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Arm Pain (Definition)

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For 4 days i've had an aching pain under my arm pit into middle right back. I don't believe it's an injury. The pain waxes and wanes. Any thoughts?

For 4 days i've had an aching pain under my arm pit into middle right back. I  don't believe it's an injury. The pain waxes and wanes. Any thoughts?

See a doctor: This warrants a physical examination to be sure or what is going on. There are many possible explanations, but without a full history and exam, impossible to predict. Do you own or were scratched by a cat? ...Read more

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My forearm feels heavy and I have ache/pain in whole arm and armpit area. I also feel tingling in fingers. What is possible causes? Right arm ok.

My forearm feels heavy and I have ache/pain in whole arm and armpit area. I also feel tingling in fingers. What is possible causes? Right arm ok.

Brachial plexitus: If it came on all of a sudden, your probably have an acute brachial plexitus, or inflamation of a group of nerves that come together just above the shoulder and clavicle. may be due to a viral infection, treated with a course of steroids. ...Read more

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I was stung by jellyfish had a reaction which has returned. Along with head ache ear and arm pain on my left side only could the pain be from stings?

I was stung by jellyfish had a reaction which has returned. Along with head ache ear and arm pain on my left side only could the pain be from stings?

How long after?: Although most jellyfish sting pain is acute, there are some cases of delayed/recurring reactions days or weeks later. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2380397/ sea-bather's eruption is an example, where the nematocysts (the stinging parts of the jellyfish) can remain in swimsuits and cause a reaction when the person puts his/her bathing suit back on. If longer time gap, another cause. ...Read more

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11 yr old daughter has aching right upper chest pain, (no arm pain) when she raises her right arm or bends over, effects breathing, stressed at school ?

11 yr old daughter has aching right upper chest pain, (no arm pain) when she raises her right arm or bends over, effects breathing, stressed at school ?

Could be....: ....Stress. It could also be a pulled muscle. Or it could be something called pleurisy, which is inflammation of the lining of the lungs and involves pain that is worse in certain positions and with deep breathing. If she is otherwise well, without cough, fever, etc., then try ibuprofen. If she's otherwise sick, see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What are chest aches, dizziness, arm pain, tingling in arms and a constricted throat symptoms of?

What are chest aches, dizziness, arm pain, tingling in arms and a constricted throat symptoms of?

How old is the pt: Not sure whether you are the pt or somebodyelse. Need more history how old is the pt, how many min. The pt has the pain, what brings pain, how releived, any nausea, sweating, shortness of breathing, palpitations in addn. To above symptoms. Need to r/o angina definitely as constricitng sensation around throat is anginal equivalent. Extreme anxiety can cause some of the symp. When pt is hyperventilati. ...Read more

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Left forearm burning and left hand aching, right arm pain, shoulder pain and into right side of my neck. I am 54 years old.

Question??: I am not sure what information you are looking for. Do you need advice on possible causes, who to see for evaluation, or have you been evaluated and need more details? Please restate your question. Sorry I could not be of more help ...Read more