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Small red line coming from a sore on left arm. Is it time to worry?

Small red line coming from a sore on left arm. Is it time to worry?

Perhaps: The red line is just inflammation/infection following the lymphatics. Lymphatics are channels carrying "foreign" material towards a lymph node, which is a sieve in the body. It filters out "foreign" material. So, this just means that your immune system is function. Worry only if you have a fever, chills, sweating, pain, marked tenderness or redness over the area. ...Read more

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Itching all over. Red marks on neck. Left arm weak and sore. Haven't eaten anthing today but feet swelled after eating chicken yesterday.

Itching all over. Red marks on neck. Left arm weak and sore. Haven't eaten anthing today but feet swelled after eating chicken yesterday.

Allergy to food?: Good morning, it is likely an allergic reaction to either chicken or to the flavoring agents used to cook. Medications such as benedryl may provide a temperorary relief. You may have to try again later with just boiled chicken in future to rule out a reaction to flavoring agents. ...Read more

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For last ~6 mos, pain in upper, inside left arm. No lump, redness, pain on touch. Had ultrasound/xray, found nada. Can't figure why! Should I worry?

For last ~6 mos, pain in upper, inside left arm. No lump, redness, pain on touch. Had ultrasound/xray, found nada. Can't figure why! Should I worry?

Further questions: 1. What provokes the pain (movement, lifting, etc.)
2. What improves the pain (movement, etc.)
3. Any muscle weakness?
4. What sort of work do you do?
5. Are you left/right handed? ...Read more

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Does cervical steonisis cause upper back pain and left arm to be sore at times?

Maybe: Cervical stenosis is caused by the opening in the vertebras of the neck being too small to allow the spinal cord to move freely. A nerve may be pinched as it comes off the main cord, and cause back pain, especially upper back and arm pain. Please see your doctor to have an exam and maybe some imaging to help figure it out. ...Read more

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I have a soreness in my upper left arm like I had done an intense workout every time I wake up. I discovered a mole under my arm under the one that is so sore and it has been happening everynight for 2 months. Its only the arm with the mole. Sometimes it

Do: Do you mean a mole? Or a increase in size? A mole is an hyperpigmente, that means a dark spot, if it becomes painful it has to do witha local reaction of inflammation or infection. I f you are talgung of an area that gets swollen and is under your arm in the axila, you probably are ferering to a sweet gland that is blocked and if fill with sweet and becomes painful. At least this is what I can answer with the information you are giving me. ...Read more

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Can a blood test cause you to have a DVT blood clot in your arm? I had a blood test yesterday and now have a sore left arm and shoulder area. Worry.

Can a blood test cause you to have a DVT blood clot in your arm? I had a blood test yesterday and now have a sore left arm and shoulder area. Worry.

No: Likely your blood was obtained from a superficial vein which would not give you a DVT. The pain may be for some other reason. ...Read more

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Mild soreness on upper left arm&joint near shoulder blade. Lately been laying down on my stomach&leaning on left arm while reading books. What could be the cause? Possible heart attack? Should I be worry?

Mild soreness on upper left arm&joint near shoulder blade. Lately been laying down on my stomach&leaning on left arm while reading books. What could be the cause? Possible heart attack? Should I be worry?

Soreness: Likely related to your position while reading. Consistently try a different position such as sitting up. It is unlikely to be your heart or anything to worry about. If it persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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This month very sore throat irregular periods small rash on left arm decrease in appetite tested for HIV twice both were negative were they wrong?

This month very sore throat irregular periods small rash on left arm decrease in appetite tested for HIV twice both were negative were they wrong?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that 2 tests for HIV would both be wrong. Our HIV tests now are very accurate. The stress of worrying about this could effect your periods and your appetite. There are many causes of rashes and sore throats. Get seen for these since gonorrhea and strep can both cause a sore throat and both need to be treated with antibiotics. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty nine female and a borderline diabetic.

My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty nine female and a borderline diabetic.

See physician ASAP: Worrying is never helpful, but good self-care is. Please see your primary md/do as soon as possible about these symptoms. If you're borderline diabetic, some cardiovascular concerns come with that. . . Enough to warrant an exam and probably ekg & other tests with these complaints. If your own doctor isn't available, go to urgent care or er. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on my left arm like eight. They don't itch and there not bumps.?

I have small red dots on my left arm like eight. They don't itch and there not bumps.?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Sometimes rashes occur from bug bites, fungus/yeast, reactions with chemicals, irritants, plants, allergens, etc... If one cannot go to the doctor, then taking a series of photos to show the doctor later is helpful. ...Read more

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My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty two female

My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty two female

Have it checked out: Left arm discomfort can be due to a lot of causes including heart disease, pinched nerve from the neck, carpal tunnel syndrome, a neurological cause, among others. Have this checked out by ur doc, who can examine u&find cause. If, however, one is a diabetic, smokes, has very high cholesterol, or has family members who had heart attacks early, and the discomfort is bad and lasts more than 10 min, then call 911. ...Read more

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. My left arm feels strange. It feels tired kind of. As though I have lifted weights for an extended time. Not painful. But concerning strong aching?

. My left arm feels strange. It feels tired kind of. As though I have lifted weights for an extended time. Not painful. But concerning strong aching?

Need evaluation: I have a differential not limited to a pinched nerve, a upper extremity thrombosis, rotator cuff tear or maybe stroke. You need further work up to rule these out. ...Read more

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I have a aching left arm and chest ache. Is this somethin to worry about?

See doctor now!!: Aching, heaviness or pressure involving the arms, neck and chest may be symptoms of a heart attack.

Please seek medical attention right away for evaluation!

do not wait. Heart attacks can occur in 30-year-olds. ...Read more

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Small itchy bums on my upper left arm I woke up with them it feels like tiny bites but they are red too?

Small itchy bums on my upper left arm I woke up with them it feels like tiny bites but they are red too?

Rash: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small red bumpy rash on my neck chests and left arm. What could it be?

I have a small red bumpy rash on my neck chests and left arm. What could it be?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?

I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?

Ecchymosis: Ecchymosis or "bruising" is a small soft tissue bleed usually as a result of trauma. Small red spots are sometimes identified as petechia, which is a hemorrhage of small blood vessels. Sometimes these findings can be indicative of disease, in other cases they are normal. ...Read more

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Small lump under left arm. Was red and more swollen. Gone down in size over the last week but still a lump. Burning sensation not much pain. 3 weeks.?

See a doctor: You can wait for another week or two since it went down in size of not completely gone see a doctor. The good news that it had went down in size ...Read more

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My left arm hurts me several times a day wit a dull aching pain that goes and comes. It feels like the pain is inside my bone near my elbow. Its just a dull nagging pain. What is causing this pain and what can I take to ease the pain?

My left arm hurts me several times a day wit a dull aching pain that goes and comes. It feels like the pain is inside my bone near my elbow. Its just a dull nagging pain. What is causing this pain and what can I take to ease the pain?

Several: There are a number of possible causes of the pain that you describe so I would not be able to list them all here. The best thing would be to see a doctor and get yourself checked out. Then they could probably figure out the source of this pain. ...Read more

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Two days ago I was bit by a bug on my left hand and now I have a small red rash circling the tiny bite and right now my whole left arm feels weak &?

Two days ago I was bit by a bug on my left hand and now I have a small red rash circling the tiny bite and right now my whole left arm feels weak &?

You could have a: Secondary bacterial infection that will require proper antibiotics. Go c ur doc. Take pictures to show. Don't wait any longer. ...Read more