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Warm and slight pain in left arm from elbow to wrist. Thought? Could it be from always sleeping on that side?

Warm and slight pain in left arm from elbow to wrist. Thought? Could it be from always sleeping on that side?

See a doctor: If the symptoms are persistent, not resolved 1 hour after getting up, you should see a doctor. It could be several reasons, including skin infection, nerve pain etc. ...Read more

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I have been having very bad pain in my left arm from my elbow to the wrist, down the vein for the past week. I can't extend my arm as it's to painful?

Forearm strain: If there is no fall or injury WHIXJ can cause fracture, next most common reason is muscle strain due to over use. Apply ice, take some otc pain medicine, do gentle massage and try to extend the arm. For it does not help see a doctor. If there is any joint swelling must see doctor right away. ...Read more

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Sudden pain in left arm from elbow to hand. Pain mosly in wrists. Will wrapping and icing help? Has happened before bt never stays long

Sudden pain in left arm from elbow to hand. Pain mosly in wrists. Will wrapping and icing help? Has happened before bt never stays long

Wrist Pain: Why do you have arm/elbow/wrist pain? Any history of trauma? Do you play any sport? Is it just pain or with redness and swelling? Cold compress and nsaids such as ibuprofen/aleve can help relieve the inflammation. If it doesn't go away, get it checked by your doctor. Hope you feel better. ...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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What causes cysts on left arm between elbow and wrist?

What causes cysts on left arm between elbow and wrist?

Ganglion: These are ganglion cysts, usually caused by repetitive flexing of the joint. Generally benign; however, if painful should be seen by orthopedics. ...Read more

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My husband has a burning sensation in his left arm from his wrist and elbow. What could this be?

My husband has a burning sensation in his left arm from his wrist and elbow. What could this be?

Paresthesias: There are several possibilities depending on the precise distribution of the symptoms. Google separately images for ulnar nerve, median nerve and dermatomes. See which ones match best his symptoms. If these don't precisely fit the problem could also be in the spinal cord or brain. Have an evaluation by a neurologist to further help. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt my left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt

My left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt my left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt

Your: Your symptoms sound like it might be epicondylitis, commonly referred as tennis elbow or golfer's elbow. As usual, it is better with rest, ice packs, and antininflammatories (ibuprofen). You might also benefit from using a tennis elbow band, especially with activity. This will take a couple weeks to calm down. If still a problem, your family physician, internist or orthopedist can inject it with cortisone to calm the inflammation down. It also sounds like you lift weights, please pay attention to good weight lifting form and technique, it matters. ...Read more

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What is causing pain in my left arm...shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, and fingers?

What is causing pain in my left arm...shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, and fingers?

Left arm pain: There are many causes including Musculoskeletal, neurogenic (spinal or peripheral), vascular, psychosomatic etc. You have given us no history. Please seek consultation with your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a left arm that aches from wrist to shoulder with the center of pain being the elbow. And I hope that it is'nt fatal.

I have a left arm that aches from wrist to shoulder with the center of pain being the elbow. And I hope that it is'nt fatal.

Elbow pain: Inflammation in the elbow, such as tendonitis or epicondylitis, can cause discomfort to radiate toward the wrist or upper arm. An orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. In the meantime try NSAIDS like ibuprofen, if you can take them. Also hot or cold packs and rubbing liniment May help. ...Read more

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Left arm between elbow and wrist keeps twitching. No pain or weakness. Don't get much time for physical exercise. Possible causes?

Spasms: This could be a muscle spasm due to stress or lack of sleep. We can get these randomly and they can be in the eyelid, or arm, stomach muscles etc. Likely nothing to worry about. If it persists and other muscles have similar, see an MD! ...Read more

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Pain in wrists, knuckles, elbows and shoulders. Occurs mainly at night. Left arm will go numb every so often. 21 years old, too young for this.

Arthralgia: These are pains in your joints and can be associated with an inflammatory disease. I would recommend you see a rheumatologist that specializes in this ASAP. ...Read more

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I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. My same left arm pains intensely when I lift load.

I am 48 male and have mild skin burning sensation 247 in between wrist and elbow for last 3 mnths. My same left arm pains intensely when I lift load.

Could be nerve root: Your description sounds like a cervical nerve root problem. Injury to the peripheral nerves exiting from your neck can cause pain, paresthesias (pins and needles), numbness, and/or weakness. You would benefit from a consultation with your doctor to delve into this issue further. Good luck to a quick recovery. ...Read more

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I woke up at midnight with a severe pain in my left arm, from my shoulder to my elbow, moving to my wrist. It got worse when I applied heat.

See the doctor: I am not sure abt your other medical problems, but this pain can be nerve impingement causing pain going down to your left arm and hand. OR it can be more serious condition. You are very young, but sometimes pain of heart attack can be similar to this pain. It can be associated with Difficulty breathing, lightheadness, dizziness, nausea and raise in heart rate. Or just PAIN. So go see yr DoCtor. ...Read more

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Sore tingling feeling in left arm from above my elbow to my wrist just started today and it's warm right above my elbow. What do you think is going on?

Sore tingling feeling in left arm from above my elbow to my wrist just started today and it's warm right above my elbow. What do you think is going on?

Many possible causes: The possible causes for these symptoms include malpositioning, elbow trauma, spinal cord injury, plexopathy, peripheral nerve palsy, etc. See your physician to discuss your symptoms in detail. You might be referred to a neurologist. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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I woke up today with a few very dark blue veins. 1 is s- shaped from just below left arm pit to elbow and then a straight line from elbow to wrist and?

I woke up today with a few very dark blue veins. 1 is s- shaped from just below left arm pit to elbow and then a straight line from elbow to wrist and?

You haven't: Developed new veins; they just look different! The venous/vein system is very susceptible to changes in blood volume, and when the volume is reduced, such as in dehydration, veins can appear more prominent, more deeply colored, etc. From your description, doubt due to trauma. My prediction is that if you pump up the fluids your veins will go back to looking "normal" to you. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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37 years old and I am having a burning pinching feeling in me chest in the heart area and a pain on left arm in the region of elbow and wrist should I?

37 years old and I am having a burning pinching feeling in me chest in the heart area and a pain on left arm in the region of elbow and wrist should I?

Go to ER.: You may be having a heart attack and thus it is only prudent for you to get checked out ASAP. In the future, you will likely get a better answer by providing your age and more details about your health (age, weight, diabetes, high cholesterol, blood pressure) etc. ...Read more