What causes arm pain from the elbow down to the wrist?

Nerve intrapment. You need a good physical exam by your doctor and possibly nerve conduction study, but this sounds a bit like cubital tunnel syndrome, where ulnar nerve is compressed and causes dull or shooting pain down the arm.

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What causes arm pain starting at inside of elbow radiating up and down the arm causing hand to lose grip followed by fever?

Ulnar nerve. Most likely etiology for pain and weakness of grip involving medial elbow would be ulnar nerve compression in the cubital tunnel. However this is not associated with fever. Follow up with hand surgeon or neurologist. Read more...

Bone pain center of Lt hand, worse w/ grasping/pressing with fingers. Lt arm pain radiates from inside elbow. No trauma or swelling, Rt handed. Cause?

Ulnar neuropathy. can cause pain and parasthesias from the elbow to the 4th and 5th digits as well as loss of muscle mass in the intrinsic hand muscles. This makes one more susceptible to pain in the hand (loss of protective muscle between bone and nerve. Have your ulnar nerve checked (EMG-NCS0. If there is a problem (slowing of motor conduction) across the olecranon groove get imaging study of the elbow. Read more...

Severe R elbow pain. Pain in R wrist. Pain is constant. Can no longer lift with arm. Pain scale steady 7. 10 when try to lift?

Varies. There are a number of possible causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. One of the more common causes is known as lateral epicondylitis which can cause lateral elbow pain but also pain in the wrist and forearm. There are many good treatment options available. Read more...

Intense, throbbing pain over outer aspect of forearm from hand midway up arm. Pain when rotate arm. Wakes from sleep. Travels up to elbow. Help!

Nerve pinch. Common entrapments of ulnar N at the elbow, cubital tunnel,syndrome, can cause this. Might also be a forearm entrapment at pronator teres. See an ortho or PMR doc to eval,this and get a correct diagnosis and treatment path. Read more...

Right arm pain from inside elbow to the hand with intermittent tingling in the fingers. Arm has no strength to it lifting my ipad hurts. + fatigue.?

Ulnar neuropathy. "inside elbow" is the realm of the ulnar nerve, so your symptoms may represent a cubital tunnel syndrome, which is an ulnar nerve compression condition at the elbow that can cause the symptoms you describe. Alternatively, a cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in your neck) could cause similar symptoms. See a physician if symptoms persist. Read more...