A 29-year-old female asked:
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strong ache in the shoulder,front & side of my upper right arm going to elbow, lasting over 2-3 weeks,now pins & needles to tips of fingers.what is it?

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Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neck: Pins and needles usually is the sign of a pinched nerve. The most common site would be in the lower part of your cervical spine. Could be from an irritated nerve, or possibly a bulging disc. It does not sound like a shoulder problem.
Answered on Nov 25, 2016
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