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Shoulder Pain After Waking Up
Nerve compression: Often as we sleep we lie on the nerves of the arm or compress the nerves in the neck. Upon awakening there is a period of dysfunction as the nerves recover. Take a few moments to massage and exercise the arms to improve blood flow and recover function. Then go about normal activities. Discuss these issues with your doctor. ...Read more
Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more
See below: First of all, if this was an attack of pain, it could likely represents the first gallbladder attack you ever had. Clearly if the pain persists or recurs see your family doctor or gastroenterologist for further evaluation. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Extreme pain from hip to ankle after waking up in morning. After an hour the pain reduces but again shoots up while moving from a stagnant position.
Tuesday gone did 40 pushups left should pain since then swelling and pain when moving my shoulder pain from shoulder to elbow pain at night awakes me?
Wake up at night with pain between under left shoulderblade. Anti inflammatories &sitting up straight reliefs pain eventually... Struggling to breath?
Shoulder/back pain that radiates down to elbow. Shoulder started 3-4 weeks ago but elbow pain came last week. Worse at night, throbs. keeps me awake?
45/f. Arm & hand pain while sleeping. Also wake up w/ arms tingling from arms falling asleep during night. Pain also wakes me up at night. ?
Possible Carpal Tun: There are other possibilities, but the most likely cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is the result of compression of the median nerves at the wrists and it is common for people to wake up to "shake out the numbness." i would recommend that you see a neurologist, but while you are waiting you can ice the wrists, try otc ibuprofen, and buy carpal tunnel splints for nighttime. ...Read more
Possibly...: Or bad pillows... Try sleeping on your left side... ...Read more
While sitting and or sleeping, my right shoulder and elbow starts hurting, sometimes waking me up.
Numbness: If you awoke with this and it resolves soon after you awake then it is likely positional. Meaning you slept on your right arm and compressed the nerve. Your arm fell asleep. If it does not resolve spontaneously then you need to be seen and referred to a neurology for further evaluation. ...Read more
I wake up every morning with back pain mid area for 1-2 hours, i stooped going gym now. It started from upper back pain a month ago.
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Without additional information, it's difficult to identify the cause of your pain. You should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Every morning upper chest discomfort (stiff/heavy) when I get up. Or sitting up after lying down. Relieved when I move around. No other symptoms.
C/p on waking: May be GERD/ reflux /gastritis. Would elevate head of bed by putting pillow under mattress, consider ranitidine or prevecid for a month and see if makes a difference . Triggers are alcohol caffeine, energy drinks, smoking spicy foods. rarely may be pericarditis/cardiac due to autoimmune process, sarcoid ,but woud lbe short of breath, coud lcheck ESR ,CRP , EKG(more likely GERD) f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
See gastroenterologist: It is apparent that you need to talk to a gastroenterologist. There are i'm quite sure simple answers to the symptoms that you have. It could be that for some reason you are belching more at night because you are swallowing air. This air could then pass to your large bowel bymorning and cause problems. This is only a hypothesis however and i would recommend that you see a gastroenterologist for a full workup to determine the true nature of your symptoms. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Woke up with stomach ache radiating to spine. I vomited white foam and had relief. Pain came back again after dinner?
Disc or muscular: Many causes. First i would get a thoracic mri. Pain may be associated with bulging / herniated discs, arthritis of the spine. If all tests are normal, pain maybe associated with muscular spasms and pain. Pain can cause insomnia which can exacerbate upper back pain. Anxiety and depression can also cause or exacerbate upper back pain. ...Read more
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