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Doctor insights on: Dull Pain In Left Arm And Shoulder

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33 year old female, been experiencing extreme pain in left arm from shoulder to fingertips. Aching pain and comes and goes. What can be wrong?

More info!: How long has it been going on? Have you started any new exercise or work routine? Does it only hurt with movement? What helps or makes it worse? These are just some of the answers we need to know. Extreme pain of any sort that lasts more than a day or so, with no explanation certainly needs to be evaluated promptly. If you have numbness, tingling, or weakness, too, you need to be evaluated now ...Read more

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My left arm and shoulder have been aching and kinda numb for about 4 hours now. It gets worse when I put my elbow down on anything?

My left arm and shoulder have been aching and kinda numb for about 4 hours now. It gets worse when I put my elbow down on anything?

Radiating: The pain in the arm and shoulder might be due to impingement or pressure on a nerve root as it exits the cervical spine, pressure on the nerve in the axilla (armpit), or trauma to the shoulder components ("rotator cuff"). These are the most common causes. ...Read more

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My left arm has been aching from my wrist to my shoulder for 3 days, wrist & shoulder the most. No other symptom. I haven't had any sport injury, etc!

My left arm has been aching from my wrist to my shoulder for 3 days, wrist & shoulder the most. No other symptom. I haven't had any sport injury, etc!

Evaluate: I must insist you seek medical uation immediately . You may have atypical cardiac pain, so you need to be seen as soon as possible. If not, more the better - then you can work through the uation process. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 31 yrs old and I have aching in my left shoulder and my left arm had a lot of test done on my heart and they all come back good so what is it?

Arm pai: What you describe is unlikely to be related to your heart, it is most likely a musculoskeletal related pain. These often don't show anything on anything but physical diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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Cervical fusion 3/4 disc respl 5/6 over yr ago, pain down left arm to pinky/ring finger. aching shoulder blades. had cervical epidurals. not helping. ?

Need 2nd opinion: Always check with your PCP first for best referrals for pain specialists.Can also see an osteopathic physician, who's a DO trained in neuromusculoskeletal medicine (NMM) who can evaluate you musculoskeletally, treat you and help decompress your neck, spine, low back, sacrum and offer more options and solutions to get you out of pain quickly! Check Am.Acad.Osteopathy or Cranial Academy directories. ...Read more