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Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Absolutely!: This is common with central lines, pacemakers, or indwelling catheters, like quinton dialysis catheters. It causes obstruction of the main veins of the arm (axillary, basillic, or subclavian) and can cause arm swelling. This is similar to a DVT in the leg. ...Read more

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My right arm gets swollen day and night what could be the cause?

My right arm gets swollen day and night what could be the cause?

How long?Fever?: Is there any pain, any swelling in rt. Underarm from lymph node . Is there any breast abnormality.Is there any pitting of the swelling-rt arm , any swelling on opposite side, r u on any hormonal trt . Few possibilities- poor venous drainage secondary to a possible clot in deep veins of arm, head and neck masses , breast masses --lymphatic obstruction/venous obstruc. See ur pcp/surgeon for more evaln. ...Read more

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Had pain in right arm tonight from shoulder 2 fingers in severe pain sharpy/achy and was swollen no chest pain what could be the cause?

Had pain in right arm tonight from shoulder 2 fingers in severe pain sharpy/achy and was swollen no chest pain what could be the cause?

Need medical exam: Many people fear a heart attack if pain radiates down arm, but that is extremely unlikely in a 19-year-old woman. More likely is pinched nerve in the neck, but impossible to know without a medical exam. ...Read more

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My left upper arm has been slightly swollen for nearly two months. I saw a doctor when it started who gave me no cause. Now the right arm is swelling.

Follow up appt: Bilateral swollen arms is a symptom that needs to be investigated. There can be be a blockage in either the venous system or lymph system causing these symptoms. You will need some diagnostic testing, such as ultrasound, to make that determination. Insist on proper investigation. ...Read more

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All day today I need to know why arm hurt since this morning and the pain has it gotten away it feels swollen specially the pain is in my right arm?

All day today I need to know why arm  hurt since this morning and the pain has it gotten away it feels swollen specially the pain is in my right arm?

Need a consultation: Pain and swelling in an arm can be due to many different causes. Without being able to ask the right questions it's difficult to make a diagnosis. 90% of a diagnosis is made by taking a good history of the symptoms. At this point the physician has narrowed down the possible causes. The physical exam and possible tests will complete the diagnosis.Please see your physician or have a HT consultation. ...Read more

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My right arm feels heavy and swollen from the elbow up to inside of my arm pit. I have pain in it as well.

My right arm feels heavy and swollen from the elbow up to inside of my arm pit. I have pain in it as well.

Need ultrasound: See a vascular surgeon for an ultrasound exam and clinical visit. Make sure they are board certified and have an accredited vascular lab center. ...Read more

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Swollen in my wait fingers and right arm what is it?

Swollen in my wait fingers and right arm what is it?

Many possibilities: I assume you mean right fingers and arm are swollen. This can be from an injury, infection, blood clot or other causes. See a doctor and get checked. Good luck! ...Read more