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sharp stabbing pain in left arm

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Many things: There can be different causes for posterior elbow pain including triceps tendinitis, partial triceps tear, olecranon bursitis, elbow arthritis or even ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
36 years experience Pain Management
Heart pain ?: One of the 1st “unusual” symptoms we learn in medical school is that heart pain sometimes shows up as left arm pain. At your age this is a distinct po ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not cardiac: most probably nerve/muscle inflammation, NSAIDS, unless contraindicated, would help, if it keeps recurring or becomes worse see your doctor, best wish ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see ur FamilyDoc: Sensitivity to touch makes me think of zoster/shingles (http://goo.gl/TaqS6s). Without that, I think of pleurisy which could due to pneumonia. Perhaps ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
12 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Pain can be a symptom of something else. Depends on the duration, severity, and quality of your pain. Does it radiate? Is it associate? Any other symp ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Muscle sprain: warm compresses and pain killers, avoid weight lifts for at least a week, if no improvement, see your doctor, good luck
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Bragg
44 years experience Family Medicine
Musculoskeletal: Most likely, it is a rib dysfunction and is pinching a nerve. However, it could be internal in the heart or lungs although these usually do not cause ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please let someone: know so that you can be urgently evaluated.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Heart /pinched nerve: At 49, always rule out heart disease with a cardiology consultation and a stress test. A pinched nerve in the neck or arm can cause similar pain.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Myers
24 years experience Family Medicine
Left Arm Pain: Hi, left arm pain is one of the various symptoms that can be associated with angina, or cardiac pain. With out a history of injury, you should view th ... Read More
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