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Sharp shot down right arm, why?

Sharp shot down right arm, why?

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

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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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I have a sharp pain on my right side by my shoulder blade then shoots down my arm. Then my arm goes numb. What does this mean?

I have a sharp pain on my right side by my shoulder blade then shoots down my arm. Then my arm goes numb. What does this mean?

Neck problem: Pain in the neck or shoulder that radiates down your arm with associated numbness can be a sign of a neck disorder. You should see your doctor to determine if this is indeed the cause. ...Read more

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PAIN IN MY RIGHT SHOULDER BLADE RADIATING DOWN MY RIGHT ARM TO MY ELBOW. THE PAIN BECOMES UNBARABLE WHEN I STAND. ?

PAIN IN MY RIGHT SHOULDER BLADE RADIATING DOWN MY RIGHT ARM TO MY ELBOW. THE PAIN BECOMES UNBARABLE WHEN I STAND. ?

Cervical/upper back: Is there any history of herniated or bulging cervical discs? Are you pushing up from a seated position with your arms to stand? Postural problems that can cause pain under the scapula include poor ergonomic posture at computer, carrying laptop or bag or child on one side or in front, driving long dist., lifting weights, sleep positions. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/neck-pain-beyond-the-basics ...Read more

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Stabbing pain left side of my back just under the shoulder blade only when i lay down ?

Seek medical attn: Stabbing pain in your back could just be musculoskeletal however it might be due to inflammation surrounding your lungs, heart or other organs (stomach, pancreas, etc) . A physician needs to evaluate you and decide if you need imaging or other studies. ...Read more

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Very bad pain right sholder right arm going numb?

Neck problem: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement 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. ...Read more

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Right side of chest, above breast, getting sharp pain, feels heavy. Happened 1st around 6 hours ago, and my right arm tingled too. Happening again.

Right side of  chest, above breast, getting sharp pain, feels heavy.  Happened  1st around 6 hours ago, and my right arm tingled too. Happening again.

Need exam: I would suggest getting a medical exam. Impossible to give you reassurance that this is OK and does not need immediate attention without an exam ...Read more

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I have burning stabbing pain on my upper right side. feels like it goes from my shoulder To my chest and down right arm. Wakes me up at night?

See a doctor: Blane, you don't say your age but any pain that wakes one up at night is something serious. This quality of pain suggests pinched nerve, perhaps in neck. Make sure you have very comfortable pillows to support your neck, but it's important to get an evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Im have this horrible pressure/pain under my right shoulder blade it radiates down my right leg nausea pain in the shoulder gets worse deep breathes?

This is unusual: Your upper back pain sounds like it could come from lung or gall bladder but neither would go down your leg. Possibly a blood clot could do these things, or actually two blood clots. You really should see a physician, and soon if you feel at all short of breath. If that is the case, would go to an ED. Now. ...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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Sharp, sudden pain in right chest while lying on right side. Pain went away immediately but left tingling down right arm and fingers. 37/m, 240/smoker?

Chest pain: Again as we have told others this may be heart related. You have multiple risk factors being a male smoker. It may be nothing but with tingling after chest pain down your arm you need to be evaluated. Please go to the ER to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Im getting a sinus infection on left side and suddenly started getting sharp shooting pains in my left shoulder n down back of left arm.

Sinusitis: If, in fact, you actually have sinusitis, there should not be any relationship with pain into your shoulder unless you are are developing one of the infrequent but severe complications of this illness. It very much sounds as if you should be seeing a doctor asap. Hopefully this will turn out to be a minor issue, but would not want to risk your health over it. Good luck. ...Read more

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My right arm is very tingly my wrist and fingers are numb i keep getting sharp pain underneath my right rib cage?

My right arm is very tingly my wrist and fingers are numb i keep getting sharp pain underneath my right rib cage?

Cerv Radiculopathy: Radiating pain into the arm/hand may be associated with numbness or weakness—radiculopathy. If due to a disc herniation, 80% likely to heal with time. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps—mckenzie pt, nerve root injections, nsaid's. Surgery with disc fusion or replacement if all else fails. ...Read more

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I have random occurring chest pain on my right side and through my right shoulder blade with tingling into fingers on right arm. Should I worry? 28-F

I have random occurring chest pain on my right side and through my right shoulder blade with tingling into fingers on right arm. Should I worry?  28-F

Cervical: radiculopaty ? Thoracic outlet syndrome ? You might possess pinching of nerve in neck, so called cervical radiculopathy, and if arm is raised, you might feel less symptoms. Or, you could have thoracic outlet syndrome, and if arm is elevated, you will have more intense symptoms. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Stabbingpain in left shoulder blade that shoots down back of arm til bout right after elbow something like pinch on heart back pain . History?

Maybe neck: Could be cervical disc issue, but might involve brachial plexus. With left arm, best to check out by ekg, but less likely to be cardiac referred pain at your age. ...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