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I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever I wipe my rectum I get a shooting pain in left arm?

I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever I wipe my rectum I get a shooting pain in left arm?

Intertrigo: The peri-rectal area is a common area for a rash known as intertrigo. This starts off as an irritation and then secondarily becomes colonized by yeast usually. Avoid using wet wipes to wipe the area. It can be treated with a combination of topical steroid and topical anti-yeast creams and often takes a few weeks to resolve. Zeasorb powder is useful to prevent recurrence. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am having a squeezing pain on my left arm between my elbow and shoulder on the inside. What could this be?

I am having a squeezing pain on my left arm between my elbow and shoulder on the inside. What could this be?

Hard to say: Hard to say without a physical exam. Most common are problems with the shoulder or neck but it would be best to be seen by your doctor before you accept a diagnosis over the internet. ...Read more

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I have had this squeezing pain in my left arm for over two years now. Is it be heart related?

I have had this squeezing pain in my left arm for over two years now. Is it be heart related?

Get it evaluated now: Why not get it evaluated by a doctor in your area instead of asking someone who has never examined you an important question without giving specific info enough for anyone to even attempt to answer. ...Read more

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I have a squeezing pain in my chest and left arm. I have high cholesterol and am sure of an impending heart attack. I also have weakness. I got an echo done and it was normal. My doctor doesn't believe me. What should I do?

I have a squeezing pain in my chest and left arm. I have high cholesterol and am sure of an impending heart attack. I also have weakness. I got an echo done and it was normal. My doctor doesn't believe me. What should I do?

Stress test: It doesn't matter if your doctor believes you or not; with the symptoms you describe you should ask for and get a cardiac stress test. More so if you have other risk factors (high blood pressure, family history, diabetes, smoking). ...Read more

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Been having squeezing left arm pain that comes and goes for over two years, help?

Been having squeezing left arm pain that comes and goes for over two years, help?

See your GP.: Is pain related to any exertion/work? That would sound like angina.
I believe you need to see your gp soon, so this could be investigated and treated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left arm starts hurting it feels like a squeezing throbbing pain?

What does it mean when your left arm starts hurting it feels like a squeezing throbbing pain?

More info: Hi, too little information provided here to make a diagnosis, lots of different things can cause pain in arm, trauma, overusing it, nerve pain and etc.
If you are worried about heart I think u r too young to have heart problem.
If u continue to have pain plz check with ur PMD.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I’m getting cramps underneath my right breast, it started with cramps on my left arm. Feels like someone is squeezing me, what causes this?

I’m getting cramps underneath my right breast, it started with cramps on my left arm. Feels like someone is squeezing me, what causes this?

Needs to be checked: It is difficult for us to say what is causing it without detailed history and physical examination. It could be due to inflammation in the chest wall called costochondritis or pain originating in pleura (covering membrane of lungs) if it comes on deep inspiration, or from condition in the lungs. And may be from esophageal spasm or inflammation. Consult your Doctor ...Read more

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Could this be a panic attack or something else? Lately I have been getting an icy feeling in my chest, making me short of breath, and like someone is squeezing my left arm tightly. The pain lasts for a few seconds and goes away, but over the last few day

Could this be a panic attack or something else? Lately I have been getting an icy feeling in my chest, making me short of breath, and like someone is squeezing my left arm tightly. The pain lasts for a few seconds and goes away, but over the last few day

ASAP: Always rule out heart problems first! If not a heart problem learn how to medicate, most people can control anxiety this way without being put on meds that you can get hooked on such as xanax (alprazolam). Ssri are used to treat anxiety but not habit forming. Qigong can also help, cd for about $10 can help, look at
springforestqigong. Com. Good luck. ...Read more

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Off/on squeezing in left shoulder, left arm pain, and sometimes brief, heartburn like pain in center of chest. In past, EKG was fine. What is wrong?

Off/on squeezing in left shoulder, left arm pain, and sometimes brief, heartburn like pain in center of chest. In past, EKG was fine. What is wrong?

Not your heart: Unless you are diabetic or use cocaine, this is not your heart. "common things happen commonly". You almost certainly have a strained left shoulder muscle and intermittent heart burn. ...Read more

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A few days ago while shopping, my left arm SUDDENLY became very painful! It felt like someone was putting a tight squeeze on it. Then it "let go".

