A 40-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean when you have shooting pain up and down your right arm?

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Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Nerve pain: It sounds like you might be experiencing nerve pain (neuropathic pain). It might be due to a pinched nerve. I recommend you seeing a doctor for evaluation and treatment.
Answered on Jan 13, 2020
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
If you have swelling, see about getting an Ultrasound of your arm
Aug 30, 2013
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Agree could be several different things. Most would consider an MRI of cervical spine and many would consider an EMG to rule-out nerve entrapment (like carpal tunnel) or nerve damage. See a pain specialist.
Aug 29, 2013

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