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How come when some1 massages my upper left back/shoulder where theres knots my left arm/elbow pain goes away but comes back again a little while late?

How come when some1 massages my upper left back/shoulder where theres knots my left arm/elbow pain goes away but  comes back again a little while late?

Spasm returns: Knots are a type of cramp or muscle spasm. When a massage releases a muscle spasm it doesn't always stay released, particularly if you keep doing the same thing(s) that caused the spasm in the first place. Too much body frame weight, the wrong shoes, strain caused by stress bad exercises, bad pillow, etc. Could all be causes of the spasm. Find the source of spasm, address it and feel it disappear. ...Read more

Elbow Pain (Definition)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper ...Read more


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21 burning in stomach burping sour tast in mouth left arm an elbow pain top back pain pressure in chest chest xray normal good 8 months STI hav sympto?

21 burning in stomach burping sour tast in mouth left arm an elbow pain top back pain pressure in chest chest xray normal good 8 months STI hav sympto?

GI symptoms: Sounds like you could have reflux and you are feeling and tasting the stomach acid as it splashed out of the stomach and onto the esophagus. You could try to take over the counter medications like Pepcid (famotidine) when it happens. You could also try something like Prilosec but would discuss this with a doctor before starting the medication long term. Also stop eating 2 hours before bed. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure your heart is ok, especially if you have risk factors. ...Read more

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What may be the cause of the pinching sensation I feel on my left arm just above the elbow? Pain comes and goes and has been going o for 3 days now

What may be the cause of the pinching sensation I feel on my left arm just above the elbow? Pain comes and goes and has been going o for 3 days now

Nerve compression: The nerves allow you to have sensation, and if it has been numb for a day, there may be a compression of a nerve that supplies that area. This can be from various things such as direct pressure and/or injury. Have it checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Left arm pain, elbow to wrist. Left eye only blinking, slight pain. No other symptoms. 12 year old girl?

Left arm pain, elbow to wrist. Left eye only blinking, slight pain. No other symptoms. 12 year old girl?

Vague: Duration, severity, longevity, other symptoms...need a thorough history (cause is very important- trauma, etc.,) and certainly should see a Dr. ...Read more

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Sudden left arm pain near elbow lasts seconds no other symptoms . Feels like a dull ache , feeling ok otherwise ?

Sudden left arm pain near elbow lasts seconds no other symptoms . Feels like a dull ache , feeling ok otherwise ?

Elbow pain: Difficult to answer here. We need to know is the pain on the inside or the outside of the elbow or is it in the back. Is the pain during activities or when still. Is the area tender or swollen? How long of the symptoms been going on and was there any inciting event? Obviously this could represent tennis elbow or golf elbow or olecranon bursitis. ...Read more

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Left jaw painx2weeks, left arm pain above elbow. on and off randomly. does it sound serious?

Left jaw painx2weeks, left arm pain above elbow. on and off randomly. does it sound serious?

Concerning: While it doesn't sound serious. The fact that it hasn't improved in 2 weeks is likely a good time to consider a more comprehensive evaluation. Possibilities include a TMJ disorder, referred pain from a neck condition. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Sudden pain in left arm from elbow to hand. Pain mosly in wrists. Will wrapping and icing help? Has happened before bt never stays long

Wrist Pain: Why do you have arm/elbow/wrist pain? Any history of trauma? Do you play any sport? Is it just pain or with redness and swelling? Cold compress and nsaids such as ibuprofen/aleve can help relieve the inflammation. If it doesnt go away, get it checked by your doctor. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow.. pain is normal ?? she's crying

My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow.. pain is normal ?? she's crying

Return to treater: Your mom needs to return to the doc who injected her arm to evaluate this. A nerve could have been injured, infection may be present , or it may be unrelated. A diagnosis is needed to create a proper treatment plan and prevent the development of more serious problems ...Read more

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Upper back pain on left side that also causes left arm pain above elbow. I fell 7 months ago and primary doc says muscle. Can my back muscle hurt this long? I can not do physical activities bc of pain

Upper back pain on left side that also causes left arm pain above elbow. I fell 7 months ago and primary doc says muscle. Can my back muscle hurt this long? I can not do physical activities bc of pain

Upper back pain: If the pain has been ongoing for the past seven months and persists despite physical therapy then it is likely not a pulled muscle. Pain that limits physical activities warrants imaging of the cervical and thoracic spine. See a spine specialist to find the cause and to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more