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Upper right arm ache older woman. What could this be?

Upper right arm ache older woman. What could this be?

Many: Things, if you move neck and its painful, could be nerve pinched by disc or oa, if you move shoulder, and pain, it could be rotator cuff or arthritis of clavicle or joint proper. If patient older, other rarer inflammatory conditions could explain pain. Have doctor check. ...Read more

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How long should an arm ache for after a tetanus shot?

How long should an arm ache for after a tetanus shot?

It varies: Everything you ever wanted to know about all immunizations, including the tetanus vaccine can be found at-

http://www. Cdc. Gov/vaccines/

great material there. Will answer all possible questions.

In my experience, if someone is pretty active, they will notice the site being "sore" for a few hours to a day or so. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for an arm ache after a tetanus shot?

How long is it normal for an arm ache after a tetanus shot?

Ice packs: If site of injection is painful apply ice packs for 20 minutes 4 times daily. It will help to relieve pain. ...Read more

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Sudden left arm pain near elbow lasts seconds no other symptoms. Feels like a dull ache, feeling ok otherwise?

Sudden left arm pain near elbow lasts seconds no other symptoms. Feels like a dull ache, feeling ok otherwise?

Elbow pain: Difficult to answer here. We need to know is the pain on the inside or the outside of the elbow or is it in the back. Is the pain during activities or when still. Is the area tender or swollen? How long of the symptoms been going on and was there any inciting event? Obviously this could represent tennis elbow or golf elbow or olecranon bursitis. ...Read more

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Why do the veins in my arm ache?

Why do the veins in my arm ache?

From another cause?: Veins usually don't cause symptoms unless there is inflammation (phlebitis) or blood clots in them (thrombophlebitis). This rarely occurs in the upper extremities except under unusual circumstances. It's likely that your aching is from muscle strain, nerve compression or sprain of a joint. However if the pain persists or the area is tender to touch see a physician for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause upper arm pain? I was sleep and felt this ache in my arm. It hurts mostly to extend it or raise it

What can cause upper arm pain? I was sleep and felt this ache in my arm. It hurts mostly to extend it or raise it

Many possibilities: Arm pain with sleeping bursitis rotator cuff strain compression neuropathy sleeping in wrong ischemia or neural compression impingment syndrome high on list with pain with active motion see ortho or general practice ...Read more

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I was sick on Tue morn and since thurs had bad discomfort in left arm an shoulder. I was sick again 5 times this morning. Neck n arm ache badly. Help?

I was sick on Tue morn and since thurs had bad discomfort in left arm an shoulder. I was sick again 5 times this morning. Neck n arm ache badly. Help?

Many causes: Left shoulder and arm pain can be hallmark signs of angina or heart attack, especially if associated with sweating, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing or chest pain. Less serious causes of pain are strained muscles and ligaments if there has been overuse, such as sports. Disc disease in the neck can cause pain, numbness & tingling, difficulty grasping or dropping things. ...Read more

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Etc arm pain 3 days from elbow to wrist throbbing aching e can hardly stand Pain?

Etc arm pain 3 days from elbow to wrist throbbing aching e can hardly stand Pain?

See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have access to a doctor, go the emergency department of the nearest hospital.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Left arm ache&sharp pains around my upper back, chest and other arm. I'm worried and want to know if I should get checked. History of neck problems.

Yes: Even though young (19-year-old) females rarely have heart attacks, they still do. The history of neck problems, may be able to explain the cause of your pain. However, young females still do have heart attacks, and the most concerning fact is that you are worried. A heart attack can become dangerous in minutes. You should speak with your doctor immediately, if this is not possible, call 911. ...Read more

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Why does my arm ache everytime I drink alcohol?

Why does my arm ache everytime I drink alcohol?

Quit drinking!!: I think your lt arm is telling you to quit drinking. There is no medical reason, that I can think off, to explain this phenomenon. But heed your good left arm, and quit before other parts of your body start rebelling against you as well.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in r shoulder blade area that is tender when pushed on and makes r arm ache. Would any internal organ, aorta, gallbladder causes feel like that?

Pain in r shoulder blade area that is tender when pushed on and makes r arm ache. Would any internal organ, aorta, gallbladder causes feel like that?

Possibly: Usually, gallbladder or aortic pain would not feel worse with pressure on the scapula. Have you been doing any physical activity? Sometimes, certain exercises and activities strain the rhomboids and infraspinatus muscles causing similar pain. If you're not getting better, get checked out. ...Read more

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Started with right arm pain where he couldn't lift his right arm, then both his hips started having aching pain and then the fever came, after sandin?

