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Severe pain in arm pit, neck stiffness after surgery for trigger thumb. Possible reason?

i just had hand surgery for trigger thumb when i woke up i had excruiceating arm pit pain andneck stiffness ive had a cervical radicuopathy plates screwss ect to fix problem this surgery 6 years ago trigger thumb release was 6 days ago now i have tingling and pain down forarm. pain my fingers on that side are completely white exremely cold then become blu to pink i have lost appitite and just feel sick my sugeon said go to hospital but he has nohing to do with problem but isnt this a neuro/ ortho problem
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

Thanks for writing to Healthcare magic,

I have studied your case,

These symptoms can be due to thoracic outlet syndrome,
There can be obstruction to blood flow ,

you need clinical examination from orthopaedic surgeon

I would advise for EMG-NCV study ,and MRI after clinical examination.
Mean while take methylcobalamine and pregabalin.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care
Answered: Tue, 23 Jul 2013
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