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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.
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
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
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
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