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Why do I feel weakness on my forearms & hands?

Why do I feel weakness on my forearms & hands?

Weakness: Is always a sign of neurological damage. You need to f/u with your primary doctor for further testing, like MRI and may need a neurologist consult. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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What could cause a sudden onset of pain / weakness in my neck, shoulders, forearms, hands & hips? 

Variable: Could be an autoimmune sydrome, neurologic problem or problem related to your glandular system. I would advise seeing an internist or neurologist. Drdavidsherer.Com. ...Read more

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From 50 days ago I have weakness and pain in fingers, forearm & elbow. Recently when I wash my hand with cold or warm water, I feel pain in hand. thnx?

Be seen: If you are having weakness in your arm, particularly if it is profound, I would be seen immediately to determine the cause and to make sure it is not something that at progress to the point of losing use of that arm. Be seen. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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Woke up to forearm and hand numbness and weakness. Still there. Go to er?

Woke up to forearm and hand numbness and weakness. Still there. Go to er?

Yes if persistent: Transient hand numbness in the morning is very common in conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome. This usually resolves quickly and is not an emergency. However inability to move the hand and persistent weakness can be the sign of something more serious like a stroke. ...Read more

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I have a lump on back of my wrist that changes in size daily. Also weakness in that hand, occasional shooting pain in forearm. What could this be?

I have a lump on back of my wrist that changes in size daily. Also weakness in that hand, occasional shooting pain in forearm. What could this be?

Ganglion Cyst: This lump could be a cyst. These can be surgical removed. Draining is difficult and will only provide temporary relief. Discuss with you doc or see a hand surgeon. ...Read more