Two nights ago, I drank too much at my friend's birthday party, and my boyfriend had to help me get home. I fell several times. As expected, I am now a bit bruised and scuffed up but what is bothering me is my upper left arm. Bruising is starting to come through and, if touched, is both exceedingly sore and numb, if that makes sense. It is below my shoulder and covers maybe four to five inches of square space. Neither my boyfriend nor I am sure if this was caused by him grabbing my upper arm to help me stand again or me falling on him. It is both painful and disconcerting and does not seem to be getting better, and I am unsure what to do about it. Please help.
I understand your concern. The numbness can be due to swelling and compression of the cutaneous nerves, but the cause of bruising and swelling needs to be ruled out, so X-rays need to be done of the affected humerus, AP (anteroposterior) and lateral views. Do follow-up with X-rays, I suggest,
Wear an arm sling to give rest to that part.
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