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  • Arm/Shoulder/finger symptoms

    fishfry1983 3 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions November 19, 2009 06:33 PM

    About three weeks ago I started waking up in the morning with numb/tingly fingers on my right hand. I noticed that there was a tender spot next to my right shoulder blade toward the center of my back, so I assumed that I had just slept funny and pinched a nerve or something. However, I kept...

  • Night-time finger/arm/shoulder symptoms

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions November 19, 2009 06:09 PM

    For about three weeks now I have been having the same symptoms almost every night. Some nights it is worse than others, but it pretty much always happens and it has been getting worse over time. It is to the point now where it actually wakes me up in the night from the pain.About three weeks ago...

  • Arm numbness from flu vaccine

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions January 16, 2009 06:56 AM

    I had a flu shot in my left arm in October. About 3 hours later my arm was limp and I could not move it. By the third day I was able to raise my arm a little, but it became painful when I tried to dress, sleep, etc. My doctor had never seen that reaction before, and I've never had a reaction...

  • old injury new pain

    ex-gymnast 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions January 3, 2009 04:18 AM

    Okay I broke just above my elbow in 1991. (about 1/8 of an inch above the joint.) now, without any know injury I am having extreme pain either in the joint or just below it. I have bruising and a nice lump on the outside of the arm. The pain is most intense when the arm is turned so that the...

  • Elbow Pain - what to do next?

    salijackt 3 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions November 10, 2008 11:53 PM

    I have been bouncing around from doctor to doctor and each seems to give me a different suggestion of what to do for the elbow pain I've been experiencing. My primary pain is around the olecrenon process and medial epicondyle. I've been experiencing tingling in my fourth and fifth digits as well as...

  • cold arm

    ladymarine 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions September 11, 2008 01:07 PM

    :confused: hey, i have MS and have had a recent flare- one of the symtoms i am having in arm COLDNESS. it is awful... any suggestions?????

  • Arm rash

    Kararules33101 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions March 22, 2008 12:09 AM

    Hello, my name is Kara. I am a young teen and i have a problem. My friend and I have this rash only on one part of our arm. I have it on my left. My friend has it on the right. its right near the middle. its sort of bumpy and dry, but it does not itch most of the time. My friend and i talked about...

  • What's this smell?

    Yellowphilly 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions February 27, 2008 02:45 PM

    :eek:I have been having pain in my shoulder and sometimes it goes all the way down my arm to my fingers. Also, there is a strong smell coming from my sweat glands in my armpit. But it only coming from my right arm and not my left, where there is no pain. What could this be? Gangrene? It is on...

  • Fainting With Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Allicow75 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions January 22, 2008 05:54 AM

    Has anyone ever heard of someone fainting when they place their hands over their head associated with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Forearm pain from heavy lifting

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions October 15, 2007 07:03 PM

    I am experiencing pain in my forearm (ulna) bones from continued strenuous lifting. It hurts when I apply pressure to the inner/underside part of the bone about mid-way down my forearm.I realise the cause of this injury, but I wonder can anyone answer my questions regarding caring for this injury....

  • abnormal swelling in the arm

    CHRISd 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions July 20, 2007 02:33 PM

    Hi guys!! i really need help!!! dunno what to do!I have an abnormal swelling on my right forearmits growing as well.. went to the hospital and they have taken a sample of the pus and say that it can either be cancer or tb or just puss.. they have said that it wil take two weeks for the report! i...

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  • Elbow injury - Arm/Hand Numbness

    Travis 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions July 12, 2007 01:45 PM

    I took a blow to the back of my elbow (laying on the floor face down with my arm down by my side) several months ago. A small knot developed on the inside of my elbow (where the ulnar nerve passes). I have been getting strange sensations in my arm ever since. I get a shooting pain in my elbow...

  • Cyst underArm/breast/thighs 4/ 5yrs

    ShortBeauti07 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions May 6, 2007 10:46 AM

    Hey, I have cyst, cyst and more cyst! I need help in diagnosing this condition this way maybe i will not be so concerned. Maybe then I could get some relief from the pain, and have a better life.They usually occur a week before my cycle, I also have a cyst on my ovary. These I know are a diff...

  • What is wrong with my left arm?

    YattahYattah 1 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions March 24, 2007 07:39 PM

    When my arms are by my side I can not raise my left arm but about 3 inches. What is wrong with it? When I try to raise it I feel pain in my left shoulder but thats about it. I can bend it fine at the elbow.:confused:

  • Little Finger

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions March 8, 2007 10:17 PM

    I recently trapped my little finger in a door handle that twisted (it's hard to explain) and my fingernail is really damaged, at the bottom there is no cuticle left or skin and my nail is pretty much sticking out,and the top of my finger is swollen.I can move it but it is painful. Im not sure...

  • Fat arms?

    Anonymous 5 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions February 23, 2007 09:53 PM

    This may seem silly...but I figure, why not ask.I could stand to lose some weight. But my weight is evenly distributed... with the exception of my arms. My upper arms seem "fatter" and I'm not sure why. Anyone know of a medical cause for this?

  • ELBOW FRACTURES - advice

    boxer_gloria 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions February 20, 2007 02:16 AM

    1. When you go to the doctors with what you suspect is a broken elbow (closed fracture), do not let him move it before he X-rays it. 2. Ask him to explain the fracture (in laic terms).3. If he decides to put it into a cast without adjusting the bone to heal properly, ask about other ways...

  • Hand Elbow and buttocks pain

    sheshe 2 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions February 11, 2007 06:50 PM

    I had severe hand and elbow pain in right arm The Doctor put my in hand brace, cortizone shots and physical therapy. He said I had Tendenitis, golfers elbow, and tennis elbow. I went to therephy 8 weeks and was better. Now 3 months later, both arms are in constant pain and my right butt cheek is...

  • Radial Tunnel Sydrome

    Anonymous 11 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions January 20, 2007 04:01 PM

    :( I got hurt at work on 10/8/2006. I was origanally told that I had Lateral Epicondylits (tennis elbow). I have had 2 cortisone injections and neither one helped. Now my doctor said that I might have Radial Tunnel Syndrome. Has anyone ever had this? If so what happened?

  • Arm Weakness and sharp elbow pains

    platinumcookies 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arm Conditions January 11, 2007 07:16 PM

    I was injured on November 11, 2006 when I fell off my work truck and fell full force on a piece of metal hanging off my trailer and hooked and tore my arm requiring 31 stitches. 12 inside and 19 outside. Anyway, I have lots of weakness in my arm and sharp pains in my elbow. I went for a nerve...