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What Causes Pain In Hands And Arms
NCV/EMG neg,couldn't feel needles from elbow up,MRI showed mild disk bulge C3-C4,neuro said norm.What's causing severe burning,pain,wkness hands/arms?
What causes numbness/tingling/pain in arms/hands? Worse in am. Can last all day. Sometimes one sometimes both. Can't lift rt arm to side wo sev pain.
Nerve problems: You could possess peripheral nerve compression, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, but might have more proximal issue at elbow, shoulder or neck. You describe issues on lifting right arm, which raises question of pathology within shoulder area. See your doctor, a few tests should confirm location and etiology. Most of the above possibilities are easy to address. ...Read more
Many symptoms: There are many possible causes of these symptoms. Any one of these has a few causes. Considering the pain and numbness is in multiple places, a problem with the nervous system or the joints could be a factor. The diagnosis depends on any other symptoms you have, what your physical exam looks like, and test results. A diagnosis that unifies all your symptoms may not be easy to make. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle , starting in other hand too?
Hand pain: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer is that there are various sources of hand painn, ranging from the spine to the thoracic outlet region to nerve compression in the forearm or more commonly also the wrist. The answer to the site of the problem can be determined by a careful neurologist possibly including electrical sudies of the nerves. See your neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can emg determine if carpal tunnel cause of hand pain? Mri shows cervical stenosis. Emg only done on arm, confirmed carp tunl, not done on neck?
Yes: The nerve study can determine if there is a compression at the neck or further down such as the wrist in carpal tunnel syndrome. This is only one portion of the diagnostic workup and should include a full exam by a hand surgeon. If there are 2 issues then release of the carpal tunnel is generally regarded as the first line treatment as recently evident in an article published this month. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me how can they fix a C7 t1 herniated disc pinching a C8 nerve root, lots of pain in hands and arms?
Sister is having pain in hands arms and feet for a week. Now hands numb. Any ideas? Any worry of contagiousness?
Have neck and back problems. For months now been having problems with tingling and pain in hands, arms, fingers and now in back. What is up?
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