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Doctor insights on: When I Squeeze My Left Hand I Get A Shooting Pain From My Hand To My Elbow If I Leave My Arm In One Position Too Long It Gets Sore And Hard To Move

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When I squeeze my left hand I get a shooting pain from my hand to my elbow. If I leave my arm in one position too long it gets sore and hard to move.?

When I squeeze my left hand I get a shooting pain from my hand to my elbow. If I leave my arm in one position too long it gets sore and hard to move.?

Arthritis: It's not clear. Symptoms of arthritis are pain on movement after periods of rest which improve with gentle motion and heat. Often hands that are painful in the morning and get better as things get "warmed up" suggest osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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The joints in my left hand are stiff and sore, wrist is also somewhat sore, and shooting pain up to my elbow. Pain is aching, though may burn in am.

The joints in my left hand are stiff and sore, wrist is also somewhat sore, and shooting pain up to my elbow. Pain is aching, though may burn in am.

carpel tunnel: It sounds like a repetitive stress injury such as carpel tunnel syndrome. You must ice the area, take nsaids, and avoid the stressful use of that hand. If all else fails, see a hand doctor. ...Read more

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I have a really sore left elbow and sometimes I get shooting pain going up my arm ocasionally. What could this be? We bit concerned as I have a spine

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I have a really sore left elbow and sometimes I get shooting pain going up my arm ocasionally. What could this be? We bit concerned as I have a spine

Tendenitis: It is likely a problem with your left shoulder or the elbow which gets inflamed. Have you consulted your family doctor or an orthopedist? ...Read more

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Sudden soreness & pain in elbow and lower left arm. What could be the cause? I think I have ganglion cyst on left hand also. Should I be worried?

Sudden soreness & pain in elbow and lower left arm. What could be the cause? I think I have ganglion cyst on left hand also. Should I be worried?

No: No, I would not be worried, but if you are I would not hesitate to be seen. An inflammatory condition, such as lateral epicondylitis, is among the most common causes. ...Read more

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25 weeks pregnant woken up with shooting pain in left arm its aching mostly from elbow to fingers and still have it this morning.?

25 weeks pregnant woken up with shooting pain in left arm its aching mostly from elbow to fingers and still have it this morning.?

Arm pain: You may have slept on the wrong. Meaning, you have a pinched nerve. This should resolve with time during the day. If there is any change in color of the arm it could be circulation may be compromised. I would then see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Numb fingers left hand pinky and ring it has been almost 2 weeks now. At night my elbow becomes sore and the numbness gets worse.?

Numb fingers left hand pinky and ring it has been almost 2 weeks now. At night my elbow becomes sore and the numbness gets worse.?

Let me explain: There one main reason for that, pinched nerve at the elbow from the inside or pinched nerve at the neck level.
Since you have pain in the elbow I think the problem at the elbow level.
Go and check it out. ...Read more

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Pain in left arm. Starts around elbow. Pain radiates to thumb. Sometimes tingling fingers. Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Pain in left arm. Starts around elbow. Pain radiates to thumb. Sometimes tingling fingers. Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure your heart is ok, especially if you have risk factors. ...Read more

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I have shooting pain that goes from my left elbow to my fingers, it causes my hand to seize and let go what could it be?

I have shooting pain that goes from my left elbow to my fingers, it causes my hand to seize and let go what could it be?

Trauma?: Have you had trauma to your elbow especially on the lateral aspect of the elbow. You seem by hx to have some trauma or irritation to the radial nerve from elbow down to the wrist and hand See your doctor if persist more ...Read more

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When I straighten my arm, sharp shooting pain & weakness from elbow to hand. 40yr old construction worker. Very physical job.

When I straighten my arm, sharp shooting pain & weakness from elbow to hand. 40yr old construction worker. Very physical job.

See orthopedics: Sounds like a cervical radiculopathy (neck problem) people call this a "pinched nerve" weakness is concerning though and should be seen by a medical professional. ...Read more

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I work a desk job & have started to get a aching/shooting pain in my elbow where it would rest on a desk. Is this tennis elbow? I'm also doubjointed.

I work a desk job & have started to get a aching/shooting pain in my elbow where it would rest on a desk. Is this tennis elbow? I'm also doubjointed.

See orthopedist: Tennis elbow pain is along the outside of the elbow which is worse with gripping such as a gallon of milk. Pain at the back of the elbow may be due to irritation of the ulnar nerve (funny bone), bursitis, bone spur etc. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist. Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist. Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Nerve compression: The shooting pain through your elbow and wrist could be related to a compressed nerve. Ok to check with your doc for an exam and opinion about that lump and whether it is causative. ...Read more

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Moving my arm a sharp shooting pain from elbow to wrist. I'm a heavy equipment operator. Very physical job, repetitive arm movements. Home remedies?

Moving my arm a sharp shooting pain from elbow to wrist. I'm a heavy equipment operator. Very physical job, repetitive arm movements. Home remedies?

Try a brace: Try a tennis elbow brace near your elbow. This shouldn't cause any problems and may relieve the pain. If it doesn't work then see your primary doctor for an eval. ...Read more

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Pain started in middle finger and is now shooting pain up through elbow, recently had surgery to take out thyroid ant this is the arm that I v was in.

