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I have ms. A weak right arm which is painful in the shoulder, neck and even comprising my rib age. Relapse.? Knock on effect of ms? Something else?

I have ms. A weak right arm which is painful in the shoulder, neck and even comprising my rib age.  Relapse.?  Knock on effect  of ms? Something else?

Evaluate co-morbidit: Would consider additional problem with neck, brachial plexus, or shoulder directly. See your neurologist and get this sorted out ...Read more

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Pain in right arm from shoulder down to finger tips and hand changes color somewhat why?

Arm- hand: Sounds either like a nerve or blood vessels are behind your problems. A doc will tell if it from your neck or a thoracic outlet syndrome or more rare causes. ...Read more

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My right arm has been hurting radiating from shoulder down to my hand. Goin on 6 days now. What could be causing this pain? And for no reason! Thanx

My right arm has been hurting radiating from shoulder down to my hand. Goin on 6 days now. What could be causing this pain? And for no reason! Thanx

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of arm pain and numbness one of the most common causes is cervical radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the neck gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the arm. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What causes pain between the shoulder blades and causing a dull sensation down you right arm?

What causes pain between the shoulder blades and causing a dull sensation down you right arm?

Musculoskeletal : Strain and/or injury to the muscles of your upper back is most likely. A less likely cause would be degeneration or protrusion of a thoracic intervertebral disk impinging on a nerve. Try rest, heat and analgesics like Ibuprofen or naprosyn and see if doesn't improve on its own. O/w, radiographic studies should be performed. ...Read more

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I have been having neck and shoulder pain on my right side for a week now. At times the pain will go down my right arm as well. What would cause this?

I have been having neck and shoulder pain on my right side for a week now. At times the pain will go down my right arm as well. What would cause this?

Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical radiculopathy" refers to the pain that can run don the arm into the neck from a nerve irritation in the neck. Uusally a phyxical exam and appropraite imaging studies can diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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I'm 22 no health problems I have right arm pain it starts like n my shoulder all the way down kinda like a tired feeling n it? ER?

I'm 22 no health problems I have right arm pain it starts like n my shoulder all the way down kinda like a tired feeling n it?  ER?

Arm pain: I would get checked by a physician ASAP. Stroke which is rare in your age group is always a consideration. Cervical radiculopathy is a strong consideration. Other peripheral nerve problems must be ruled out. See the doctor soon ...Read more

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Pain in right shoulder & down right arm, Numbness in thumb too.

Pain in right shoulder & down right arm, Numbness in thumb too.

Neck problem: This likely a result of the nerve that goes to your arm being pinched in your neck either by a bad disc or a muscle spasm. Ibuprofen is the first line of treatment and evaluation by your physician to make sure there is nothing else going on. ...Read more

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