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Severe left elbow pain in non dominant arm and arm seems heavy why?

Severe left elbow pain in non dominant arm and arm seems heavy why?

Seek help ASAP: Truely severe pain ( pain not controlled by over the counter meds and pain which you can not rest or sit still with) might be infection, fracture, gout, rheumatoid arthritis. Waiting can cause permanent damage. Seek help asap. ...Read more

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What may be the cause of the pinching sensation I feel on my left arm just above the elbow? Pain comes and goes and has been going o for 3 days now

What may be the cause of the pinching sensation I feel on my left arm just above the elbow? Pain comes and goes and has been going o for 3 days now

Nerve compression: The nerves allow you to have sensation, and if it has been numb for a day, there may be a compression of a nerve that supplies that area. This can be from various things such as direct pressure and/or injury. Have it checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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How come when some1 massages my upper left back/shoulder where theres knots my left arm/elbow pain goes away but comes back again a little while late?

How come when some1 massages my upper left back/shoulder where theres knots my left arm/elbow pain goes away but  comes back again a little while late?

Spasm returns: Knots are a type of cramp or muscle spasm. When a massage releases a muscle spasm it doesn't always stay released, particularly if you keep doing the same thing(s) that caused the spasm in the first place. Too much body frame weight, the wrong shoes, strain caused by stress bad exercises, bad pillow, etc. Could all be causes of the spasm. Find the source of spasm, address it and feel it disappear. ...Read more

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My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow.. pain is normal ?? she's crying

My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow.. pain is normal ?? she's crying

Return to treater: Your mom needs to return to the doc who injected her arm to evaluate this. A nerve could have been injured, infection may be present , or it may be unrelated. A diagnosis is needed to create a proper treatment plan and prevent the development of more serious problems ...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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21 burning in stomach burping sour tast in mouth left arm an elbow pain top back pain pressure in chest chest xray normal good 8 months STI hav sympto?

21 burning in stomach burping sour tast in mouth left arm an elbow pain top back pain pressure in chest chest xray normal good 8 months STI hav sympto?

GI symptoms: Sounds like you could have reflux and you are feeling and tasting the stomach acid as it splashed out of the stomach and onto the esophagus. You could try to take over the counter medications like Pepcid (famotidine) when it happens. You could also try something like Prilosec but would discuss this with a doctor before starting the medication long term. Also stop eating 2 hours before bed. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to get elbow pain when extending arm?

Could it be healthy to get elbow pain when extending arm?

No.: You should not get elbow pain with extending the arm. You may have a form of tendinitis, such as a "tennis elbow". See a non-surgical sports medicine physician, for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to get elbow pain when extending arm?

No: Pain in the elbow can represent anything from joint problems (i.E arthritis) to ligament/tendon problems or instability or infection or nerve impingement, etc. If symptoms are persistent/disabling i'd recommend seeing a physician. ...Read more