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Pain In Chest When Lifting Arm
Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.
Sharp cutting sensation pain in right chest when breathing deep. Radiates to collarbone or back shoulder blade . But originates deep in right chest .
M.D. visit: The pain that you are experiencing upon inspiration may indicate inflammation or infection of the pleura, which is the lining around the lung. In your age group, malignancy of the pleura is less common. In addition, a collapse of the lung is another possibility. Your doctor may order a chest x ray to determine the underlying cause. ...Read more
Get evaluated.: I always think about "what's the worst this could be?" and with chest pain and left arm pain, i would like to see you have your heart evaluated pronto. But the fact that neck movement brings on left arm pain makes me wonder if you may have a problem in the cervical discs in your neck. Get the "worst possibility" ruled out first, and move on to the less dangerous things. Don't put this off. Lgromko. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. An emergency room doctor can check to see what might be going on. Sometimes, tests and chest xrays will be done. Possible causes include a heart attack, partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), asthma, reflux, heart arrythmias, etc... One should not wait around with such symptoms. ...Read more
Crack/crunch sound in neck followed by sharp pain in neck shoulder chest on right side, dull pain in arm and arm pit. Tweaked nerve?
More likely muscle: Typically the sound is muscle sliding over a joint. It can pinch a nerve but more often catches tendon part. Can cause inflammation and over the counter anti-inflammatory can help (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) can help. If doesn't improve or have numbness or cold arm/hand seek medical attention. ...Read more
Left side upper arm chest pain. After doing something . Shortness of breath can not lift on left . Pain from under arm pit and chest.
Any : Any chest and arm pain must be taken seriously. Chest pain or arm pain can be caused by cardiac pain. Cardiac pain can be accompanied by shortness of breath, sweating, palpitations, or nausea. Lung pain is usually associated with shortness of breath, fever, or cough. Pain from the large arteries in the chest such as the aorta can cause pain that radiate to the back. Persistent or new chest pain should always be medically evaluated. ...Read more
Shoulder blade pain sometimes shoots around to chest, right shoulder arm hurts when stretched across chest, chest hurts i'm the middle when i flex it.
Poss cartilage tear: The pain shooting around to the chest is interesting. I guess i would have to see where you are pointing too. If your arm hurts when stretched across your chest, it could be an issue with the labrum inside your shoulder. ...Read more
Chest and back pain, runs into left arm. Hurts with certain positions. Had leg pain but d diner negative. Pain in chest feels achy, pain in arm same, ?
Not normal: If your symptoms are this intense, you need to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Right chest pain when neck is flex or right Shoulder shrug. Also felt left side chest a few times,right scapular and occasional gas sound in chest 1wk?
Pain in left shoulder (especially painful when i reach behind to fasten bra ). Knotted muscle in muscle above shoulder blade and pain in left side if neck when turning head?
Rotator cuff: It could be your rotator cuff, which consists of a group of muscles involved in internal and external rotation of the shoulder. Some of these symptoms can radiate to the neck. However you need to be examined by a physiatrist to determine if it's actually coming from the neck or shoulder, or if it's trigger points, all of which are treated differently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck pain shoulder pain radiation into shoulder and down arm no trauma
throbbing and intense pain
intensifies when i move my neck?
Pinched nerve : this is just a pinched nerve. However you can have muscle pain in the neck thatcan be felt in the arm and you can also have shoulder pain that could be felt in the neck or in the arm. You need to see your physician and have an evaluation perhaps looking at both the rheumatic issues in the neurologic systems ...Read more
Uncomfortable chest pains when leaning back and when moving arms back and when sitting is this muscular pain my chest pain is not severe pain ?
I have intense shooting pain in left shoulder and shoulder blade that comes and goes w/ pain lifting arm and when moving neck.What could it be?
Pinched nerve: Shoulder and/or shoulder blade pain can be caused by an irriated shoulder or a pinched nerve in the neck. If turning your head in the direction of pain causes the pain to shoot to your shoulder and shoulder blade there is a good chance it's coming from your neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp throbbing pain in left shoulder and under breast sometimes chest usually only when i inhale deeply?
Pleurisy?: Very little history is given but this is consistent with pleurisy. Have you been exercising or doing martial arts? do you have a job that requires physical effort? This could be the cause? Are you on the pill? It could possibly be a pulmonary embolus but is less likely See the doc and have an exam. ...Read more
Severe pain after lifting boxes overhead. Worse right above armpit. Stiffens when I stop. Hand on chest and lifting elbow is most painful. Overhead no?
Sudden, severe sharp pain, spasms in my entire right arm. Pain began in neck, then traveled down shoulder, down to wrist. Arm pulsates with pain. Help?
Sounds like: Nerve irritation or injury that could be coming from your neck seem a very likely explanation for these symptoms. Assessing if neck position change the symptoms might help. A good neurological history and competent examination should sort this out. The pulsating might also suggest a vascular contribution though that can be a pain associated with nerve compression as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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