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pain in upper back and down left arm

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Sometimes a disc herniation will present as a deep achy pain or sharp pain along the scapula or shoulder blade on the same side as the arm affected wh ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Pinched nerve or ...: Based on your description of your symptoms, either a pinched nerve or a muscle spasm. Best to check with your doctor.
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Dr. Chris Faubel
13 years experience Pain Management
T1 radiculopathy?: Without knowing more, i'd suspect a t1 radiculopathy. The first thoracic nerve provides sensation in this area. A good physiatry spine specialist ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Sounds like this has been going on for awhile. It would be helpful for you to see someone if you have not already. I would recommend and ortho or spor ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Maybe: Cervical stenosis is caused by the opening in the vertebras of the neck being too small to allow the spinal cord to move freely. A nerve may be pinch ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Surinder Yadav
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Assessment: probably needs further evaluation considering the chronic its of the problem. A full physical examination with a physiatrist in collaboration with yo ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Multiple choice: Lots of possibilities, some serious, some not. You are asking for an accurate diagnosis based on a list of signs/symptoms. You also need health histor ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Negative: Negative Chest CT Scan means you do not have a pulmonary embolus or blood clot in the lung. But you could have it in the arm or legs.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Evaluate: Get evaluated to rule out a neurological basis for the symptoms
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MRI neck and maybe s: This type of pain may originate in the neck from disc herniated or shoulder muscle injury such as rotator cuff tear.
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