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My left arm hurts when my arm is lifted. Biceps hurt. Feels like tightening or something, not reall sore?

My left arm hurts when my arm is lifted. Biceps hurt. Feels like tightening or something, not reall sore?

Shoudler the cause: The shoulder would be most likely suspect. This could be shoulder bursitis or tendonitis. When you get your evaluation your shoulder will be the focus. Besides a history and examination you may need imaging such as x-ray, ultrasound . An MRI would be decided after these examinations.It may or may not be necessary. Your symptoms can be improved with exercise, physical therapy, and medication. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts up in the bicep and shoulder area and kind of in my hand I haven't done anything no surgery what could be the cause I'm 17 years old?

My left arm hurts up in the bicep and shoulder area and kind of in my hand I haven't done anything no surgery what could be the cause I'm 17 years old?

Several causes: One consideration for a pain in the shoulder/biceps area with similar pain in the hand would be a cervical pinched nerve. If the hand pain was a separate process, unrelated to the shoulder, perhaps muscle strain or sprain is a cause If persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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I'm 18, I have been having left arm pain (whole arm) along with tingling/numbness all day mostly in my bicep area, since 10am. Should i be worried?

Pinched nerve neck?: Sounds like could be a pinched or irritated nerve in your neck. Are you having neck pain as well? You should contact you physician for evaluation if symptoms persist more than 24 hours. Seek er care if you are having progressive weakness, trouble with walking or balance, or incontinence. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts and feels kinda funny could it be from lifting my 40 lb. daughter and I only weigh about 118. ?

My left arm hurts and feels kinda funny could it be from lifting my 40 lb. daughter and I only weigh about 118.  ?

Sure: It sure could be. Overuse type repetitive injuries are very common in young mothers who carry their children, especially in a petite woman as yourself, constantly carrying a 40 pound child. Try using the other arm periodically until you get into the Dr. for an exam and a definitive diagnosis, which would assure the best treatment. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts on the top of my forearm when i move it alot or try to lift things what could it be?

Tendinitis or strain: If you are very active and lift a lot, or if you're engaged in sports, you can develop muscle strain in your forearm. It could also be tendinitis in your forearm, which often occurs near your elbow (as in tennis elbow) or on your inner wrist or in other areas. Take medicines like Advil or Aleve, (naproxen) apply heat and rest it for a few days. If it doesn't improve see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Left arm pain radiating from back into arm, sometimes wrist and palm. Hurts to stretch and lift also. Pain is 2-3 mild. Osteosarcoma? Pinched nerve?

Left arm pain radiating from back into arm, sometimes wrist and palm. Hurts to stretch and lift also. Pain is 2-3 mild. Osteosarcoma? Pinched nerve?

Cervical HNP: Arm pain in young patients radiating from the back or neck, suggests disc herniation. This is most likely. Osteosarcoma is most common around the knee, humerus, pelvis and jaw. This is usually associated with a swelling, and likely night pain. Very rare! if you see hoof prints, think horses not zebras. Osteosarcoma is a definite zebra. ...Read more

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