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Weakness In Forearm
20 yrs female. Had several blood tests over the last few weeks. Today 3 hrs after blood test I'm having weakness and pain in forearm. Is this normal?
No: It would be prudent to call the place that drew your blood and ask to be seen by a doctor. Weakness and pain in the arm are not normal after a blood draw. ...Read more
Having burning/weakness/pain in right forearm and slightly in left. Started on 2/5 and has gotten worse. Quite painful. Took 500mg of cipro for 3 days, starting 2/3. Could this be a side effect or allergic reaction? Will it get better, or is this somethi
Are : Are you having any numbness or tingling? Do you mean weakness in elbow flexion? Did you feel a pop in your elbow or forearm? Where is the pain? One potential cause of these symptoms that could be related to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is distal biceps tendon rupture. While it is a rare side effect, tendon ruptures can happen. The other potential cause is a nerve problem which is less likely to be related to the cipro either way, an evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon is recommended. ...Read more
On and off pain mainly on top left forearm getting more frequent even when resting but able to use it no weakness?
Nerve/muscle : irrritation. Additionally, use a forearm pull-on Neoprene support,like those used by football and basketball players, ...Read more
45M Guitar player. Tingly lower left forearm , from elbow down , for 2 weeks. Also in left fingers. Ice helps a bit. No weakness or pain . Cause?
Nerve pinch: Repetitive use of wrist and fingers can result in entrapment of either the ulnar nerve at the elbow, cubical tunnel, causing tingling or numbness in the 4th and 5th digits and weak grasp; or, dropping things and numbness in the thumb me first 2 fingers, carpal tunnel, or median here pinch at the wrist. See a PMR doc or ortho to have this evaluated. Non surgical and surgical options exist,. ...Read more