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Doctor insights on: Dull Aching Pain In Left Arm

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Why do I have dull aching pain in upper left arm and neck?

Why do I have dull aching pain in upper left arm and neck?

Get checked: A medical check up is necessary to find the cause of chest pain in this location. It could be from angina which is a serious heart condition where chest pain is brought on by exertion. It is easy to diagnose with ekg and some further medical testing whivch can be done by his physicians.I would advice you to have a medical check up without any more delays. ...Read more

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I've had dull aching pain in my left arm, armpit, and back for months. Also get periods of tingling in that arm as well as my right leg. Any ideas?

I've had dull aching pain in my left arm, armpit, and back for months. Also get periods of tingling in that arm as well as my right leg. Any ideas?

Demyelinating: It is hard to tell without proper history and physical examination. At your age a consideration is demyelinating (autoimmune) disorders. However, other rare conditions like syringomyelia or vitamin deficiency may need to be considered. Check with your physician for adequate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Having a dull ache to pain under my left arm pit. Thought it was from too tight a bra and relieves a little when i take it off but the ache is still ?

Having a dull ache to pain under my left arm pit. Thought it was from too tight a bra and relieves a little when i take it off but the ache is still ?

Get this checked...: I remember a patient of mine who complained that her bra felt too tight - and like you, she still had symptoms when she took it off. It turned out that she had heart disease! (she's fine now - happy ending!) because women's heart symptoms are often subtle, they are sometimes ignored. I believe you should be evaluated, and in my opinion, by a cardiologist. Talk to your doctor about this asap. ...Read more

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I have had a dull aching, radiating pain in my left arm for about 4-5 days now with tingling sensation in arm but mostly in the fingertips. It gets pr?

I have had a dull aching, radiating pain in my left arm for about 4-5 days now with tingling sensation in arm but mostly in the fingertips. It gets pr?

Could be nerve: Hard to tell based on limited information. Many times neck and shoulder muscles when injured will cause a radiation of pain in the arm and a sensation of tingling. However, if there is any associated weakness you should be evaluated by a ORTHO/NERUO/PM&R promptly. Also if there is any nausea or sweating with it get to ER for cardiac work up....you are young for that but you never know. ...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

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I have a dull aching pain in the top of my left arm what is it?

I have a dull aching pain in the top of my left arm what is it?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a dull ache in my left arm. What could it be?

What to do if I have a dull ache in my left arm. What could it be?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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What could a dull ache under my left arm and back of shoulder mean?

What could a dull ache under my left arm and back of shoulder mean?

Muscle strain: Possible a muscle strain or rotator cuff injury. It depends on how long this has been going on and if there was any inciting trauma such as lifting or carrying something heavy which could have brought it out. I'd say more info and having a doctor evaluate it is the best course of action. ...Read more

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Dull ache in upper left arm. Use it to carry groceries but don't understand why it hurts?

Dull ache in upper left arm. Use it to carry groceries but don't understand why it hurts?

Over use?: It sounds like a pulled muscle, and it could be due to your activities, either at work or at home. Try otc nsaids like adivl or aleve, (naproxen) heat or any of the sports remedies such as icy-hot. If those do not help, be seen. ...Read more