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Sore tingling feeling in left arm from above my elbow to my wrist just started today and it's warm right above my elbow..What do you think is going on?

Sore tingling feeling in left arm from above my elbow to my wrist just started today and it's warm right above my elbow..What do you think is going on?

Many possible causes: The possible causes for these symptoms include malpositioning, elbow trauma, spinal cord injury, plexopathy, peripheral nerve palsy, etc. See your physician to discuss your symptoms in detail. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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28/f. Dull ache in left arm starting from elbow to wrist sometimes in upper arm. Dull ache in left thigh also. Could this be heart related?

28/f.  Dull ache in left arm starting from elbow to wrist   sometimes in upper arm.  Dull ache in left thigh also.  Could this be heart related?

Probably not: Dull aches in left arm (often with numbness, shortness of breath, sweating, post exertional) could bea cardiac symptom due to similar "wiring" between nerves going to heart and arm. These symptoms usually start centrally and radiate to the distal arm. The left leg however does not sate these nerves and a cardiac cause (like reduced oxygenation of heart due to blockages should not involve the leg. ...Read more

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Left arm between elbow and wrist keeps twitching. No pain or weakness. Don't get much time for physical exercise. Possible causes ?

Left arm between elbow and wrist keeps twitching. No pain or weakness. Don't get much time for physical exercise. Possible causes ?

Spasms: This could be a muscle spasm due to stress or lack of sleep. We can get these randomly and they can be in the eyelid, or arm, stomach muscles etc. Likely nothing to worry about. If it persists and other muscles have similar, see an MD! ...Read more

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What causes cysts on left arm between elbow and wrist?

What causes cysts on left arm between elbow and wrist?

Ganglion: These are ganglion cysts, usually caused by repetitive flexing of the joint. Generally benign; however, if painful should be seen by orthopedics. ...Read more

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Persistant twitch left arm for 11 days. No muscle weakness and no pain. Worse during daytime and better at nights. Between elbow and wrist.

Persistant twitch left arm for 11 days. No muscle weakness and no pain.  Worse during daytime and better at nights.  Between elbow and wrist.

Probably nothing bad: That doesn't sound like it is likely anything too serious but should probably be checked out anyway. There are some relatively rare neurological conditions that can result in muscle twitching without other initial symptoms. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in what feels like my heart when I breathe. Also sharp pain in left arm between elbow and wrist as well as shoulder. Please help!!!

I have sharp pain in what feels like my heart when I breathe.  Also sharp pain in left arm between elbow and wrist as well as shoulder. Please help!!!

Pain: Pain that's reproducible on inspiration and palpation of the affected area of pain is typically suggestive of costochondritis, Your pain and symptoms sound like they may possibly be of muskuloskeletal origin?. However, It would be a good idea to visit your doctor and get a cardiac workup to rule out any more serious underlying cause. ...Read more

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Warm and slight pain in left arm from elbow to wrist. Thought? Could it be from always sleeping on that side?

Warm and slight pain in left arm from elbow to wrist. Thought? Could it be from always sleeping on that side?

See a doctor: If the symptoms are persistent , not resolved 1 hour after getting up, you should see a doctor. It could be several reasons, including skin infection, nerve pain etc. ...Read more

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I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. My same left arm pains intensely when i lift load.

I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. My same left arm pains intensely when i lift load.

Could be nerve root: Your description sounds like a cervical nerve root problem. Injury to the peripheral nerves exiting from your neck can cause pain, paresthesias (pins and needles), numbness, and/or weakness. You would benefit from a consultation with your doctor to delve into this issue further. Good luck to a quick recovery. ...Read more

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I have been having very bad pain in my left arm from my elbow to the wrist, down the vein for the past week.. I can't extend my arm as it's to painful?

Forearm strain: If there is no fall or injury WHIXJ can cause fracture, next most common reason is muscle strain due to over use . Apply ice , take some otc pain medicine , do gentle massage and try to extend the arm. For it does not help see a doctor. If there is any joint swelling must see doctor right away. ...Read more