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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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I have tingles down my left arm, nauseous, tight chest and neck pain & a headache all of the left side. What is it?

I have tingles down my left arm, nauseous, tight chest and neck pain & a headache all of the left side. What is it?

2 B sure get checked: Stress can manifest in many ways--emotional lability, lack of energy/drive, decreased libido/performance, hives/other skin manifestations, chest pain, air hunger, perioral numbess/tingling, tingling in fingers/toes, overindulgence in food ; substances, GI spasms with resulting diarrhea/constipation/nausea ; abdominal discomfort, headaches ; more significant neurologic problems. But get checked now. ...Read more

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I have neck pain that's running down my left arm numbness and tingling. What is the cause of this?

I have neck pain that's running down my left arm numbness and tingling. What is the cause of this?

PRESSURE ON NERVES: Pain in neck radiating down the arm usually is from pressure on the nerves that originate from the neck
you need to be evaluated by your doctor or an ortopedic specialist, you need exam and may need MRI exam to find the cause. You are only 34 years old so see your doc. ...Read more

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Symptoms: left side of head, left ear, and left side of neck pain raidianting down the left arm, what's wrong?

Symptoms: left side of head, left ear, and left side of neck pain raidianting down the left arm, what's wrong?

Pinched nerve: Could be a pinched nerve in neck see pcp for eval and exam from a disc herniation in neck. ...Read more

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Last night I got a sharp neck pain. Woke up today with really bad neck pain, can't turn my neck to the left using my left arm sometimes hurts too?

Last night I got a sharp neck pain. Woke up today with really bad neck pain, can't turn my neck to the left using my left arm sometimes hurts too?

Here are some tips: Http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/natural-medicine/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-neck-pain. Htm

http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/managing-neck-pain-home



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Left arm, neck pain. No chest pain. Headache.?

Left arm, neck pain. No chest pain. Headache.?

Unfortunately there: Are a host of different possibilities. You will need to see a health care provider for a thorough evaluation to figure this out. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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I am 30 yo male. My girlfriend makes me very stressed, after the arguments often I get chest heaviness and a severe left arm and neck pain. Why?

I am 30 yo male. My girlfriend makes me very stressed, after the arguments often I get chest heaviness and a severe left arm and neck pain. Why?

Pinched nerve: Neck pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. Your neck muscle are probably tensing up which puts pressure on your "neck bones" causing the symptoms to worsen. ...Read more

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Been having episodes of severe chest pain left arm pressure point pain and neck pain. Should I be concerned?

Been having episodes of severe chest pain left arm pressure point pain and neck pain. Should I be concerned?

Chest pain: At 23y/o and female your chances of having cardiac pain are very small. Pressure point pain is almost never cardiac and almost always due to a musculoskeletal trigger. You should not lose sleep over a cardiac cause of this pain. Consult your dr. About what this pain is and how to relieve it. ...Read more

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I had a cervical epideral for left arm and neck pain and the following week an emg same aera would that make the test normal?

Unlikely: The esi is to help decrease inflammation and pain, but would not reverse EMG nerve abnormalities in a week, and might take additional 4-6 wks if it acted totally in an effective fashion. ...Read more

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30 yr old female. Left chest pain on and off for 2 yrs. It comes at rest and with exercise. Get Left arm and neck pain also. Can last for weeks.

Chest pain, chronic: Hi: there are many causes of chronic chest pain with left arm and neck pain - at rest and with exercise. Broadly, cardiac (heart related), lung (high blood pressure in lung or Pulmonary hypertension, lung clots among many others), and esophageal (food pipe) reflux. You need a careful history and physical exam to determine the various possibilities. I wish you good luck! ...Read more

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Could my left sided neck pain be causing stabbing head pain and facial numbness? And left arm pain

Could my left sided neck pain be causing stabbing head pain and facial numbness? And left arm pain

Neck pain: The symptoms that you describe may be related to a disc herniation in the cervical spine. Alternatively, a soft tissue infection of the neck or a tooth abscess can mimic a herniated disc in the neck. See your medical doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Migraines every 2 weeks with aura vision goes dark terrible head pain. Wake up with stiff neck+pain the day after. Sometimes face and left arm go numb?

Migraines every 2 weeks with aura vision goes dark terrible head pain. Wake up with stiff neck+pain the day after. Sometimes face and left arm go numb?

