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Sharp shooting pain in my right wrist?

Sharp shooting pain in my right wrist?

Well, I am a: Neurologist, so i always want to blame this type of thing on carpal tunnel syndrome; however, if you are having pain, i would ask if you fell onto your hand recently and make sure that you did not fracture a bone in your hand. Check with your regular doctor first, take it from there. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in my arm between shoulder and elbow?

Sharp stabbing pain in my arm between shoulder and elbow?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would be good to just get a regular check up to make sure it is nothing else. An MRI can confirm the diagnosis. Therapy, chiropractic, and interventional pain management are the non operative treatments for it if it doesn't get better. Thank you. ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting bone pain in right arm sometimes in my left leg?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in my right breast?

Needs palpation: You need to palpate the breast to make sure that there are no nodule or irregular tissue in the area of pain. If you can do selfpalpation it's great otherwise see a doc. ...Read more

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I have shooting pain in left elbow. Terrible random pain. Also shooting pain and dull ache in left shoulder blade? Worried about heart.

See answer: At your age, a myocardial infarction would be unlikely. I see you have anxiety and panic attacks, that would be the more likely cause of your pains. However, if you are concerned, you should see a doctor for full evaluation. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in my left bicep, why?

tear or strain: Most likely a bicipital tendonitis , from overuse, which can be very painful. Consider a partial tear of one of the heads of the bicep muscle. Nerve entrapment between bicep and tricep muscle is a possibility. Orthopedic doc can rule out humeral pathology, labral tear, avulsion fracture , or tumor. ...Read more

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Burning in left side of chest. Pain left shoulder blade when i move my neck.

Burning in left side of chest.  Pain left shoulder blade when i move my neck.

The textbook says...: This type of pain may need a thorough check with an urgent care physician if sudden onset. If it is chronic, see a doctor to evaluate your neck/ shoulder for a muscle sprain/ neck problems, etc. ...Read more

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I have chronic stabbing pain in upper left back and shoulder. sometimes pain generating down my left arm.

I have chronic stabbing pain in upper left back and shoulder. sometimes pain generating down my left arm.

Pain shoulder/ left : Be checked; this pain may be originating in your neck. Imaging may help to show this. It does not sound like cardiac pain. After imaging physiotherapy may be an answer. All the best. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left breast that shoots to my shoulder blade?

Go to the doctor: Pain in the left chest that radiates to the arm or shoulder may be a sign of a heart problem. I can't make a diagnosis on the internet, but that is not a description i would mess around with. Even if this isn't an acute symptom, you need to discuss this with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Hurting under left shoulder blade tingling in center of back pain in top left ribcage that goes under my left arm.

Rib dysfunction: This kind of pain, along with the tingling (neuro type symptom) is commonly seen in my practice.Ribs should rise & fall w/ inhaling/exhaling, but when one or more locks & stops moving properly, pain-sharp or severe aching-results, usually in upper back.Vertebrae may also be involved.Osteopathic hands-on exam recommended.Gentle manipulation may free the rib, & stop the symptoms. ...Read more

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Severe pain in right shoulder, and pinching pain in chest under right boob, and inside of left arm, when I move my left arm up. Right shoulder worst.

Pain: lots of possibilities. If Short of breath or bad chest pain should be seen now to insure not cardiac in origin or lung related. I only mention heart as you have left arm pain too, but hurts more with movement, so unlikely. Most common thing for a female and right upper abdomen/lower chest and right shoulder pain would be gall bladder. Go see a doctor to help delineate. ...Read more

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Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.

Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure your heart is ok, especially if you have risk factors. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in my left side when i move.

Not quite sure: without an exam, I can only give general information, but moslty when moving triggers the pain it is a muscle or tendon pull that is causing the pain. Rest, warmth, maybe anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under left breast shooting down into my left arm. Any advice?

It could be muscle : Strain(usually sharp pain), rib pain or heart related(usually squeezing mid-sternum). Check for any blisters( if positive, could be due to shingles) go see your dr for ekg and a thorough exam! ...Read more

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Shooting pain in left armpit?

Shooting pain in left armpit?

Impossible: To say without further history. If severe, best to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain in my right shoulder, shoots down my arm. Periodic, just bothersome?

Pain in my right shoulder, shoots down my arm. Periodic, just bothersome?

See doc: There are several things that can cause this. Cervical radiculopathy , or a pinched nerve in the neck, or rotator cuff sprain or impingement can do this. Both injuries are very amenable to physical therapy and anti-inflammatory ned's. Seeing your doctor can help diagnose this, refer to pt if needed, choose correct pain meds or teach you exercises. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in my left arm and under my arm pit and breast?

Shooting pain in my left arm and under my arm pit and breast?

Age: As part of question age is important. At 42 female heart not high on list. Multiple possibilities. Cervical nerve entrapment. Peripheral nerve entrapment. Intrinsic shoulder problem with referred pain down arm. Mass deep in "arm pit". Muscle spasm. ...Read more

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Got chest pain and pain in left arm?

Get eval asap: To be safe, cardiac cause of CP with l arm pain is needed to be ruled out asap. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that comes and goes.cause?

Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that comes and goes.cause?

Muscle strain?: The most likely source is muscle strain, but postural irregularities can also cause some periscapular pain. Problems with your neck can also referred pain to the scapular area. If home remedies do not resolve the pain, you should see an Ortho specialist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more