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The back of my left shoulder left side of neck and left arm hurt to move or do anything. Do I need to go see a dr?

The back of my left shoulder left side of neck and left arm hurt to move or do anything. Do I need to go see a dr?

See your doctor: It's probably best to see a doctor. Your symptoms could be as simple as muscle strain/spasm, but could also represent compression of a nerve by a disc in your neck, or compression of a nerve as it comes through muscles in your neck. Shoulder pain and issues like rotator cuff problems can also radiate up into your neck. In the mean-time, acetaminophen, ibuprofen (or Aleve) and apply heat. ...Read more

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What is causing extreme pain around my left shoulder blade, going into my neck and left arm? It hurts to move and even breathe. Also, blood in stool?

What is causing extreme pain around my left shoulder blade, going into my neck and left arm? It hurts to move and even breathe. Also, blood in stool?

Neck Pain: The real blood, if dark red-see your doc. If bright red and rare. Be cool. Your neck-arm pain could be a disc rupture if your pain is patterned. Sounds too much like a real disc injury to wait. Check with doc. Ortho or near surgeons. You will need and MRI. Good luck. Only 80% get well without surgery. ...Read more

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Chest hurts down left arm and neck when I bend it for two weeks. When I push in on my brest it hurts?

Chest hurts down left arm and neck when I bend it for two weeks. When I push in on my brest it hurts?

Musculoskeletal pain: Sounds like pain from your chest wall (muscles, bones, joints). If it persists talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I got sciatica can it also affect my neck sometimes my neck will hurt and it affects me lifting my left arm is that also apart of sciatica?

I got sciatica can it also affect my neck sometimes my neck will hurt and it affects me lifting my left arm is that also apart of sciatica?

Likely Your Neck: Is the Issue. Sciatica is a term defining back and leg pain only. Typically either side of neck and head are provided sensation by nerves that supply them exiting out of the neck and head. Muscles also lying in that area may be the issue as well. If there is a history of neck pain that should be evaluated since there could be arthritis, nerve impingement or herniated disks involved. ...Read more

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Last night I got a sharp neck pain. Woke up today with really bad neck pain, can't turn my neck to the left using my left arm sometimes hurts too?

Last night I got a sharp neck pain. Woke up today with really bad neck pain, can't turn my neck to the left using my left arm sometimes hurts too?

Here are some tips: Http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/natural-medicine/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-neck-pain. Htm

http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/managing-neck-pain-home



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What causes pain in the left shoulder? I have pain that starts under my left arm and moves over the front of my shoulder to my neck area. It is not constant. It comes and goes. It will hurt for a short time and a long time. This has been going on for a few

What causes pain in the left shoulder? I have pain that starts under my left arm and moves over the front of my shoulder to my neck area. It is not constant. It comes and goes. It will hurt for a short time and a long time. This has been going on for a few

Sounds: Sounds like you've taken a reasonable approach till now, but the time has come for you to see an orthopedist. It's not at all uncommon for neck and shoulder symptoms to intersect. A good history and exam along with appropriate x-rays and possibly nerve testing and MRI will give an answer in a majority of cases and then you can be appropriately treated. Best of luck. ...Read more

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When I get upset r something is bothering me me left arm starts to hurt and it has this numbing feeling I dint suffer with my neck either my shoulders?

Heart Problem: Your symptoms are worrisome. What you have is cardiac referred pain. Obviously we need to look into your personal medical history, risk factors and some basic testing to get to the bottom of the problem. You should definiteky seek a cardiologits's opinion as soon as you can. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a broken neck? My left arm is, tingly and hurts to move neck.

What are symptoms of a broken neck? My left arm is, tingly and hurts to move neck.

Pain: If you broke a bone in the neck, the most common complaint is neck pain and stifffness. Depending on severity of injury, varying neurologic symptoms can be associated including weakness, paralysis, and even death. ...Read more

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It got worst lastnight it hurts to breathe, sleep or move. My left arm is starting to hurt also and my neck. I've tried everything it still hurts.?

It got worst lastnight it hurts to breathe, sleep or move. My left arm is starting to hurt also and my neck. I've tried everything it still hurts.?

Depends: Severe neck arm and chest pain has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor and if unavailable to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Why does the entire left side hurt from my neck down tomy leg and left arm. Going on for 3wks. I have a weird tingling sensation and only my left side?

Why does the entire left side hurt from my neck down tomy leg and left arm. Going on for 3wks. I have a weird tingling sensation and only my left side?

Mononeuritis mulripl: The most common cause of your symptoms, is a condition known as mononeuritis multiplex this is a condition, in which there is inflammation of multiple nerves, I believe to be due to a virus. I would sit in a relative. I mean, I would see a neurologist. It usually responds to the course of prednisone. I meant, it usually responds to a course of prednisone ...Read more

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Random sharp pains on left side of neck. Then I get a headache on the same side, Sometimes my left arm hurts. Any idea?

Random sharp pains on left side of neck. Then I get a headache on the same side, Sometimes my left arm hurts. Any idea?

Sounds like..: It seems to be a muscular issue, so if you are not allergic anti-inflammatory meds (like ibuprofen or naproxen) would be recommended. Icing is also good for sore muscles. However, if your arm becomes numb and worsening of symptoms then it is time to see your doctor for immediate evaluation. If symptoms are severe then ED visit is recommended. ...Read more

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Left neck felt sharp pain. Now dull pain and left arm burns n back n top of head hurts. What could cause this?

