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Please explain rotator cuff pain on left arm and shoulder?

Please explain rotator cuff pain on left arm and shoulder?

See below: The rotator cuff consists of four muscles and is the primary mechansim of rotatory movement of the arm (think of throwing). The mechanism is a complicated system of loaded/camed pulleys. With overuse (and age) the tendons become rough and inflammation set in resulting in pain. ...Read more

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Paresthesia, weakness and pain on left arm and shoulder?

Paresthesia, weakness and pain on left arm and shoulder?

Possibilities: You could have cervical nerve compression, or thoracic outlet syndrome, or nerve compression at elbow or wrist, and this can all be discerned by your doctor. Additional testing may well be required to confirm, and in most cases, very good outcomes can be achieved. ...Read more

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Please explain strain and pain in left arm and shoulder?

Please explain strain and pain in left arm and shoulder?

Strain: Strain refers to pulled muscles/tendons. Muscles that are commonly strained are the rotator cuff, deltoid, latissimus, pectoralis, biceps, triceps, etc. ...Read more

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Sudden severe pain in left arm and shoulder don't remember that i injured it ?

Sudden severe pain in left arm and shoulder don't remember that i injured it ?

Trigger Points?: One common cause of pain like what you describe are myofacial trigger points. These are areas of muscle that get inflamed oftentimes by an abnormal stretch and they can seem to get worse when we are under stress. Treatment includes ice or heat ( try one then the other if not working ), massage , therapy or manipulation and rest. Very occasionally trigger point injections.Are done. ...Read more

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33 year old female, been experiencing extreme pain in left arm from shoulder to fingertips. Aching pain and comes and goes. What can be wrong?

33 year old female, been experiencing extreme pain in left arm from shoulder to fingertips. Aching pain and comes and goes. What can be wrong?

More info!: How long has it been going on? Have you started any new exercise or work routine? Does it only hurt with movement? What helps or makes it worse? These are just some of the answers we need to know. Extreme pain of any sort that lasts more than a day or so, with no explanation certainly needs to be evaluated promptly. If you have numbness, tingling, or weakness, too, you need to be evaluated now ...Read more

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I got pain in left arm n shoulder n neck it is severe today my stool was lime green i don't have a appetite either?

Have it looked at: Possible cause of your pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, and infection. There are a multitude of other possibilities. Get inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is chest pressure, pain i left arm, neck, shoulder and jaw. Hard to swallow. Already been cleared by cardiologist.

All depends: How were you cleared? Do you have symptoms with exercise? Do you have a family history of heart disease before age 55? Do you have diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or tobacco use? ...Read more

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Pain on my left arm and shoulder from typing as of now. What could this be?

Pain on my left arm and shoulder from typing as of now. What could this be?

Few things: Straining muscles involved with typing by keeping them in wrong position instead of relaxed hands and wrist cocked slightly at wrist, and not 29 inches off the ground sitting on a proper chair. Or it may not be the typing. Doofus u have any heart disease? Always keep open mind about what is going on. A good diagnostician is constantly doing this as she/he heard the story. ...Read more