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What kind of doctor sees somebody for arm pain

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yo-El Ju
Dr. Yo-El Ju answered
15 years experience Neurology
See PCP first: Start with your primary care physician. However, if it is sudden and associated with any chest discomfort, shortness of breath, or nausea, seek immedi ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Neurologisr: There are many possible causes. The presence of weakness and numbness strongly suggest that nerves are being compressed in the arm. This could eminate ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Must call the doctor: Any person with chest, left shoulder, and left arm pain symptoms has to go to his doctor or the E.R. to be checked right away for a heart attack. That ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Bad choice: Believe my colleagues here would all fear possible heart disease, and episodes of angina as the best explanation. There is risk of impending heart at ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
39 years experience Family Medicine
More information: To understand the cause of the pain, much more information is needed. I recommend you see your doctor and discuss the problem.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Could be anything: from simple contusion or angina. Consult with your doctor again.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Chest pain concern: Chest pain and left arm pain are related to heart problems but also can be musculoskeletal in origin. Any chest pain without knowledge of origin, shou ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
I agree: i agree with your doctor, you should avoid surgery and look for alternative pain generator diagnosis , the injections have therapeutic,diagnostic as w ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Possible: You should consult with a cardiologist.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
I disagree: This need evaluation to rule out infection. The evaluation may require biopsy of the node. I have no idea why physiotherapy would be suggested before ... Read More

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