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Big Toe Pain (Definition)

A description of a discomforting feeling in or around the area of the big or great toe. This pain may sometimes be accompanied with swelling, redness or ...Read more


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Sporatic shooting pain in testicle?

Sporatic shooting pain in testicle?

Primary or referred: The potential diagnosis are lengthy includes referred pain from nerves, stones are a problem within the testicle. Tests may include a urine tests and xrays/ultrasounds. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in calf?

Sharp shooting pain in calf?

What are you asking?: If you mean what causes it there are many options. A disc herniation would be one option. A muscle pull in the calf another. I suggest rest, ice, elevation. If not better in 5 days see your md. ...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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Shooting pain up side of shin?

Shooting pain up side of shin?

More info: More information is needed as shin pain is nonspecific. Please add more information or see your doctor for a more thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more

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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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Shooting pain down my right arm, what to do?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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What can I do for shooting pain in right arm?

What can I do for shooting pain in right arm?

Arm pain: Most important to find out why you have the arm pain. It could be several different things. If it is chronic or long standing, it should be worked up. Your doctor will consider nerve trauma, nerve irritation, disc herniation, spinal pathology, nerve entrapment, neuropathy, vascular problems, heart issues, metabolic disturbances and many other conditions. Best to find out and treat the source! ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pain in the left labia?

I have sharp shooting pain in the left labia?

Well: Can be injury infection or inflammation. See primary care doctor or Gynecolgist for examination ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in my vagina, what is it?

Many causes: Many things can cause low pelvic or vaginal sharp pains. See a gyn specialist to share more details and do careful exam. Likely causes are infection, prolapse, endometriosis, polyps, fibroids, cysts, etc. ...Read more

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What could be causing shooting pain in my feet?

Nerve pain: Is the pain only in the feet?

Without a better history (and an examination) a diagnosis is very hard. Neuropathy, tarsal tunnel syndrome, or nerve impingement at the spine would all be high on my list. ...Read more

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I'm having shooting pain in forehead. What to do?

Frontal headache: A frontal region headache can range from an annoyance to completely debilitating condition. Common causes for frontal headache are underlying conditions like tension type headache, frontal sinusitis, giant cell arteritis or migraine.
Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for the proper treatment. ...Read more

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My husband as got a shooting pain is is right arm?

My husband as got a shooting pain is is right arm?

Cevical issue: Although your question is incomplete, the first that thing to consider is what are the other associated symptoms. Some patients who has this complaint maybe cardiac in origin. Such as ischemia. Assuming this is not the case, then another potential source is cervical radiculopathy, an irritation of the nerves arising from the cervical spine. An imaging study ordered by your doctor will help. ...Read more

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What could cause a shooting pain down my right arm?

What could cause a shooting pain down my right arm?

Cervical spine?: There are multiple possible causes. A common cause is an irritated nerve in the neck or cervical spine. Other possible causes include a shoulder problem, brachial plexus injury, and referred pain from an internal medical problem. If the symptoms persist or are associated with other symptoms, consult a physician. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in neck up to head. What should I do?

Shooting pain in neck up to head. What should I do?

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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What could cause a shooting pain in lower right arm?

What could cause a shooting pain in lower right arm?

Most likely nerve: Could represent nerve compression at neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, but might wonder about problem with tendons, joints, or muscles. Your doctor can examine and explain why this is occurring. ...Read more

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If have sharp shooting pain in finger, is it damgerous?

If have sharp shooting pain in finger, is it damgerous?

Depends on the cause: Of it.
See your pcp or an orthopod to have it evaluated.
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Bunion (Definition)

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