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I fell 3 months ago pain above elbow and below shoulder,

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I fell 3 months ago pain above elbow and below shoulder, injuried since then 2 times I notice things falling from my hand in a lot of pain what shall I do
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: there might me slight swelling above my elbow middle of my arm can,t sleep when I bent my elbow
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no I can't lift as I am in pain and I am afraid what I am holding will fall out of my hand
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome Esther I'm Dr Chip

Can you tell me about the two times you injured this?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
nearly fell braced my arm against a table injured again my arm, tried saving a cup from falling to the fall bend my arm caused shooting pain
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

OK Esther--have you had any x-rays done for that?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
first time I fell when for x-ray said was bruised pain never went away
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

And for now the pain is mostly in your elbow?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
above my elbow
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

Does the pain travel down and into your hand?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

Then what's causing you to drop things?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
if I would I wouldn,t be asking but I noticed sinced I injured my biceps tyhis start happening
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

I understand but are you saying your hand gets weak and causing you to drop things?

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