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19 Apr 2006

Painful Arm
Hi
About 3 months ago I developed pain in the palm of my hand,I went to see the GP, he said nothing to worry about.Now for the past week from my elbow down my arm and into my wrist and palm I have the most unbearable pain.I am not able to straighten my elbow.
Any idea what it could be ?
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Healthy Bones
Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Dear Lulu
This can be anything from a tennis elbow to a Carpal tunnel syndrome. Ir does sound as if there may be a nerve trapped somewhere or you may have hurt yourself. The best guy to determine whether anything is wrong with the nerves is a neurologist who can do nerve conduction tests . He will be able to tell you where the pain originates from.
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