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Pain in the elbow radiating to the fingers. Why am I having random pains?

My arm hurts pretty bad from the elbow and radiates down to my fingers. I have no explanation for this pain, meaning, I have not done anything physical with it besides cooking last night and typing today. This happens quite frequently in my arms and sometimes throughout my body in different areas, mainly my legs, from the knees down. Why am I having these random pains? It is throbbing pain.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, the pain appears to be due to the arthritis, or muscular pains due to defeciency of vitamin D, calcium, or hypertension etc. I advise you to consult an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and treatment.
I advise you to avoid potato, other tubers, tomato, egg, chicken, and sea foods.
i to my patient with such symptoms prescribe injection Vitamin B1,6, and 12 for 10 consecutive days, and one injection every week. along with pain killers when ever necessory. Thank you.
Answered: Sat, 7 Sep 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. K. Naga Ravi Prasad's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

Your symptoms of pain in the arm, elbow and radiating down into fingers suggests a neuropathic pain possibly due to a pinched nerve in the cervical spine.

An MRI scan of the cervical spine is necessary to establish the diagnosis.

Your random pains in the legs could be due to Dehydration, Vitamin or mineral deficiencies (Calcium , potassium deficiency), Stress, Overuse etc. A detailed evaluation is necessary to establish the exact cause.

Hope this information is helpful. Good day
Answered: Sat, 7 Sep 2013
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