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Hi, I'm 36 and in great health but I' have some annoying twitching in my right and left arm bicep and above left knee. What could cause this?

Hi, I'm 36 and in great health but I' have some annoying twitching in my right and left arm bicep and above left knee. What could cause this?

Low magnesium: can produce muscle twitches. Please see your doc first to rule out other causes. He/she may test your magnesium level if indicated. You can supplement w/magnesium. One good brand is called "Jigsaw magnesium." Peace and good health.

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What causes tigglings in both hands and pain under the left arm.?

What causes tigglings in both hands and pain under the left arm.?

Tingling: You could have a pinched nerve in your neck. Get a medical evaluation with an initial x-ray of your cervical spine. You may also need a mri.

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What can cause sudden onset of bilateral achey arm pain quickly switching to tingling and weakness of the left arm that last several hours?

What can cause sudden onset of bilateral achey arm pain quickly switching to tingling and weakness of the left arm that last several hours?

Arm pain: I see you have a significant cardiac history, so this is something you need to mention to your cardiologist, it needs to ne evaluated.

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What else causes BOTH chest pain and left arm pain other than heart attack, costochonditis, and GERD? All of these have been ruled out for me.

There are many: potential causes for these symptoms other than the ailments you have mentioned. At your age most would be musical skeletal in etiology. Some would be neurological, pulmonary or systemic. Make an appointment to be seen by an Internist at a University near you (U of C, Loyola, Indiana U) for evaluation.

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Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

No, it should not.: No. Lumbar (lower back) disc herniations should not cause neck pain or left arm symptoms. Cervical (neck) disc herniations however may cause your symptoms.

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I have pain going up my right and left arm and i was wondering what it could be after a fews hours it stop but it come and goes?

I have pain going up my right and left arm and i was wondering what it could be after a fews hours it stop but it come and goes?

Circulation: Your position may have pinched nerves or decreased blood flow to nerves causing the pain. Poor blood flow from low blood pressure could also contribute. To help eat 6 small meals to keep blood sugar stable, breathe and relax to balance autonomic nervous system(see kelly mcgonigal the will power instinct) and then do some nice stretches with resistive out breath to stimulate blood flow to the brain.

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What could be causing my blood pressure to read 15- 20 points different systolic betwween my right and left arm?

Could be a: Blockage in the artery in the arm with lower reading. If you have symptoms of weakness in lower reading arm get evaluated.

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Ma right and left arm palm is getting dry day by day.. Is this any symptom of disease?

Ma right and left arm palm is getting dry day by day.. Is this any symptom of disease?

Hand Eczema: Eczema, also called dermatitis. 'hand dermatitis' is a broad term for any type of eczema that develops on the hands. Hand dermatitis often has unique causes, commonly job-related and can require specific testing and treatments.Treatment can be with potent topical steroids.

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I have bumps on both my right and left arm, most of the bumps are more above my elbow. How can I get rid of them?

I have bumps on both my right and left arm, most of the bumps are more above my elbow. How can I get rid of them?

Keratosis pilaris: No cure. Worse in winter. Less obvious as you get older. Related to dry skin. OTC 3% salicylic acid creams are used to make it smoother. Frequent application of moisturizers helps. Sometimes cortisone creams are useful. Do not worry: it is never serious. Most people who have it are not even aware of it.

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Left arm is cold while the right is normal, what could be the cause?

Left arm is cold while the right is normal, what could be the cause?

Several possibilitie: Cause is one of 3...Complete blockage of main artery to left arm could result in cool extremity...Easy test...Can you feel a pulse at left wrist..If it is same as right wrist...Not an arterial problem. 2: nerve injury or compression on left side of neck or chest resulting in this feeling..Test with nerve conduction/emg of arms. 3: a deep brain injury resulting in this perception..Test MRI of brain.

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I am a 64-year-old woman in good health. What would cause heaviness in my left arm?

I am a 64-year-old woman in good health. What would cause heaviness in my left arm?

Need more info: I always wonder what "good health" really means. Heaviness in the left arm is too vague to give you a concise answer. This could be a vascular or muscular problem, or even a cardiac problem. Please make an appointment with your family physician to be examined and get to the root cause of your complaint.

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What could cause my left arm to hurt constantly, I know its not brok, but it has been hurting for weeks, ican get relief from a deep massage, but pain comes right back?

What could cause my left arm to hurt constantly, I know its not brok, but it has been hurting for weeks, ican get relief from a deep massage, but pain comes right back?

Careful examination: That's the type of question that really needs an examination. It could be soft tissue structures or vascular components. It could be involvement of the nerve or even involvement of the bone itself. Getting to the bottom of arm pain requires a careful examination and history. See your dr.

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What causes restlessness in the left arm?

What causes restlessness in the left arm?

Periodic Limb : Movement disorder. If you have symptoms of this please set up a visit with a sleep physician to rule out sleep apnea as a cause for it and to document its presence prior to treatment if it is not due to apnea.

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What causes tingling in the whole left arm?

Brain or neck: Nerve pain as you describe frequently comes from the neck but can come from the brain as well. Lastly a nerve in the arm itself could be causing the symptoms. Best to see a neurologist to evaluate this.

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