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dull ache in left arm and hand

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Be more specific: Kelly, we can't understand what you mean by your question, "waking in to my hand". You are young and are apparently sort of anxious, so most likely i ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve: A frequent cause is radiation of discomfort down the arm from nerve impingement from a disc in the neck or arthritic spur from a vertebra in the neck. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need exam: At your age this could be many things so an examination if symptoms continue is indicated. Tennis elbow( tendinitis), carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar n. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Ulnar Nerve Inflamma: Probably it is ulnar nerve neuralgia due to inflammation of ulnar nerve/tendons and sheath. Try Motrin 400 to 600 mg three times daily for 1 week (if ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience Cardiology
Probably not: Dull aches in left arm (often with numbness, shortness of breath, sweating, post exertional) could bea cardiac symptom due to similar "wiring" between ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Just a thought: but this pain may actually be from a pinched nerve in your neck (between the 6th and 7th CERVICAL veterbrae. Discuss with your PCP (Primary Care medic ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
14 years experience Urgent Care
Thumb pain: Seems to be inflamation of sheath tendon or sprain of tendon. Do not do any activity that makes your pain worse. If it does not get better in 2-3 week ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Nerve: If persists, may need EMG to see if nerve getting pinched.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Need a checkup: Pain in the areas that you describe may be due to a problem in the cervical spine - the origin of the nerves that supply the areas that hurt. To get ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to s ... Read More

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