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I'm 18, I have been having left arm pain (whole arm) along with tingling/numbness all day mostly in my bicep area, since 10am. Should I be worried?

I'm 18, I have been having left arm pain (whole arm) along with tingling/numbness all day mostly in my bicep area, since 10am. Should I be worried?

Pinched nerve neck?: Sounds like could be a pinched or irritated nerve in your neck. Are you having neck pain as well? You should contact you physician for evaluation if symptoms persist more than 24 hours. Seek er care if you are having progressive weakness, trouble with walking or balance, or incontinence. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right arm the left bicep area, near the armpit going down when I stretch the pain smtimes incrses, and my hand grip is becoming weak?

I have pain in my right arm the left bicep area, near the armpit going down when I stretch the pain smtimes incrses, and my hand grip is becoming weak?

Nerve?: It could be impingement of a nerve coming from the spine to the arm / hand. If the hand is becoming weak then you need to see a doctor for evaluation as that can indicate more serious damage to the nerve. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in my left side of my chest, Pain traveling up and down my left arm, Pain in my Jaw and a Bad irony, metallicy taste in my mou?

I have been having pain in my left side of my chest, Pain traveling up and down my left arm, Pain in my Jaw and a Bad irony, metallicy taste in my mou?

Go to the ER: I can't tell your age from this question, but the kind of pain that you are describing is possibly related to the heart. It needs to be checked out immediately. I would go straight to the emergency room now. Good luck. ...Read more

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I woke up from chest pain and slight pain in my left arm. Pain went away after about 5 min. 3 weeks ago had same pain while talking to a friend.

I woke up from chest pain and slight pain in my left arm. Pain went away after about 5 min. 3 weeks ago had same pain while talking to a friend.

Checkup: Many causes of chest and arm pain but the fact that it woke you up is concerning. Best to get checked to rule out cardiac or GI cause, or pulmonary issue. Err on the side of caution with those symptoms. ...Read more

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Suddenly 10 minutes ago I feel pain in my left arm. I am feeling pain if I tried to lift my arm. Pain stats from thumb to top near shoulder joint. But if I raise my arm and put my hand on right shoulder from the back I feel relaxation in my arm.

Chest pain: Hello, some of the more common causes of chest pain and younger people are chest pain heart related, stomach acid, musculoskeletal. If the pain persists or gets worse with exertion, I would worry about heart condition. But the way you are describing that muscle movement helps, it could be musculoskeletal pain ...Read more

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Why am I always having left arm pain?

Many Possibilities: Although you are young, we can't forget that left arm pain can be referred from other places such as the heart, cervical spine, etc. There certainly are many other possibilities such as referred shoulder pain, but if you haven't seen a physician I would recommend starting with your regular doctor first to narrow the possibilities. ...Read more

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Have left arm pain and numbness?

Have left arm pain and numbness?

See below: This may be coming coming from a pinched nerve in your neck. See your physician for a full workup ...Read more

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Is left arm pain associated with labor?

No not directly: Could be from position during labor. Also could be nerve pain from neck radiculopathy or local nerve pressure at elbow or wrist. ...Read more

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What is upper left arm pain in a 22 year old female?

What is upper left arm pain in a 22 year old female?

Shoulder pain in: The upper arm is most commonly referred pain from a rotator cuff issue. The most likely diagnosis is rotator cuff tendonitis associated with impingement. If you have weakness or significant night pain you might also be worried about a rotator cuff tear, albeit rare in those under the age of 50. Treatment initially is nsaids, ice and gentle rom. If not getting better see your doc. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does upper left arm pain mean?

Can doctors tell me what does upper left arm pain mean?

More information: To understand the cause of the pain, much more information is needed. I recommend you see your doctor and discuss the problem. ...Read more

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I have really bad left arm pain that radiates in the back. What could be wrong?

Depends: At your age, you may have neck or shoulder problems which radiate to the arm and back. You need an examination with a musculoskeletal specialist to give you a better idea of the source of your pain, and the possible solutions. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have left arm pain. They go away for a few seconds but come back and it seems to get worse. What could possibly be wrong?

Get evaluated: There are many causes of arm pain. First eliminate causes that could take your life, such as a heart attack. Once you eliminate the "bad stuff", you can go about a more careful diagnosis and treatment plan. Other common causes of arm pain include pinched nerve in your neck, shoulder problems, etc. I suggest you see your primary care provider, or go to an er depending on complaints. ...Read more

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I have been having a constant dull left arm pain and im 20 years old. The pain is on and off but when I have it, it doesn't seem to go away?

I have been having a constant dull left arm pain and im 20 years old. The pain is on and off but when I have it, it doesn't seem to go away?

Pain: Pinched nerve. I do not know where the pain is located, but it is likely a pinched nerve and this can be from the neck to the shoulder or elbow. ...Read more

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Told dr about left arm pain stopped nitromint started tensium and zyloric. Still feeling pain. Also said atorovastatin may b a cause but can't stop it?

Atorvastatin: Stating generally cause generalized muscle aches, not localized in one place. You could stop the medication for one or two weeks and see whether it makes a difference. If yes, you could be put on a different statin. ...Read more

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Left arm pain when coughing?

Left arm pain when coughing?

