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I got pain in left arm n shoulder n neck it is severe today my stool was lime green I don't have a appetite either?

I got pain in left arm n shoulder n neck it is severe today my stool was lime green I don't have a appetite either?

Have it looked at: Possible cause of your pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, and infection. There are a multitude of other possibilities. Get inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left arm, shoulder, hand and now neck and chest, for the past 5 days. Can this be heart related

I have pain in my left arm, shoulder, hand and now neck and chest, for the past 5 days. Can this be heart related

Perhaps: 5 days of pain is usually not cardiac, but not definite. If any question that it may be related, the time to get attention is now. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left shoulder, arm, neck and rib cage. It's painful when sitting and laying in most positions?

Pain: It could be some muscle spasms as they usually feel sharp, but it could be something else which without further history and physical exam is hard to determine. ...Read more

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A month ago episode of left arm and shoulder pain extending to neck. Now trouble with rattling sound/felling in chest. Could this be related, why?

A month ago episode of left arm and shoulder pain extending to neck. Now trouble with rattling sound/felling in chest. Could this be related, why?

Unrelated: The shoulder arm pain was probably something in your neck/shoulder. The rattling problem in your chest is unrelated. Make sure you see your doctor ASAP ...Read more

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Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp. Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxierty.?

Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp. Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxierty.?

Not for Here: You're young and the likelihood of serious heart problems is low, especially if you've had a normal echocardiogram, but every person is different and I just admitted someone at 28 yrs old for a heart attack, so my advice to you is that only an in-person eval can help you get to the bottom of your issues; the web forum, especially with its character limit, is probably seriously inadequate to task. ...Read more

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Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp. Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxiety?

Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp. Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxiety?

Heart attack?: In fact, the diagnostic tools in your cardiologists' offices are inaccurate. They produce too many false positive and some fakes negative results. Most importantly, they can only detect late stage diseases in an unsatisfactory manner, in my view. Therefore, I alone with my coworkers have created multifunction cardiogram! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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Woke a couple days ago w what felt like I'd slept on my neck wrong. Now the pain is even worse, into my shoulder & entire left arm. What could this be?

Woke a couple days ago w what felt like I'd slept on my neck wrong. Now the pain is even worse, into my shoulder & entire left arm. What could this be?

Usually a spasm: But if you have fever chills nausea vomiting visual changes, get evaluated. If no red flags, conservative care with heat or over the counter medication cacan be helpful. Need more specifics. Schedule a consult with one of our fabulous docs! ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left shoulder? I have pain that starts under my left arm and moves over the front of my shoulder to my neck area. It is not constant. It comes and goes. It will hurt for a short time and a long time. This has been going on for a few

What causes pain in the left shoulder? I have pain that starts under my left arm and moves over the front of my shoulder to my neck area. It is not constant. It comes and goes. It will hurt for a short time and a long time. This has been going on for a few

Sounds: Sounds like you've taken a reasonable approach till now, but the time has come for you to see an orthopedist. It's not at all uncommon for neck and shoulder symptoms to intersect. A good history and exam along with appropriate x-rays and possibly nerve testing and MRI will give an answer in a majority of cases and then you can be appropriately treated. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I suddenly had a strong pain in my left arm, then shoulder then left side of my neck a bit like doing bad movement. Pain disappeared within minutes.?

I suddenly had a strong pain in my left arm, then shoulder then left side of my neck a bit like doing bad movement. Pain disappeared within minutes.?

Possibly cardiac: Pain could be due to heart attack. It's absolutely worth seeing a physician immediately depending on your age (>25). You should have an immediate ecg, which can tell if your heart is affected. If the ECG is normal, you could still be having a problem with your heart though. ...Read more

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I have severe neck and shoulder pain with inability to lift left arm above head. Any ideas out there?

I have severe neck and shoulder pain with inability to lift left arm above head. Any ideas out there?

R/O ARTHRITIS/HNP: R/O OSTEOARTHRITIS OF NECK/HNP. You need a full exam AND FOCUSED NEURO EXAM and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/ Lyme titers /MRI to be through. Also GF diet wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretrol rejuvenation-science. Com. &eval for PT and strengthening. PMR EVAL FOR PRP/PROLTHERAPY/STEROID EPIDURAL INJECTION. Then reevaluate. ...Read more

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The back of my left shoulder left side of neck and left arm hurt to move or do anything. Do I need to go see a dr?

The back of my left shoulder left side of neck and left arm hurt to move or do anything. Do I need to go see a dr?

See your doctor: It's probably best to see a doctor. Your symptoms could be as simple as muscle strain/spasm, but could also represent compression of a nerve by a disc in your neck, or compression of a nerve as it comes through muscles in your neck. Shoulder pain and issues like rotator cuff problems can also radiate up into your neck. In the mean-time, acetaminophen, ibuprofen (or Aleve) and apply heat. ...Read more

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I am a 33 year old female that is over weight. I have had pain in my left shoulder, with heaviness and numbness to lower left arm and neck.

Couple points: The pain doesn't necessarily have a thing to do with obesity (most of your weight is below that area). But,
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Pain that goes out in the pathway of a nerve is usually due to a nerve compression. Neck or Thoracic outlet are common spots. ...Read more

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Possibly pinched nerve in upper left shoulder area. Radiates up neck and down left arm. Very painfully. Only relief when I lay flat on back.

