A 33-year-old male asked:
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left neck felt sharp pain. now dull pain and left arm burns n back n top of head hurts. what could cause this?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Hopefully: will resolve spontaneously. But better to have your doc check it out.
Answered on Feb 28, 2015
Dr. Craig Nairn
28 years experience Pain Management
Probably soft tissue: Assuming you have previously been healthy the source of pain is probably soft tissue irritation (ligament or muscle) causing muscle spasm in the neck. This can cause "referred pain" to your head and arm. A less likely cause would be a disc injury causing irritation or pressure on a nerve to your arm. The symptoms should go away soon, but if not please see your doctor.
Answered on Feb 28, 2015

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Sounds unrelated: But you should tell yur doctor. I assume you have one since you have the diagnosis of neuropathy already.

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