Complex symptoms: The symptoms you describe can be caused by a variety of conditions. Infection or inflammation of joints, tendons, nerves, or muscles can all cause pain and fever as described. Infections include: septic arthritis, lyme disease, stis, some viral infections. Non-infectious can include inflammatory arthritis & vasculitis & injury. A thorough medical evaluation is appropriate. ...Read more

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Why does the right side of my breast and under arm ache?

Why does the right side of my breast and under arm ache?

Cystic change: You could be experiencing fibrocystic changes, which is the most common cause of breast pain. This can be related to hormonal changes and/or caffeine intake. I recommend you see your gynecologist or primary care provider who may recommend follow up with a breast specialist. ...Read more

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The joints in my arm ache terribly after flu shot to the point of tears, why and for how long will it last?

The joints in my arm ache terribly after flu shot to the point of tears, why and for how long will it last?

Should be temporary!: Since the flu vaccine may be the one with attenuated virus, that's weakened, it still can give you symptoms that are similar to a low grade flu without lasting long at all. However, you need to take it easy. The liquid injected displaces the skin/soft tissue until it's reabsorbed into your system. If there's a bruise there, or becomes hot, inflamed, call your doctor for a follow up visit to check. ...Read more

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Is it common to have body aches after sneezing? I experience a burning and tingling sensation in my chest and back after sneezing, and arm pain.

Muscle pulling or mr: This could be muscle pulling. And exercise program at strengthen his muscles would be something that might help you. Another possibility is some type of nerve pinch. However it seems to be into many places. I would see your physician and discuss these options and see if you can place yourself in the therapeutic exercise approach to help modify this discomfort ...Read more

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Is it common to have body aches after sneezing? I experience a burning and tingling sensation in my chest and back after sneezing, and arm pain.

See a doctor ASAP: This suggests that you are having neurological symptoms as a result of pressure in your head/brain or your cervical spine and you need urgent detailed evaluation. See a neurologist STAT. Go to an ER if necessary. Hope this works out well. ...Read more

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32M, high chol. Levels, did TMT 5 mnths bck - all ok. Left arm ache on brisk walking. Is it heart related? How 2 distinguish heart related arm ache?

New symptom?: If your left arm aching is a new symptoms, you should have another stress test. Things can change in 5 months. That said, coronary disease is rare (but not unheard of)at your age. A strong family history, diabetes, or hx of smoking would make me more suspicious. You cannot rule out heart disease by "how it feels". ...Read more

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21, been v sick the past five months and cardiologist suspects pots. Recently been getting a lot of left arm aching. Why do pots sufferers get mostly left-sided arm pain and chest pain?

POTS: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a condition in which the heart abnormally has an exaggerated increase in heart rate in change in position from lying down to standing up. This can result in varied symptoms including palpitations, dizziness, fainting (less brain flow), chest pain, numbness/tingling. You should see your cardiologist for continued management. ...Read more

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I have a bad arm ache and bloody stool. Could these be related?

I have a bad arm ache and bloody stool. Could these be related?

Not likely: Make sure you see a doctor for the bloody stools, the achy arm sounds like it can wait for the more important clinical problem here ...Read more

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I have leg pain and arm pain dizziness and shakeyand head aches and nasaua?

I have leg pain and arm pain dizziness and shakeyand head aches and nasaua?

See a DOC: Do you have DM? If not check glucose. Talk to your doctor. You need a complete evaluation to rule out DM, peripheral neuropathy, post menopausal symptoms etc. I wish you a good luck ...Read more

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I am experiencing arm pain and ringing in ears. The following also describes me: Ear ache. What should I do?

I am experiencing arm pain and ringing in ears. The following also describes me: Ear ache. What should I do?

Consult your MD: Ringing in the ears and ear ache may be due to a middle ear infection. But pain in arm may be due to something else. Consult your doctor and get it treated ...Read more

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I have a burning pain under my right shoulder blade and right side of my neck that makes my right arm ache what's wrong?

I have a burning pain under my right shoulder blade and right side of my neck that makes my right arm ache what's wrong?

Disc: A number of things could cause these symptoms. It could be from a bulging or herniated disk in your neck or a number of other things. You would need a medical evaluation with physical exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is a temperature of 35.3 low? It is accompanied with excruciating neck, back, shoulder and arm pain, left hand side. Neck is very sore and siff.

Is a temperature of 35.3 low? It is accompanied with excruciating neck, back, shoulder and arm pain, left hand side. Neck is very sore and siff.

Yes it's low: Depending on the type of thermometer and how your temperature is checked, 35.3 deg. C (95.5 deg. F) is low or very low. If you are acutely ill it can mean you have a serious infection. Go to an ER now. ...Read more

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