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What is the cause of a sharp pain in both arms between shoulder and elbow?

What is the cause of a sharp pain in both arms between shoulder and elbow?

Cervical disc: A central bulging disc can put pressure on the nerve to both arms giving you your findings. You need to see a spine surgeon. ...Read more

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What could cause severe arm pain in both arms from shoulder to wrist. I can barely lift them up. No strenuous exercise but I sleep on a couch.

Varies: There are numerous potential causes and a detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely determine the cause. Abnormalities in the vascular, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems can all potentially cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have upper arm pain in both arms mostly at night? Pain that keeps me awake. I'm in good shape and doubt due to activity.

What could cause me to have upper arm pain in both arms mostly at night?  Pain that keeps me awake.  I'm in good shape and doubt due to activity.

Neck: To involve both arms, unless there really is problem in each arm separately, it is best to explain from the root that goes to both arms and that's the neck. Have your neck examined. When you lay down, the position of your spine changes and could be compressing the nerves that go to both arms. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Bilateral arm pain I have been experiiencing pain in both arms at different times for the last few weeks. The pain is either achey or sharp and shoots down my arm (left arm). My right arm feels like it has a blood pressure cuff on it sometimes. Like i sai

Radiculopathy: Radiating arm pain and a feeling of tightness are common symptoms of radiculpathy... Stemming from compression on the nerve root(s) in your neck. It can be due to a disc bulge- or herniation, slight instability or deformity or bone-spur formation and arthritis... Physical therapy with cervical traction can help, including exercises and anti-inflammaroties. Try that for few weeks to see how it goes. ...Read more

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Today, on a spot on my forearms, have gotten this sharp pain. It feels as if my veins are tangled. Its about 3-4 below my elbows on both arms. why?

Today, on a spot on my forearms, have gotten this sharp pain. It feels as if my veins are tangled. Its about 3-4 below my elbows on both arms. why?

Allergic reaction?: allergy to contact with something , try antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and steroid cream like hydrocortisone 10% and avoidance of anything that might have caused this you can think of , if not better see your dr. be sure your bp is normal depends on age if over 65 can allow up to 150/90 . ...Read more

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I have been getting a sharp pain in my spine it feels like a pinch my joints hurt muscle shooting pain down both arms and bad pain in hands headaches?

Vertebral v Rib prob: The majority of such pain problems of this type are due to hyperflexed thoracic vertebra and/or locked rib. Either one causes abnormal muscle function and can refer pain to arms & head. I see it daily in my practice. Osteopathic manipulation can provide immediate relieve in many cases. Proper exam to rule out all causes, including above, and manipulation, can be done by good osteopathic dr. ...Read more

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What could be a major arm pain in both arms?

Cervical disc: A central bulging disc can put pressure on the nerve to both arms giving you your findings. You need to see a spine surgeon. ...Read more

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What can my sister do if she has severe arm pain and numbness in both arms?

What can my sister do if she has severe arm pain and numbness in both arms?

Numbness main pinch: Nerve above the area is numb, when you numbness in both arms this the problem is in the neck check it out, . ...Read more