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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Arm pain is a vague complaint . Neck problems are often associated . A thorough history and exam with xrays if indicated . Seek an orthopaedic surgeo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve Injury or: possibly nerve entrapment such as from a vertebra gone out of whack or disc inj.Strangely, if an upper rib become dysfunctional, it too can cause shar ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Concern, yes: Panic, no. Sharp pain is a call for attention. That's a difference from chronic when there is no 'news'. See your Dr. It's not even a good idea to get ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you ha ... Read More
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Nerve pain: It is difficult to say without examining but the pain you are describing sounds like nerve pain. Nerves can get punched at the level of the neck givin ... 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 37-year-old male asked:
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Shingles: This could be the development of early shingles. It is difficult to comment without examination. Please see a doctor
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let try to help: To have pain in the whole arm from a diploma is unusual, but it could happen. One reason the location of that lipoma could be pressuring a nerve in t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP ASAP: Pain in your chest that radiates to your left arm is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. ... Read More
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Dr. Ashwin Patel
42 years experience Urgent Care
Likely pinched nerve: You are possibly having a pinched nerve in your left arm. This could be in the neck area or sometimes in the shoulder area. You should see a doctor fo ... Read More

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