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Shoulder, back, arm pain diagnosed as pinched nerver from arthiritus in left shoulder . Any relief suggestions?

Shoulder, back, arm pain diagnosed as pinched nerver from arthiritus in left shoulder . Any relief suggestions?

See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you what to do about it. ...Read more

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Every since being diagnosed with TMJ I have sore spots around my jaw, sore muscles on my back, & arm pain. Is this normal?

Every since being diagnosed with TMJ I have sore spots around my jaw, sore muscles on my back, & arm pain. Is this normal?

TMJ: Tmj is primarily a condition caused by muscle tension about the jaw joint. Sore areas around your jaw are to be expected; these usually reflect muscle spasm around the inflamed joint. If you have enough muscle tension in your body to cause tmj, you may also be susceptible to muscle spasms in other areas of your body like your back and arms. Warm compresses and Ibuprofen would be expected to help. ...Read more

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Sharp upper stomach/back/chest/arm pain&nausea cause by gastritis or something else? pain every other day no answers. please help!

Few possibilities : Gastritis can certainly lead to that, especially of severe, or if an ulcer has developed. If the acid is very high it can come into the esophagus and worsen the situation causing esophagitis. Gallbladder issues also a possibility but would usually cause right sided chest pain. Suggest seeing a doc. Avoiding ALL FOODS that can worsen. Taking Prilosec in morning and Zantac (ranitidine) at night. ...Read more

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Wreck 3yrs ago.Bad pain n neck,legs, back,ribs,&arm pain evryday. My dr said no options takes time 2heal. Im so tired of living n pain is this normal?

Wreck 3yrs ago.Bad pain n neck,legs, back,ribs,&arm pain evryday. My dr said no options takes time 2heal. Im so tired of living n pain is this normal?

Fibromyalgia: 27 y 3 year post-MVA w. chronic back & global pain describes fibromyalgia, which evolves as sedentariness begets deconditioned/spastic muscles subjected to repetitive stress force called gravity. Problem exacerbated by sacroiliac joint instability; common injury in MVA's. Osteopath diagnose. Aquatherapy, massage, yoga, tai chi, biofeedback, Vitamin D, cannabis for pain, sleep & mood & meditation. ...Read more

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Classic cardiac symtoms. Fatigue, nausea, chest , back, jaw, arm pain , short of breath. Yet all previous heart tests are fine, should I push for angio?

Classic cardiac symtoms. Fatigue, nausea, chest , back, jaw, arm pain , short of breath. Yet all previous heart tests are fine, should I push for angio?

U R young follow. ..: ....The advice of ur cardiologist. Don't push 4 it, he has many years of training ; experience ; ur best source 2 this question. Angiography is not without complications, b careful of what u wish (push) 4. ...Read more

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Burping, light-headed, nausea, chest, back, left arm pain. EKG, xray, blood test fine 2 days ago. Diagnosed GERD 2months ago, 40mg Nexium (esomeprazole) not working.

Burping, light-headed, nausea, chest, back, left arm pain. EKG, xray, blood test fine 2 days ago. Diagnosed GERD 2months ago, 40mg Nexium (esomeprazole) not working.

Cardiac workup: Chest pain accompanied by nausea and belching may represent heart disease. A normal resting ekg however is not sufficient to exclude heart disease. An exercise stress test and an echocardiogram can help assess for blockages and structural heart disease. Consultation with a cardiologist would be important and immediate trip to er via 911 also if the pain returns. ...Read more

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Three months after an mva and getting horrible neck, back, shoulder and arm pain what could it be?

Three months after an mva and getting horrible neck, back, shoulder  and arm pain what could it be?

Many things: People are legitimately injured in car accidents all the time, regardless of litigation. In fact the insurance companies are notorious for denying claims in legitimately injured people. Bottom line you need a thorough conscientious evaluation by a specialist who you trust. Even if spine problems are degenerative an accident can cause a cascade of progressive clinical syndromes best treated inte. ...Read more

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