Pain started in middle finger and is now shooting pain up through elbow, recently had surgery to take out thyroid ant this is the arm that I v was in.

This is going to: Take a good neurological assessment to sort out. EMG changes don't show up until at least two weeks after the onset of a problem. NCV abnormality may be apparent right away. Both studies are typically done at the same time. Best of luck with this problem. ...Read more

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Is my hand broken? I have shooting pain down to my elbow?

Is my hand broken? I have shooting pain down to my elbow?

X-Ray: Will be able to tell if you broke your hand/elbow. Consider going to er/urgent care if pain, swelling, inability to move in normal range of motion. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in my left arm. It shoots down into my hand then I can't move my hand and it gets numb. I also numb in left leg. Happens randomly?

Shooting pain in my left arm. It shoots down into my hand then I can't move my hand and it gets numb. I also numb in left leg. Happens randomly?

Arm numbness: This could be from a herniated cervical spine disc. Did you fall down face forward recently? Or any other injury? Get a proper evaluation soon. Arm symptoms combined with leg symptoms are not to be taken lightly. An MRI of the neck if the first thing to be done. Good luck. ...Read more

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Was in a car accident 6days ago, hit ulnar nerve. Received steroid shot, but thimb, ring, and pinky are still numb with shooting pain in elbow. Help?

Was in a car accident 6days ago, hit ulnar nerve. Received steroid shot, but thimb, ring, and pinky are still numb with shooting pain in elbow. Help?

Time: Should get better with time, but I would see a hand surgeon for a consultation to get a better idea of the diagnosis and prognosis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Pinched nerve hello, I have what I think is a pinched nerve in my neck or scapula. When I turn my head to the left I get a numb and a shooting pain on my left arm through my hand. When I massage my right scapula the same happens on my left. Who shall I

Pinched nerve hello, I have what I think is a pinched nerve in my neck or scapula. When I turn my head to the left I get a numb and a shooting pain on my left arm through my hand. When I massage my right scapula the same happens on my left. Who shall I

Spine Surgeon: This can come from several issues, the most concerning would be a pinched nerve in the neck. First see a spine surgeon, they will get an MRI or other scan of your neck. Other possibilities include muscle spasms or other myofascial pain types. Once you have the cause worked out you can seek the treatment right for you. ...Read more

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I'm a housekeeper and I have a sharp shooting pain from my wrist to my elbow. You can see the tendent is stretched tight..

Tendonitis: You likely have injured the tendon or muscle in your arm. Get this evaluated and get some treatment before it continues to get worse. ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain in my rightlower armthat seems to originatebetween my elbow and wrist. It shoots up to my elbow and down thru my index finger.

I have a shooting pain in my rightlower armthat seems to originatebetween my elbow and wrist. It shoots up to my elbow and down thru my index finger.

Neuropathy: The lateral cuteneous nerve syndrome, affects the outside of your forearm. At ulnar groove in elbow, ulnar compression can occur. Ulnar neuropathy affects pinky and ring finger. Median nerve compression affects the thumb, index, and middle fingers. Get an emg/ncs by neurologist or physiatrist. Should help confirm problem. <a href='http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/m/pubmed/7670976/' rel='nofollow' ta. ...Read more

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I knocked my arm below the elbow hard 3 weeks ago. I can use the arm but when I twist my arm I get a shooting pain in the arm. Do I need an X-ray?

I knocked my arm below the elbow hard 3 weeks ago. I can use the arm but when I twist my arm I get a shooting pain in the arm. Do I need an X-ray?

Yes: If it is still painful, it is recommended to get an xray at this point. This could be a subtle radial head/neck fracture near the elbow. ...Read more

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My left hand quivers and shakes when I lift something. Heavy or not. Also I get a pain in the muscle in my arm and in my elbow joint when I lift.?

My left hand quivers and shakes when I lift something. Heavy or not. Also I get a pain in the muscle in my arm and in my elbow joint when I lift.?

Tendinitis: You may be anxious from the pain of tendinitis
Reassure your self
Do graded exercises
Take medicine like Aleve 500mg 2x a day after food for 2-4 weeks ...Read more

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Shooting pain every so often under left arm leading to chest muscle above areola. Like if sore.

Chest pains: Regardless if is due to anxiety or muscle pain. The pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. Rec.: see your PCP for further investigation or referral to cardiologist. Take care.
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Is a temperature of 35.3 low? It is accompanied with excruciating neck, back, shoulder and arm pain, left hand side. Neck is very sore and siff.

Is a temperature of 35.3 low? It is accompanied with excruciating neck, back, shoulder and arm pain, left hand side. Neck is very sore and siff.

Yes it's low: Depending on the type of thermometer and how your temperature is checked, 35.3 deg. C (95.5 deg. F) is low or very low. If you are acutely ill it can mean you have a serious infection. Go to an ER now. ...Read more

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I fell this morning landing on my left hand and arm although I have movement my upper are is very sore I cant but weight on it or hold anything heavy?

I fell this morning landing on my left hand and arm although I have movement my upper are is very sore I cant but weight on it or hold anything heavy?

Fracture: You may have caused caused an injury to one of the bonesof your forearm I would suggest youto see a physician and get a diagnosis ...Read more