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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
New sudden sharp pains @ left knee & right ankle random w/ walking. Stops w/i seconds. Stumbled on treadmill week before, didn't seem serious. Aging?
With unknown shoulder injury, can I still do cardio pilates/yoga/aerobic walking and roller derby? Esp roller derby
Limit activities: Without knowing what your shoulder injury is, it is probably safe to say of all activities listed aerobic walking should be fine until diagnosis is made. Roller derby is an intense contact sport and could definitely aggravate your shoulder if it is injured. See your doctor if you have shoulder pain, difficulty with range of motion for further work up, possible xray for a clearer diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elite athlete, great shape.I'm 17.Get pounding sensation in chest/neck pulsating lasts hr.when walk up stairs HR reached 149. Dizzy, short of breath. ?
was shoveling snow that was very heavy, twisting the shovel to throw the snow away, heard crunching & popping. left elbow weak, pain. ER?
Sharp pain in ankle while running. Day after ankle feels hot/cold. Sore feeling with random sharp pains running up leg?
Intense pain in my right shoulder when I try to lift weights on an incline bench. I literally cannot lift any weight w/out intense pain. Rotator cuff?
Possibly!: If you can localize your pain ot the top (near ac joint) of the shoulder then consider ac joint as the source of pain. Certainly, other causes, such as rotator cuff tears cannot be ruled out unless proper evaluation and work-up by an orthopedist has been performed. Please see an orthopedist. In the meantime avoid any painful activitity, ice the painful area, consider the use of antiinflammatories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: People with these kind of symptoms most often get them due to a muscle strain of the small muscles between the ribs in the chest, and the healing time can be very quick in many cases but may last for days. Anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen are often used for this. However, alway keep in mind that chest pain symptoms deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more
Slamming breathtaking Cher pain off/on. Can't take deep breaLightheaded, nausea. Chills/cold/hot. Hurt across shoulder areas/top of chest to lift arms?
Needs Evaluation: Your symptoms of chest pain when you breathe in, along with the chills/fever and pain that's between your shoulders, arms and back are concerning for a possible infection such as a pneumonia that is irritating the diaphragm and a major nerve (the vagus nerve) that run through the areas described. The most important thing is to get evaluated now by a doctor before it gets worse. ...Read more
Fell down stairs, hit L shoulder on railings between shoulder blade and spine. Mild pain in shoulder, tingling in forearm & fingers. Did I hit a nerve?
Probably: It appears likely that there has been some nerve injury in view of your symptoms. As inflammation and swelling subside the nerve symptoms should improve. However if injury to the vertebral area occurred, there could be disc injury causing the tingling in the arm. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
When i straighten my arm, sharp shooting pain & weakness from elbow to hand. 40yr old construction worker. Very physical job.
Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated banging of certain exercises, you will get pain that can be severe. You can use ice to help, pre treat with Ibuprofen in the future, and get some advice from an exercise therapist about how to minimize this in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain which is of: Such severity that you can't walk up stairs warrants medical evaluation. Please notify your obstetrician. ...Read more