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What are some possible causes of pain on the upper r. Arm? Hurts when pressed. Otherwise dull ache. 

What are some possible causes of pain on the upper r. Arm? Hurts when pressed. Otherwise dull ache. 

Many causes: There are many things that can cause pain in the upper arm and an evaluation is needed to make the diagnosis. One of the most common causes of pain in the upper arm comes from rotator cuff problems. This leads to pain especially at night, and weakness. ...Read more

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Can wearing bra for 16 hours cause chest and back ache? My left arm also has dull ache occasionally. It's been almost a day. What could be the cause?

Can wearing bra for 16 hours cause chest and back ache? My left arm also has dull ache occasionally. It's been almost a day. What could be the cause?

Does it fit?: Wearing a bra should not cause arm, chest and back pain. We can not really determine the cause of pain in this setting in an individual. Schedule a visit with a primary care doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Dull consistent ache down my left arm from muscle to hand, I'm 23 female what could this be caused by??

Dull consistent ache down my left arm from muscle to hand, I'm 23 female what could this be caused by??

Nerve: A frequent cause is radiation of discomfort down the arm from nerve impingement from a disc in the neck or arthritic spur from a vertebra in the neck. If symptoms persist or worsen, I feel a neurologist or orthopedic specialist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. Neck xrays and/ or an mri May be ordered. In the meantime,if you can take them, nsaids like Advil or aleve along with TYLENOL (acetaminophen) ...Read more

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I havea dull ache under my arm pitt that comes and goes?

I havea dull ache under my arm pitt that comes and goes?

HAVE IT CHECKED: You can take some over the counter pain pills and if it persists than see your doctor. ...Read more

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What may cause aching in right arm?

What may cause aching in right arm?

Many possibilities: Arm pain could result from different reasons, of which may include trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, sprains, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout) musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality, or neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly laboratory and radiology exams could determine the cause. ...Read more

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Why do I have dull ache in lower left arm?

Muscle, tendon or : Nerve problem. More information is required. See your doctor for physical exam and diagnosis if it persists for more than few weeks. ...Read more

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What could a dull constant ache in left arm be?

Rule out heart attck: It could be a number of things including a heart attack. Sometimes you can't detect a heart attack if u have diabetes. So first go to your pcp and get an ekg. And make sure heart attack is ruled out. Other things it could be are a pinched nerve, you might have slept on it wrong, etc. Have some tests done to rule out something serious first. ...Read more