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Upper left arm pain that feels achy, stinging, slight burning hurts to move sometimes. Goes limp when I lay on it and sometimes weak. Sudden pain.

Upper left arm pain that feels achy, stinging, slight burning hurts to move sometimes. Goes limp when I lay on it and sometimes weak. Sudden pain.

This neds a work up.: What you have could be a primary shoulder problem, or a neck condition. It could even be a nerve problem related to nerves called the "brachial plexus, " and all of thos posibilites need testing. ...Read more

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Burning shoulder neck and arm pain?

Burning shoulder neck and arm pain?

Pinched nerve: Neck pain that runs down the arm or shoulder with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more

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Can a sting in the chest cause arm pain?

Can a sting in the chest cause arm pain?

No: If you mean an insect sting or bite in the chest, the answer is no. In any case, if the pain is severe or not improving, I suggest seeing your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensation left in chest, persistent. Arm pit and had some pain in neck and arm. Pain has been on and off wakes me while sleep short of breat?

Burning sensation left in chest, persistent. Arm pit and had some pain in neck and arm. Pain has been on and off wakes me while sleep short of breat?

Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the chest? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Breathing? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same. Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? If worsening or a/w shortness of breath see an md. If severe call 911. ...Read more

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1wk of mild constant upper arm pain w/ spontaneous bouts of intense stabbing/stinging pain. Not affected by movement/touch. No trauma. No other symptom.?

1wk of mild constant upper arm pain w/ spontaneous bouts of intense stabbing/stinging pain. Not affected by movement/touch. No trauma. No other symptom.?

Varies: Multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. A "pinched nerve" in the neck, otherwise known as a cervical radiculopathy, can cause similar symptoms as what you are describing although there are other possibilities as well. A simple physical exam could go a long way to determine the likely cause. ...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.

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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Sudden upper left arm pain with no injury? 22 y.O female. Achy, comes and goes, burns and stings. Felt in back and neck as well. Osteosarcoma? Strain?

Nerve Pinch: This sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. Although it could be other less common causes. If you have no other medical problems: infection history, cancer history and no significant weakness then give the pain 6-8 weeks to improve. Nsaids can be beneficial (unless you have kidney problems). Talk to your doctor if not improving over time. ...Read more

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Left arm pain, heart burning but it goes away if I passed the gas, I have level 1 fatty liver and SWOT and SGPT high. Is it for gas or heart 33 yrs?

Here are some...: Are you a 33-y-o man? I applauded your detailed observation in noticing the relief of left arm pain and heartburn after passing gas. If constantly in pattern, gas-related bowel distention and pressure could induce temporary physical irritation to regional or local nerve endings which are inter-related with nerve distribution to left arm and lower esophagus or stomach. Your poor liver function. ... ...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?

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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My wife has severe arm pain in bothnarms, and burning as well from her shoulders to her fingers. Also muscle cramps in both arms. Leg spasms. Help!?

My wife has severe arm pain in bothnarms, and burning as well from her shoulders to her fingers. Also muscle cramps in both arms. Leg spasms. Help!?

Herniated disc: This may be caused by a herniated disc in the cervical spine. She should see a spine specialist. An MRI may be appropriate. ...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

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Burning pain in left upper back, shoulderblade, ribs under armpit, breast, and below breast. Some arm pain too. Pain moves and is intermittent. Ideas?

Burning pain in left upper back, shoulderblade, ribs under armpit, breast, and below breast. Some arm pain too. Pain moves and is intermittent. Ideas?

Burning pain:
Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve affected by the reactivation of the virus that causes Chicken Pox. ...Read more

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I have had burning pain in back, and left arm pain, short of breath with light activily went to ER this morning heart xray and lab good doc said heart is fine but I still think it is cardiac related?

I have had burning pain in back, and left arm pain, short of breath with light activily went to ER this morning heart xray and lab good doc said heart is fine but I still think it is cardiac related?

See cardiologist: Agree with you. Your symptoms sound cardiac I suggest you make an appointment with a cardiologist soon. In the main time take an asprin 81 mg. Limit your activities. ...Read more

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I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. My same left arm pains intensely when I lift load.

I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. My same left arm pains intensely when I lift load.

