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Dull Pain In Left Arm That Comes And Goes
Localized mild dull pain in upper left arm that comes and goes. Re occurring in very minute? Is it heart related?
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
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
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?
Emergency: Go to the ER now!!!Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had a dull pain in left arm off and on all day, all the way into my thumb. I'm a 50 yr old female, no other symptoms. Should I worry?
More information: More information is needed. Schedule a consult on this forum or see your PCP ...Read more
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
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 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
Left arm pain: Probably musculoskeletal. It is hard tell. See your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I keep getting weird "flashes" of dull pain in my upper left arm. I think it is a "radicular pain". Becoming more frequent. Possible cause?
See a doctor: A physical exam is needed to figure this out. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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?
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?
Dull pain over heart that lasts a few seconds and sometimes ill feel pain in my left arm/shoulder. Heart has been cleared so what can this be?
Musculoskeletal: Or GI most likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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
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
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