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I am 81 years old and two weeks ago I had a fall.Since

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I am 81 years old and two weeks ago I had a nasty fall.Since then I have had a lot of pain in my humerus which I had a bad fracture of three years ago.The pain reaches down into my lower arm and hand.I am unable to lift objects without extreme pain.What can I do to ease this situation. Kind regard, David XXXXX

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi. When you try to lift objects where exactly is the pain and do you have any neck pain? Have you seen a doctor about this?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

This is concerning for repeat fracture

I would get another x ray right away

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

In answer to your questions. when I lift the pain is in my hand.I do not have any neck pain.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
This is a sign of a possible fracture

Not related to the neck

You need an xray
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Experience: GP in the United States
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