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I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever i wipe my rectum i get a shooting pain in left arm?

I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever i wipe my rectum i get a shooting pain in left arm?

Intertrigo: The peri-rectal area is a common area for a rash known as intertrigo. This starts off as an irritation and then secondarily becomes colonized by yeast usually. Avoid using wet wipes to wipe the area. It can be treated with a combination of topical steroid and topical anti-yeast creams and often takes a few weeks to resolve. Zeasorb powder is useful to prevent recurrence. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Have shoulder pain in left arm while and after i cough. had cough and cold since a week. don't have cold now but mild cough. still taking cough syrup?

Have shoulder pain in left arm while and after i cough. had cough and cold since a week. don't have cold now but mild cough. still taking cough syrup?

Cervical arthritis: Common cause of these complaints is a neck problem- cervical arthritis or disc injury. Coughing will bring these out. The relationship is frequent and not something to worry about. This may be an early warning that you need professionally focused upper body exercise that avoids neck strain. Cough should be checked if it continues past next week. Rx controls any cough-even TB. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm hurt when i cough?

Cough ; arm pain: Hello, you will need to discuss these symptoms with your doctor. He/she will want to order a ct or MRI to check for disc impingement of a brachial nerve. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts when I cough and so does my back?

My left arm hurts when I cough and so does my back?

Explanation : It means your cough is heavy and deep. I hope you take some medicine for cough relief available in your country. Maybe you need antibiotics as well. Go to doctor, please. ...Read more

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I'm 32 i smoke it hurts my left arm when i cough shooting pains and numbness...

Pain: Women can have atypical symptoms of heart disease. You are young but you smoke which increases your risk for heart disease even without other risk factors. Make an appt to see your doctor and start devising your smoking cessation plan! ...Read more

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Pain developed in left shoulder blade/down left arm/4 days ago. now it really hurts down the back of left arm, when I cough. it comes in waves.

Pain developed in left shoulder blade/down left arm/4 days ago. now it really hurts down the back of left arm, when I cough. it comes in waves.

Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What would cause congestion a cough a fever running back wards and left arm to hurt them and a lfeeling like there chocking?

What would cause congestion a cough a fever running back wards and left arm to hurt them and a lfeeling like there chocking?

Many things: A fever running backwards? I think you need to check with your doctor to check labs, look at your throat, listen to your chest, possibly with chest xray. I would need more information to narrow this down. ...Read more

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Whenever i sneeze, cough or move my left arm i get a chest pain at the upper left side, what could it be? Is it cardio related?

Whenever i sneeze, cough or move my left arm i get a chest pain at the upper left side, what could it be? Is it cardio related?

Musculoskeletal : Your discomfort sounds musculoskeletal, not heart. It could be due to a muscle strain/sprain, inflammation, etc. If the pain does not get better in a few days, see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Good luck!!! ...Read more

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Why would my whole upper left side be in pain? I had a tetanus-whupping cough vaccination yesterday afternoon in the upper part of my left arm

Why would my whole upper left side be in pain? I had a tetanus-whupping cough vaccination yesterday afternoon in the upper part of my left arm

Vaccine reaction: If you got your vaccine in the left arm, it is probably a vaccine reaction. Ice the area and keep it mobile. Ibuprofen is likely to be helpful. If the problem worsens, see your physician. ...Read more

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Palps,chestpain,left arm pain,cough. negative ECG,echo,7daymonitor,stressECG,MRI,X-ray.etc. But symptoms improve with Diltiazem. What is it?

Palps,chestpain,left arm pain,cough. negative ECG,echo,7daymonitor,stressECG,MRI,X-ray.etc. But symptoms improve with Diltiazem. What is it?

Head!!!: When you have a episode of palpitation go to ER or doctors office to have EKG checked if normal It might be all in the head... :) you might be suffering from anxiety disorder (perhaps too much stress in your life). Avoid caffeine and alcohol in excess. Drink plenty of fluids - remain well hydrated, exercise and eat healthy. Check thyroid hormone levels and blood work for anemia. ...Read more