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Whats it mean when you have a sharp pain in your left arm?

Whats it mean when you have a sharp pain in your left arm?

Nerve problem: Caused by degenerative disease of the spine in the neck or could also be a manifestation of a heart problem, but it wouldn't feel sharp. At any rate, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am currently at work but I have a sharp pain going throughout my left arm, what should I do?

I am currently at work but I have a sharp pain going throughout my left arm, what should I do?

Pinched nerve in the: neck ? Go to an urgent care center if you can not get a hold of your doctor. You may need some tests to find the cause. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my upper left arm each day from 5pm onwards. No injury and no pain whatsoever in the day time?

I have a sharp pain in my upper left arm each day from 5pm onwards. No injury and no pain whatsoever in the day time?

Kind of work?: could this pain be related to your work or some type of habit that you have not mentioned. Do you do some kind of martial arts or extreme type of exercise that could strain the arm muscle. to make this hurt like this requires some trauma or muscle activity. If you find that all of this is negative, would see the doc to see if you need xrays to rule out some unusual finding. best wishes ...Read more

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I am 28 and have had i dull sometimes sharp pain in my left arm that causes my arm not to work when i am having the pain what could it be?

Strain? Nerve pain? : You could have a muscle strain, or irritation to a nerve, perhaps originating in the neck. Need more information. In any case, if this persists, you will need to see a clinician. Because if it's not clearing on its own - you should be seeing improvement over 2-4 weeks - then you will need treatment. If getting worse, then seek help right away. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I'm having really sharp pain in left arm stretching before lifting weights ?

I'm having really sharp pain in left arm stretching before lifting weights ?

Vague complaint: Sorry to hear about your pain. Would you mind writng again with more info? - is it all the time? Is it in a specific location? With a specific stretch? Do you do a lot of repetition with your arms on a regular basis? Information like this will hopefully help us, help you. Other options for treatment may include rice, nsaids, , physical therapy, massage, etc... ...Read more

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I keep having a intermittent slight sharp pain in my inner left arm above the inner elbow. What is it?

I keep having a intermittent slight sharp pain in my inner left arm above the inner elbow. What is it?

Diagnosing...: ...muscle & joint problems require more information than you're able to provide here. This includes: how long the problem's been going on, what makes it better or worse, what activities you do that may stress the elbow area and, of course, a physical exam. Sometimes X-rays are helpful. If it's really bothering you and/or for a long time, I recommend you seek medical care. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I'm experiencing sharp pain that starts in my left arm then moves to my chest whenever i'm lying down, what could this be?

I'm experiencing sharp pain that starts in my left arm then moves to my chest whenever i'm lying down, what could this be?

See your doctor: While this may be a musculoskeletal cause, any pain that radiates to the chest area should immediately be evaluated by a medical professional to rule out any cardiac causes. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain followed by numbing to my left arm after snezzing or coughing...?

See a doctor.: There are many possible causes, and some are of an emergent nature. See a doctor without delay. ...Read more

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Under my left arm side ribs hurts like a sharp pain that comes an goes every few seconds?

Pain: Did you bump into some thing could have had a small crack. Or you may be coming down with shingles go to pcp need examination. ...Read more

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I keep getting a sharp pain in my left arm and also in my head. I can't figure out a reason for it. It's been happening for a few week now. ?

Sharp pains: Sudden sharp,fleeting pains are usually of nerve origin-that is an irritable nerve that fires spontaneously(neuralgia) and in your case I suspect the irritable nerves are superficial ones in the scalp and in the vicinity of the left arm. These are not serious situations but if they don't resolve see your physician or a neurologist. ...Read more

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I keep taking pain in my left arm shoulder down to elbow, I did not fall or bang it but has been painful all day sharp pain shoots through the arm ?

I keep taking pain in my left arm shoulder down to elbow, I did not fall or bang it but has been painful all day sharp pain shoots through the arm ?

Nonspecific: Pain in the arm suggests a musculoskeletal problem exists, but there are other possibilities. The best way to evaluate this is by a proper evaluation by a doctor - primary care ok. Timing of appointment should be based on severity. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Yesterday i got a sharp pain in upper left ribs placed under my left arm, the pain stayed. I still have it today. No exercise weekends. Suggestions?

Sometimes: Just sleeping in wrong position, or just reaching for something can cause sprain in small muscles present between ribs. It will take just a few days to subside, but if continues, should get x-ray. ...Read more

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In my left arm where I usually I get blood tests I feel this sharp pain like someone keeps giving me blood tests, last time I had one was 6months ago?

In my left arm where I usually I get blood tests I feel this sharp pain like someone keeps giving me blood tests, last time I had one was 6months ago?

Scar: It is possible that a nerve fiber is trapped in the small scar that formed at the site of the needle puncture. Try stretching your arm and the skin at the site of the needle puncture to see if that helps. ...Read more

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I've had a sharp pain deep in my left shoulder for a while now. It comes and goes every now and then. It hurts when I lift up my left arm. What is it?

I've had a sharp pain deep in my left shoulder for a while now. It comes and goes every now and then. It hurts when I lift up my left arm. What is it?

Sounds like muscle: If you can make pain occur or worsen by moving that body part, it is most likely a muscle or tendon issue. If it is more in the shoulder joint, rotator cuff tendonitis is likely. If you have no issues with your stomach or kidney, consider ibuprofen for a few days to relieve the inflammation in the muscle or tendon. ...Read more