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Squeezing 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
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
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
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?
After having smoked marijuana I had a squeezing pain over my heart that lasted for a minute or two. Burning pain in left arm. Heart tests came clean?
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
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
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
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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?
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
Squeezing chest pains radiating to back & down left arm. Troponin, D-Dimer, EKG, Chest X-Ray & heart monitor. All normal! Could it still be cardiac?
No: Most ptobably it is not cardiac at this age. ...Read more
Pain in upper left arm started suddenly for past 20 min. Hurts more when arm moved. Feels like squeeze/pull of muscle. No injury or over use. Concern?
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
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?
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
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
I'm getting twinges in between breasts, chills, back ache across shoulder blades. What could this be? Left arm muscle that hurts when I squeeze it.
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
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
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
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
Emergency: Go to the ER now!!!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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