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I am having a squeezing pain on my left arm between my elbow and shoulder on the inside. What could this be?

I am having a squeezing pain on my left arm between my elbow and shoulder on the inside. What could this be?

Hard to say: Hard to say without a physical exam. Most common are problems with the shoulder or neck but it would be best to be seen by your doctor before you accept a diagnosis over the internet. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left arm between my elbow and shoulder.Been to heart dr. About a month ago everything was good. What could the pain be?

I have pain in my left arm between my elbow and shoulder.Been to heart dr. About a month ago everything was good. What could the pain be?

Musculoskeletal.: L arm pain between shoulder and elbow is most often due to the muscles and bones and nerves located between the shoulder and elbow. See your regular doctor if this is progressing or troublesome. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in what feels like my heart when I breathe. Also sharp pain in left arm between elbow and wrist as well as shoulder. Please help!!!

I have sharp pain in what feels like my heart when I breathe.  Also sharp pain in left arm between elbow and wrist as well as shoulder. Please help!!!

Pain: Pain that's reproducible on inspiration and palpation of the affected area of pain is typically suggestive of costochondritis, Your pain and symptoms sound like they may possibly be of muskuloskeletal origin?. However, It would be a good idea to visit your doctor and get a cardiac workup to rule out any more serious underlying cause. ...Read more

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Inthelast week I have had a sudden sharp stabbing pain (in one point) in my upper left arm half way between elbow and shoulder on the inside.Whatisit ?

Inthelast week I have had a sudden sharp stabbing pain (in one point) in my upper left arm half way between elbow and shoulder on the inside.Whatisit ?

Left Arm Pain: Hi, left arm pain is one of the various symptoms that can be associated with angina, or cardiac pain. With out a history of injury, you should view this symptom as significant. You should have it looked at today. Remember that females can have very mild symptoms with cardiac disease. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in left arm and left shoulder. Arm feels numb with sharp pains down to elbow, causing nausea. Pinched nerve maybe? Or something more serious?

Pain in left arm and left shoulder. Arm feels numb with sharp pains down to elbow, causing nausea. Pinched nerve maybe? Or something more serious?

Possible Nerve Pinch: Sharp pain in the arm associated with numbness is often a symptom of a nerve pinch somewhere along the course of a nerve or nerves. Classically the nerve pinch itself does not cause nausea, but the consequential pain if significant enough can be associated with nausea. Such significant complaints should be evaluated by an appropriately trained health care professional. ...Read more

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Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure your heart is ok, especially if you have risk factors. ...Read more

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What are some causes of pain on the left arm btween shoulder and elbow?

Nerve injury: Bone or joint injury is usually very localized and relatively obvious. More diffuse pain especially sharp and severe is usually due to nerve injury. Nerves can be pinched at the neck or in the muscle bundles. The brachial plexus can become inflamed. Tumors may press on the nerves. Old injury may leave a nerve scar. A thorough neurological evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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What could cause shooting pains that seem to come from elbow to shoulder and back in my left arm?

What could cause shooting pains that seem to come from elbow to shoulder and back in my left arm?

Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical radiculopathy" refers to the pain that can run don the arm into the neck from a nerve irritation in the neck. Uusally a phyxical exam and appropraite imaging studies can diagnose the problem. ...Read more