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I keep having a intermittent slight sharp pain in my inner left arm above the inner elbow. What is it?

I keep having a intermittent slight sharp pain in my inner left arm above the inner elbow. What is it?

Diagnosing...: ...muscle & joint problems require more information than you're able to provide here. This includes: how long the problem's been going on, what makes it better or worse, what activities you do that may stress the elbow area and, of course, a physical exam. Sometimes X-rays are helpful. If it's really bothering you and/or for a long time, I recommend you seek medical care. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Pulses of pain here and there on left arm. The sight of pain is right where the arm bends (inner arm). Any diagnosis or ideas as to why or what it is?

Pulses of pain here and there on left arm. The sight of pain is right where the arm bends (inner arm). Any diagnosis or ideas as to why or what it is?

Perhaps elbow: From your description it could be the elbow. It may be bursitis, inflammation of a cushion in that area. It could be tendinitis, inflammation (irritation) of tendons that attach to bone in that area. ...Read more

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My inner left arm from top to wrist is giving me heavy like stinging, electric pain over the last few days?

My inner left arm from top to wrist is giving me heavy like stinging, electric pain over the last few days?

MRI Neck and shouldr: Any Numbness or weakness or tingling of your arm as well? Consider MRI of Neck and shoulder to rule out a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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My left arm has a large vein on the inner elbow that has been swelling over the last two days. What could it be? Should I be. Concerned?

If: Ur are sure it is a vein (blueish color) and there is no skin redness around it and if u can make the veins disappear, well at lease fade and get smaller with total (vertical) elevation of the arm and u have no pain, I would not be concern. If there is redness, pain and a hard cord I would see a physician.
Did you do any heavy work with the arm, did you use an air compressor, if yes see md asap! ...Read more

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Hi. I wake up every morning with a small rash on my inner left arm. It's been going on for 6 months. I went to doctor and they weren't sure?

Hi. I wake up every morning with a small rash on my inner left arm. It's been going on for 6 months. I went to doctor and they weren't sure?

Dermatologist: If it is persistent and it bothers you, see a dermatologist. She can snip a bit of skin and look at it under the microscope, called a skin biopsy. However, your doctor having seen it, may have not thought a biopsy necessary. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is cardiac related left arm pain typically described as inner left or outer left? Is it severe? Associated with other symptoms or stand alone red flag

No set answer: Any abnormal symptoms from the bellybutton to the nose have been implicated. If you are concerned enough about what you are experiencing then I would recommend you contact your doctor today and let him/her do a complete risk assessment and exam. Not all patients follow textbook symptoms and need to be assessed individually. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left arm above my elbow on the inner side under my arm feels slightly bruised. What could this be. Its been the same for a week.

Get a check ip: Have you had a lifting injury? This could represent a biceps muscle or tendon tear. Could be a swollen lymph node or any of a variety of masses. I would recommend an evaluation by your primary physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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Four welt spots on inner left arm, one starting to blister...what might it be?

Four welt spots on inner left arm, one starting to blister...what might it be?

Blistering: Shingles (herpes zoster) comes to mind unless your arm was exposed to something like poison ivy. Since treatment is available for these entities, get examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Four welt like spots on inner left arm, one welt now starting to blister---causes?

Four welt like spots on inner left arm, one welt now starting to blister---causes?

Welts: Most common cause would be an allergic response. They also can be cause by systemic diseases and autoimmune diseases. Start with your regular doctor who may then send you to an allergy/immunology doctor. ...Read more

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Inner arm pain in the left arm 2 in above inside elbow. Usually only hurts on movement an feels like a bad bruise deep inside when I do move. Causes?

Epicondylitis: You may have a condition called medial epicondylitis also known as golfers elbow. This is similar to tennis elbow but occurs on the inside if the elbow. It usually is painful with movement and can sometimes be painful with wrist motion. Contrary to its name it often has nothing to do with golf. If it's associated with numbness and tingling you may also have irritation of the ulnar nerve. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a small swelling in the elbow crease of my left arm (inner elbow). When the palm of my hand is facing outwards, the swelling is just abov?

Hi, I have a small swelling in the elbow crease of my left arm (inner elbow). When the palm of my hand is facing outwards, the swelling is just abov?

