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Pain in upper left arm, and pain in left chest?

Pain in upper left arm, and pain in left chest?

Chest pain: Anytype of chest pain or even upper abdominal pain will radiate to the upper extremities. At minimum, it deserves and ekg and a chest xray and at least a visit to your provider. ...Read more

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Upper arm aches near the shoulder?

Upper arm aches near the shoulder?

Several causes: There are several causes for the upper arm to ache near the shoulder. The most common are a tendonitis or a bursitis. Both of these can be treated with ice, rest and gentle stretching. Seeing a physical therapist can help with a more rapid recovery and decreasing the pain. If condition is worsening or is severe then see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Feeling numbness in arm left arm tightening in chest pain in neck?

Feeling numbness in arm left arm tightening in chest pain in neck?

Could be cardiac: Although you are quite young, your symptoms could be consistent with a heart attack or low blood flow to the muscles of the heart. I don't know whether you have any risk factors but with this limited information I would urge you to go to your nearest emergency room or urgent care center to be evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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Burning pain in upper chest into left arm?

Burning pain in upper chest into left arm?

Well, with only that: I would have to recommend you see a doctor right away to rule out a heart condition if this is the very first time you are experiencing the symptom and if you have risk factors such as a positive family history, smoking, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes mellitus (which you have) etc. ...Read more

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Right arm pain in upper and lower arm steming back to the shoulder blade?

Right arm pain in upper and lower arm steming back to the shoulder blade?

Inflamed nerves: The areas of pain are supplied by nerves from your neck.. In your age group, degenerative. Joint or disc disease could cause these pains. May need xrays. Many daily stressors can affect the spine, posture, muscle over use, stress, sleeping position. ...Read more

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Upper left back ache with heart ache?

Upper left back ache with heart ache?

Back Pain: This is commonly triggered by a rhomboid muscle nodule. It can be treated by massage, physical therapy and / or injection. See your doctor for confirmation and treatment.. ...Read more

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Bad pain in upper left shoulder, numbness of left arm, with some mild upper chest pain? A shoulder injury?

Bad pain in upper left shoulder, numbness of left arm, with some mild upper chest pain?  A shoulder injury?

Depends: How did it start?, when did it start?, what were you doing?, what is the distribution of the numbness? Question too ambiguous to give a reasonable opinion. ...Read more

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Pain in the upper chest near the arm pits?

Pain in the upper chest near the arm pits?

Requires examination: cannot be diagnosed without an examination and direct observation. ...Read more

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Pain in upper middle shoulder blade?

Pain in upper middle shoulder blade?

Maybe supraspinatus: The muscle in your upper shoulder blade is your supraspinatus. Pain there can be from injury to the muscle, impingement to its tendon (the rotator cuff) or from irritation to the nerve that goes to the muscle. You need an orthopedic surgeon, physical medicine or sports medicine doctor who can sort through these possibilities and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Crack/crunch sound in neck followed by sharp pain in neck shoulder chest on right side, dull pain in arm and arm pit. Tweaked nerve?

Crack/crunch sound in neck followed by sharp pain in neck shoulder chest on right side,  dull pain in arm and arm pit. Tweaked nerve?

More likely muscle: Typically the sound is muscle sliding over a joint. It can pinch a nerve but more often catches tendon part. Can cause inflammation and over the counter anti-inflammatory can help (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) can help. If doesn't improve or have numbness or cold arm/hand seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Muscle spasm: pain and knots in back muscles sounds like possible muscle spasms Heat, massage, gentle stretching, topical muscle creams and over the counter pain medications can help with muscle spasms. ...Read more

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Upper left side of back ache with heart ache.

Upper left side of back ache with heart ache.

Nonspecific: Unfortunately this is a fairly nonspecific question. Heart ache suggests chest pain, which, if persistent, needs to be evaluated by a physician. Depending on the diagnosis, the cause of the chest pain may also be causing your back ache. Sometimes the situation is reversed, with back pain causing radiation into the chest - again, evaluation with a physician will help to sort this out. ...Read more

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Upper left chest pain when moving left arm?

Likely muscular: Usually if the pain occurs with movement it is probably related to the muscles that enable your arm to work. If you can recreate the pain by pressing on the area with your hand/fingers this should make it more clear that it is muscular in nature. Feel better. ...Read more

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28/f. Dull ache in left arm starting from elbow to wrist sometimes in upper arm. Dull ache in left thigh also. Could this be heart related?

28/f.  Dull ache in left arm starting from elbow to wrist   sometimes in upper arm.  Dull ache in left thigh also.  Could this be heart related?

Probably not: Dull aches in left arm (often with numbness, shortness of breath, sweating, post exertional) could bea cardiac symptom due to similar "wiring" between nerves going to heart and arm. These symptoms usually start centrally and radiate to the distal arm. The left leg however does not sate these nerves and a cardiac cause (like reduced oxygenation of heart due to blockages should not involve the leg. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right upper leg front of thigh ?

Sharp pain in right upper leg front of thigh ?

Hard to say!: There's not enough info to give any specific advice. How long have you had this? is the pain constant? Does it hurt with movement? Do you have any other medical problems? Have you overexerted or hurt yourself? Ask again with more specifics please. There is a 150 character limit, so keep your question brief but complete. ...Read more

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Pain in the left shoulder and front chest?

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ER now: Without more information, I would recommend ER evaluation. It could still just be muscular, especially if pain is when you move your shoulder and you feel muscle tugging at the chest wall. but with your age I wouldn‘t take chances. ...Read more