A 39-year-old female asked:
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pain in left arm.starts around elbow.pain radiates to thumb.sometimes tingling fingers.yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure your heart is ok, especially if you have risk factors.
Answered on Jul 27, 2015

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