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Alves ache bad to toes. Arms hurt from elbows to fingers with sharp pain shooting thru them occasionally. What would cause it? Started about a month ago and the local dr said i had the flu the flu is gone but the aching pain is still there. Hurts to bad

Alves ache bad to toes.  Arms hurt from elbows to fingers with sharp pain shooting thru them occasionally. What would cause it? Started about a month ago and the local dr said i had the flu the flu is gone but the aching pain is still there.  Hurts to bad

You : You need to be seen by a doctor again and have a complete evaluation. It may be muscle aching pain such as myositis. It could be nerve pain such as neuropathy which can be caused by numerous conditions. You could have an electrolyte imbalance such as potassium. You could be having a reaction to a medication that you take so be sure your physician is aware of all medications and supplements. But i urge you to be seen immediately again. If you have increased pain, fever, weakness or numbness then you will have to go to the er. ...Read more

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Severe right wrist pain. Hurts to touch on left side of the wrist (pinky finger side). Any movement causes pain. No apparent injury. Started couple days ago, got progressively worse. Feels like pain is starting to radiate to arm.

Severe right wrist pain.  Hurts to touch on left side of the wrist (pinky finger side).  Any movement causes pain.  No apparent injury.  Started couple days ago, got progressively worse.  Feels like pain is starting to radiate to arm.

Well: And in general anybody with that kind of localize wrist pain needs to be evaluated in person by primary care physician urgent care emergency room orthopedic doctor.this could represent infection tendinitis fracture injury. For specific diagnosis and treatment seek prompt medical attention and evaluation ...Read more

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My left shoulder hurts constantly my arm and fingers go numb and tingles what can cause this?

My left shoulder hurts constantly my arm and fingers go numb and tingles what can cause this?

Could be serious: Possible causes include cardiac, nerve/disk disease. If this symptom is completely new, i advise you to call 911. ...Read more

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What causes people to have long appendages (arms, fingers, and legs)?

What causes people to have long appendages (arms, fingers, and legs)?

Most likely Marfan: People with marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with disproportionately long arms, legs, fingers and toes. Marfan syndrome is caused by a dominant gene, which means one of your parents also has the gene and passed it to you. ...Read more

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Can lipomas cause shooting lains in your arms and fingers on the sidr its on sharp pains?

Lipomas: They are benign fatty tumors which can grow into tissue surrounding them. They are not cancers, but if they are in the right spot, and grow big enough, they can push on other structures. If it happened to be a nerve or similar structure, it can definitely cause pain. ...Read more

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Can a cervical disk cause an electricshock to both arms down the last two fingers?specially when i touch the funnybone,jump...ps:its not cubitaltunnel

Can a cervical disk cause an electricshock to both arms down the last two fingers?specially when i touch the funnybone,jump...ps:its not cubitaltunnel

Yes: Short answer, Yes. Compression of the spine or individual nerve roots of the cervical spine can cause electric/shock like pain down the arms and into the hands. When the C8 nerve root is impacted it can result in pain to the 4th and 5th digits. ...Read more

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When ever I bend my arms at my elbows, within minutes my arms from elbow to finger tips all get tingly and go numb. What is the most likely cause ofit?

When ever I bend my arms at my elbows, within minutes my arms from elbow to finger tips all get tingly and go numb. What is the most likely cause ofit?

Impingement: A positional impingement of nerves passing through the elbow structures is the most likely mechanism. Unless this happens other times or interferes with arm and hand activities, I don't feel any investigation is needed at this time. A neurologist is best suited to evaluate you and can perform an emg to pinpoint the area of impingement if you wish. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Almost burning pain. Seems to be worse at elbows, wrists.

What causes intermittent pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Almost burning pain. Seems to be worse at elbows, wrists.

Neck problem: its possible that you symptoms are due to cervical stenosis or cervical radiculopathy. You should see your doctor about having either an MRI of your neck And/or nerve conduction study to pin point the problem. ...Read more

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My arms, mainly left one seems to go numb only when I'm lying my back. What could cause this? Numbness is from shoulder blade to pinky and ring finger

My arms, mainly left one seems to go numb only when I'm lying my back. What could cause this? Numbness is from shoulder blade to pinky and ring finger

Varies : The most common cause would probably be a pinched nerve in your neck. Other potential causes could potentially include thoracic outlet syndrome or one of multiple peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome. I would not hesitate to be seen and a good exam could go a long way in determining the cause. ...Read more

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