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Muscular pain in my right arm and elbow and shoulder, also much pain when I raise it. It lasted for 2 month. What're the possible problems?

Muscular pain in my right arm and elbow and shoulder, also much pain when I raise it. It lasted for 2 month. What're the possible problems?

Several possibilitie: You need to see a good orthopedist or physical rehab doc, and get a diagnosis. It's hard to tell you what is wrong without doing a careful physical exam. That's why we learn how to do these exams and learn the orthopedic tests that we perform on patients to make a diagnosis. This could be a problem with the rotator cuff tendons in the shoulder or muscle trigger point knots. Please consult with dr. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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My left shoulder and arm has muscular pain and my heart is becomming sensitive to sounds and emotions, my ECG is clear wht to do?

My left shoulder and arm has muscular pain and my heart is becomming sensitive to sounds and emotions, my ECG is clear wht to do?

Unusual: Your symptoms are unusual, and significant problems are unlikely at your age. However, a normal ECG is no guarantee that your heart is ok. See your doc and see if further testing is needed. ...Read more

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While I'm sleeping, my right shoulder and my right hand arm is paining. I thought it's muscular pain. I took voviran 50 mg. Once. No pain on that day.

While I'm sleeping, my right shoulder and my right hand arm is paining. I thought it's muscular pain. I took voviran 50 mg. Once. No pain on that day.

Shoulder pain: A pmr or orthopedic doctor can diagnose this easily. Most likely it is a bursitis, or inflammation of the sac that lubricates the shoulder joint. This will disturb sleep when someone sleeps on it, and radiating pain down the arm is common. Typically it stops above the elbow, so an exam of the wrist to id carpal tunnel, or the neck to rule out a pinched nerve (radiculopathy) from the c spine. ...Read more

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Muscular pain in my right arm and elbow joint. Seen a doctor who prescribed analgesics, it lasted for 2 month. What're the possible problems?

If: It is the medial or lateral epicondyle, these take a long time to heal. Rest, ice, topical anti-inflammatory, ace band should help. If pain subsides, strengthen forearms muscle with light weights. (assuming you can bend arm normally). ...Read more

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Muscular pull type feeling left armpit onto chest for about 3weeks went then came back no lump, really worried what could cause this?

Muscular pull type feeling left armpit onto chest for about 3weeks went then came back no lump, really worried what could cause this?

Muscular pull: When you press your chest does it hurt? Could becostochondritis and inflammation of the insertion of muscle to ribs. NSAID agents help. Sometimes I have seen it associated with mycoplasma infection and zithromax if no allergy helps. If no pain on touch would evaluate for pulmonary clot and have a breast exam (mammo). Also consider gastritis, try maalox or MVP. F/U with doctor in next 24 hrs ...Read more

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Hello just have dull pain under left armpit it comes and goes. It is not swollen and cannot feel any lumps. Do you think it could be muscular?

Hello just have dull pain under left armpit it comes and goes. It is not swollen and cannot feel any lumps. Do you think it could be muscular?

Armpit pain: Hello - that could be a lymph node you cannot feel or a mild hidradenitis. Probably not a bad idea to have a doc chk that axilla out for lumps to make sure everything is ok. Thanks ...Read more

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Have a on/off stabbing pain under left armpit. Had a ecg in Dec and all was good. Don't think it's muscular so am worried?

Have a on/off stabbing pain under left armpit. Had a ecg in Dec and all was good. Don't think it's muscular so am worried?

Stabbing pains are: Rarely cardiac. They are usually musculoskeletal or neurologic. Cardiac pain is usually dull and pressure like. Squeezing and associated with other symptoms like shortness of breath. Ask your health care provider for a more definitive test. EKG is good acutely but perhaps a CT with calcium score or stress testing would be more reassuring to you. ...Read more

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Pain when taking deep breath 5th rib on right side below armpit and pain goes to back by spine along ribs. Doctor said it is muscular 3 months ago?

Reevaluation: If it has been going on for three months and not resolved, it suggests there is something more going on and you would be wise to be reevaluated. ...Read more

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I have a pain by armpit towards shoulder above breast. I don't remember straining it. Could it be muscular?

I have a pain by armpit towards shoulder above breast. I don't remember straining it. Could it be muscular?

Could be: You may watch and wait. In the meantime you may take an over the counter pain medication like Tylenol. Counter-intutive as it sounds exercising may help with muscular pain. Start easy and gradually increase the intensity of exercise so that you sweat profusely. Raising core body temperature through exercise is good for health, including muscular aches and pains.
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Medication for muscular pain?

Depends: Ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatory may help with muscle pain. The more important question is what is causing the pain and a sports medicine doctor could help figure this out. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that can help prevent myalgia or muscular pain?

Are there any foods that can help prevent myalgia or muscular pain?

Some patients have: Some patients have food allergies or sensitivities that can contribute to muscle pain. Of course each situation needs to be individualized under the direction of a knowledgeable physician. In my practice we often incorporate the rotation elimination diet to assess for any food sensitivities.
Some foods may have an anti-inflammatory affect. The clinical impact is still subject to more research. ...Read more

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Which is the best non-steroid OTC medicine for muscular pain relief?

Which is the best non-steroid OTC medicine for muscular pain relief?

The one that works: Other than tylenol, (acetaminophen) otc pain meds are all in the NSAID class. Although they have similar mechanisms of action, their efficacy is variable from person to person, so you just need to see which one works best for you. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of muscular pain with spider vein female 57 yr old?

What are the symptoms of muscular pain with spider vein female 57 yr old?

Spider veins: Spider veins are the tiny superficial veins just under the skin. They tend to be a cosmetic problem most often and wouldn't typically cause muscle pain. ...Read more

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I have had severe muscular pain and muscle knots in various parts of my body every single day for about 7 years. Why?

I have had severe muscular pain and muscle knots in various parts of my body every single day for about 7 years. Why?

See your Primary: Care doctor. To better evaluate and examine you to figure out what can be causing this. You may be having a systemic type of disorder, or you may need a full work-up, to ensure there are no underlying issues. ...Read more