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Dr. Thomas Kennedy
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Seek Evaluation: There are many possible causes of these symptoms. An appropriate othopaedic or neurosurgical evaluation is indicated if these symptoms persists.
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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Arm pain: Shooting pain is often due to a pinched nerve in the neck. You need proper evaluation by a neurologist or pain physician. In the mean time, avoid look ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Naftulin
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Cervical spine?: There are multiple possible causes. A common cause is an irritated nerve in the neck or cervical spine. Other possible causes include a shoulder probl ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Maughon
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Radicular pain: It's called radicular pain. It's due to nerve irritation or compression. It can come from your arm pit, your collar bone but most likely your neck. Yo ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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Possible: Problem in the neck such as disk herniation causing compression or chemical irritation of the nerves that go to the arm. See your pain management doct ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Le
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Nerve pain: It sounds like you might be experiencing nerve pain (neuropathic pain). It might be due to a pinched nerve. I recommend you seeing a doctor for eval ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Siefferman
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Many possibilities: Pain from the shoulder down the arm my be caused by a variety of things. Starting at the neck, there may be a pinched nerve, or the joints in the nec ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
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Check it out: See your doc.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Miller
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Pain: Make sure there is not a pinched nerve in the neck with proper physical exam and possible MRI and/or nerve conduction test
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Shooting pain: This sounds like a nerve impingement. See your orthopedist for the best help

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