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I get pulsating pains in my left arm and my right leg. Usually following the major vain or artery. Only once in a while. Any ideas what it is?

I get pulsating pains in my left arm and my right leg. Usually following the major vain or artery. Only once in a while. Any ideas what it is?

Need more infromatio: There are many potentials to what you describing, it is important to find bit more if the pain associated with stiffness, and if it is worse in the morning and if it is related to movement and if you have difficulty climbing stairs or weakness in your arm
I suggest you discuss this with your family doctor for further evaluation ...Read more

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What does. It mean to have throbbing pain in left arm?

What does. It mean to have throbbing pain in left arm?

It means you: Should get an evaluation. Pain shooting down your arm, from a pinched nerve in your neck, or a clot in arm, and other possibilites can be evaluated with by your doctor. Please don't delay. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left arm starts hurting it feels like a squeezing throbbing pain?

What does it mean when your left arm starts hurting it feels like a squeezing throbbing pain?

More info: Hi, too little information provided here to make a diagnosis, lots of different things can cause pain in arm, trauma, overusing it, nerve pain and etc.
If you are worried about heart I think u r too young to have heart problem.
If u continue to have pain plz check with ur PMD.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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For over a year now I have been getting a constant throbbing in my upper left arm just below my shoulder, it has recently become worse?

For over a year now I have been getting a constant throbbing in my upper left arm just below my shoulder, it has recently become worse?

Doctor can evaluate: Such symptoms can be further evaluated. One can start with a primary care doctor, who can refer to an orthopedic or orthopedic/spine doctor. A neurologist or a physical medicine doctor may also be helpful. A physical medicine doctor is a physiatrist or pm&r doctor, who is knowledgeable in nerve pain, nerve compression, muscle problems, and movement disorders. X-rays may be needed. ...Read more

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Having sharp, throbbing pain on my upper left back for more than a year. It has worsen as now it radiates to my left arm cant sit for >30mins. Wht to do?

Having sharp, throbbing pain on my upper left back for more than a year. It has worsen as now it radiates to my left arm cant sit for >30mins. Wht to do?

See spine Specialist: There are several possibilities that require a Specialist to evaluate you for a complete history and physical exam. These include cervical disc disease, muscle spasm, radiculopathy & thoracic outlet to name the most common. They would do imaging like an MRI/Xray and determine if you can start Physical therapy or need other treatments first which could include medication or injections. Keep me updated ...Read more

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What could cause pain and throbbing feeling in left arm?

Sounds like: Nerve pain, probably caused by degenerative changes in the neck portion of your spine. See a doctor for physical exam, imaging and treatment options. ...Read more

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I'm feeling throbbing pain and tingling in my left arm happen about 2 days ago

I'm feeling throbbing pain and tingling in my left arm happen about 2 days ago

Carpal Tunnel: Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

http://www. Centraljerseyhand. Com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome. Htm. ...Read more

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Today I had a throbbing paid in left arm pit felt like charlie horse. Should I be worried?

Today I had a throbbing paid in left arm pit felt like charlie horse. Should I be worried?

More info needed: Unless you can directly related to a muscle pull or strain possibilities involve the muscles, nervous system, cardiovascular system and skeletal system to mention a few.
Referred pain from a cardiac condition, poor blood flow, inflamed nerves, muscles, lymphatics and lungs may be involved.
A thorough exam is needed. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old and I'm having a severe throbbing pain in my chest and left arm what should I do?

I'm 16 years old and I'm having a severe throbbing pain in my chest and left arm what should I do?

E.R. can evaluate: A person with "severe" pains in the chest and left arm can seen by an E.R. doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels his pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, he can go to the E.R. by ambulance. ...Read more

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I've been having a throbbing pain in my lower left arm for about a week now, it comes and goes, the pain is in 1 area, about 7 inches above my wrist?

I've been having a throbbing pain in my lower left arm for about a week now, it comes and goes, the pain is in 1 area, about 7 inches above my wrist?

Injury: The most likely cause is repetitive trauma to muscle and fascia of your forearm. What physical activity have you been doing in the days as the problem started? This may be your easiest clue. If you rest it will ease, and with activity it will worsen. Hope this helps. Www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com ...Read more

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Iwithin the past two weeks I get a throbbing pain in what seems to be the vein in my left arm and right side of the neck. What's causing this?

Iwithin the past two weeks I get a throbbing pain in what seems to be the vein in my left arm and right side of the neck. What's causing this?

Throbbing neck/arm: Could be nerve irritation from cervical spine, , muscle sprain or impingement like thoracic outlet or actual clot in vein, would f/u/ w/ doc next 24-48 hours ...Read more

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What can a crack sound in the chest mean, followed by a throbbing pain into left arm and side for over a week?

What can a crack sound in the chest mean, followed by a throbbing pain into left arm and side for over a week?