Could be nerve root: Your description sounds like a cervical nerve root problem. Injury to the peripheral nerves exiting from your neck can cause pain, paresthesias (pins and needles), numbness, and/or weakness. You would benefit from a consultation with your doctor to delve into this issue further. Good luck to a quick recovery. ...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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29y/o F. Numbness/tingling feet rt hand. Feet cold burning. Upper arm ache to elbow. Labs/mri/emg normal. Mild degenerative disc/ iron10. Flagyl X2 bv?

29y/o F. Numbness/tingling feet rt hand. Feet cold burning. Upper arm ache to elbow. Labs/mri/emg normal. Mild degenerative disc/ iron10. Flagyl X2 bv?

Numbness normal MRI: The fact that MRI/EMG is normal is good news. Did they check thyroid? glucose? sed rate, ANA (autoimmune issues)? lyme titer? Could be reflux or H pylori, low iron Vit D, B12, magnesium, potassium calcium, supplement if low. Check diet: Vegetarian (vit deficiency)? Do you have discomfort with eating (, may be malabsorping)? . Do fingers turn purple? Could be Raynauds. F/U with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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I have sharp, stinging and burning in my arm neck shoulder and arm pit what would cause it?

Neuropathy: Neuropathic pain refers to pain from an irritated nerve as opposed to actual injury eg crush or burn. Uncontrolled diabetes & some vitamin deficiencies are associated w/neuropathic as is shingles. Also herniated disk compressing nerve can do this, too. Go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. Avoid narcotics & opioids for this type of pain. Consider Lidocaine patch or capsaici. ...Read more

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For a couple years now I've had burning stinging pain in my right shoulder and it's only when I do repetitive motions with that arm. Why?

For a couple years now I've had burning stinging pain in my right shoulder and it's only when I do repetitive motions with that arm. Why?

Answer: Most likely it is an impinged muscle in your shoulder or rotator cuff tear. Could also be a herniated disc in your neck. I recommend you see a doctor that can get a full history and physical to appropriately diagnosis it. ...Read more

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Left upper quad pain (burning/stinging), nauseous, hurts all the time (before during and after food), taking nsaids hurts after 30ish min. What to do?

Be seen: You need to be seen and evaluated. Could be gastritis (stomach inflammation) or an ulcer. In the meantime, stop spicy foods. Try eating more soups- not cream based soups. Try nux vomica homeopathic remedy 3x a day. Even if you feel better you still need to be seen. Also consider acupuncture and chinese medicine. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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I woke with a stinging/ burning pain in my left inner forearm to wrist/ thumb. It only hurts if I extend my arm out to the side, or stretch.

I woke with a stinging/ burning pain in my left inner forearm to wrist/ thumb. It only hurts if I extend my arm out to the side, or stretch.

Nerves: May be carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel. These are conditions where major nerves in your arm become "compressed" during sleep. A nerve conduction study can be helpful. You can buy a carpal tunnel splint to wear at night at the pharmacy, see if it helps, but do not delay in seeking care. ...Read more

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Got upper arm tattoo worked on. Woke up over night with what feels like inside of my arm bone hurting and burning. What can this be? Stings bad.

Possible infection: I would see your doctor as soon as possible since you may need antibiotics to treat a possible infection. You could also be allergic to the inks but that would be itchy rather than painful. ...Read more

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Deep bone burning and stinging pain that woke me up shoots throughout my whole arm. I did get arm tattoo last night. What can this be? Severe pain.

Deep bone burning and stinging pain that woke me up shoots throughout my whole arm. I did get arm tattoo last night. What can this be? Severe pain.

This could be a: Reaction to the tattoo. Some people develop an allergy to the tattoo with pain, swelling and a rash developing in the area of the tattoo. If this happens or the pain continues, you should see a doctor for treatment because sometimes these symptoms can become serious. ...Read more

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All over arms, legs & body, I get really annoying itching + stinging sensation. The stinging/tingling also feels like it's burning : (

Many: This could be many things and neurologic disorder anxiety medications or an amounts of chemicals in your body like magnesium calcium glucose potassium.Really need to see a primary care doctor for specific diagnosis ...Read more