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Pulsing Pain In Left Arm
I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever i wipe my rectum i get a shooting pain in left arm?
Intertrigo: The peri-rectal area is a common area for a rash known as intertrigo. This starts off as an irritation and then secondarily becomes colonized by yeast usually. Avoid using wet wipes to wipe the area. It can be treated with a combination of topical steroid and topical anti-yeast creams and often takes a few weeks to resolve. Zeasorb powder is useful to prevent recurrence. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Pulsing pain in my left arm and hand. No recent injury . Woke up this way. I iced and rubbed it. Feels like its deep inside like a bad painfulheadache?
After activity, i had a shooting pain down my left arm, pulsing in two fingers and lightning like pain in both jawsides that went away quickly. Heart?
Be calm and cool: Sharp shooting pains which are transient are not from your heart. So you should not worry. It is not uncommon for healthy people to have an occasional sharp pain which is transient, so it is of no consequence. Sometimes it is worth being patient and wait to worry. If the pains are due to something serious they will come back and be persistent. Then it may be a cause for some worry, not right now! ...Read more
Dull, continuous pain in left arm (shoulder to forearm). Pain does not radiate or pulsate. 26 year old female. No previous accident/injury.
Dull throbbing pain in left arm that last few hrs/days. Usually I get a warm cloth and massage & feel rush of blood going thru. Should I be worried?
Lt Arm Dull Throb: Hello. Are symptoms above or below your elbow? Outer or inner part of your upper arm or forearm? If above the elbow, then you could have irritation to C5 nerve (if outer arm). If below the elbow, then outer forearm C6 nerve irritation vs inner forearm C8 irritation. Shouldn't be worried. Sounds like vigorous but normal blood flow following heat from warm cloth and massage. ...Read more
Got lil drunk last night hangover a little been having some pains in chest and light throbbing pain in left arm doctor says it angina idk?
Angina: It sure could be. Did your doctor examine you? ...Read more
More info: Hi, too little information provided here to make a diagnosis, lots of different things can cause pain in arm, trauma, overusing it, nerve pain and etc. If you are worried about heart I think u r too young to have heart problem. If u continue to have pain plz check with ur PMD. Best of luck. ...Read more
For over a year now I have been getting a constant throbbing in my upper left arm just below my shoulder, it has recently become worse?
Doctor can evaluate: Such symptoms can be further evaluated. One can start with a primary care doctor, who can refer to an orthopedic or orthopedic/spine doctor. A neurologist or a physical medicine doctor may also be helpful. A physical medicine doctor is a physiatrist or pm&r doctor, who is knowledgeable in nerve pain, nerve compression, muscle problems, and movement disorders. X-rays may be needed. ...Read more
Having sharp,throbbing pain on my upper left back for more than a year.it has worsen as now it radiates to my left arm cant sit for >30mins.wht to do?
See spine Specialist: There are several possibilities that require a Specialist to evaluate you for a complete history and physical exam. These include cervical disc disease,muscle spasm, radiculopathy & thoracic outlet to name the most common.They would do imaging like an MRI/Xray and determine if you can start Physical therapy or need other treatments first which could include medication or injections.Keep me updated ...Read more
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