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Theiimplant is giving me stabbing pains in my arm and I can feel it in my arm when I move - is this normal?

Theiimplant is giving me stabbing pains in my arm and I can feel it in my arm when I move - is this normal?

Implant moving: Not sure what you mean; which implant did you receive? Where and how long ago? Did you check with your surgeon about loosening of the hardware? Were recent x-rays taken? ...Read more

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My husband is 70 and has random sharp stabbing sensation that disappears on the upper side of his chest almost at the arm pit on his left side. We wan?

My husband is 70 and has random sharp stabbing sensation that disappears on the upper side of his chest almost at the arm pit on his left side. We wan?

Chest Pain Causes: The first thing you may think of is heart attack. Certainly chest pain is not something to ignore. But you should know that it has many possible causes.

Because of his age he should see a doctor to get checked out though.

http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in right arm what could it be?

Cervical radiculopat: Could be a muscle spasm or pinched nerve in the neck, depending on the length of the symptoms see a physical therapist in your area or neurologist. ...Read more

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What does a sharp, stabbing pain in my left arm mean?

What does a sharp, stabbing pain in my left arm mean?

Heart pain?: One of the 1st “unusual” symptoms we learn in medical school is that heart pain sometimes shows up as left arm pain. At your age this is a distinct possibility. Please see your doctor immediately to make sure this is not your issue. ...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 have sharp, stabbing pain on the inside of my upper left arm. Do I need to be alarmed?

I have sharp, stabbing pain on the inside of my upper left arm. Do I need to be alarmed?

Depends: Pain can be a symptom of something else. Depends on the duration, severity, and quality of your pain. Does it radiate? Is it associate? Any other symptoms along with the pain? These are all questions your doctor will likely ask you. If you had any trauma or activity it is likely musculoskeletal in nature and should improve with rest and a very short course of anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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Chest pain that feeling like someone is stabbing you all the way through and pain shooting in your arm?

Chest pain that feeling like someone is stabbing you all the way through and pain shooting in your arm?

Chest pain: Could be a number of things: gastritis with or without H pylori treat with Mylanta/ ranitidine /prevecid or can be blood clot in lung, especially if you smoke and are on birth control or have autoimmune disease or cardiac or costochondritis. Would follow up today with doctor/urgent care ER. Clots are serious ...Read more

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I have sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my chest about 3 inches or so below the arm pit. What should I do? What tests should I have done?

I have sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my chest about 3 inches or so below the arm pit. What should I do? What tests should I have done?

Emergency: Left side chest pain is always treated as an emergency as it can be caused by a variety of heart and/ or lung related life threatening conditions. With limited information available a visit to the closest ER will be appropriate and highly recommended. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in my arm between shoulder and elbow?

Sharp stabbing pain in my arm between shoulder and elbow?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would be good to just get a regular check up to make sure it is nothing else. An MRI can confirm the diagnosis. Therapy, chiropractic, and interventional pain management are the non operative treatments for it if it doesn't get better. Thank you. ...Read more

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I have chronic stabbing pain in upper left back and shoulder. Sometimes pain generating down my left arm.

I have chronic stabbing pain in upper left back and shoulder. Sometimes pain generating down my left arm.

Pain shoulder/ left: Be checked; this pain may be originating in your neck. Imaging may help to show this. It does not sound like cardiac pain. After imaging physiotherapy may be an answer. All the best. ...Read more

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I'm a 16 year old guy who had a sharp stabbing pain under my left arm. I did lift weights about 3 hours before. The pain was brief bu intense.

I'm a 16 year old guy who had a sharp stabbing pain under my left arm. I did lift weights about 3 hours before. The pain was brief bu intense.

Muscle strain: Is the likely culprit since you were lifting weights prior to the event. Based on your description of the location, you injured your latissimus dorsi, teres minor/major, or triceps. The important thing is to prevent injuring it again until it is fully healed. Advil (ibuprofen) can help. If the pain increases or becomes constant, consider a HealthTap Concierge video visit for further advice. ...Read more

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What is this pain under my arm just under the armpit area it feels like stabbing pain then as if being poked real hard will cold compressions help?

What is this pain under my arm just under the armpit area it feels like stabbing pain then as if being poked real hard will cold compressions help?

The pain: "sounds" like an irritated NERVE in your lower NECK (that is RADIATED PAIN from a disc bulge at C6-C7 cervical vetebral level! See your PCP (who should also examine under your arm to eliminate a tender lymph node (s)

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am only 34yrs old and got stabbing pains in upper left arm and shoulder for the last two days. What could it be from. Also I am cold and clammy too.?

