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Sudden Left Arm Pain
Sudden left arm pain near elbow lasts seconds no other symptoms . Feels like a dull ache , feeling ok otherwise ?
Elbow pain: Difficult to answer here. We need to know is the pain on the inside or the outside of the elbow or is it in the back. Is the pain during activities or when still. Is the area tender or swollen? How long of the symptoms been going on and was there any inciting event? Obviously this could represent tennis elbow or golf elbow or olecranon bursitis. ...Read more
Sudden upper left arm pain with no injury? 22 y.O female. Achy, comes and goes, burns and stings. Felt in back and neck as well. Osteosarcoma? Strain?
Nerve Pinch: This sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. Although it could be other less common causes. If you have no other medical problems: infection history, cancer history and no significant weakness then give the pain 6-8 weeks to improve. Nsaids can be beneficial (unless you have kidney problems). Talk to your doctor if not improving over time. ...Read more
Many Possibilities: Although you are young, we can't forget that left arm pain can be referred from other places such as the heart, cervical spine, etc. There certainly are many other possibilities such as referred shoulder pain, but if you haven't seen a physician i would recommend starting with your regular doctor first to narrow the possibilities. ...Read more
See below: Sharp pain in the shoulder with overhead activities may be due to shoulder bursitis, tendonitis, or arthritis. Pain that radiates from your neck down your shoulder and/or arm may be due to a pinched nerve in the neck. See your physician if your pain doesn't improve in 2 weeks. ...Read more
I have been getting severe lower left pain both front and back . Have been getting severe left arm pain feels like grip around it, severe left arm pai?
See physician ASAP: Pain is never normal. There are many various disorders which could cause pain with your symptoms. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see physician for a evaluation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. Be well. ...Read more
See below: At your age neck pain that runs down the arm with or without spasms and heaviness sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. Sometimes arm pain could be related to your heart or other conditions. See your physician soon for workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tell here but...: Don't know details of age, health status, tobacco, family history, location, (inner, outer), neck, back pain, onset, duration, other, etc . Could be gut or cardiac. Call your doc. If new symptom, esp if associated sweats, nausea, short of breath, chest discomfort, lightheaded er asap. ...Read more
Shoulder pain in : The upper arm is most commonly referred pain from a rotator cuff issue. The most likely diagnosis is rotator cuff tendonitis associated with impingement. If you have weakness or significant night pain you might also be worried about a rotator cuff tear, albeit rare in those under the age of 50. Treatment initially is nsaids, ice and gentle rom. If not getting better see your doc. ...Read more
More information: To understand the cause of the pain, much more information is needed. I recommend you see your doctor and discuss the problem. ...Read more
Depends: At your age , you may have neck or shoulder problems which radiate to the arm and back. You need an examination with a musculoskeletal specialist to give you a better idea of the source of your pain, and the possible solutions. Good luck. ...Read more
Why husband is haveing stiffness and arm pain in his left arm what should we do he don't have any health problems?
I have left arm pain. They go away for a few seconds but come back and it seems to get worse. What could possibly be wrong?
Get evaluated: There are many causes of arm pain. First eliminate causes that could take your life, such as a heart attack. Once you eliminate the "bad stuff", you can go about a more careful diagnosis and treatment plan. Other common causes of arm pain include pinched nerve in your neck, shoulder problems, etc. I suggest you see your primary care provider, or go to an er depending on complaints. ...Read more
I have been having a constant dull left arm pain and im 20 years old. The pain is on and off but when i have it, it doesnt seem to go away?
Told dr about left arm pain stopped nitromint started tensium and zyloric. Still feeling pain. Also said atorovastatin may b a cause but can't stop it?
Atorvastatin: Stating generally cause generalized muscle aches, not localized in one place. You could stop the medication for one or two weeks and see whether it makes a difference. If yes, you could be put on a different statin. ...Read more
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