Herniated disc: Coughing increases pressure in the spine and if there is an underlying compression of a nerve or the spinal cord itself, pain can be produced. Best to be examined and perhaps have an MRI of the neck perfored. ...Read more

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How can you relieve upper left arm pain?

Depends: Treatment of upper arm pain would depend on the reason for the pain. Does this follow an injury? Do you have full range of movement at the shoulder? Do you have pain when you move your neck in all directions? I recommend you see your doctor for this problem. ...Read more

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What does upper left arm pain mean and how should I treat it?

Need Diagnosis: Upper arm pain can come from multiple sources including referred pain from the shoulder and neck so start with a detailed evaluation to establish a diagnosis. Learn more:
http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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Pinching pain when try to lift left arm pain what does that mean?

See below: Sharp pain in the shoulder with overhead activities may be due to shoulder bursitis, tendonitis, or arthritis. Pain that radiates from your neck down your shoulder and/or arm may be due to a pinched nerve in the neck. See your physician if your pain doesn't improve in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Been having squeezing left arm pain that comes and goes for over two years, help?

See your GP.: Is pain related to any exertion/work? That would sound like angina.
I believe you need to see your gp soon, so this could be investigated and treated. ...Read more

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I have been getting severe lower left pain both front and back. Have been getting severe left arm pain feels like grip around it, severe left arm pai?

See physician ASAP: Pain is never normal. There are many various disorders which could cause pain with your symptoms. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see physician for a evaluation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. Be well. ...Read more

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Left arm pain and dizziness?

See below: At your age neck pain that runs down the arm with or without spasms and heaviness sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. Sometimes arm pain could be related to your heart or other conditions. See your physician soon for workup. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause left arm pain?

Can anxiety cause left arm pain?

Can cause all pain: Not only can anxiety cause left arm pain but it can cause right arm and leg, left leg, neck, shoulder, & ankle pains as well. Get the idea? However, doctors are trained to take a complaint like that & FIRST make sure there's nothing NON-psychological that could be responsible which is more often than not the case. You may be surprised that there's relief for your pain if you'd visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Nocturnal left arm pain with a lump in the arm pit?

Infection?: A lump in the armpit can be caused by several different things, one of which is infection. Do you notice lumps anywhere else on your body, particularly your neck or groin? Do you have any skin rashes or changes on your arm? Given your age, other causes of this lump and pain, although possible, are less likely. ...Read more

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Left arm pain and anxiety is stressing me out. Help?

Left arm pain and anxiety is stressing me out. Help?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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How do I treat left arm pain that is without chest pain?

Arm pain: See a dr. And get checked to see what the cause of the arm pain is, likely musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if my left arm pain but no chest pain?

Pain: Left arm pain doesn't need to relate to the heart. In fact more commonly it is due to neck or shoulder problems which are felt in the arm. ...Read more

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What could lead to left arm pain after putting a pacemaker?

Arm pain: This can be from your heart and referred to your arm or it can be a primary problem with your shoulder or arm. Start with discussing it with your cardiologist and if they say its not your heart I would recommend seeing an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get left arm pain during attacks of svt?

? warning sign: Many patients experience vague chest pain with SVT however any symptom that may represent cardiac ischemia (angina) should be evaluated. Think about it this way. Stress testing identifies blocked arteries in the heart by increasing the heart rate to uncover problems with the blood supply. With svt, the heart is essentially undergoing a stress test- if blocked arteries exist, symptoms may develop. ...Read more

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Severe left arm pain at night time unable to sleep wih pain, no pain during the day.

Severe left arm pain at night time unable to sleep wih pain, no pain during the day.

Evaluation: Can be anything from a pinched nerve to a rotator cuff problem in the shoulder to nerve compression under the armpit. Needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Left arm pain shoulder included: hurts at night, just can't rest no matter how I lay it.?

Shoulder pathology: Generally night pain in the shoulder is rotator cuff pathology. Other possible sources are pinched nerve in neck. ...Read more

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Constant shooting left arm pain for 2 weeks, left arm is tender to touch. Possible causes?

See a doctor: If you are having pain that long, you should consider getting checked. If you have a primary doctor, start with that person. Spinal problems might cause this, but so can many other problems. You need a professional to sort this out. ...Read more

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Recurrent upper left arm pain near shoulder that last a second when at rest What could be the cause?

Recurrent upper left arm pain near shoulder that last a second when at rest What could be the cause?

Musculoskeletal: At your age these symptoms are most likely due to the muscles bones and joints of your shoulder. Try some physical therapy or strengthening exercises. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest and left arm. Pain is not constant it comes and goes. Lasting seconds at a time.

Pain in left side of chest and left arm. Pain is not constant it comes and goes. Lasting seconds at a time.

At age 27: This is not likely to be a cardiac problem...Look to you NECK!! A pinched nerve in your neck at C6-7 vertebrae can cause these symptoms!


Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Hi, do you know how long pinch nerve can last? It's been 16 days and my neck got better but left arm pain still there

Hi, do you know how long pinch nerve can last? It's been 16 days and my neck got better but left arm pain still there

Suggest: Have your doctor check it out, as you may have a discogenic compression affecting a nerve rootlet in your spinal area, and the arm pain is a referred symptom. If so, physical therapy using motorized cervical traction could be very helpful. ...Read more