I am only 34yrs old and got stabbing pains in upper left arm and shoulder for the last two days. What could it be from. Also I am cold and clammy too.?

Lungs or abdominal: You may have either a pneumonia or referred pain from your pancrease, (pancrelipase) gallbladder, or heart. Given your age heart attack is unlikely and pneumonia is the most likely. Get evaluated and treated today - any of these illnesses could go badly awry and lead to serious complications. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a sharp stabbing pain in my lower (below the elbow) right arm for no apparent reason?

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I am experiencing a sharp stabbing pain in my lower (below the elbow) right arm for no apparent reason?

Tendonitis: Perhaps you're describing (or suffering from) tendonitis/tendonosis eg tennis elbow or golfer's elbow. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/tennis-elbow/basics/definition/con-20043041 & http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/golfers-elbow/basics/definition/con-20027964 for more info. If no better w/RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation), go see your Family Doc. ...Read more

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Extreme sharp and stabbing pain in left arm tricep. Haven't been working out just came on suddenly what could cause this?

Many things: There can be different causes for posterior elbow pain including triceps tendinitis, partial triceps tear, olecranon bursitis, elbow arthritis or even medial or lateral epicondylitis. Best to avoid the aggravating activity and have it evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a sharp stabbing pain in my ribs under my left arm pit and it comes in waves about every 30 minutes what could it be?

Musculoskeletal: Most likely, it is a rib dysfunction and is pinching a nerve. However, it could be internal in the heart or lungs although these usually do not cause sharp pains with any kind of rhythmic occurence. I would start by seeing a osteopathic physician. ...Read more

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For the last week I have sharp stabbing pain in my left shoulder blade which causes some pain in the arm. What could this be?

Strain: Sounds like you may have a rib or upper back out of place. See your doctor and make an appointment with a chiropractor as well. ...Read more

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Wake up pain in left shoulder blade/ arm then will have pain thru out the day. When touched there feels stabbing then burns. What could this be?

Wake up pain in left shoulder blade/ arm then will have pain thru out the day. When touched there feels stabbing then burns. What could this be?

Pinched nerve?: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve or a radicular problem which is causing pain radiating
down your arm. I'd try some NSAIDs and avoid possible exacerbating exercises.
If symptoms persist, I'd see your orthopedist. ...Read more

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I all of a sudden got a bad stabbing pain in my whole chest and left arm. Lasted so far about 20min. Should I be worried? I was screaming in pain

Pain: If you have a pain so bad it causes you to scream like that in response. It is likely a good idea to get it checked out to see if a cause can be found so you can try and prevent a repeat experience. ...Read more

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Wokeup with very severe sharp stabbing pain in upper arm (only when I try to move it).very limited motion. Maybe I slept on it. Wut do u thnk is wrong?

A few possibilities: Usually when one wakes up with a sore shoulder, it's from pulling a muscle the day before. It can just take a while for the inflammation to set in. It's often part of the rotator cuff that's inflamed, and initial treatment is very routine. Ice to the shoulder 3 - 6 times daily, regular dosing of an NSAID (ibuprofen) unless you can't take an NSAID for some reason. Expect gradual improvement. ...Read more

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Pethadine injection, now have numbness and pain, as well as stabbing pain in arm. Was given by a nurse don't know who. What do I do if its the nerve?

Pethadine injection, now have numbness and pain, as well as stabbing pain in arm. Was given by a nurse don't know who. What do I do if its the nerve?

Can happen, no fault: Injection may have been into a nerve causing your symptoms. Pain & numbness should settle down quite soon. Unlikely to cause any permanent damage. Next time suggest you have injection into the inner thigh if & when you need one. ...Read more

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Left side chest pain, hurts when pressed and sometimes I get a sudden stabbing no pain only lasts a few seconds no pain in middle of chest or arms?

In general: Sharp or stabbing pains are from the muscles and bones. Reproducing the pain with physical pressure usually excludes the heart as a cause. Cardiac pain is usually dull like a tooth ache. Sometimes lung pain or pain from the pleura (lining of the lungs) can be sudden sharp and brief. To be safe get checked out by a health care provider. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my chest on the left side my left arm is going dead and it's hard and it's a sharp stabbing pain and it like the room has no air?

I'm having pain in my chest on the left side my left arm is going dead and it's hard and it's a sharp stabbing pain and it like the room has no air?

Please go to. ..: Emergency for evaluation right away. Right now. Serious problems like blood clots to the lungs and stroke can happen even to young people so please go. ...Read more