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Arm Injuries - Check Your Symptoms

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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Bleeding: Go to the topic Cuts or Puncture Wounds.
  • A burn on your arm: Go to the topic Burns.
  • An injury to your elbow: Go to the topic Elbow Injuries.
  • An injury to your hand: Go to the topic Finger, Hand, and Wrist Injuries.
  • An injury to your shoulder: Go to the topic Shoulder Problems and Injuries.

Is your arm twisted, bent out of shape, or out of its normal position after an injury?

Did you feel or hear a snap or pop when you injured your arm?

Does your arm look pale, white, or blue, or feel cold after an injury?

Do you have numbness or tingling in your hand or arm after an injury?

Are you having trouble moving your arm normally after an injury?

Is your arm painful or tender after an injury?

Do you have swelling after an arm injury?

Do you think that an arm injury may have been caused by abuse?

Do you have signs of infection?

Is your arm bruised after an injury?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.


WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: June 27, 2012
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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