See a doctor: Without more information, we can't be sure what may have caused the sudden pain in your left arm. However, a "tight squeeze" sensation in the left arm could signal cardiac disease, and should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can having slight weak tired feelin in left arm twice for 5 min or so, with full ability to squeeze, pull and hold straight in air, be TIA symptom?

Possibly: Your history of "blood clot in leg" is significant, and it is best to err on the side of safety. Suggest you see a doctor ASAP. This symptom could also represent angina (pain originating from decreased blood flow to the heart muscle) ...Read more

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Small soft lump on left arm pit, white liquid comes out when I squeeze but it is not right on the very surface of the skin, there's about. 25 inch of skin on top of it. I can move it around.?

Small soft lump on left arm pit, white liquid comes out when I squeeze but it is not right on the very surface of the skin, there's about. 25 inch of skin on top of it. I can move it around.?

Sebaceous cyst: It sounds like a sebaceous cyst. This happens when the glands that produce oil on your skin do not drain properly and creates a small pocket. It can be expressed out with out pain. You will need to watch it in case it gets infected, then it will turn red and can hurt. This is not a serious condition. Should discuss with your physician at next visit and have examined just to make sure. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt my left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt

My left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt my left arm hurts, to be blunt. I feel under the forearm from my wrist to my elbow and slightly squeeze, only to receive a jolt

Your: Your symptoms sound like it might be epicondylitis, commonly referred as tennis elbow or golfer's elbow. As usual, it is better with rest, ice packs, and antininflammatories (ibuprofen). You might also benefit from using a tennis elbow band, especially with activity. This will take a couple weeks to calm down. If still a problem, your family physician, internist or orthopedist can inject it with cortisone to calm the inflammation down. It also sounds like you lift weights, please pay attention to good weight lifting form and technique, it matters. ...Read more

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I get an odd pain in left arm at night. Should I be worried?

Don't worry: Just make an appointment with your doctor. Many possible things may be the cause of strange arm pain at night. ...Read more

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Just wondering if anyone else has this pain in left arm nearly at the top as qb?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have pain in left arm and it is shaking too?

When to go to the ER: I am not sure, but this sounds very serious. I think an online forum can only tell you that it is time to get in to see your health care provider or even the emergency room. Please do not delay any longer. ...Read more

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Pain in left arm and left chest area, what could be wrong?

Pain in left arm and left chest area, what could be wrong?

It could be heart: Related, muscular, rib pain, etc. Go see your dr asap and request for an ekg and comprehensive evaluation to rule out heart disease. If it's squeezing mid-sternal chest pain, go to the er right away. Give us some feedback. ...Read more

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How can I tell what is the cause of pain in left arm and chest?

How can I tell what is the cause of pain in left arm and chest?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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Got chest pain and pain in left arm?

Got chest pain and pain in left arm?

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections, lung collapse), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. If you are concerned you should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read more

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Chest pain and pain in left arm--help me?

Chest pain and pain in left arm--help me?

RISKY: The combination could represent primary cardiac issues. See your doctor soon. There are other possible causes but take care of this immediately. ...Read more

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Severe pain in left arm stabbing and then dull last for about 2-3 hrs?

Severe pain in left arm stabbing and then dull last for about 2-3 hrs?

Must call the doctor: A person with left shoulder or left arm severe pain symptoms has to go to her doctor or the E.R. to be checked for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see what happens next. It could turn out to be a lung problem, a bone or muscle problem, a nerve problem, or an acid reflux problem, but the heart attack kills people. Better safe than sorry. Calling 911 for an ambulance the quick way. ...Read more

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I'm having really sharp pain in left arm stretching before lifting weights?

I'm having really sharp pain in left arm stretching before lifting weights?

Vague complaint: Sorry to hear about your pain. Would you mind writng again with more info? - is it all the time? Is it in a specific location? With a specific stretch? Do you do a lot of repetition with your arms on a regular basis? Information like this will hopefully help us, help you. Other options for treatment may include rice, nsaids, , physical therapy, massage, etc... ...Read more