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Pains In Both Arms And Shoulders
I'm having pains in both arms from my shoulders to my elbows I have pain when I pick up anything over 20 pounds and in my neck when I sleep if my arms are over my head I wake up in pain.
5t: 5t s important for a pain of this kind to know your age, different diseases affect at diffrent ages and many facts have to be taken in consideration in order to consider a diagnosis. Since the pain is in both arms, muscle wekness and or assoc pain has to be considered, as can be seen in miositis (polymyositis or dermatomyositis), and or polymyalgia a disease that is caracteristically seen over age 50 and it allso gives similar findings in the pelvic girdle. Local problems although rare bilateral, should be considered, such as bursitis tendinitis etc of the shoulder, another consideration is myofacial syndrome or fibromyalgia, that could behave in this matter, but also it requieres to be present for at least three month. The fact tha gives tou trouble with lifting a certain amount of weight might pinpoint to something that is related to weakness. Multipleother probles can cause pain localized in these area, but there is no enought information to consider other diagnosis. ...Read more
I have arm pain in both arms almost every day. I get sharp pains depending on the angle/weight I put on them. The pain shoots from my shoulder to elbow?
I have sharp pains in my elbows, biceps, shoulder. Both arms also feel tight. Last year I got a stress test my heart checked all was ok.?
Beware neck: While you can have problems in both shoulders with bilateral upper extremity weakness we worry about problems coming from the neck. ...Read more
I have pain in both arms (from below shoulder to right before elbow) for 6 month. I can't straighten my arms, goes max to 135 degrees. Please advise.?
See your MD: Bilateral pain and loss of normal range of motion lasting 6 months indicates this to be a progressive condition affecting the shoulder joints. Detailed history, examination, imaging studies and some blood tests can determine the nature of the pain after which therapeutic decisions can be made. ...Read more
32/F - After 3 drinks over 7hrs I got excruciating pain in both arms from shoulder - wrists, lasting 3hrs. Lying down made it worse- Sitting up helped?
Easy answer.: The answer of course is not to drink. Since I know you will the person to see is an orthopedic surgeon or even your afmily doctor ...Read more
May hands and feet are always ice cold numb even after working out also think t.o.s syndrome in both arms as that is severe pan in neck back shoulder?
Hopefully just lipom: Hopefully these are lipomas. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more
Pain on both arms from shoulder to elbow more on the left that I lose strength I keep my mind that it doesn't hurt but it does what is it?
Unclear by symptom: Losing strength is very concerning, diagnoses may include cord disease, neuropathy, central disease like MS, ulnar tunnel syndrome., myopathy but nothing benign. You may need an EMG and possibly muscle biopsy. See someone soon! A neurologist may be one stop shopping. Please get help and get well soon ...Read more
I have had pain between my shoulder blades and intermittent chest pain that goes from side to side I also have numbness and pain in both arms. Why?
Chest pain: The first thing you want to make sure is that you are not having an acute coronary syndrome (heart attack). Please seek medical evaluation very soon. ...Read more
CT spine: Any falls or weight loss. Please get cervical and thoracic spine CT. Good luck. Please see physician soon. ...Read more
What could cause severe arm pain in both arms from shoulder to wrist. I can barely lift them up. No strenuous exercise but I sleep on a couch.
Varies: There are numerous potential causes and a detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely determine the cause. Abnormalities in the vascular, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems can all potentially cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
I went to sleep and I woke up with shoulder and elbow pain in both arms and I haven't exercised recently, and I'm not sure if I should go to the hospi?
Depends: If the symptoms resolve within a few minutes, then they may simply be related to your sleep position. If so, you should see your doctor. If symptoms not resolving in a few minutes, then you should go to the hospital emergency to get evaluated for spine injury. ...Read more
I have intense back pain with burning sensation my shoulder and neck has been hurting to with pain here and there in both arms what is wrong?
Pain that is in my hands pain goes up both arms and goes to the middle of my back between my shoulder blades my upper body feels weak and exahusted?
Pain Like there's a knot by right shoulder blade and both arms bands of pain and tender spot to press on back and cold feeling on area. Why? Causes?
Knot: Most likely a pulled muscle. Take some anti flammability and see if that helps ...Read more