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Localized mild dull pain in upper left arm that comes and goes. Re occurring in very minute? Is it heart related?

Localized mild dull pain in upper left arm that comes and goes. Re occurring in very minute? Is it heart related?

Possibly: Please get checked and examined by your physician.
You are quite young for a coronary event; however, you must be checked, tested and examined. ...Read more

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Pinching dull pain left breast and left arm, comes and goes. Normal EKG tread. Could it be costochondritis or pinched nerve in neck? Also hern disc.

Pinching dull pain left breast and left arm, comes and goes. Normal EKG tread. Could it be costochondritis or pinched nerve in neck? Also hern disc.

2nd opinion: If your ekg is normal, and treadmill and you have a history of costochondritis, then you may benefit from having a neuromusculoskeletal examination (nmm) done by a do, who can check, correlate your pinched nerve to your rib issues, and the dull pain in the left breast and arm while checking your neck out too. Not sure where herniation is, but they can check it out too! It's worth it, and related. ...Read more

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Dull pain/spasm lower left rib upper abdominal area. Comes and goes quickly but have to breath short breaths thru it and hold up left arm 4 a mth now?

Dull pain/spasm lower left rib upper abdominal area. Comes and goes quickly but have to breath short breaths thru it and hold up left arm 4 a mth now?

Pain: After a month this should get checked. Possibilities include: lung problem, chest wall problem, spleen, pan crease, large bowel, left upper abdominal wall, diaphragm. ...Read more

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I'm having dull pain in left arm and the back of left leg also I can get this pain that comes on in my left side of chest what could it be?

I'm having dull pain in left arm and the back of left leg also I can get this pain that comes on in my left side of chest what could it be?

Arm and leg: Sorry to hear about this. You MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible.
She/he will take your medical history, examine you, and then order some labs and possibly an xray.

Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Dull pain in left arm, hip and left leg especially in ankle probably worse when sitting down. I am 61 and I am overweight?

Dull pain in left arm, hip and left leg especially in ankle probably worse when sitting down. I am 61 and I am overweight?

Ankle, hip, arm pain: Coud be arthritic pain exascerbated by your weight. Also referred disc pain from cervical or lumbar regions. Consider edema as well. ...Read more

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Dull pain in left arm and left leg for months, getting worse. New symptom is upper vertebrae in back extremely sore to touch. Worried about heart. 24.

Dull pain in left arm and left leg for months, getting worse. New symptom is upper vertebrae in back extremely sore to touch. Worried about heart. 24.

Doubt heart: Cardiac pain would be very unlikely. Probably musculoskeletal-skeletal/spinal. Should check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Please explain dull pain in left chest and left arm?

Please explain dull pain in left chest and left arm?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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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 has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty two female

My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty two female

Have it checked out: Left arm discomfort can be due to a lot of causes including heart disease, pinched nerve from the neck, carpal tunnel syndrome, a neurological cause, among others. Have this checked out by ur doc, who can examine u&find cause. If, however, one is a diabetic, smokes, has very high cholesterol, or has family members who had heart attacks early, and the discomfort is bad and lasts more than 10 min, then call 911. ...Read more

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My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty nine female and a borderline diabetic.

My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty nine female and a borderline diabetic.

See physician ASAP: Worrying is never helpful, but good self-care is. Please see your primary md/do as soon as possible about these symptoms. If you're borderline diabetic, some cardiovascular concerns come with that. . . Enough to warrant an exam and probably ekg & other tests with these complaints. If your own doctor isn't available, go to urgent care or er. ...Read more

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What to if I am having dull pain in upper left arm, what could this be?

What to if I am having dull pain in upper left arm, what could this be?

Many possibilites: The causes can include musculoskeletal problems from the shoulder, neck or upper arm (humerus). One of the most common causes is a rotator cuff problem. Other possibilities include cardiac conditions, and nerve entrapment problems. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain in the upper left arm, what do you think it could be?

See details: There are numerous possible causes including neck or shoulder issues or referred pain from other sites. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. ...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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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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What to do if I have a serious dull pain in my left arm stemming from my armpit, from wide grip pull ups. Any idea what it is and how to deal with it?

What to do if I have a serious dull pain in my left arm stemming from my armpit, from wide grip pull ups. Any idea what it is and how to deal with it?

Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed ...Read more

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My left arm hurts me several times a day wit a dull aching pain that goes and comes. It feels like the pain is inside my bone near my elbow. Its just a dull nagging pain. What is causing this pain and what can I take to ease the pain?

My left arm hurts me several times a day wit a dull aching pain that goes and comes. It feels like the pain is inside my bone near my elbow. Its just a dull nagging pain. What is causing this pain and what can I take to ease the pain?

Several: There are a number of possible causes of the pain that you describe so I would not be able to list them all here. The best thing would be to see a doctor and get yourself checked out. Then they could probably figure out the source of this pain. ...Read more

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Over the past 3 days I have had some dull aching and tenderness in my left arm pit. I feel no lumps, just thickness, should I go to a doctor?

Over the past 3 days I have had some dull aching and tenderness in my left arm pit. I feel no lumps, just thickness, should I go to a doctor?

Aching left armpit: Yes follow up with urgent care /doctor. Could be the beginning of an abscess-need antibiotics, rarely lymph node from infection or mass or clot (but usually have to had pressure or physical stress on the arm or a pic line in). ...Read more

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I have a small hard mass inside my left arm below my bicep only a dull pain when I toich ot. What might this be?

I have a small hard mass inside my left arm below my bicep only a dull pain when I toich ot. What might this be?

Many things: It could be caused by a pinched nerve in your neck when your neck tightens up. Heart pain is usually in your left arm but it can be in your right arm. Do see your doctor or a cardiologist and get it checked out. ...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?

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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Been having dull aching pain under left arm just below rib cage. Off and on for a few days. Feel pain when I press on bone?

Been having dull aching pain under left arm just below rib cage. Off and on for a few days. Feel pain when I press on bone?

Inflammation: If there is no recent arm trauma, you may be dealing with tendonitis of the elbow or an epicondylitis near the elbow. Both conditions respond to avoiding strain of the arm and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve. If symptoms don't resolve, consult your physician or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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4 days ago I started having random stinging pain in my left arm that has stayed and a dull aching pain in my jaw that's somewhat nauseating.?

4 days ago I started having random stinging pain in my left arm that has stayed and a dull aching pain in my jaw that's somewhat nauseating.?

Uncertainty: Female age unknown with few days arm pain and jaw aching. In middle age or older person there is concern for angina pectoris or worse, and need for immediate talk to her doctor and possibly a cardiac exam. In a 20's to 30's person a unifying diagnosis would be Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or a cervical neural impingement disorder, for an Osteopath to diagnose. In teenager sports musculosketal injury. ...Read more

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I have chronic pain a dull pain in my left arm elbow and upper arm from the elbow to shoulder on the outer part. Have had it for months.....?

I have chronic pain a dull pain in my left arm elbow and upper arm from the elbow to shoulder on the outer part. Have had it for months.....?

Orthopedic eval: If you have not seen anyone yet I would start with your family doctor. Otherwise you may wish to see an orthopedic specialist. ...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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Can a 16 male have a heart attack after masturbating I masturbated last night and after my left arm had a dull pain its still there its now morning?

Here are some. ..: Your currently reported scenario poses a very low likelihood from heart attack. In fact, the dull pain as described would be more physically related. If you don't have heart-related Sx such as fast heart beat or short of breath and slowly but surely getting better day by day, rest for recovery with patience & time. If not better as expected or worsening or not sure, see Doc right away. ...Read more