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What Causes Your Arms And Fingers To Lock Up And Hurt
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
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.
My left arm hurts from my neck to my fingers. Soulder and wrist crack badly and sometimes my fingers swell up, go cold and blotchy. Anti-inflammatory gel seems to help. Causes?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Neck spasm that lasted lomger than normal and caused widespread electrical type pain. Weakness in shoulders, arms, fingers. Mild headache and lrg pain?
What cause light black hairs to grow on my hands and fingers and parts of my arms by my wrists, currently on sprrioldactone but think something is off?
What causes intermittent pain in both arms from shoulders down to fingers? Almost burning pain. Seems to be worse at elbows, wrists.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reddotso just noticed my veins in my arms all the way down to my fingers are very blue never that dark.I am a 50 yr old woman post meno. Obese ? Cause
See a doctor: Hi. That is odd. Both arms, right? Is there any swelling in your arms and face? Are you a smoker? Without a history and physical exam, I can't say, but it would seem prudent to see your doctor. There could be some obstruction of the superior vena cava, a big vein that drains both arms and the head. Good luck! ...Read more
After/during running half marathon, my arms to fingers got swollen turning red. My face looked pale and swollen after finished.Any cause you think of?
Varies : There are several potential causes, sometimes a good medical checkup can be a good place to start. Some people will have a histamine release during exercise that can potentially cause the findings you describe. On a more serious note, some people can undergo what is known as rhabdomyolysis in which the muscle proteins start to break down during rigorous exercise and can cause swelling as well. ...Read more
Possible: Doxycycline can cause severe sunburn and protection from sunlight is recommended. Neuropathy (nerve damage) is uncommon with Doxycycline but possible with any medicine including doxycycline. If doubtful talk to your physician who may change your antibiotic to a different class of drugs. Some blood work and nerve tests may be needed to establish diagnosis. ...Read more
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