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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go to the hospital: The symptoms you describe are very concerning given your age. Without something that makes you think of a muscle strain, this is even more concerning. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
More info. : Most likely just a muscle strain but if not improving with ibuprofen , stretching, heat etc or if worse should see MD
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Just a thought: but you may be describing radiculopathy (A PAIN FROM A PINCHED NERVE IN YOUR HUSBAND'S NECK"!!) Try HEAT on the back of his neck and check in with you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could B from an--: -ulcer, gall bladder, worst is a PE, or apical lung disease. U need 2 C Ur PCP & B evaluated, as U can C there are many causes.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: It could be a lot of things. With the pain radiating down the arm, a nerve entrapment syndrome may be present. See your family doctor.
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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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Vague question: Your question is too vague. Please be a little mor explicit. There are numerous causes of chest and armpit pain.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gagne
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Costochondritis?: Superficial chest wall pain in young women is very common. If you press gently on the painful area and find a spot that's tender to the touch -- but n ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflamed nerves: The areas of pain are supplied by nerves from your neck.. In your age group, degenerative. Joint or disc disease could cause these pains. May need x ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: You have a lot going on for your age, please discuss this with your doctor, you may warrant some further testing. This is not a good forum for this qu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: After reading the information you have, did you had MRI on the shoulder or cervical spine? If you did. Did they explain your symptoms? If not see a ne ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
More likely muscle: Typically the sound is muscle sliding over a joint. It can pinch a nerve but more often catches tendon part. Can cause inflammation and over the co ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
See your family MD: Could be a herniated disk in the neck causing your pain or in your upper thoracic spine. Could also be muscle spasm with referred pain. See your fam ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Hulett
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Burning pain: Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve aff ... 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
More info pls: I would suggest a neurologic exam, if you can not go to the urgent care tonight, then a virtual consult can be done. Try standing up on one foot and t ... Read More
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
CT spine : Any falls or weight loss. Please get cervical and thoracic spine CT. Good luck. Please see physician soon.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It sounds as if you've developed a nerve entrapment syndrome of some type. If it persists, see your family doctor.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Go to the doctor: Pain in the left chest that radiates to the arm or shoulder may be a sign of a heart problem. I can't make a diagnosis on the internet, but that is n ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Evaluation needed: Very commonly, pain near or around the shoulder blade is not shoulder related at all. Instead, it is most often related to neck/cervical spine relate ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A person with aches around the right chest, shoulder, and neck, can see her primary care doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from neck and shoulder ... Read More

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