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My daughter, 13 years old, has right hand numbness since two…

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Hi, my daughter, 13...

Hi, my daughter, 13 years old, has right hand numbness since two months ago. she was scheduled to see a neurologist on August 20. She feels right arm numbness recently. Is there any neurologist appointment available soon? If there is, I will ask my daughter's family doctor to send refferal request. My name is***** phone number is(###) ###-####

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

I do not know. It is my daughter, not me.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

My daughter is generally healthy. She plays tennis at high level

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr. David, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago
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Neurologist: Dr. David, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago

we are doctors here to answer medical questions.

we don't see patients here face to face

she could have bad tennis elbow causing inflammation of her ulnar nerve on her elbow which can cause numbness of the 4th and 5th finger part of her hand.

has she tried to ice her elbow after tennis?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thanks. I will let my daughter to write to you directly. She is 13 years old, she can write well.
Neurologist: Dr. David, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago

she could have tennis elbow causing the numbness in her right hand.

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