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Pain In My Upper Arm
I've been having a pain in my upper arm on the outside for months.It comes and goes.I notice it mostly at night.Do i need to be checked?
Yes: Persisitent pain should be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
Few things: Most likely this is a referred pain from the shoulder. Check to see if the pain is increased with movements of the arm and shoulder. If so then this is likely a musculoskeletal problem. If the movements do not hurt then it could be a referred pain from the neck. If it has been going on for more than a few weeks, and is not any better, then go see your doc. ...Read more
Im suffering from severe pain in my upper arm. I’m unable most days to put my arm behind my back or even lift to to get dressed. What could it be?
Best to see MD: It seems like the muscle to perform those functions are inflamed or even torn as in rotator cuff tear or labral tear. On the other hand, capsulitis or diffuse tendonitis can do the same. It is best to be evaluated and if needed to have an MRI (only if necessary) for proper treatment. ...Read more
I have major pain in my upper arm Is this a torn ligament and what type of Dr do i need to see. I jokingly say "I can't be cuffed" thats how bad it is?
I regularly lean on my elbow when watching. after some days of leaning, a sharp pain in my upper arm rose(felt like nerve(maybe)), its been 6-7 months?
Pain in my upper arm im a hair stylist and use my arms about 12 hiurs a day what ould the cause be?
Impingement: You may be suffering from an impingement syndrome in your shoulder. This can cause lateral upper arm pain. The rotator cuff tendon can be pinched under the upper shoulder bone (called the acromion) with raising the arm and holding the shoulder in that position repetitively. The rotator cuff tendon becomes inflamed or even torn. Treatment initially involves rest, icing, and anti inflammatories. ...Read more
Hello. I wrote yesterday about pain in my upper arm/shoulder. Today I have found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts! what is it?
I lean on my elbow when watching.after days of leaning,pain in my upper arm rose(tricep area)(felt like nerve)its been7mnth+i have back-nck-shldr pain?
TOS: 20y male w. chronic neck/shoulder/arm pain props elbow/arm watching T.V. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome encompasses these symptoms. Shoulder elevation via arm propping opens costoclavicular dimension; the true thoracic outlet. Ipsilateral levator scapulae muscle spasm attends weak superior trapezius muscle function, spasm & ipsilateral shoulder sloping. Doppler the subclavian artery & see an Osteopath. ...Read more
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