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A 29-year-old female asked:

the bone on my left arm is painful, i have had no injuries and dont think its broken. what else could be the cause?

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Dr. Carolyn Eaton
Family Medicine 25 years experience
The initial concern is very vague - so difficult to answer without a face to face visit with a doctor to examine the area. The pain can be anything from benign over-use injury to much more concerning causes (which includes infections, cancers, auto-immune disorders, etc). Any persistent pain should be evaluated by your doctor.
Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 48 years experience
There are many potential causes for bone pain especially in long bones like the arms & legs. Instead of guessing a proper Medical Evaluation including appropriate imaging may be necessary to determine the cause of pain and how to resolve it.

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