The site you: Describe is near the medial epicondyle of the upper arm bone/humerus. This is the origin of muscles/muscle attachments that flex and pronate/rotate the forearm. The tendons can become inflamed and painful and swell with overuse, typically racquet sports, golf and throwing. Rest, ice, compression, elevation remain the mainstay of treatment; non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen/naproxen) OK. ...Read more

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Where would a shooting pain down inner left arm armpit to ring finger originate from? Comes and goes.

Where would a shooting pain down inner left arm armpit to ring finger originate from? Comes and goes.

Nerve Irritation: Your description are suspicious for irritation of the nerve or nerve root/plexus in the c8-t1/ulnar nerve. Comes and goes is more descriptive of a muscle spasm ffecting the nerve passing through the muscle.. ...Read more

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23 yrs. Have bad health anxiety. When I get scared/startled I have sharp pain in inner left arm. Lasts a few seconds. Tight shoulders/neck. Cardiac?

23 yrs. Have bad health anxiety. When I get scared/startled I have sharp pain in inner left arm. Lasts a few seconds. Tight shoulders/neck. Cardiac?

Check uo: Hard to say. A good medical check up to discuss with your primary care doctor would likely be a good option and potentially be very reassuring. ...Read more

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Is my condition heart related? I'm 20 years old 5'10 140 don't excercise, I've been having chest pain for weeks plus inner left arm pain & inner thigh

Is my condition heart related? I'm 20 years old 5'10 140 don't excercise, I've been having chest pain for weeks plus inner left arm pain & inner thigh

See a physician: Your description suggests that the cause is not heart-related. It may be musculoskeletal in origin and related to problems with the upper thoracic or cervical vertebra. There are a number of problems that can cause this. As it has persisted for two weeks, you should see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have intermittent pain sometimes dull sometimes severe from top of breast below shoulder & down inside of left arm. The pain can arise from side of breast to underarm & down inner left arm, sometimes causing a tingling sensation. I have also intermitten

Impingement: This symptom appears to be caused by an impingement of a nerve and to determine the location of the impingement and what are the options for treatment, I recommend a consultation with a neurologist who can also order any appropriate tests which may be needed in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Scared of occasional pains on inner left arm or shoulder. Regular & ER docs did ekg/bloodwork, say it's not heart. Only seems to come on @rest in bed?

Scared of occasional pains on inner left arm or shoulder. Regular & ER docs did ekg/bloodwork, say it's not heart. Only seems to come on @rest in bed?

Listen to them: Pain confined to the shoulder and arm at your age and occurring primarily in bed is not your heart. It's very likely truly coming from your shoulder and arm. ...Read more

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Having inner left arm pain intermittently after exertion. Some heart palpitations and tightness across chest. Is this a heart attack?

Tricky: Bayesian analysis is the likelihood of something is the product of how strong the evidence TIMES how likely the thing is to begin with. Great speech*0% noncorrupt politician is still zero likelihood.

In theory, exercise induced pain in chest radiating down the arm is classic for heart. Rare heart attacks in young people without cocaine or meth use, but more than honest pols. Get Checked Out. ...Read more

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Have dull left arm inner ache which runs length of arm to hand. No other symptoms. Negative nuclear stress test 9 months ago. Cardiac likelihood?

Have dull left arm inner ache which runs length of arm to hand. No other symptoms. Negative nuclear stress test 9 months ago. Cardiac likelihood?

Ulnar Nerve Inflamma: Probably it is ulnar nerve neuralgia due to inflammation of ulnar nerve/tendons and sheath. Try Motrin 400 to 600 mg three times daily for 1 week (if no GI problems). If not working then you need steroid injection into the nerve sheath/joint. Consult a hand surgeon. It is an outpatient injection procedure. ...Read more

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My left arm is so achy?

My left arm is so achy?

Some time you may: Use it as pillow without knowing at night that to little pressure on the nerve and cause to be achy, hopefully it will go away. Thanks. ...Read more

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Why do I feel pain on my left arm?

Why do I feel pain on my left arm?

Need many more facts: There are way too many possible reasons to go into now. Clearly more history is needed. Ideally a doctor would want to perform a history and physical exam before making a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causing left arm to feel heavy?

See details: This needs evaluation by a doctor. Is the arm truly weak? Pain or weakness in the arm or shoulder area has many possible causes. ...Read more