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I am getting soreness in my left arm and chest only last a min but ups blood press.Not during activity but sometimes at night or first thing, concern?

I am getting soreness in my left arm and chest only last a min but ups blood press.Not during activity but sometimes at night or first thing, concern?

Yes: Without knowing your specific medical history and risk factors, it is hard to say but at your age, (possible) anginal pain needs to be evaluate. I recommend seeing your physician soon to have at least an ekg done and possibly a stress test. Of course it could be something nonthreatening like acid relux, muscle pull...But without evaluation, you will never know. Good luck. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I'm having extreme chest pain with left arm sore to i work a very hard job but this pain does not make sense as it has come on sudden many hours later?

I'm having extreme chest pain with left arm sore to i work a very hard job but this pain does not make sense as it has come on sudden many hours later?

Could be Angina: How long did the pain last? Do you have Family History of Heart problem? Are you very athletic? Left sided Chest pain with radiation t Left arm is classic Angina -pain originating from Heart. It can let unto 30 minutes. You should be seen in ER for this. Take one shoe Aspirin now and ask some one to take you to ER. ...Read more

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Shooting pain every so often under left arm leading to chest muscle above areola. Like if sore.

Chest pains: regardless if is due to anxiety or muscle pain. The pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. Rec.: see your PCP for further investigation or referral to cardiologist. Take care. ...Read more

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GP sent me home with an RX for Prevacid (lansoprazole) for persistent chest pain, no questions asked. Can acid reflux also lead to soreness in the left arm/shoulder?

Yes, but ask questio: Your GP should've asked questions or at least verified your symptoms, duration, & medical history to see what the likelihood is. Irritiation of the diaphragm from acid reflux in the stomach (or heart disease) can cause left arm / shoulder pain. However, is your family's tendency for heart attacks or reflux? Use HealthTap Prime if you don't get a satisfactory answer. Prevacid (lansoprazole) takes ~1 week to work. ...Read more

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I sleep on my side and usually rest my head on my left arm. Wake up sore with chest and shoulder aches. How do I change this bad habit? (heart is ok)

I sleep on my side and usually rest my head on my left arm. Wake up sore with chest and shoulder aches. How do I change this bad habit? (heart is ok)

Soft cervical...: ...Collar? If you can't change the sleep position, you might try one of the special sidesleep pillows such as: http://riroads.Com/images/sleep_posture_pillow_1.Jpg. ...Read more

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A "weird" feeling in my left arm, breast, shoulder and chest. It's not exactly sore, but it feels really tense. Is this due to my recent panic attacks?

A "weird" feeling in my left arm, breast, shoulder and chest. It's not exactly sore, but it feels really tense. Is this due to my recent panic attacks?

Could be. Panic: attacks present with about 33 symptoms, and lots of after-effects. Here's a link to begin to figure this out, although a visit to a MD is in order to rule out physical problems: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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Constant left leg pain in calf.dvt negative. Chest pain most days and back. Left arm sometimes sore . Leg pain most worse?

Constant left leg pain in calf.dvt negative. Chest pain most days and back. Left arm sometimes sore . Leg pain most worse?

Complex: Neg stress test & xrays rule out heart prob.Could be lung embolus. If pain w/breathing, though, chest/upper back/arm pain-likely due to rib/thoracic vertebra dysf.Low back pain & leg pain can be due to other structural problems like vertebral dysf., pelvic malalignment, piriformis synd. Likely all connected.A visit to a good UK osteopath for hands-on diagnosis & manipulative treatment could help. ...Read more

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I have really sore legs&wen i walk my right 1 is worse. Its like shootin pain up it&sharp pain in my left arm is this bad circulation or what is it?

I have really sore legs&wen i walk my right 1 is worse. Its like shootin pain up it&sharp pain in my left arm is this bad circulation or what is it?

Unlikely: It's unlikely to be circulation because you're too young but it most certainly is something! you need some tests to make an accurate diagnosis. It starts with a physical examination in your doctor's office. ...Read more