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Just experienced a sudden sharp very intense pain to my right arm. What is this and so i need to be concerned?

Just experienced a sudden sharp very intense pain to my right arm. What is this and so i need to be concerned?

Maybe, probably not: One random sharp pain without other symptoms is unlikely something serious. Keep an eye on it and be aware of other signs of illness/pain. Random pains like this that go away without treatment are just that...Random. Random nerves firing, random brain activity - no absolute answer. Good luck & i hope it doesn't come back! ...Read more

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I'm 40...I'm having sharp pain in right arm..What could it be?

I'm 40...I'm having sharp pain in right arm..What could it be?

Difficult to tell: Without an exam. Exactly where it hurts, what makes it better, worse and what precipotated it are important questions. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I feel burping and acidity in my stomach, whenever burp I feel sharp pain in right arm, could you please help me to find?

Hi doctor, I feel burping and acidity in my stomach, whenever burp I feel sharp pain in right arm, could you please help me to find?

Cannot say for sure: without an exam, I can only give general information. Hiatal hernia/reflux disease can irritate the esophagus and diaphram and this can feel like in the arm. Smaller meals, SIMETHICONE, perhaps more fiber may be helpful in some. Proton pump inhibitors are helpful in some people with this also. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right chest and right arm?

Sharp pain in right chest and right arm?

Vague: Would need a thorough history and exam. Need to know duration, severity, chronic or acute, with or without function or breathing in or out or both. I would go to a dr. Asap. ...Read more

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2weeks ago fell on right arm wrong.Now, everytime I move it towards my left body I get extreme sharp pain in right shoulder other thrn that its fine.?

Time for an exam: Severe pain that is persisting 2 weeks after a traumatic event (your fall) warrants a trip to the doctor. If nothing else you should get an examination of your shoulder to check for a possible rotator cuff tear, and an x-ray to make sure nothing is broken. ...Read more

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Pain in right arm bicep only hurts when I'm about to go to sleep. Sharp pain last for 10mins had pain for 4 months already ?

Pain in right arm bicep only hurts when I'm about to go to sleep. Sharp pain last for 10mins had pain for 4 months already  ?

Pain in arm: It sounds like you may have tendinitis of the right bicep. Press over the tendon. If it hurts that will be the diagnosis. If the pain worsens or changes you need to see your doctor for Xrays and evaluation. You can apply heat to the area and try ibuprofen but do not take ibuprofen for a long time and be careful because it can cause gastritis and kidney problems. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my chest and in my right arm going on 3 wks?

Get evaluated: Probably musculoskeletal but duration of symptoms requires further evaluation. See your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in your upper right arm close to your shoulder? The pain lasts for 5 minutes and then goes away.

What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in your upper right arm close to your shoulder? The pain lasts for 5 minutes and then goes away.

Many possibles: With your pulmonary symptoms, the arm pain could be related to pulmonary and rarely to cardiac issues. It could also be related to a musculoskeletal issue involving the cervical spine or should. Vascular issues are rarely a cause. ...Read more

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My wife has a sharp pain in her right arm , she has a headahe and her chest hirtswhat could that be?

Get heart checked: Although we ususally think of heart pain as going down the left arm, occasionally in women you can have right sided pain. Typically, shoulder issues do not radiate pain to the chest. I would see your internist, family doctor, or a cardiologist to start the work-up. ...Read more

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I have frequent sharp pain in my upper right arm that is not associated with movement.?

I have frequent sharp pain in my upper right arm that is not associated with movement.?

See a dr: Could be from a pinched nerve in your arm or neck, which can be made worse if you sleep on you stomach or do repetitive neck or shoulder movements. See a dr for an full exam and further management. ...Read more

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When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

Cervical disc: You may have a cervical disc problem. Pain in the neck and associate arm pain or pain with movement may very well indicate a significant problem with your cervical spine. It could be other things but i would see my pcp or orthopedist or neurologist and get an evaluation. You many need imaging and other testing. I would not delay this evaluation. ...Read more

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23 f with sudden sharp pain in lower right pelvic area throughout right arm that lasts for 5 to 10 seconds. Pain is extremely severe and random.?

23 f with sudden sharp pain in lower right pelvic area throughout right arm that lasts for 5 to 10 seconds. Pain is extremely severe and random.?

See a doctor : Severe pain in the lower right pelvis is concerning for appendicitis. Please see your doctor. If the pain is severe then you will need to be seen in the er. ...Read more

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My lower back is in pain most the time. My fingertips get a sharp pain often, along with my right arm. I'm 18. Are these related? What should I do?

My lower back is in pain most the time. My fingertips get a sharp pain often, along with my right arm. I'm 18. Are these related?  What should I do?

Unrelated : Probably unrelated. Lower back problems usually affect the legs. But some systemic illnesses can cause these symptoms. Autoimmune disorders, sickle cell, fibromyalgia, many things. Please see your doctor for a thorough evaluation and treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Hello just had a question about arm pain, for the past 2 days I have been experiencing a quick sharp pain down my right arm from elbow to rist, diabe?

Hello just had a question about arm pain, for the past 2 days I have been experiencing a quick  sharp pain down my right arm from elbow to rist, diabe?

Nerve: A pain that shoots down from the elbow to the wrist and only lasts a few seconds is most likely related to nerve entrapment or irritation at the elbow. Diabetic nerve pain would be constant and would start in the hand. Occasionally elbow arthritis pain can radiate down the arm but it lasts much longer. See your primary care physician if it persists more than a week. ...Read more

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