A member asked about a 53-year-old female:
1wk of mild constant upper arm pain w/ spontaneous bouts of intense stabbing/stinging pain.not affected by movement/touch.no trauma.no other symptom.?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: Multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. A "pinched nerve" in the neck, otherwise known as a cervical radiculopathy, can cause similar symptoms as what you are describing although there are other possibilities as well. A simple physical exam could go a long way to determine the likely cause.
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