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chest pain when moving left arm

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
Likely muscular: Usually if the pain occurs with movement it is probably related to the muscles that enable your arm to work. If you can recreate the pain by pressing ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Left chest pain: May be nerve or tendon ( if not allergic try NSIAD) or costochondritis inflammation of the rib junction-palpate on your chest -see if reproduces pa ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely Heart: Chest pain from Heart not Heart pain fibers, heart has none! Pain is sympathetic nervous system telling U something is wrong. Could be spasm of your ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Any chest pain: should be taken seriously. Even at your age, people can get heart attacks. If there is movement related to the onset of pain, especially if exertion ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Herniated disc: Coughing increases pressure in the spine and if there is an underlying compression of a nerve or the spinal cord itself, pain can be produced. Best ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical origin: Sometimes a cervical disk can refer pain 2 this erea. C ur pcp or neurologist 2 b evaluated.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
The textbook says...: This type of pain may need a thorough check with an urgent care physician if sudden onset. If it is chronic, see a doctor to evaluate your neck/ shoul ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Get evaluated.: I always think about "what's the worst this could be?" and with chest pain and left arm pain, i would like to see you have your heart evaluated pronto ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Poss cartilage tear: The pain shooting around to the chest is interesting. I guess i would have to see where you are pointing too. If your arm hurts when stretched acros ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not normal: If your symptoms are this intense, you need to see your doctor as soon as possible.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
M.D. visit: The pain that you are experiencing upon inspiration may indicate inflammation or infection of the pleura, which is the lining around the lung. In you ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are many potential causes. Among one of the more common is a subscapular bursitis, in a bursa underneath the shoulder blade can become inflamed ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonda Anderson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Musculoskeletal: Anything that hurts worse with movement is usually in the muscles or joints. This could be a rib strain or costochondritis. Either way, an anti-infl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Muscular pain: Doesnt really sound like heart or lung pain. It sounds more like a musculoskeletal type of pain since it hurts, changes when you move. Try some OTC an ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve pain: An impingement of a nerve somewhere in the thorax appears to be the likely cause of your discomfort. I feel that a neurologist is best qualified to ev ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve: Shoulder and/or shoulder blade pain can be caused by an irriated shoulder or a pinched nerve in the neck. If turning your head in the direction of pa ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Pinched nerve: What you are describing is a pic he'd nerve in your neck. Best to see your doctor and may need a referral to a spine doctor, neurologist or pain docto ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
911: Lots of things can cause severe headache chest arm neck pain such as anxiety. But in my experience rule out life threatening issues such as heart and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pain: lots of possibilities. If Short of breath or bad chest pain should be seen now to insure not cardiac in origin or lung related. I only mention heart ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Likely Muscular: Pain with motion is likely musculoskeletal. If it doesn't resolve or you have other symptoms see your doctor. All the best.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Stokes
21 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Many things can cause pain in this area. Pain with breathing as you describe could be pleurisy. Other things in the area of the lung could also do t ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neck v cardiac v: This could be a lower level cervical disc herniation at c6-7 or c7-t1 or it could be a heart issue or even an upper love lung problem . Your age woul ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chest pain: You need an urgent visit with a physician. These are signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease and require prompt evaluation.

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