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A 29-year-old female asked:

Sharp throbbing pain from right shoulder that goes into my arm which then feels tingly and unable to move , lasts for a few seconds (no injurys)?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Pain: These symptoms likely secondary to some type of thoracic or cervical neck problem
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: There are multiple potential causes. Among them includes a cervical radiculopathy, which is basically the irritation of a nerve in the neck causing pain to run into the arm. There are other possibilities as well. I would not hesitate to be seen.
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Last updated May 29, 2017

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