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Back pain in lumbar area, woke up out of a dead sleep with sharp pain in left forearm and left tingling hand and pain goin into hand. Cause/related?

Back pain in lumbar area, woke up out of a dead sleep with sharp pain in left forearm and left tingling hand and pain goin into hand. Cause/related?

Back spasm...: Describing muscle spasm in the spine compressing nerve roots at multiple levels. Sleep especially non-rem sleep is an active process. The brain must have perceived an injury to the spine. Need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I was sitting being sick (coughing and light fever) and all of a sudden this sharp pain in my left forearm very reminiscent of a break i had once?

I was sitting being sick (coughing and light fever) and all of a sudden this sharp pain in my left forearm very reminiscent of a break i had once?

Diffiicult situation: First, i would like to say that my heart goes out to you - many people incliding myself , have been sick over the past few weeks. The pain in your forearm may be caused by several things- all of which can be determined by your doctor, so please see one . The pain , depending on associated signs/ symptom , could represent 1. Lower pain threshold, 2. Blood clot 3. Infection seeding area. ...Read more

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I keep getting this sharp pain in same spot in left forearm. Over the last few months it's been happening more frequent and has gone from 1 sec. to 7.

I keep getting this sharp pain in same spot in left forearm. Over the last few months it's been happening more frequent and has gone from 1 sec. to 7.

Hard to say: It could be a muscle cramp or an area of mild degenerative change to one of the tendons of the forearm(so called tendinopathy) to some irritation of one of the local nerves. If it's bothersome, you should see your doctor for a formal evaluation, as there's just not enough information provided to adequately guide you through this. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Joint pain in different areas of my body. Right wrist, left forearm, right ankle. About 6 weeks ago i noticed that my right wrist felt sore a sharp pain located at the top. The pain spread to my small finger and up on my arm. Last week my right ankle star

With : With multiple joint problems that have spanned years, you may be developing some kind of arthritic condition. The other thing that comes to mind is lime disease, or some sort of infection from an insect bite. Your best starting point is your primary care physician, who can order blood tests and get x-rays of these painful joints, and perhaps then refer you to a rheumatologist (in the case of an arthritic condition) or an infectious diseases specialist (in the case of an insect bite that caused an infection). ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pains in my left forearm?

What can cause sharp pains in my left forearm?

Number of things: Description of sharp makes it likely it is something localized to the forearm and not being 'referred' from another area, like the heart. (see, prior answers related to referred pain). Presuming there's no trauma, insect bite to area, most likely a tendinitis (tendon connects muscle to joint)--rest the muscles, ice, anti inflammatory. Less likely is a clot in the vein. Persistent pain-again, c doc. ...Read more

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1 month ago i was transport a large man from the stretcher onto bed. Every since my left arm hurts near the elbow forearm hurts. Sharp pain. Help?

1 month ago i was transport a  large man from the stretcher onto bed. Every since my left arm hurts near the elbow forearm hurts. Sharp pain. Help?

Workers compensation: It sounds like you sustained your injury while at work. If that's true, then you should report this to your employer asap and initiate workers compensation evaluation. Check out http://www.Nolo.Com/legal-encyclopedia/your-right-to-workers-comp-benefits-faq-29093.Html for more info. In most cases, i believe you lose benefits if you see "outside" doc before filing claim. ...Read more

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