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Ulnar neuropathy treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Brain and Spine
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I have been diagnosed with ulnar neuropathy
Doctor :   ok

User :   4 months ago
Doctor :  
User :   I'm a 50 year old female
User :   how long should I wear the elbow brace
User :   I only take it off to shower
User :   the doctor told me to wear it if it helps
User :   I wear it all the time
User :   should I wear it several months
User :   or how much longer?
Doctor :  
may i know what is the cause the doctor has told for your ulnar neuropathy
User :   nerve damage to the elbow
User :   from leaning on it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
what is the impairment you are facing now?
User :   are there any restrictions with this type of injury or activities I should avoid?
User :   tingling in the last 2 fingers
Doctor :  
User :   some shooting pain down the arm
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
are you suffering from diabetes?
User :   do you have an answer for me?
User :   no illnesses
Doctor :  

Doctor :   from the short history i figure it out
it is the pressure damage caused to the ulnar nerve at the elbow
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