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I had a spinal block during can section a yr ago and since have had random shooting pain in arms& legs. What could this be?

I had a spinal block during can section a yr ago and since have had random shooting pain in arms& legs. What could this be?

2 different things: I am assuming your 'section' was a caesarian section and the block was placed in your lower back. If so, shooting pains in your arms is absolutely unrelated since those nerves enter/exit the spinal cord in the level of your neck and upper back. Because one thing follows another does not mean they are related: think "i washed my car and it rained". ...Read more

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Tight chest, shaking hands, body feels weaker daily, shooting pain up through arms and legs. What could be wrong?

Tight chest, shaking hands, body feels weaker daily, shooting pain up through arms and legs. What could be wrong?

Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. See your PCP. ...Read more

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Hi there i keep getting sharp painful pain shooting down my arms and leg been told its gowning pains but im normally 23 years old?

MRI: Yes, you should be concerned. Shooting pain is not normal. Consider MRI study of the cervical spine. Shooting pain is almost always nerve pain, which may possibly originate in the spinal cord, if it is in both arms and a leg. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain down inside of left arm. Sporadic. Not other signs of heart issue. Have appt with orthopaedic doc wed for leg pain, mention this?

Sharp shooting pain down inside of left arm. Sporadic. Not other signs of heart issue. Have appt with orthopaedic doc wed for leg pain, mention this?

Yes: But wouldn't wait. Need to see a doctor sooner. No other heart issues is not sufficient of a statement and even if u were a doctor, you still need a cardiac work-up that includes, at least, an electrocardiogram. I would go to an urgent care center or emergency room. ...Read more

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Muscles are sore and i'm feeling a sharp pain in arms and legs today after the gym. What should I do about this?

RICE= rest, ice, co-: Mpression with a bandage and elevate the side to get rid of the swelling. Nsaid's help to relieve pain ; swelling. After 3-5 days using a heating pad, which helps to relieve pain, discomfort.
Massage ;/or therapy can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp stabbing pain in arms and legs?My feet hurt when i first wake up and walk on them.

What could cause sharp stabbing pain in arms and legs?My feet hurt when i first wake up and walk on them.

Pain: You could easily have 2 problems. The stabbing pain in the arms and the legs could be radiculopathy , while the pain at the bottom of the feet could be plantar fasciitis. You will probably need to see a neurologist as well as a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have constant gas that build and can be painful. I get shooting pain in my arms/legs/chest. I only get relief when expelling it (from both ends)?

I have constant gas that build and can be painful. I get shooting pain in my arms/legs/chest. I only get relief when expelling it (from both ends)?

I see: Simethicone (Gas-X) can help for some people. A better bet is keeping a dietary diary or log and keeping track of what you eat and your degree of gassiness. Use that info to find a pattern and discover what foods cause this problem for you, then avoid those foods. If you have issues with constipation and/or diarrhea also, this could indicate IBS which would be treated a little differently. ...Read more

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Burning in legs pain in legs shooting pain, vains hurt in arms and in legs when I push my vain in my foot it shoots up to my knee the pain what is it

Burning in legs pain in legs shooting pain, vains hurt in arms and in legs when I push my vain in my foot it shoots up to my knee the pain what is it

See your physician: Burning and shooting pain in the lower extremities is most often due to a nerve problem(peripheral neuropathy or radiculopathy. Pain in veins often represents thrombophlebitis of the deep veins or superficial venous system...usually localized to one extremity. Pain involving multiple areas is unusual but can occur. You need to be examined by your physician for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does this mean: T1-2: Mild anterior mixed spondylotic disc displacement? I have shooting pain into my arm and down from my hip into my leg.

Needs evaluation: Generally speaking, mild disc issues are fairly common on imaging such as MRI. The question of shooting pain in the arm and leg requires a more detailed evaluation of cervical spine (neck) and Lumbar spine ( lower back) including possible MRI to rule out any major disc issues. ...Read more

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I'm having severe shooting pain down my arm and down my leg. Do I have a pinched nerve? Or a herniated disc? I went to the urgent and she gave 3 meds.

I'm having severe shooting pain down my arm and down my leg. Do I have a pinched nerve? Or a herniated disc? I went to the urgent and she gave 3 meds.

Shooting Pains: Pinched nerves can definitely give these symptoms, along with bulging discs. I am a podiatrist so the arm shooting pain is out of my field, but cardio issues need to be ruled out for sure. I visit to your primary is recommended. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more

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Shooting pain in my left arm. It shoots down into my hand then i can't move my hand and it gets numb. I also numb in left leg. Happens randomly ?

