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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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