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shooting pain in upper right arm

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Most likely you have a "pinched" nerve . That could be cause by an injury or some motion of your cervical and/or thoracic spine while you were asleep. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. ADIL KATABAY
24 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: Please see your doctor to be evaluated, diagnosed & treated...It could be radicular pain or even an infection because of the warmness or possibly anot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
MAY NOT BE RELATED: Most likely it is not related directly it could be inflamed vein where they placed the needle , it could be a clot if they place a central line for yo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
19 years experience Pain Management
Arm pain: Most important to find out why you have the arm pain. It could be several different things. If it is chronic or long standing, it should be worked up. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
30 years experience Pain Management
Cevical issue: Although your question is incomplete, the first that thing to consider is what are the other associated symptoms. Some patients who has this complaint ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Naftulin
34 years experience Pain Management
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Most likely nerve: Could represent nerve compression at neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, but might wonder about problem with tendons, joints, or muscles. Your doctor can e ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
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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