Shooting pain in my left arm. It shoots  down into my hand then i can't move my hand and it gets numb. I also numb in left leg. Happens randomly
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Arm numbness: This could be from a herniated cervical spine disc. Did you fall down face forward recently? Or any other injury? Get a proper evaluation soon. Arm symptoms combined with leg symptoms are not to be taken lightly. An MRI of the neck if the first thing to be done. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have mod-sev low back pain with shooting pain in legs when i sit or lay down. It gets some better when i stand. Also have mild neck and arm pain.

Radiculopathy: You need a comprehensive spine evaluation. Most often, conservative care (physical therapy and non-narcotic pain meds) is all that is needed. You may need MRI or ct evaluation prior to any more aggressive treatments. ...Read more

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My husband has a muscle knot in his back, a little tingling in his left arm (the side the knot is on), tightness in his chest, and shooting pain down his leg. His blood pressure is good. What could this be?

My husband has a muscle knot in his back, a little tingling in his left arm (the side the knot is on), tightness in his chest, and shooting pain down his leg. His blood pressure is good. What could this be?

Anything.: The most important thing is to get a diagnosis. Radiating pain on the left side demands ruling out a heart problem. One of my professors of medicine told us that pain from a heart attack can be anywhere from the teeth to the testicles. In other words even though the symptoms are not "classical" make sure that it is not a heart issue. ...Read more

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Severe itching over arms and legs only above blood vessels, And radiating pain in shin bones both legs.. Could they be related, anything serious??

Severe itching over arms and legs only above  blood vessels, And radiating pain in shin bones both legs.. Could they be related, anything serious??

Ans: Your itching could be from several sources. So best to see your doctor. The aching could be from several etiologies. Do you take any medications? Need some more information. So again best to see your doctor ...Read more

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Can SLE cause neck pain and neck muscle cramp along with shooting pain in arms and wrists?

Can SLE cause neck pain and neck muscle cramp along with shooting pain in arms and wrists?

It can contribute: In as much as SLE makes one prone to certain types if peripheral neuropathy nerve entrapment syndromes (cervical radiculopathy, carpal tunnel etc) might be more likely to be symptomatic. In addition arthritic changes may result in nerve root or distal entrapment. Consultation with a neurologist might be warranted in your situation. ...Read more

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Can prediabetic neuropathy cause neck muscle cramp, tingling, heel pain and shooting pain in arm, neck and wrist? Or it's more likely to be sth else?

No,: neuropathic pain has a different character. Nerve impingement is more probable and can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. Someone who is using fluoroscope. ...Read more

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My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms and legs, health normal, What are the cause and remedy?

My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms  and legs, health normal,
What are the cause and remedy?

Needs to be checked : Pain in arms and legs all the time needs to be checked by your doctor . She is only 22 years old and having frequent pains in both arms and legs. She should make an appointment with family doctor. Will need detailed history past and present and comprehensive medical examination. And if indicated may need blood and urine test and may be other tests to find out the cause and appropriate treatment . ...Read more

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Cabg 11 months ago. Having a lot of cramps and pain in arms and legs. Is this common after this type of surgery?

No: Sternal area discomfort can persist, but usually has declined by 3-4 months.
Vein harvest sites in the legs can be a nuisance with healing and numbness but not usually cramps.
You probably need a vascular exam. Since you had heart disease, you have some other risk factors and may have something else going on. ...Read more

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I haven't had a lot of energy. Even if I sleep all day I still have no energy. Just recently I have pain in arms and legs when trying to fall asleep.

I haven't had a lot of energy. Even if I sleep all day I still have no energy. Just recently I have pain in arms and legs when trying to fall asleep.

No energy: Please start by seeing your primary doctor.
Most likely you will be referred to a Neurologist to determine the cause of your symptoms and plan correction. ...Read more

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Terrible pain in arms and legs, low grade fever pain bad enoigh cannot bear weight at times.Family history psa & RA could it be rheumatology issue?15yr old

Terrible pain in arms and legs, low grade fever pain bad enoigh cannot bear weight at times.Family history psa & RA could it be rheumatology issue?15yr old

Definitely could be : From what you describe and family history, this indeed could be a rheumatologic problem. Based on other history and physical findings, i could think tick borne disease or rheumatic fever. Have a doctor evaluate and order appropriate blood work, and refer as needed. ...Read more

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What causes electrical feeling sharp shooting pains in back, neck, arms and legs?

Nerve Inflammation: The symptoms you describe are due to irritation of a nerve that can be due to compression or other peripheral nerve injury. Best to have this checked out by your doctor. ...Read more