff injury. See an orthopedist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Day before i had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. Im worried :(?

See a doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be serious. I would have a doctor examine you to check for possible causes. Pain in the elbow may or may not be a sign of a serious issue. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing ache at the inside joint where my elbow is on my right arm it is a rescuing thing and makes it quite uncomfortable to use that arm ?

I have a throbbing ache at the inside joint where my elbow is on my right arm it is a rescuing thing and makes it quite uncomfortable to use that arm ?

Elbow: I know how you feel. At age four my left arm was tied up behind me. Just to add annoyance my left arm is larger than my right and my vision is only in the right eye. Hasn't stop my role as a doctor
This change in your elbow at age 36 is something that must be carefully controlled by a specialist. All being well the specialist will get your right elbow under control.
Please let me know how things g ...Read more

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Pain up arm when putting pressure through my index finger. Throbbing wrists and shoulder, radiating pain to elbow. What could this be?

Pain up arm when putting pressure through my index finger. Throbbing wrists and shoulder, radiating pain to elbow. What could this be?

Elbow tendonitis: This is really a tough question. This could be a tendonitis of the elbow, neck problems, etc. You said throbbing wrists (both)? If you are having both sided arm pains, this could come from your neck. If your legs are also hurting, this could implicate an inflammatory arthritis. There are so many different options. If this has been going on for a while or is very bothersome, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Intense, throbbing pain over outer aspect of forearm from hand midway up arm. Pain when rotate arm. Wakes from sleep. Travels up to elbow. Help!

Nerve pinch: Common entrapments of ulnar N at the elbow, cubital tunnel,syndrome, can cause this. Might also be a forearm entrapment at pronator teres. See an ortho or PMR doc to eval,this and get a correct diagnosis and treatment path. ...Read more

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Why is my shoulder burning and throbbing all the way down to my elbow?

Why is my shoulder burning and throbbing all the way down to my elbow?

Good question: There could be many reasons. Best thing to do is have a doctor evaluate the shoulder. This is where you start ...Read more

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16+2 preg. Age 31. Throbbing intermittent pain in right elbow. Little bit tender to touch. Had for several weeks. What could it be?

First guess: My first guess is tennis elbow (aka lateral epicondylitis), which is repeated intermittent pain on the outside of the elbow, particularly with movement, repetitive movements, or lifting heavier things. It can become tender. Pain may also occur when you grap or twist things.Use ice packs for 10-15 minutes when you feel the pain several times a day, try a forearm brace for the elbow, and Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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My left elbow is slightly swollen and it's hard to move/flex my elbow due to the throbbing pain. There's also a small bump of pus. How do I treat this?

My left elbow is slightly swollen and it's hard to move/flex my elbow due to the throbbing pain. There's also a small bump of pus. How do I treat this?

Take it to a Dr.: If there's pus and throbbing, it's an indication of infection. That's better addressed by a provider who can prescribe antibiotics if needed. Cleaning out the wound incompletely would just lead to having to deal with it later - so go to a clinic or your provider. It's a chance to discover the underlying cause (if not an injury) and deal with that too. Best! ...Read more

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I'm a hairstylist and my wrist has veen hurting me also throbbing pains from my hand to my elbow its been really hard to work with the pain what could it be?

Lots of things: Hairstylists use their hands...A lot, and pain in your wrist and elbow may be due to many things including tendinitis, tendinosis, joint inflammation(synovitis) to list a few. Best to be evaluated by an orthopaedic or hand specialist, and further test may be necessary. ...Read more

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Have a throbbing pain above right elbow and throbbing pain in right hand along with a throbbing pain in right side of chest?

Have an exam: You might know of an activity or accident that might be at the root of this, but have an exam and see if there is anything you can do to optimize the recovery time and end point. Best! ...Read more

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Can disc degeneration in my neck cause severe elbow and back pain (no numbing or tingling, just achy, throbbing pain) I do have appt to see an ortho?

Can disc degeneration in my neck cause severe elbow and back pain (no numbing or tingling, just achy, throbbing pain) I do have appt to see an ortho?

Absolutely: It can, and it sounds like you're on the right track with that oath appointment. Hope you start feeling better! ...Read more

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Trobbing pain in right forearm comes and goes. The bend in my elbow is now doing the same thing. Was rough housing and the pain got worse and went up ?

Forearm pain : May be tendonitis or nerve trauma rarely could be due to blood vessel trauma or compartment syndrome ( usually need a lot of trauma for compartment syndrome) . Would check for pulses,warmth, consider motrin/ aleve (naproxen) if not allergic and follow up with urgent care / doc today if hand is cold or cool go to ER immediately. ...Read more

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What could cause pain and throbbing feeling in left arm?

Sounds like: Nerve pain, probably caused by degenerative changes in the neck portion of your spine. See a doctor for physical exam, imaging and treatment options. ...Read more

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What makes u have an on again off again throbbing pain in your arm pit ?

What makes u have an on again off again throbbing pain in your arm pit ?

Arm pit pain: The arm pit or axilla has special sweat glands and these can get irritated. This is called a hydradenitis. The hair of the axilla can get irritated with pseudo hyphae or fungal infection. Deeper in the axilla is lymphnodes which can get swollen for various reasons and cause pain. ...Read more

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What causes throbbing under my arm?

Throbbing: That throbbing under your arm signifies an infection. Use hot compresses and see a doctor for antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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What does.It mean to have throbbing pain in left arm?

It means you: Should get an evaluation. Pain shooting down your arm, from a pinched nerve in your neck, or a clot in arm, and other possibilites can be evaluated with by your doctor. Please don't delay. ...Read more

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What could cause a constant throbbing pain in my right arm?

What could cause a constant throbbing pain in my right arm?

Need more info: Infection, blood clot, trauma, with or without fracture, strained muscle, pulled tendon etc., arthritis (neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist with radiation of pain), rheumatism - all come to mind. You need to be examined and may need some testing. ...Read more