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right arm pain from the top of my arm and down when i sleep on it

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Several possibilitie: Do you recall any injury? It could be from your arm or your shoulder. Are you sleeping on your right side with elbow bent and hand by your face? That ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly abscess.: You may have a boil, or abscess, if this is new. It may require treatment, either antibiotics or lancing. Get seen for this soon. If the pain and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zeyad Morcos
21 years experience Neurology
Maybe: MS is big mimicker across different ages, and it can be over diagnosed. I suggest to write your symptoms over the years and visit a neurologist, and y ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You are right: It is related to holding the mouse 12 hours a day! Try to modify that , if you can, rest your arm every 1/2 hour for 5 minutes, take short breaks, str ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Carpal Tunnel: Sounds like irritation of median nerve. Your new job must involve a lot of computer work. See a neurologist.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is alw ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Unlikely: Diabetic nerve pain usually starts as a numbness or tingling, not sharp pain. More likely strain or tendonitis.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Arm pain: I would get checked by a physician ASAP. Stroke which is rare in your age group is always a consideration. Cervical radiculopathy is a strong conside ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain in the arm: Probably muscular. Pain killers and heat pad should help.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiculopathy: Suggestive of disc disease in back with extension of nerve pain to arm this is frequently caused by a disc pressing on the nerves leaving the spine.
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