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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It's possible: You should be seen by a health care professional, get interviewed, examined, and possibly have a chest x-ray. Lung cancer is rare at your age, but can ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Nonspecific: Pain in the arm suggests a musculoskeletal problem exists, but there are other possibilities. The best way to evaluate this is by a proper evaluation ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
And?: What are you doing about it? It doesn't sound like you can wait past today without addressing this immediately with a health care professional. Thing ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Rest and have it: eaxamined by a doctor...could be anything from nerve damage to muscle strain.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert German
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Referred pain: It's likely referred pain, with the cervical spine or neck being the source. You likely have some disc disease and are having nerve pain related to t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
SEE ORTHOPEDIST: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder/arm/wrist pain could be from 1) referred sources including: neck, abdomen, and heart. 2) shoulder sou ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve impingement?: Hi SierraY172. This is possibly a pinched nerve in your neck. Do you have numbness and tingling? Consider imaging of your neck especially if it feel ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Neck: The description of pain in the whole arm to the fingers suggest that you have a pinched nerve in the neck. I would suggest if this does not resolve w ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Get evaluated: Although it would be rare for someone of your age to have heart trouble, shoulder pain is often seen with ischemia of the heart. Also, patients with ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Sounds like: Nerve irritation or injury that could be coming from your neck seem a very likely explanation for these symptoms. Assessing if neck position change t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Certainly can...: As it causes local inflammation even though "tennis elbow" isn't really an inflammatory process. It can irritate the subcutaneous nerves and you compe ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help you : It sound you problem in the neck area to have all these symptoms, or combinations of shoulder problem and neck problem ask you doctor for to check it ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Thoracic outlet: thoracic syndrome is a condition that is caused by compression of nerves or blood vessels. See your PCP for final diagnosis, treatment or referral.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
19 years experience Pain Management
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 ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
21 years experience Podiatry
Nerve pain: Have you had your knee examined lately? Sometimes when there is pain in the knee it can be referred down the leg.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve: Unless you have a history of bone cancer (osteosarcoma), this sounds more like a pinched nerve in your neck.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless asso ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benoy Benny
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve - neck: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck and you need to get an MRI of the c-spine. Depending on the results it might be just short term th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Nerve entrapement. I suggest you see your dr.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Milia
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain down arm: Usually pain down the arm like you describe is from an irritated nerve. The neck is the usual source and can be related to repeated poor posture while ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Pain in the wrist can radiate up and neck pain can radiate down. If it is serious, get checked out by your primary and they can help or refer you to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
Nerve problem: The pain described as "burning" is frequently related to some problem with a nerve. The nerves send signals from the extremities toward the spinal cor ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Needs evaluation: The symptoms you described are consistent with carpal tunnel syndrome, however, to be certain you would need to be examined by a physician. Please see ... Read More

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