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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 someone 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...: 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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I recently had the hpv vaccine 4 days ago, my left arm is still very sore and the pain has moved into near my armpit area to to chest, is this normal?

I recently had the hpv vaccine 4 days ago, my left arm is still very sore and the pain has moved into near my armpit area to to chest, is this normal?

Vaccine pain: Any "shots" given can produce ascending arm pain, into the "armpit area", but it should not persist past a week or so. If there is redness or swelling in your upper arm, it could be cellulitis, and you should consult your healthcare provider for treatment asap. ...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 worse?

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

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I have an 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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I have been experiencing daily twinges in my chest, and aching in my left arm, for a few days. No sharp pain. Concerned and anxious.

Rule out medical : See your PCP to start to rule out medical problems. If it's anxiety and stress related, then you can pursue a mental health specialist. ...Read more

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Chest pain left leg & left arm aching ache?

See ur doctor: Need more information and a physician needs to examine you. Please consult your primary doctor. ...Read more

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21, been v sick the past five months and cardiologist suspects pots. Recently been getting a lot of left arm aching. Why do pots sufferers get mostly left-sided arm pain and chest pain?

POTS: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a condition in which the heart abnormally has an exaggerated increase in heart rate in change in position from lying down to standing up. This can result in varied symptoms including palpitations, dizziness, fainting (less brain flow), chest pain, numbness/tingling. You should see your cardiologist for continued management. ...Read more

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Left leg aching left arm aching. Hurting under side of left arm by left chest. What should I do? No history of heart problems.

Left leg aching left arm aching.  Hurting under side of left arm by left chest.  What should I do?  No history of heart problems.

Atypical chest pain: The diagnosis of chest pain is a tricky thing.while your symptoms are atypical (for heart related chest pain), women often can have aytypical symptoms and indeed have significant heart disease.if these are new symptoms or worsening over a short period you should seek emergency attention ...Read more

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My chest feels bruised near where my left breast meets centre of chest. Feels tender when I touch that area and hurts when I move or lean on left arm?

My chest feels bruised near where my left breast meets centre of chest. Feels tender when I touch that area and hurts when I move or lean on left arm?

Tender: You MUST see your Gynecologist about this as soon as possible! The Gynecologist will look after you!

PS: Fortunately my wife just got over breast cancer but my daughter age 47 is still having trouble with her breast cancer. It will get better over time but it is not fun! ...Read more

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My right nipple is sore and swollen like twice the size of my left one and stays hard this started lastnight after I got a HCG/B12 shot in my left arm?

Shot unrelated: The shot you got in your left arm is unrelated to the painful swollen right nipple. See a doctor to examine your right breast. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm male 42 and I have pain under left breast toward side that radiates to back. Also, left arm sore from shoulder to elbow?

Radiating pain: Please see you family doctor. That pain might be related to heart problems, or problems with the aorta. I urge you to get it evaluated by your family doctor, or an emergency room doctor. ...Read more

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Left leg aching, left arm aching. Chest pain, and tightness in my chest. If no longer have a Doctor. What should I do? ASAP HELP PLEASE. Thanks.

Left leg aching, left arm aching. Chest pain, and tightness in my chest.  If no longer have a Doctor.  What should I do?  ASAP HELP PLEASE.  Thanks.

Screening EKG: Most important thing is to see someone for basics. If your last doctor did not rate you as high risk for heart vessel diasease, that can be reassuring — but most important thing is to get an EKG and figure out if you have other things like asthma contributing. ...Read more

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21yr M I've had consistent left arm sorenes extending into neck fatigue and occasional heart palpitation chest pain shortness of breath. Just anxiety?

21yr M I've had consistent left arm sorenes extending into neck fatigue and occasional heart palpitation chest pain shortness of breath. Just anxiety?

Chest & Arm: Symptoms means you need to see your doctor. IF it is due to anxiety. Please see a clinical psychologist who specializes in mood disorders. He/she can teach you strategies for dealing w/anxiety. Peace and good health. Dealing w/this early in life will help you throughout. ...Read more

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I am 34 y/o and 4 foot 9 inches female I weight 134 lbs history of tricuspid regurgitation and asd repair as an infant. Having chest pain, heaviness, left arm aching pain and heart palpatations. Please help!?

I am 34 y/o and 4 foot 9 inches female I weight 134 lbs history of tricuspid regurgitation and asd repair as an infant. Having chest pain, heaviness, left arm aching pain and heart palpatations. Please help!?

Get Help: Serious issues can develop after hear surgery. Your palpitations are concerning for an abnormal heart rhythm. You should follow-up for life with a cardiologist specifically trained in adult congenital cardiology. Nationwide children's hosp and the cleveland clinic have such cardiologists. Your symptoms are concerning, so please see a cardiologist soon. ...Read more

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Left arm aching, and right side of neck aching. No reason, just horrible random pain while walking or sleeping. New dizzy feelings within a month.

Left arm aching, and right side of neck aching. No reason, just horrible random pain while walking or sleeping. New dizzy feelings within a month.

Seek evaluation: I would recommend a cardiac evaluation as soon as possible as these symptoms may indicate a heart issue. I would recommend an EKG, ECHO, and stress test to rule out worrisome causes. ...Read more