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Severely obese, smokes pot and cigarettes, cocaine abuse, pain from thumb to elbow joint. Causes?

Hey guys! I am very foolish and still having a hard time growing up. I m 25 years old and very obese. About 375 lbs. and 6 1. I smoke daily, pot and cigarettes. I use to abuse cocaine but haven t touch edition about 6 months. I was doing a lot of molly, or MDMA in more specific terms. I have a pain running from my thumb all the way to my elbow joint , sharp pain...l on and off what do you think this is?
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

This can be nerve compression neuropathy,may be tarsal tunnel or capal tunnel syndrome.
Use of machine can reduce your pain and swelling, you can ask your physiotherapist for therapy for CTS.

Use ice packs to reduce inflammation .
Physiotherapy with ultrasound and Tens will help you,
For early healing you can take Tab celin [vit C] and antioxidant with anti-inflammatory [Tab enzomac plus ].

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care
Answered: Thu, 1 May 2014
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