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Swelling outside ulna bone, tingling, numbness in fingers, dizziness, sore rib cage. Emergency?

Hi, I was jerked to the ground and dragged a short distance by my dog. Now have swelling on the outside ulna bone and last two fingers hurt w/ tingling and numbness. Also, I feel nausea and was out of breath for a while after the fall as well as dizzy. Dizziness went away, now my rib cage is sore and my stomach just feels weird. Still seeming short of breath when I walk around. My insurance coverage of course does not start until 10/1. Planning to go to the ER at midnight. Any thoughts?
Asked On : Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

Thanks for posting your query

You had injury over your ulna bone and after you had tingling and numbness at last two fingers .

So you might having ulnar nerve injury.

You need an xray to rule out any fracture which might be cause of ulnar nerve injury.

So you have to visit an orthopaedic surgeon for clinacal exam and treatment plan according to that.

Answered: Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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