Have you had an MRI: Clinically when a person has 2 or more migraines/month = chronic migraine disorder. You need to be evaluated to be on medications to prevent migraines from occurring. If left face and arm numbness are a new pattern for your migraines, you need to see your MD right away to have an MRI & MRA of brain done. If you have never had a MRI, it should be completed to dx hemiplegic migraine vs other cause. ...Read more

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I'm having tingling in my left arm, pain in my chest and arm as well, dizziness, loss of breath, and neck pain. This supposedly isn't my heart.

I'm having tingling in my left arm, pain in my chest and arm as well, dizziness, loss of breath, and neck pain. This supposedly isn't my heart.

Who says it isn't: Who says it isn't heart related. How long have you had this. Is this acute? Evet though you are young if you have not had an evaluation then heart needs to be ruled out. If this is a chronic problem then you need a more involved workup including musculoskeletal and neurological studies. ...Read more

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Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

No, it should not.: No. Lumbar (lower back) disc herniations should not cause neck pain or left arm symptoms. Cervical (neck) disc herniations however may cause your symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm having tingling in my left arm, pain in my chest and arm as well, dizziness, loss of breath, and neck pain. Two doctors said this isn't heart.

Pain in chest: And other symptoms could be due to: anxiety; diet related issues (try going gluten free: read Serve to Win to understand more); drink plenty of water and meditate/pray. Be sure all blood tests are normal with MD ...Read more

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Left arm and right leg ache. Blips of stinging pain on left side of neck. Not severe neck pain though. This is odd. Does this sound like anything?

Not enough info: Sounds like muscle strains. You could try advil (ibuprofen), However to be more accurate you need to provide more info. If you are in severe pain please see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have left shoulder, left arm, and neck pain. Did an EKG and echo, everything normal. Dr GERD, but I still believe is my heart. Please help?

I have left shoulder, left arm, and neck pain. Did an EKG and echo, everything normal. Dr GERD, but I still believe is my heart. Please help?

If you had those-: -tests, you have to believe in them. If not satisfied with your own Md, get a second opinion. ...Read more

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I've left shoulder, left arm, and neck pain. EKG and echo, everything normal. Dr said GERD, . I got the symptoms again after month in omeprazole. Help?

I've left shoulder, left arm, and neck pain. EKG and echo, everything normal. Dr said GERD, . I got the symptoms again after month in omeprazole. Help?

Ask your doctor: For referral to GI specialist. You might need to have endoscopy to evaluate your GERD condition. There are many different causes of pain in shoulder, arm, and neck. ...Read more

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Left arm, leg back pain some tingling and neck pain, blood-work came back fine, MRI of neck 1 yr ago fine, stressed? At times tightness around arm

Left arm, leg back pain some tingling and neck pain, blood-work came back fine, MRI of neck 1 yr ago fine, stressed? At times tightness around arm

Nerve impingement: Of the neck is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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Left arm pain and left chest cramp, twinges of neck pain. Good EKG, chest X-ray, and heart enzymes 2 week ago. 21, active. Heart issue?

Left arm pain and left chest cramp, twinges of neck pain. Good EKG, chest X-ray, and heart enzymes 2 week ago. 21, active. Heart issue?

Rare but...: At your age it would be unusual to have a heart issue.

Ask your doc about heart ECHO. No big deal to be safe.

Have your cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure checked, and have family history evaluated by your doc.

Good luck

Hopefully this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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25 year old female. Left arm, shoulder and neck pain. Left chest near underarm pain. Dizziness and shortness of breath. Sweaty palms and feet?

25 year old female. Left arm, shoulder and neck pain. Left chest near underarm pain. Dizziness and shortness of breath. Sweaty palms and feet?

Medical exam needed: This is no a complaint for here. See a doctor to evalute soon.

25 year olds can have heart disease too., . ...Read more

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Left side neck pain, left neck muscles extremely tight, pain/twitching/weakness/shakiness in left arm. A very sore spot around c5/c6. 34 female. Tips?

Left side neck pain, left neck muscles extremely tight, pain/twitching/weakness/shakiness in left arm. A very sore spot around c5/c6. 34 female. Tips?

You may have a: Pinched nerve in the neck. The weakness is concerning and requires a work up. See a Neurologist or start with your family doc. The twitching goes along with weakness when the nerves to a muscle are compromised (fasciculations).This requires prompt attention and could be from a herniated disc in the neck or another process that has compromised the nerves. Good luck ...Read more

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Neck pain into forehead and left side of nose left shoulder left arm left elbow left hip left leg left foot. Top of foot feel numb. What is this?

Headache?: Any reason to believe you are having a stroke? Are you having any weakness anywhere? How is your speech? The areas you described aren't linked so easily. Only place I source I could think of would be in your brain, but even there, what you are describing is just one place. Seek help please! ...Read more