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A 35-year-old female asked:

Hi, i have been having pain on my left arm for a couple of days. the pain starts on the top of the left side of my chest, upper left back around the shoulder blade and down my arm. like a pulling throbbing pain?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Trapezius: A common cause would be muscle strain. Your trapezius muscle can commonly be irritated with activity. This would cause the symptoms you are experiencing.
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