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A 45-year-old female asked:

Left arm pain when coughing?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Herniated disc: Coughing increases pressure in the spine and if there is an underlying compression of a nerve or the spinal cord itself, pain can be produced. Best to be examined and perhaps have an MRI of the neck perfored.
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Harper Woods, MI
A 25-year-old female asked:

Why am i always having left arm pain?

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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Many Possibilities: Although you are young, we can't forget that left arm pain can be referred from other places such as the heart, cervical spine, etc. There certainly are many other possibilities such as referred shoulder pain, but if you haven't seen a physician i would recommend starting with your regular doctor first to narrow the possibilities.
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