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Pain When Raising Arms
New, sudden pain?: Do you feel weak as well lifting arms? How about pain and weakness in the hips, for example when you try to get out of a chair without using arms for assistance? There is an illness called PMR which can cause these symptoms and a blood test can help see if this is what you may have - a sedimentation rate. It may also be shoulder pain due to arthritis or rotator cuff issues. ...Read more
Severe abdominal pain vomiting blood taking Coumadin (warfarin) for current DVT pain worse when sitting or raising arms should we go to the er?
Muscular pain. : Sounds more like a muscular pain (rhomboids or trapezius) than anything related to the lungs. If you get short of breath, though, get to a doctor. ...Read more
Having thrills on my neck.. right in the lower midline.. with congestion while bending or raising my arms ?
Heart races when raising arms above head for a few seconds (stretching) and beats hard, causing pain in my head each time it beats. What causes this?
Will I have to keep my arms elevated after my brachioplasty? I have an old rotator cuff injury that makes raising one of my arms painful after awhile. Will I have to keep my arms elevated after a brachioplasty?
After : After brachioplasty, the most important thing you can do to reduce arm swelling is to wear your compression sleeves as instructed by your physician. You do not need to keep your arms elevated after surgery. You may hold your arms in whatever position is most comfortable for you. All the best, dr. Skourtis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Subclavian steal: Subclavian steal syndrome can cause a loss of blood flow to the brain when the arms are raised above the head. This can give rise to symptoms of central nervous system dysfunction as you described. In order to make the diagnosis you will have to have a vascular study with your arms in the provocative position. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more
Need expert advice. What illnesses cause you to feel tired, achy, and dizzy when raising your arms above your head?
Suclavian steal syn: Se your local vascular surgeon to rule out subclavian steal syndrome. You couild have several other vascular related problems associated with your symptoms. Good luck and let us know what your final diagnoses and treatment end up being? ...Read more
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