A 30-year-old female asked:
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is arm pain that happens when standing and lowering arms by side caused by bad circulation or heart related ? also get white blotchy spots on arms.

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Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Compression: Pain and discoloration of arms with a position change can be due to compression as of artery, vein and nerves as they cross from chest into the arm. You need evaluation for thoracic outlet syndrome.
Answered on Aug 23, 2013
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