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Right arm injury, soreness, tingling sensation in arm, hand. Medical attention required?

I fell about 2 weeks ago and to brace my fall I extended my right arm out. I did hit the ground and it bent my right hand forward. It did not break anything, just made it sore. But now I get a tingling sensation in my right arm and hand. I am 5 ft 7, 55 years old, female and weigh about 160. Is it something I need to see a Dr. about or will it go away?
Asked On : Mon, 8 Oct 2012
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It seems that due to the stress of fall, there is some injury to some of the nerve fibers. Since there is no bone injury, this will resolve spontaneously in 2-3 weeks.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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