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I Feel Discomfort In My Upper Left Chest And Upper Back Area Also Pain In My Left Arm Area From Elbow To Hand Area Extends To Numbness In My Left Thumb And Index Finger
Symptoms ongoing for a year. Chest pain, left arm pain, left calf and thigh pain. Sometimes numbness in hand. No one knows. Been to many drs.
Mystery: Your year long syndrome deserves better than a 2 line description (your part) and wild guessing (our part). A thorough evaluation is necessary. If the UK system allows you to go to a university for a comprehensive evaluation, I would recommend that. ...Read more
Good evening. I have an aching pain in the back of my left shoulder & upper left arm. My fingers & thumb on my left hand go numb & tingles?
Left arm pain weakness and numbness. What kind of doctor should I see? Pain is from the elbow down into the hand 39 yr old male
Neurologisr: There are many possible causes. The presence of weakness and numbness strongly suggest that nerves are being compressed in the arm. This could eminate fron the neck or from nerve entrapment at the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome). A neurologist can diagnose this with elctrical studies and radiographic imagiong as needed. ...Read more
Pain in left arm. Starts around elbow. Pain radiates to thumb. Sometimes tingling fingers. Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.
Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?
NCV/EMG: Usually an NCV/EMG is done. It is not a structural test like an MRI, but rather checks the nerves themselves. It can help distinguish between a problem coming from the spine, the arms themselves (such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes), or more of a neurological condition such as in a neuropathy. ...Read more
Sudden sharp pain above the left breast. I have constant left shoulder and arm pain as well as tingling in left hand from my thumb to my middle finger?
Chest pain?: It sounds to me like you should be evaluated to rule out a heart attack right away. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Problem in stress, pain in left arm from axilla to fingers especially ring finger last finger and thumb, sharp shooting pain and numbness of digits?
Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging study such as CT or MRI may be requested to look the neck region. Try and discover (and document) what makes the shooting pains better and what makes them worse to tell the doctor. They will appreciate that information. ...Read more
Left arm shoulder pain left arm numb from about the elbow to te finger tips with a burning sensation. And right hand finger tips numb.?
3 bulging disc in my neck /pain and numbness in right arm from elbow to index finger and thumb doctor wants to refer neurologist is this correct?
Pinched nerve: Neck pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. A neurologist can be a good start to get this evaluated. ...Read more
Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?
Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle, starting in other hand too?
Do I have Marfans? Female, Mild MVP+Postive wrist test+long fingers+skinny+hypermobile elbow (only). However, Negative thumb test, not tall (5ft2), arm span=height, no family history, normal chest shape, not myopic, scored 3 on Ghent criteria. Help
Was a complete dilated eye exam done looking for lens dislocation? Do you have aortic root dilatation by echocardiogram if you do not have aortic root dilatation and do not have dislocated lens the probablity is almost nil. You can check for the marker Fibrillin -1 mutation but without aortic and eye findings very unlikely.
http://info. Marfan. Org/genetic-testing-and-marfan-syndrom ...Read more
Hi sometimes I have chest pain in my left arm in hand gets numb what does that mean had blood work done but nothing back yet.?
19 years old female injuried left shoulder blade 2 weeks ago, now I am having left arm/hand numbness tingeling and turning purple. Left breast swelling?
Suddenly 10 minutes ago I feel pain in my left arm. I am feeling pain if I tried to lift my arm. Pain stats from thumb to top near shoulder joint. But if I raise my arm and put my hand on right shoulder from the back I feel relaxation in my arm.
Chest pain: Hello, some of the more common causes of chest pain and younger people are chest pain heart related, stomach acid, musculoskeletal. If the pain persists or gets worse with exertion, I would worry about heart condition. But the way you are describing that muscle movement helps, it could be musculoskeletal pain ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. An emergency room doctor can check to see what might be going on. Sometimes, tests and chest xrays will be done. Possible causes include a heart attack, partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), asthma, reflux, heart arrythmias, etc... One should not wait around with such symptoms. ...Read more
Intrinsic shoulder: Joint problem, such as rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder joint may be present. The numbness could be indeed "shoulder hand syndrome" or maybe brachial plexus issue associated with the shoulder pain. Perhaps a parsonage turner syndrome or even a thoracic outlet syndrome if symptoms worsen on arm elevation. However, sounds like a mix of joint and plexus. See orthopedic surgeon first. ...Read more
Nerve root injury:
One of the more common causes of your symptoms is a cervical nerve root injury called cervical radiculopathy. In a man of your age the cause is more likely to be osteoarthritis affecting the foramen (hole where the nerve root exits).
The reports of numbness argues against an intrinsic shoulder problem and without antecedent trauma a brachial plexus lesion is unlikely.
Please go see your doc. ...Read more
Intermittent left side pain for 8 months. Neck, shoulder, shoulder tip, shoulder blade, arm, elbow, hand, fingers. Occasional upper chest, sternum pain. Help?
Cervicalgia: I would recommend a through evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon. Evaluation and radiographic studies will be needed to elucidate the source of your pain. ...Read more
Left and right arm pain/numbness in hand and fingers for two days, started a new job really using hands. Felt fine went to sleep woke up at 1am with it?
Woke up with arm numb from elbow to fingers, thumb and first two fingers affected what could this be?
Nerve encrouchment: Sounds like you slept in a position in which pressure was being placed on nerves which then produced the symptoms you are referring to. If this has cleared up then you might alter the position in which you sleep. If not, consult with a neurologist. Good luck and get better. ...Read more
"Pad" of thumb is numb and tingling in thumb/index finger. Some hand and wrist pain. When lying flat on back get pins & needles in entire lower arm (like when sleeping on it). Few days before felt shoulder pain playing guitar. Not sure what to treat.
Finger numbness: You need to see an Internist.Get a more detailed answer ›
29yrs old with Pain in my left arm, hand &fingers also sharp pain on left side of chest. What else could it be besides Costochondritis?
To ER: Other than cardiac disease which will worsen with exertion and also cause shortness of breath, it could be radicular pain from a cervical level. If you haven't been evaluated by a physician, you should be seen ASAP. Sharp chest pain isn't typical for cardiac disease, but women have atypical symptoms. Even young people can have heart disease. Why take a chance? ...Read more
My mother present these symptoms numbness in both arms, most of the time left arm, her hand turns purple color, and simoultaneosly comes chest pain.
My hubby (33) woke up with a sore upper left arm, and numbness in his pointer and middle finger (of left hand). What might the cause be?
Nerve issue: Pain and numbness in a limb sounds like a pinched nerve. It can be pinched in the neck or wrist as well as possibly other places in the arm. Carpal tunnel can cause these symptoms as well and often cause numbess in thumb and index finger. You can try over the counter nsaids and a wrist splint but if sx aren't going away and especially if you have weakness you should see your doc. ...Read more
Having pain in left arm and little numbness in left hand fingers. My ECG was normal. I am diabetic and hypertension pt what to do??
Pain: Could be musculoskeletal but always have to have heart concern. Get rechecked by Dr if it isn't gone ...Read more
Why would my left arm lower part be numb and my right hand will not straighten only curls up in ball along with arm pain to my shoulder?
Having pain in my left breast and numbness in left arm and hand. Have had 2 previous small strokes and pain is different. Take isosorbide 30 mg daily.
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