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Please explain atheltes pain on left shoulder and arm?

Please explain atheltes pain on left shoulder and arm?

Injury?: I would wonder if you have had a shoulder injury. If not a herniated disc in your neck is a possible answer. Start by seeing your pcp or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder rib arm and under arm, what can I take OTC for this?

Pain in left shoulder rib arm and under arm, what can I take OTC for this?

Medication: You can try over the counter Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). If your pain is not improve, i recommend you seeking help from a health care provider. ...Read more

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Wake up pain in left shoulder blade/ arm then will have pain thru out the day. When touched there feels stabbing then burns. What could this be?

Wake up pain in left shoulder blade/ arm then will have pain thru out the day. When touched there feels stabbing then burns. What could this be?

Pinched nerve?: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve or a radicular problem which is causing pain radiating down your arm. I'd try some NSAIDs and avoid possible exacerbating exercises. If symptoms persist, I'd see your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Tightness in left chest through back with dull pain down left shoulder and arm off and on for 5 year.?

Tightness in left chest through back with dull pain down left shoulder and arm off and on for 5 year.?

Rule out MI: You need to go to a physician for a chest pain workup. Rule out the most serious possibilities, like coronary artery occlusion and work your way down. Could be muscle or indigestion. ...Read more

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31 male I am into bodybuilding and jogging running etc.. Why I am having continuous pain in left shoulder, back, arm and neck i .E full left side ?

31 male I am into bodybuilding and jogging running etc.. Why I am having continuous pain in left shoulder, back, arm and neck i .E full left side ?

Weight lifting: These types of symptoms are seen in weight lifters. If you are chronically straining these areas by lifting weights or doing some stressful exercising, holding off for 7 to 10 days usually resolves the problem otherwise an exam of these areas by your pcp is recommended. ...Read more

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Both foramina are severely narrowed, but right worse than left. But no right side pain. Only left shoulder blade & arm pain. How is this possible?

Arthritis: sometimes one nerve is more sensitive than the nerve on the opposite side. The patients pain complaints trumps the radiological findings. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in left shoulder & arm?

What could cause pain in left shoulder & arm?

Many things: but the most concerning is heart related. If you have heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoke, and family history of heart disease, I would seek medical attention ASAP. If 46 years old, I suggest a check up as well as blood tests/EKG (especially if you are having pain). Other potential causes include muscular pains, spleen issues, nerve impingement to name a few. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Please explain sources of pain in the left shoulder and arm?

Please explain sources of pain in the left shoulder and arm?

Left shoulder/arm: Many.Consider rotaor cuff, cervical pinched nerve, muscle sprain and strain, nerve problems. More rarely--heart attack or tumor. ...Read more

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Severe pain in left shoulder/arm and down left side?

See doctor: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder/arm/radiating pain could be from 1) referred sources including: neck, abdomen, and heart. 2) shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder/arm and down left side that is moderate to severe for past week?

Neuralgia: In simple language it sounds like a pinched nerve in your cervical spine. Consult with an osteopathic physician who might treat you with manipulation. An x-ray might also be in order. ...Read more

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I have severe night time pain left shoulder and arm with electric shocks in my left neck. What could be causing this?

I have severe night time pain left shoulder and arm with electric shocks in my left neck.  What could be causing this?

Herniated disc or: Or a pinched nerve. If you only notice it at night, it may be triggered by your sleeping position or pillow. If you change those, and it doesn't go away, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing the pain in my left shoulder and arm that started as pain in my neck and shoulder blade?

What could be causing the pain in my left shoulder and arm that started as pain in my neck and shoulder blade?

Most likely: A musculoskeletal disorder at your age. But it could mean referred pain from your heart. Time to go to doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Yesterday i experienced sudden chest pain on my left side with sweat and pain in my left shoulder and arm please help . i shall will be thankful to u.

Chest pain left side: How old are you, is this the first episode? for how long it lasted. Did you feel dizzy, shortness of breath? palpitations, Did the pain went away on its own? I need a more comprehensive medical history. Or may go to a Dr. and have an EKG done, followed by a tread mill test. I have in mind that you may had a coronary event. That requires clarification, to rule it out. ...Read more

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There is a heaviness on my chest,pain in left shoulder blade and arm bloodpressure is 105/86 with 115 BPM should I be concerned?

There is a heaviness on my chest,pain in left shoulder blade and arm bloodpressure is 105/86 with 115 BPM should I be concerned?

Safe: Yes, you should be concerned. You are 50 yrs of age with "chest heaviness" and a fast heart rate (tachycardia). So, you have 3 choices: call your physician sooner rather than later (today or now), go to the closest emergency room, or, frankly, the 3rd choice doesn't really matter. ...Read more

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Why do I repeatedly have localized, severe, aching pain in my left shoulder and arm joints 3-6 hours after having light amounts of alcohol?

Why do I repeatedly have localized,  severe, aching pain in my left shoulder and arm joints 3-6 hours after having light amounts of alcohol?

Shoulder pain: There doesn't seem to be a connection to the alcohol and pain on one region of your body. Alcohol does reduce pain and if it is in your case, then when it wears off, the pain will be increase for a little while. On a side note, if you take any nsaids (e.g. Aspirin, ibuprofen, alieve) for your pain, please limit the alcohol as this can be a bad combination causing an inflamed stomach. ...Read more

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I have sharp uncomfrtable pain in left shoulder, arm is stiff when i wake, pains wake me up loss of strength in hand. Xrays showed nothing abnormal?

I have sharp uncomfrtable pain in left shoulder, arm is stiff when i wake, pains wake me up loss of strength in hand. Xrays showed nothing abnormal?

Muscle strain: There could be muscle strain and/or pinched nerved. Apply warm packs and try over the counter ibuprofen(if no allergies). Go see your dr if your symptoms worsen. Take care! ...Read more

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Can gradual and mild pain in left shoulder, arm, forearm and between shoulder blades that lasts for 2 months be a symptoms of heart attack in 22yrs?

Can gradual and mild pain in left shoulder, arm, forearm and between shoulder blades that lasts for 2 months be a symptoms of heart attack in 22yrs?

No: Heart attacks are more sudden and acute. It is unlikely to survive a heart attack that would last 2 months. Usually, heart attacks are in older people and present with sudden symptoms that become severe and without urgent treatment leads to further deterioration. Please, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in ribs aboutwice a week. Pain in left shoulder, neck and arm. Stabbing pain under right foot. Was diagnosed with fibro. Chances of MS?

Stabbing pain in ribs aboutwice a week. Pain in left shoulder, neck and arm. Stabbing pain under right foot. Was diagnosed with fibro. Chances of MS?

Fibromyalgia pain: Pain is most likely from fibromyalgia. Do you feel like you got adequate information about your condition?Are there other symptoms that concern you? Depression/anxiety can also affect your experience of pain. If you are concerned, you can see a neurologist to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a congestive cough which sends a shooting pain down my left shoulder & upper arm. What causes this?l

I am experiencing a  congestive cough which sends a shooting pain down my left shoulder & upper arm. What causes this?l

Coughing with pain: may mean you pulled a muscle (intercostal, teres minor, trapezius, deltoid?) from excessive coughing. It could also mean you may have a blood clot in your lung (pulmonary embolus), though the pain for that is more common located in the chest, side or back (pleurisy). Please see a healthcare provider for prompt diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more