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My whole left arm sore , tingling in left back for 2 months ( upper left of back) could it be bursitis ...The upper part of left arm hurts the most?

My whole left arm sore , tingling in left back for 2 months ( upper left of back)
could it be bursitis ...The upper part of left arm hurts the most?

Nerve irritation: When you get a tingly sensation, it is usually because a nerve is irritated. Although bursitis is a possibility, a pinched nerve in your neck can cause the same symptoms. See your primary care doc, and if necessary referral to a physiatrist. These symptoms usually improve with a short course of anti-inflammatories (if you can take them) and physical therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Hurt left should within last two weeks, only hurt when lifted a certain way, now if I bend and apply rest on elbow I get a tingling in upper arm. ?

Hurt left should within last two weeks, only hurt when lifted a certain way, now if I bend and apply rest on elbow I get a tingling in upper arm. ?

Ulnar nerve: what you are describing sounds like ulnar nerve irritation at the elbow. Pressure on the elbow leading to tingling. Also wonder about pros subtle brachial plexus involvement with shoulder injury (or cervical disk in neck). Best to see your doctor for discussion and examination. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck ...Read more

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I have a damaged nerve in my left arm which really hurts with tingling numbing pain I am having physiotherapy but I am very concerned about long term?

I have a damaged nerve in my left arm which really hurts with tingling numbing pain I am having physiotherapy but I am very concerned about long term?

Approach: An EMG test will reveal which nerve is involved, and the characteristics of the electrical patterns can likewise show the extent of damage and provide prognosis for the future. ...Read more

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Why does the entire left side hurt from my neck down tomy leg and left arm. Going on for 3wks.i have a weird tingling sensation and only my left side ?

Why does the entire left side hurt from my neck down tomy leg and left arm. Going on for 3wks.i have a weird tingling sensation and only my left side ?

Mononeuritis mulripl: the most common cause of your symptoms, is a condition known as mononeuritis multiplex this is a condition, in which there is inflammation of multiple nerves, I believe to be due to a virus. I would sit in a relative. I mean, I would see a neurologist. It usually responds to the course of prednisone. I meant, it usually responds to a course of prednisone ...Read more

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Arm numbness, tingling, a bit of itching, typing hurts, after five days from the blood test. What can it be?

Arm numbness, tingling, a bit of itching, typing hurts, after five days from the blood test. What can it be?

Nerve irritation: Possibly there was some nerve irritation that occurred during the blood draw. Give your arm some rest, elevate at night. Heat/cold compresses can be tried to stimulate your nerve. Hopefully, it will be over with in a few days. ...Read more

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Left shoulder/shoulder blade hurts sometimes during the day. Also it cracks whenever i move it backwards. Get some chest and arm pains and tingling to?

Left shoulder/shoulder blade hurts sometimes during the day. Also it cracks whenever i move it backwards. Get some chest and arm pains and tingling to?

Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Pain in the area you describe could also be rooted in your neck or chest (cardiac)... I recommend you see a physician asap. ...Read more

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Arm numbness, tingling, a bit of itching, typing or twisting hurts, after five days from the blood test. What can it be?

See below: A small clot in the vein that was stuck is the most probable cause if so it should dissolve within the 7-10 days if not then see a physician. ...Read more

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Have odd feel in left shoulder/arm for week like pinched nerve or something w/ tingling & sleep feel. Heart feels normal. Would it hurt to take motrin?

Have odd feel in left shoulder/arm for week like pinched nerve or something w/ tingling & sleep feel. Heart feels normal. Would it hurt to take motrin?

No: You can take a Motrin to see if it helps, as long as you have been told not to take medications such as Motrin. Even though Motrin might help, it would be wise to see a doctor to give a full history and to get a full physical exam to figure out what is causing the pain. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Pain under left breast for 2 months now it hurts when i press on it sometimes i get pain in left arm can feel tingling in fingers sometimes?

Pain under left breast for 2 months now it hurts when i press on it sometimes i get pain in left arm can feel tingling in fingers sometimes?

See doctor: You should get this checked out by a doctor since there appears to be some sort of nerve involvement at the left side of your body. If you were much older, i would have looked for a cardiovascular problem. ...Read more