Left neck felt sharp pain. Now dull pain and left arm burns n back n top of head hurts. What could cause this?

Probably soft tissue: Assuming you have previously been healthy the source of pain is probably soft tissue irritation (ligament or muscle) causing muscle spasm in the neck. This can cause "referred pain" to your head and arm. A less likely cause would be a disc injury causing irritation or pressure on a nerve to your arm. The symptoms should go away soon, but if not please see your doctor. ...Read more

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This morning I was carrying clothes and I hurt my left arm. It's swollen between my neck and shoulder and is very warm. What should I do?

This morning I was carrying clothes and I hurt my left arm. It's swollen between my neck and shoulder and is very warm. What should I do?

Left arm injury: Can you move your arm in all directions painlessly? How about your neck? You may have a tendonitis, tendon or muscle strain. But due to the swelling in an area where there are critical structures get it checked out today at doctor urgent care. Try ice for only 2-3 minute wrapped in a towel because it is an area of critical structures. F/u with urgent care /doctor today ...Read more

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Got in a car accident a few days ago and my upper left back and left arm are aching with a stinging pain my neck&chin hurts and I feel like puking?

Got in a car accident a few days ago and my upper left back and left arm are aching with a stinging pain my neck&chin hurts and I feel like puking?

Get checked out: Without knowing where you were in the car and without information about the circumstances of the accident, it is difficult to form a differential diagnosis. I'd worry about fractures of the left shoulder and/or scapula. You should see your doctor and you may need radiological evaluation. ...Read more

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My left arm felt slightly weak and tired with a slight ache near shoulder, twice last night. Lasted 5 min. Past 3 days neck hurt to look right. Ideas?

Sounds like: Related to your sleeping position. Especially if your body was fatigued when you went to bed Watch how your head, neck and shoulders are. Positioned no reading, phone, computer or tv ...Read more

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My left arm from my neck all the way to my fingers hurts and at times goes numb and can hardly use my hand?

My left arm from my neck all the way to my fingers hurts and at times goes numb and can hardly use my hand?

Arm numbness: Need more information like how long it lasts? When did it start? Any other symptoms associated? Any neck injuries? Any problems with your neck? These are some things that need answered before someone can help you.
If it is acute get into your doctor as soon as possible or the ER. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade/back radiating to my left breast, left arm, neck. No breast lumps and breast does not hurt when its being touched?

Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade/back radiating to my left breast, left arm, neck. No breast lumps and breast does not hurt when its being touched?

Pain neck, back: The type of radiating pain you describe is often from nerve impingement (pinching) in the neck spinal area or in the thoracic area. See your doctor for diagnosis. Physical therapy helps. Avoid neck and back strain, heavy lifting most sports for now. ...Read more

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I hurt my neck wrestling on monday night and my left arm muscles feel weak and my left thumb is sore. Its been like 3 days. I can move my arm though?

I hurt my neck wrestling on monday night and my left arm muscles feel weak and my left thumb is sore. Its been like 3 days. I can move my arm though?

See doctor: Neck injury with associated arm weakness especially if it involves the hand can be a serious injury. It suggests the possibility of a nerve root injury at the neck level. This could be related to a herniated disc, an irritated nerve root, or just a neck strain with associated muscle spasms resulting in nerve pain. Regardless, you need to see a doctor before you are cleared to wrestle again. ...Read more

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Left arm is numb and kinda hurts. Ekg, echo, holter monitor, stress test all negative. Muscles in neck feel strained. What could it be?

Left arm is numb and kinda hurts. Ekg, echo, holter monitor, stress test all negative. Muscles in neck feel strained. What could it be?

Cervical nerve issue: Although you are a little young for this it sounds like you have a cervical nerve compression. Possibly very early arthritis or trauma to your cervical vertebrae. Ever have whiplash? Get checked out with cervical spine X-rays or an MRI. See a neurologist or neurosurgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in left chest. When move neck and left arm, worst when pulled. Begin one day ago. What is?? 25 years, female

Pain in left chest. When move neck and left arm, worst when pulled. Begin one day ago. What is?? 25 years, female

Pain in the chest: That is triggered with movement of the neck and/arm is suggestive of radiculopathy = pain that occurs in the distribution of a nerve. If your symptoms persist, you need to be evaluated by a physician and perhaps get some imaging such as MRI of the neck ...Read more

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My mom is having pain in her teeth, neck and left arm. What should she do?

My mom is having pain in her teeth, neck and left arm. What should she do?

See MD: She should see a physician asap. It could be many things some of which could be life threatening. ...Read more

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Pain in neck and left arm and numbness in fingers at night?

Pain in neck and left arm and numbness in fingers at night?

See below: Perhaps, position of neck compresses nerve root, but may have problem over brachial plexus such as thoracic outlet, or less likely nerve compression at elbow or wrist. Although left arm implicated in heart conditions, doubtful this issue is playing a role when immobilized. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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I have a pain for 2 days now. It comea from my back to the front chest and moves up neck and left arm I have been to a doctor and did an ecg aĺl clear?

I have a pain for 2 days now. It comea from my back to the front chest and moves up neck and left arm I have been to a doctor and did an ecg aĺl clear?

Follow up with MD: One ECG is never enough to rule out Heart Attack, you need a blood test and may be an xray to find out the cause of your pain. If pain continue follow up with your doctor. At your age there is less likelihood of it being from heart. But other causes also have to be considered and ruled out including it coming from heart even at your age. ...Read more