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Soreness in forearm, radiating to entie arm, pricking sensation beneath arm, vein on the side of the elbow protruding. Reason?

My forearm has been sore for days now it hurts when i extend my arm, it has gotten worst everyday, the pain has spreaded to my from my forearm to my whole arm, now it is to the point when i am trying to hold a cup it my hand i feel pins and needles i feel a vein underneath my arm and a vein on the side of my elbow protruding. what could be wrong?
Asked On : Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
It looks like infection of skin,subcutaneous tissues of the upper limb called cellulitis.
I prescribe antibiotics,anti inflammatory medicine to my patients with similar complaints.
Affected limb should be elevated.
But,artery or vein can also be infected.
Please consult a surgeon and get a Colour doppler of the upperlimb for correct diagnosis.
Wish you good health and speedy recovery
Answered: Fri, 30 Aug 2013
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