A member asked:

All the muscles in my left arm hurt from the armpit to the wrist. most of the time it only hurts in the tricep and or bicep i've had pt for the past 8 weeks twice a week. i only get relief for a couple of hours. most of the time it's very painful when i l

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Dr. Mary Engrav answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Pain that is radiating down your arm could be from several causes. Pain radiating down your arm is always concerning for heart pain. If you have any chest pain, shortness of breath, or palpitations you would have to be seen immediately. Pain could also be coming from the spinal cord (cervical spine) and radiating down your arm. If you had any numbness, tingling, or weakness you would have to be seen immediately for that. There are other musculo-skeletal causes of pain as well. Please be seen by your doctor for a complete evaluation, but if you have the warning signs above you would have to be seen immediately.

Answered Oct 3, 2016



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