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Nerve Spasm In Left Arm
A year ago, my sister punched me in my left arm. I used toget on/off aches for a few months. The doctor said that it isa muscle spasm/pinched nerve. Could it be osteosarcoma?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Yes: The real question is why is it occurring. Can't help you without more info. ...Read more
I have a minor pain in my left arm that is transiet. It feels like a pinched nerve. Should I be concerned ?
Pulled muscle?: There are a lot of things, many of them minor, that can lead to such a complaint. If it's really bothering you, it needs to be evaluated by your doc to rule out anything bad. Osteopathic manipulation can be very helpful for minor pain complaints such as this that aren't caused by more ominous problems. ...Read more
Elbow irritation?: It may be caused by an irritation of your elbow or wrist. Are you leaning on your elbow, ? If it continues check it out with a neurologist. ...Read more
Surgery level wrong?: Was the surgery to the neck or to the arm. Perhaps the level wad wrong if in the neck and the level causing the pain is unstable. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or aaomed.Org for a doctor that can sort out the issue and help to remove the pain. ...Read more
See Pain Specialist: I am assuming you are stating you have had two surgeries on your neck for your arm pain. If you are stating that you had two surgeries on your arm then you may need to be checked for evaluation of neck issues. Either way, i would consult with a spine/pain specialist to see why you still hurt and see if you might be a candidate for interventional treatments or even spinal cord stimulation. ...Read more