? thoracic outlet: A cracking sound in the chest is usually the result of the breastbone/sternum moving against the ribs and clavicle/collar bone. It might be possible that this bone movement resulted in some nerve impingement near the 1st left rib, a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome. It is probably made worse by associated swelling. You can observe a few more days, or go in to see your doc now. Good wishes ...Read more

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Throbbing pain inside of left arm near armpit. Comes and goes throughout the day and usually lasts 1 min. No other symptoms so far. Heart related?

Throbbing pain inside of left arm near armpit. Comes and goes throughout the day and usually lasts 1 min. No other symptoms so far. Heart related?

Probably not: Heart related. More likely musculo skeletal or cervical spine. Definitely worth getting checked out either way. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dull throbbing pain in left arm that last few hrs/days. Usually I get a warm cloth and massage & feel rush of blood going thru. Should I be worried?

Dull throbbing pain in left arm that last few hrs/days. Usually I get a warm cloth and massage & feel rush of blood going thru. Should I be worried?

Lt Arm Dull Throb: Hello. Are symptoms above or below your elbow? Outer or inner part of your upper arm or forearm? If above the elbow, then you could have irritation to C5 nerve (if outer arm). If below the elbow, then outer forearm C6 nerve irritation vs inner forearm C8 irritation. Shouldn't be worried. Sounds like vigorous but normal blood flow following heat from warm cloth and massage. ...Read more

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Left arm is heavy/hard to lift. Throbbing/numbness like it is asleep but before pins and needles. Started yesterday morning. No insurance, emergency?

Not emergency.: But should be seen relatively soon by your doc who can sort this out. Most likely cause is a peripheral nerve palsy, but could also be more serious. Really need a good exam and a listen to your story. ...Read more

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Very painful right shoulder and arm, from elbow up. Hard to sleep, have to use my left arm to move my right one at times. Throbbing, heat doesn't he?

Painful shoulder: Your shoulder pain may be due to varierty of reasons resulting from trauma, infection, excessive exercise, tendinitis or possibly rotor cuff injury. See an orthopedist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Day before I had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. I'm worried : (?

Day before I had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. I'm worried : (?

See a doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be serious. I would have a doctor examine you to check for possible causes. Pain in the elbow may or may not be a sign of a serious issue. ...Read more

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Electric Shock to neck in '12. Past 6mo I wake up with swelling and throbbing most to left arm & rt arm will cause thoracic to burn bad! Opinions? TY

Electric Shock to neck in '12. Past 6mo I wake up with swelling and throbbing most to left arm & rt arm will cause thoracic to burn bad! Opinions? TY

Shock: Electrical injuries can cause significant and long term injury to muscle and nerve tissue, often delayed onset such as you are experiencing. Since it has been going on for so long, you should consider seeing your Family Doctor, as there are many ways this can be treated, including medications and physical therapy. ...Read more

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Weird tightness/pulsing below right rib cage, developed into stabbing pain that sometimes radiates to left arm, back, and/or neck. Feeling of something there where pulsing/pain occurs.

Weird tightness/pulsing below right rib cage, developed into stabbing pain that sometimes radiates to left arm, back, and/or neck. Feeling of something there where pulsing/pain occurs.

Pulsing: Pulsating symptoms are seen with artery movements and an aneurysm. Gall bladder dysfunction is a cause of right upper abdominal discomfort radiating around to the back. Your symptoms are atypical and I recommend an evaluation by a physician who will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order any appropriate tests in order to pinpoint the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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After activity, I had a shooting pain down my left arm, pulsing in two fingers and lightning like pain in both jawsides that went away quickly. Heart?

After activity, I had a shooting pain down my left arm, pulsing in two fingers and lightning like pain in both jawsides that went away quickly. Heart?

Be calm and cool: Sharp shooting pains which are transient are not from your heart. So you should not worry. It is not uncommon for healthy people to have an occasional sharp pain which is transient, so it is of no consequence. Sometimes it is worth being patient and wait to worry. If the pains are due to something serious they will come back and be persistent. Then it may be a cause for some worry, not right now! ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

Get checked: Looks like you have lot of stress and probably anxious too. Since you have headaches and numbness and tingling of the arm- better get checked to rule out a neurological problem. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

Why back and head: Always is along time. There are too many causes to be specific but I wonder if a chiropractor might find out if you have a thoracic syndrome and why a young women would have persistent headaches and back pain. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

BE seen: You may have a neck disc problem that is leading to the arm symptoms. Yo need to be seen. Also consider additionally acupuncture and chinese medicine. They can provide pain relief and over time help your body heal. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

Get checked: Looks like you have lot of stress and probably anxious too. Since you have headaches and numbness and tingling of the arm- better get checked to rule out a neurological problem. ...Read more