A 24-year-old male asked:
Every time i cough i feel a deep dull aching type pain in my upper left arm. why is this?
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Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Cough,arm ache: Coughing may increase pressure causing a bulging disc in the neck to press on a nerve root resulting in your upper arm ache. A neurologist could validate this and advise you after interviewing and examining you. An MRI of your neck may be ordered if you still have concerns.
25 viewsAnswered Nov 18, 2020
Last updated Nov 18, 2020
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