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Pain Traveling Down Arm
Intense shoulder pain travelling down arm, had bloods taken, checking for diabetes and calcium? What could be causing the pain?
Neck or shoulder:
Pain radiating down the arm may be caused by nerve compression in the cervical spine (neck). This will often be a shooting, electric sensation to the wrist or fingers.
Pathology from the shoulder may also radiate down the arm, usually to the elbow, and is provoked by movement of the shoulder joint.
Mri or EMG studies would help to diagnose. ...Read more
I have dull pain under my arm pit and the pain has been traveling down my arm to my hand and wrist. I cant seem to eat much if anything. If so I'm ill?
Need more info: Do you smoke? Do you have a cough? is the pain brought on by exertion? Do certain movements bring the pain out? So many processes can cause pain and discomfort such as this. You are young therefore heart related illnesses would be expected to be less likely. Musculoskeletal processes would be most likely including pain referred from the neck. ...Read more
Usually ulna nerve:
Elbow pain can come from many sources. It depends on what part of your elbow hurts. However, the most common elbow pain in your age group will be ulna nerve neuritis.
To determine the exact reason I would recommend seeing an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of elbow problems. Good luck. ...Read more
See orthopedist: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder/arm pain could be from 1) referred sources including: neck, abdomen, and heart. 2) shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What does shoulder tip pain feel like? Does it travel down the arm? Can you have it come and go over a couple of days? Neg preg test
Should I go to the hospital if I have in my arm the size of a quarter. It hurts when I lift it straight up. It dose not travel down the arm at all. It dose hurt if I lift outward.
Pain: Pain in the arm can be caused by a variety of issues. It sounds like you are having swelling as well. Pain can be caused by muscular or tendon causes, which usually cause pain with movement. Advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and warmth or heat often help muscle pain. If there was trauma then tendon injury or muscle injury is possible though rare. Infection would cause pain, swelling, and redness. Shoulder pain or neck pain can cause pain that travels down the arm. New or worsening pain, pain in the chest, or any redness or swelling should have a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Stinging painful sensations in neck and shoulders. Traveling down arms. I also have fibromyalgia. What is this? This happens once in a while.
Muscle/tendon: ? of neck/shoulder "stinging painful sensation" in neck, shoulder, arms. Since is bilateral Thoracic Outlet Syndrome unlikely. Chronic waxing & waning muscle spasm explanatory, especially in fibromyalgia (FM) sufferer; with focal tendinitis at insertion sites on superior scapula spine; which pain feels like a pick insertion. This locus is favored anatomical site of pain cartoon in most FM med ads. ...Read more
There is an itchy rash on the inside of my elbow. It's small bumps and seem to be traveling both ways down and up my arm. What could it be.
Itchy rash: Atopic dermatitiisis or contact dermatitiis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Right hand suddenly starts to hurt on right side and traveling down arm. Feels like it's stiffening. I've done nothing different, been a week. Ideas?
I have been having pain in my left side of my chest, Pain traveling up and down my left arm, Pain in my Jaw and a Bad irony, metallicy taste in my mou?
Go to the ER: I can't tell your age from this question, but the kind of pain that you are describing is possibly related to the heart. It needs to be checked out immediately. I would go straight to the emergency room now. Good luck. ...Read more
I got some pain in left shoulder traveling down to my arm and having cold chills but I got gallbladder stones problem could that be a possibility?
Hey doc im trying to see what's causes pain in the center of the neck and traveling down both arms and make them throb like toothache and give weak ha?
See doctor: Pain in the neck travelling to both arms can be due to problems with the bones at the neck, the most common is wear and tear, it is important to tell your doctor about this problem especially if you had trauma to neck, fever, unexplained weight loss, on chronic steroids, having neurologic signs like pins and needles or weakness in the arms or intravenous drug user ...Read more
I'm 21 years old & was diagnosed with mild carpal tunnel in june so I was given braces. Terrible pain is now traveling down my arms. What do I do?
See a specialist:
Carpal tunnel is when the median nerve gets pinched at the level of the wrist. The median nerve gives sensation to the thumb, index, middle, and half of the ring finger and these are the digits that develop the pain/numbness/tingling seen with class carpal tunnel.
The mainstay of early carpal tunnel management is night time splints but failing that the next step is steroid injections or surgery. ...Read more
My husband had a cortisone shot I the back of his shoulder and has a huge rash all over his back and traveling down his arms I gave him 2 Benadryl's Please advise?
I have a heated feeling in my stomach and throat. Sometimes it travel down my shoulders and arms. What does this indicate?
This feeling you describe could be as simple as heartburn yet as dangerous as chest pain meaning underlying coronary artery disease.
Knowing when the feeling is worse and what makes it go away along with other tests your doctor would recommend is the best advise I can give you. ...Read more
Radicular pain: If the pain is coming from your neck down the shoulder into your arm the most likely source is the cervical spine. It is also possible if the pain starts at her elbow and goes in your hand that the pain is coming from the ulnar nerve itself. Only a thorough history and physical exam by your physician can determine the true cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
A few things: Depending where your back pain is and how it goes down your arm it is likely muscular or related to your nerves. Sometimes muscles spasms can appear like nerve pain and be very severe and shoot into areas of the body. Pain from your neck radiating down your arm in specific patterns could be concerning for nerve root compression in your neck. It is worth getting evaluated and maybe getting an mr. ...Read more
Pain: Could by a severe strain or a partial or fully torn rotator cuff. It could be a nerve related problem. You need to be seen by your primary care doctor to have further evaluation. Are you trying nsaids for this problem on a scheduled basis. And it also depends how long you have had this problem. ...Read more
Hmmm: Males no sense. Unless your arms appear swollen due to the fact they are flat versus upright. ...Read more
Any: Any left arm pain is concerning for cardiac (heart) pain. It is important for you to note if you have any pain or pressure in your chest. It is also important if you have any risk factors for heart disease (smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, high lipids, high blood pressure, family history), or if you have other symptoms (chest pressure, jaw or neck pain, nausea, irregular or fast heart rate). If you have these symptoms you must be seen immediately by a physician. ...Read more
Last week my shoulderrandomly started hurting in one exactspot. When I push on it it hurts. Wellnow it is getting worse when I move my arm up and down?
Sharp pain: Shapr pain down your arm may reflect a problem in the neck, possibly a disc - without an exam and see the pattern of pain, its not easy to discuss further. Suggest you see a neurologist for a complete exam so that you may have a plan of action made. ...Read more
Could be neurologica: Go to a good internist or neurologist or neurologist and have him do a careful and thorough history and examination of you. There is a known distribution of the nerves and a careful examination will reveal just which of your nerves is affected. Your doc may think that the probleem started in your neck and may request an MRI of your neck region. Good luck!! ...Read more
Sling: We will help carry the weight of the arm. ...Read more
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