Possibly pinched nerve in upper left shoulder area. Radiates up neck and down left arm. Very painfully. Only relief when I lay flat on back.

I PAIN: You need ct scan/mri of cervical spine to see disc, vertebra, nerve compression, osteoarthritis, fasciae and muscles. The appropriate management depends on correct diagnosis. Please see your doctor. Thanks. ...Read more

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I was sick on Tue morn and since thurs had bad discomfort in left arm an shoulder. I was sick again 5 times this morning. Neck n arm ache badly. Help?

Many causes: Left shoulder and arm pain can be hallmark signs of angina or heart attack, especially if associated with sweating, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing or chest pain. Less serious causes of pain are strained muscles and ligaments if there has been overuse, such as sports. Disc disease in the neck can cause pain, numbness & tingling, difficulty grasping or dropping things. ...Read more

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My left side of neck & shoulder is swelled and my left side of chest also have a pain & left arm upper area is also having a pain?

My left side of neck & shoulder is swelled and my left side of chest also have a pain & left arm upper area is also having a pain?

See a physician: This could be a large number of things, some serious, such as an upper extremity blood clot and even a heart attack can cause some these issues. Be safe and get checked out. Also make sure you have regular breast exams as breast cancer that has reached the lymph system on the left side can cause this. After you clear these possibilities, look at thoracic outlet and muscular issues. ...Read more

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Left arm/neck/shoulder still tingling, painful, mild numbness. 4 days. Tingling now in my left face and left chest. Thoughts? Waiting on neuro reply.

Left arm/neck/shoulder still tingling, painful, mild numbness. 4 days. Tingling now in my left face and left chest. Thoughts? Waiting on neuro reply.

Neurologist: If you can't obtain an appointment with a neurologist during these symptoms, you should go to the hospital emergency room where you will get prompt evaluation and testing including a brain ct scan or mri and a neurologist will be called in for consultation. I would be concerned about right sided cerebral cortical pathology such as a vascular blockage or a demyelinating process like multiple scler ...Read more

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I have a right shoulder problem, have had it for a year now, seems to go up through my neck to my left arm. I wake up with a sharp shooting pain going?

Neck pain: Cervical radiculopathy is a common cause of both acute and chronic neck pain. Pain in the neck, shoulder, or arm occurs in nearly all patients with cervical radiculopathy. A major goal of the neurologic evaluation is to look for weakness and sensory disturbance. Neuroimaging and electrodiagnostic testing is indicated when localizing signs and symptoms suggest a nerve root injury. ...Read more

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This morning I was carrying clothes and I hurt my left arm. It's swollen between my neck and shoulder and is very warm. What should I do?

This morning I was carrying clothes and I hurt my left arm. It's swollen between my neck and shoulder and is very warm. What should I do?

Left arm injury: Can you move your arm in all directions painlessly? How about your neck? You may have a tendonitis, tendon or muscle strain. But due to the swelling in an area where there are critical structures get it checked out today at doctor urgent care. Try ice for only 2-3 minute wrapped in a towel because it is an area of critical structures. F/u with urgent care /doctor today ...Read more

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I have a tingling in my left side of my face and head, and now in my left shoulder blade and sometimes my neck and sometimes my left arm.

I have a tingling in my left side of my face and head, and now in my left shoulder blade and sometimes my neck and sometimes my left arm.

Need more info: This sounds like you have a neurological problem. Somewhere nerves in your cervical spine are being impinged upon and you need to see your primary care physician and/or an osteopathic physician. ...Read more

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My left arm, neck, shoulder 4the past 2yrs have been annoying me but getting worse with time, my veins seem to pop in this arm much more? Cancer sur

My left arm, neck, shoulder 4the past 2yrs have been annoying me but getting worse with time, my veins seem to pop in this arm much more? Cancer sur

Not likely: Heat disease can present with unusual symptoms, particularly in women. While the symptoms you describe are not likely to be due to cancer, you should consult your doctor for an examination and study of risk factors for heart disease. If the pain is due to musculo-skeletal issues, physical therapy and medication should provide relief. ...Read more

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Besides your heart, what can cause chest pain that radiates up the neck, shoulder blade and left arm?

Besides your heart, what can cause chest pain that radiates up the neck, shoulder blade and left arm?

GI tract: The way the brain receives pain signals from the heart may be virtually identical to the way it receives pain signals from the esophagus, stomach, or gall bladder in some people. ...Read more

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Sharp pain above left shoulder blade, radiating into base of neck and down left arm, with slight difficulty breathing (deep breaths)?

Sharp pain above left shoulder blade, radiating into base of neck and down left arm, with slight difficulty breathing (deep breaths)?

Go to ER: Though low probability, the first thing you want to have ruled out is a major cardiac of vascular problem that could be life threatening. If you haven't been seen by a doctor yet you should go right to a good er and have them take a history, do a physical exam, and order appropriate tests. The type of pain you describe is a cardiac or major vascular problem until proven otherwise. ...Read more