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tightness in upper arm

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Several Poss. Causes: Thorough history & osteopathic exam would be really helpful.Generally, it could be any of the following, but without knowing more it's hard to tel ... Read More

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Pinched nerve: It sounds more, based on pattern, as a compressed nerve. It can be at the cervical spine level, shoulder or even carpal tunnel which would be wrist. S ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not stroke: This is positional, and is directly related to where the pressure on your hand/arm is during sleep. Experiment with different sleeping positions to se ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Upper arm pain: Cardiac symptoms can be very vague and non specific . See your medical doctor to see if further testing needed
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Are you ok Now?: If the symptoms lasts for more than 30 minutes and if you have any risk factors for Heart attack( Personal or Family history of MI before age 60, High ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Flu shot: Symptoms can last for up to a week. Try Tylenol , two very 4 to 6 hours. Good Luck
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Ortho or physiatrist: With your symptoms need exam & MRI for diagnosis. Rotator cuff disorder. Physiotherapy is a good option with anti inflammatory
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. Are there other issues, e.g, pigmented skin spots or patches? Family history ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: If the tightness puts pressure over a cervical or thoracic nerve it will cause pain and numbness.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: What you describe is unlikely to be heart related. There isn't enough information in your question to speculate on causes however.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen : I would not hesitate to be seen for an exact diagnosis for this. It is hard to say more with little information and no ability to perform an examina ... Read More
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