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Pain Radiating Down Right Arm From Shoulder
Pain in right shoulder radiating down right arm to elbow. Excruciating pain when standing. Only get relief if I sit on couch leaning back?
Consider urgent evaluation as radiating pain down an arm - more so if left sided - can be due to heart problems (like lack of blood flow to the coronary arteries cause a heart attack).
In this case it sounds more neurological - maybe a compressed nerve. This because it is relieved with the position change. One that would likely reduce pressure on nerves radiating from the neck down arm. ...Read more
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 (naproxen) and see if doesn't improve on its own. O/w, radiographic studies should be performed. ...Read more
For the past 3 weeks I have been having pain radiating from my shoulder down my right arm. It is worse when I lie down. What could be the cause?
Bursitis: If there is no history of recent sprain and motion of the shoulder affects the discomfort, bursitis is likely. Try cold or hot applications, liniment, rest and, if you can take them, nsaids like Ibuprofen with food. If symptoms persist or worsen, an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon would be best. ...Read more
I'm 27 and today my right arm has just felt weird all day it's like a tingling feeling from my shoulder down I just can't get comfortable to sleep?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
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
I'm having pain on the top of my right shoulder down the right arm. Hurts to touch the shoulder and arm. Also having dull pinching pain, what's going on?
PAIN IN MY RIGHT SHOULDER BLADE RADIATING DOWN MY RIGHT ARM TO MY ELBOW. THE PAIN BECOMES UNBARABLE WHEN I STAND.?
Is there any history of herniated or bulging cervical discs? Are you pushing up from a seated position with your arms to stand? Postural problems that can cause pain under the scapula include poor ergonomic posture at computer, carrying laptop or bag or child on one side or in front, driving long dist., lifting weights, sleep positions.
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/neck-pain-beyond-the-basics ...Read more
I HAVE THIS PAIN IN MY SHOULDER BLADE GOING THROUGH TO THE FRONT AND DOWN MY RIGHT ARM AND THE ARM BECOMES NUMB AT TIMES.
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?
My right shoulder, down my right arm to my fingers have been hurting. It's hard to point out where in my shoulder the pain is coming from. Why?
Nerve pinch: Aching pain in shoulder with radiation to fingertips suggests a primary cervical spine nerve root impingement and/or thoracic outlet syndrome (tos). Mri of neck and shoulder can be informative. Electrodiagnostic studies (emg ; nct) often positive in advanced disorder with nerve cell death, but inconclusive if intermittent neural impingement is occurring. Physiatrists ; osteopaths can diagnose. ...Read more
I have pain in the middle of my back near the right shoulder blade and radiates down my right arm with a sharp pain just to the middle of my arm.
I have tingling and numbness in my right pinky finger and how it seems to be beginning in my shoulder and going down my right arm.?
Numbness: To know for sure, you need an examination. Differential diagnosis could be C8 cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, peripheral nerve entrapment such as ulnar neuropathy, or even myofascial pain with trigger points. Would suggest a pm&r evaluation for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a chronic pain in my neck, more on the right side stretching down to shoulder, back & right arm?
I have burning stabbing pain on my upper right side. Feels like it goes from my shoulder To my chest and down right arm. Wakes me up at night?
My right shoulder is not even with my left shoulder. I have pain, numbness, and swelling down my right arm. At times it's cold, what could be going on?
Evaluated: Get it evaluated. Number of things could cause this. ...Read more
What does it mean when your right arm hurts? It's like pain gathers at my shoulder and then shoots down to my hand.
Possible nerve damag: Something called the brachial plexus is where a lot of nerves which come out of your neck cross cross and go into your armpit and then down your arm to your finger tips. If you injured your shoulder seriously, if it was pulled on very strongly, those nerves could have been seriously damaged. A good neurologist will help you resolve the issue. ...Read more
I have upper right shoulder and back slight pain with pins and needles down my right arm. Have been to chiroparctor who did dry needling etc?
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
How come I have chronic knots in my right shoulder that never fully goes away? It sends aching up that side of my neck and head and also down my right arm. Has been off and on for a couple years now
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
I had a mammogram yesterday and today I have shoulder pain and pain down my right arm into my hand is this normal?
Had rotator cuff surgery a yr ago still hurts on right arm now have a constant pain from shoulder down arm left arm?
Rotator cuff surgery: You now have chronic pain - please see a Pain Specialist to be evaluated further. ...Read more
I have bad shoulder bone pain. Streaming down to right arm. I am not able to move my arm and shoulder completely back without pain.?
Sounds like tendonit: Shoulder tendonitis often behaves this way. An examination with your doctor can clarify this. Any recent falls? Unusual housecleaning? [spring window-washing often triggers shoulder tendonitis from an overuse syndrome] ...Read more
I am having pain under my right shoulder, by scapular area that radiates down my arm and fingers causing tingling and numbness in my right arm.?
See doc: This is an irritation of one of the nerves in you neck/arm. Hard to tell exactly where. Because there are many potential causes you should see your doc to get it straightened out. ...Read more
My right arm is hurting from my shoulder all the way down the top of my hand. I got a big tat done on Thurs & just yesterday this started the pain.??
Big mobilization: I am not a fan of tattoos, But it may not be exactly the tattoo but cannot completely rule it out. In order to do the tattoo you had to be immobilized for quite a while and that might be the reason that you know I have some musculoskeletal pain. I would just go ahead and exercise that arm and see if that would help ...Read more
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