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Sudden Pain In Left Arm Without Any Injury
Sudden severe left shoulder pain that radiates down left arm x1.5 hrs. Numbness and tingling in arm and hand. No injuries or cardiac Hx. Causes?
Dull, continuous pain in left arm (shoulder to forearm). Pain does not radiate or pulsate. 26 year old female. No previous accident/injury.
Sudden muscle spasm above left shoulder blade. Can't turn body to the right without pain. No injury. Cause and treatment?
Posture: Muscles around shoulder blades help hold the head and neck in proper alignment. Forward lean of head or shoulders increases the workload. Posture problems often lead to,this type of pain. Could be a positional problem with head n pillow. Get evaluated by pmr doc or ortho to get correct diagnosis and effective to plan. ...Read more
Pain in right shoulder upper right chest and down right arm into the hand, sore to move neck causing very sever pain in a male of 48?
Pain in right arm from where joint is down right arm. Can't move arm certain ways. Weakness in hand. No injury started suddenly. Hurts to move arm.
Rt Arm Pain & Weak: Sometimes pathology in your neck can cause symptoms like this out of the blue (disc bulges or protrusions). Stenosis (narrowing around the nerves) can do this but usually see this in much older patients. Nerves that appear to be involved in your hand are C6, C7, & C8. If you meant shoulder joint down, then C5 may be an issue too. UCC or ER can prescribe Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack. See if arm gets going. ...Read more
What would cause sudden onset of noticeable swelling in left calf of leg and left forearm? No pain, just continuously swollen for 4-5 days. No injury
Trigger Points?: One common cause of pain like what you describe are myofacial trigger points. These are areas of muscle that get inflamed oftentimes by an abnormal stretch and they can seem to get worse when we are under stress. Treatment includes ice or heat ( try one then the other if not working ), massage , therapy or manipulation and rest. Very occasionally trigger point injections.Are done. ...Read more
Dull pain near right hip not extreme, worse with added weight or sneeze. Also pain in right ankle that arises randomly without warning.
Neuro/radiculopathy : Pain and weakness may be an indication that there could be compression and/or irritation of the nerves that innervate your arm. The two most likely culprits are compressive lesions in the neck (cervical radiculopathy) or in your arms (peripheral neuropathy). A thorough history, physical exam, and other diagnostic modalities such as an EMG and MRI can help pinpoint the diagnosis. ...Read more
Severe pain in right side of neck radiates down the shoulder to forearm. Pain in neck has eased but still severe in shoulder and arm. What could it be?
Radiculopathy: Neck pain that radiates down the arm is known as radiculopathy. Similarly, sciatica, for example, is due to pressure on one or several of the nerves exiting the lower spine, usually from disc material or bone growth. This can occur in the neck as well. In common terms...A pinched nerve. ...Read more
Pain in left side of back of neck when sitting, radiating to head and shoulder, occasional tingling. Xray shows no bone issue, but pain can be severe.
Sudden pain in RT upper outer arm about 4 inches below shoulder. Pain only there when I move my arm in certain directions. Weakness in hand and wrist?
Arms are innervated: by spinal cord roots C3-T2. Sudden pain is worrisome, but wrist & hand weakness is even more concerning. Your doc needs to obtain brain & C-spine/upper T-spine imaging *now* to look for either a central or peripheral lesion, especially if this is your dominant hand. Don't sit on this. X-Ray series plus MRI/MRA. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain and some weakness in outer side of upper left forearm after striking golf or tennis ball (forehand stroke only--I am left-handed). Cause?
Tendinitis likely.: From your short description, it sounds like tendinitis in the L shoulder, either from overuse / over-training or from some other injury. Playing sports just aggravates it. This is by far the most common cause of shoulder pain in athletes. For now, rest the shoulder, ice it as often as you can, & sleep in a comfortable position (on right). See a doctor or use HealthTap Prime if you're not better in ...Read more
Sudden onset of sharp back pain under left scapula on inhale and some arm movements . What is causing this?
Soft tissue: At your age this pain is most likely due to muscle sprain/strain or soft tissue inflammation, and will probably resolve with time, progressive activity, and anti-inflammatory medications. As with any medical condition, if you do not improve or if your symptoms worsen you should see a physician. ...Read more
Can episodes right shoulder tip pain,intense sharp pain aggravated when moving my arm be hepatobiliary in origin ? Sporadic in nature no abd pain
Sever aching leg pain chest thightness Pain in my shoulder blades and in the left side of my back ASAP response please no sweating no coughing ?
Hernia?: Any straining, heavy lifting?Get a more detailed answer ›
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