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What is causing sharp pain in my arm and leg. Feel like I'm being stab with needles. Can thoracic outlets syndrome cause these symptoms?

What is causing sharp pain in my arm and leg. Feel like I'm being stab with needles. Can thoracic outlets syndrome cause these symptoms?

Not in legs: You need to see a doctor. Pain on just one side of the body can be caused by anything from anxiety to serious neurological conditions. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain in arm and neck?

What can cause sharp pain in arm and neck?

Nerve Injury or: possibly nerve entrapment such as from a vertebra gone out of whack or disc inj.Strangely, if an upper rib become dysfunctional, it too can cause sharp or achy pain in arm & neck.I recommend a good history & physical including osteopathic hands-on exam to figure out cause.Treatment could be as simple as manipulation, but if other treatment is necessary, your D.O. will be able to do it or refer. ...Read more

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RPh at work. No lifting, standing, filling Rxs. Sudden sharp pain upper right chest,collar bone,shoulder/arm pain. Poss causes?

RPh at work. No lifting, standing, filling Rxs. Sudden sharp pain upper right chest,collar bone,shoulder/arm pain. Poss causes?

Parsonage Turner: Syndrome. Check for any focal weakness or sensory loss. Sometimes this can be a late consequence of pleurisy or an isolated viral event. Degenerative conditions involving the shoulder and related structures would not present in a sub acute or paroxysmal fashion. ...Read more

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What can cause left arm pain from shoulder down to hand? Not sharp pain..More like an achy pain? 29f. Healthy. Worried about stroke or heart attack

What can cause left arm pain from shoulder down to hand?  Not sharp pain..More like an achy pain?  29f. Healthy.  Worried about stroke or heart attack

Nerve pain likely: Many things -- most likely compression of a nerve in your thoracic outlet or neck. Unlikely to be heart disease in a healthy person of 29. Definitely not a stroke. More likely thoracic outlet syndrome, or cervical nerve compression, or compression of your nerve by some other mechanism like a tumor -- see a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes leg and arm pain that radiates to the fingers and toes?

What causes leg and arm pain that radiates to the fingers and toes?

Radiculopathy: A pinched nerve in your neck may cause radiating pain down your arm to your hand and fingers. A pinched nerve in you lower back may cause pain that radiates down your leg to your foot and toes. Common causes of the "pinch" include disc herniations/bulges, or bone spurs/stenosis/narrowing of the spinal canal/foramen. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause physical symptoms? Like arm pain or leg pain

Can anxiety cause physical symptoms? Like arm pain or leg pain

Absolutely: Anxiety can cause a wide variety of physical symptoms and can effect most systems in your body in some way. The difficulty is that is is very hard to subjectively tell which is causing which. That's why its always good to consult a physician. ...Read more

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I am having neck, back, leg, and arm pain every night for 1-2 months restless sleep what causes this?

I am having neck, back, leg, and arm pain every night for 1-2 months restless sleep what causes this?

? pinched nerve: This sounds like a pinched nerve in your neck. Since it has been going on for so long, i would see an orthopedic spine specialist. Good luck. ...Read more