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A 21-year-old male asked:

Suddenly 10 minutes ago i feel pain in my left arm. i am feeling pain if i tried to lift my arm. pain stats from thumb to top near shoulder joint. but if i raise my arm and put my hand on right shoulder from the back i feel relaxation in my arm.

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Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Chest pain: Hello, some of the more common causes of chest pain and younger people are chest pain heart related, stomach acid, musculoskeletal. If the pain persists or gets worse with exertion, I would worry about heart condition. But the way you are describing that muscle movement helps, it could be musculoskeletal pain
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