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Arm Pain (Definition)

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What causes severe stabbing pain in groin area of right leg with no injury?

What causes severe stabbing pain in groin area of right leg  with no injury?

Repetitive stress: 29 y male with unilateral "stabbing" groin pain absent infection signs or symptoms might have soft tissue disorder such as an inguinal hernia, groin muscle tendonitis, or a repetitive stress injury like Sartorious Symdrome. An Osteopath would be the type of doctor to diagnose. ...Read more

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Twisting sharp pain on left side of chest, occasional shooting pain in pelvic bone, pain in right ear. Possible causes? Type of doc to start with?

Twisting sharp pain on left side of chest, occasional shooting pain in pelvic bone, pain in right ear. Possible causes? Type of doc to start with?

Primary care: General medical problems are best addressed first by your family doctor, usually a specialist in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine. Many women see a specialist in Ob-Gyne as their primary care physician. If the primary care doctor sees a reason to consult a specialist based on their evaluation or testing, they will send you to the appropriate doctors! ...Read more

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Pain in palm of hands. Upper arm soreness and sudden short pain in bottom of feet or toes. What can it be? Sudden onset.

Pain in palm of hands. Upper arm soreness and sudden short pain in bottom of feet or toes.  What can it be?  Sudden onset.

Will need more info: We would need more information about associated conditions. Your physicians will evaluate you for neurological causes, vascular causes and articular causes. ...Read more

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Sudden pain in both arms. Stabbing pain in left triceps. Bad pain in right forearm. Also tricep area feels numb and not like rest of the skin. ?

Sudden pain in both arms. Stabbing pain in left triceps. Bad pain in right forearm. Also tricep area feels numb and not like rest of the skin. ?

What R U doing?: What sort of activity are you engaged in when this happens? Knowing that is the first step in figuring out what is happening, why and how to change it. ...Read more

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Low back pain with right thigh numbness and right arm/hand/wrist pain/numbness. Sneezing causes extreme aching pain in both arms. Thoughts on causes?

Low back pain with right thigh numbness and right arm/hand/wrist pain/numbness. Sneezing causes extreme aching pain in both arms. Thoughts on causes?

Spine specialist W/U: It coulb be from disc disease in your neck or high in the back creating some nerve root irritation from the sudden negative intrathoracic pressure created by the sneeze. When not sneezing the disc may look normal, which makes it very difficult to diagnose. The same phenomenon can result from a build up of bone (osteophytes) near the central canal or the foramen where the nerves travel. ...Read more

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What causes elbow pain and what causes a pinched nerve in left side of chest upper?

What causes elbow pain and what causes a pinched nerve in left side of chest upper?

Unclear.: Elbow pain can come from varied conditions including musculoskeletal, rheumatological, and neurological which would include a pinched nerve. Chest pain is always a potentially very serious condition as it could represent a life threatening cardiac condition. Unless medically cleared, all complaints of chest pain should be treated as a medical emergency in an appropriate setting (e.g. Er). ...Read more

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Pain for 2 days in left forearm more an ache than a stabbing pain, and tingling in fingers. No pain in other part of arm, chest or shoulder. ?

Details: Pay close attention to where you feel the tingling. Aching pain less helpful for localizing the cause of the illness. Since you are 62 and the problem is new it is likely a nerve generated problem. Details of symptom distribution will help localize the nerves involved and this will help indicate potential diagnoses. Treatment depends on cause. See your doctor with the information. ...Read more

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I have intermittent pain sometimes dull sometimes severe from top of breast below shoulder & down inside of left arm. The pain can arise from side of breast to underarm & down inner left arm, sometimes causing a tingling sensation. I have also intermitten

Impingement: This symptom appears to be caused by an impingement of a nerve and to determine the location of the impingement and what are the options for treatment,I recommend a consultation with a neurologist who can also order any appropriate tests which may be needed in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Varying levels of dull pain left lower back. Comes in waves and intensity. Pain worsens on sitting. No pain in legs or anywhere else. What could cause?

Varying levels of dull pain left lower back. Comes in waves and intensity. Pain worsens on sitting. No pain in legs or anywhere else. What could cause?

Querious: 35 y female with Lupus and unilateral low back pain absent sciatica has low back pain worse on sitting. Pelvic girdle instability might explain. Lupus might be a "red herring" as to the generation of chronic low back pain. Unilateral low back pain might represent sacroiliac joint disorder and generation of this pattern of chronic low back pain. See comments: ...Read more

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Would back or neck pain cause other pain in the legs?

Would back or neck pain cause other pain in the legs?

See below: Leg pain can come from poor circulation, a pinched nerve in your back, or other causes. See your physician to get a thorough evaluation ...Read more

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nerve pain on right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?

 nerve pain on  right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?

Be seen: You need a history and physical examination to be performed to further assess your symptoms to create a diagnostic and subsequent treatment plan. Please be seen promptly. ...Read more

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What would cause 1 stabbing pain directly in between breasts in center of chest? Left shoulderblade pain and tingling in fingers left hand earlier.

Chest pains!!!: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in left inner elbow? Also some pain in bicep while bending arm. Left shoulderblade tender also.

What would cause pain in left inner elbow? Also some pain in bicep while bending arm.  Left shoulderblade tender also.

Tendon inflammation : Pain around the inner elbow is likely inflammation of a group of tendons that insert at the elbow. Theses tendons are associated with the muscles that bend your wrist. The bicep problem could be a similar issue with the biceps tendon. ...Read more

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Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Musculoskeletal: Twenties female with pain pattern of unilateral low back pain, anterior thigh pain and pain in region of anterior iliac region likely has sacroiliac joint disorder, possibly from injury and/or joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs). An osteopathic doctor would be best specialist to evaluate. Review brighton criteria for jhs. ...Read more