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Symptoms Of Blocked Artery Neck Shoulder Arm
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
Immediately: Ischemia of some of the tissue including he local nerves. There are good collaterals in the arm and forearm. Concern is embolism with branch occlusions. Surgically we take the whole radial, artery out and people do fine if we have tested-allen's test/ and doppler study in advance. Chronically one may have inadequate collateral. Why did it happen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs evaluation: Symptoms of left sided pain and numbness in the arm can often be confused with a heart attack. However, it is critical that any symptoms of left arm pain associated with any cardiac issues such as chest pain or shortness of breath have an evaluation to rule out a heart attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arterial doppler shows occluded radial artery. Ulnar supplying flow. Sharp pain on movement and in shoulder, elbow & wrist. Any suggestions.
Radial block: A cardiologist reviewing the results of the doppler study, would be your best bet. ...Read more
Strange buzzing/vibration feeling in left chest quadrant and abdomen. Relief by massaging under left jaw. Vagus nerve issue? Carotid artery blockage?
Vagus maybe: doubt carotid, his would lead to stroke,blurred vision, headaches, get ultrasound of carotids if concerned; get chest xray and or cat scan, espec. if smoke , this causes cancer so if you do , quit now;if in abdomen, could be gas or nervous twitch of muscles, if doesn't go away so do the above . ...Read more
Red, raised rash on left side of neck. Right neck stiffness to shoulder blade. Feeling faint. Are these symptoms of concern? Heart rate 80. Temp 98.3.
Chest pain, radiating to arm, shoulder and side of neck but also into my tongue. Is tongue pain part of heart attack sign?
May be heart related: Yes! the location of radiating pain is not specific, and it can be cardiac (heart) related whenever there is chest pain - radiating or not. Whether it goes into your tongue is irrelevant - it's possibly a very serious indication that a heart attack is imminent. It should always be ruled out, so get an exam for this very soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain radiating to left arm and chest originating from near left shoulder blade. Tingling in left arm till fingers also present depending upon position?
Two considerations: You might possess pinching of nerve in neck, cervical radiculopathy, and if arm is raised, you might feel less symptoms. Or, you could have thoracic outlet syndrome, and if arm is elevated, you will have more intense symptoms. One additional caveat, make sure that your pain is not of cardiac origin. Have your doctor assess all of this. ...Read more
Whiplash. Left ear pressure, ringing. Tight/pain left jaw/neck. Trapped nerve. Chest pain, ER said not heart/lung. Possible artery issue in neck?
Neck Pain: If there is a recent trauma or accident, then this may be part of the injury process and healing will take place. More information is necessary to be able to help you. Was there an accident when? Any other health issues which are making you think it is an arterial issue? ...Read more
Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Vascular Ehlers Danlos History of heart attack and disections. Ongoing extreme pain above left shoulder blade, neck and arm?
Extreme pain: This needs evaluation by someone able to assess the various possibilities, particularly given your history. ...Read more
What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?
I have small right vertebral artery. Get pain over this area and right carotid artery often, which precedes attacks of vertigo and migraine. Stroke?
Atypical migraine: See neurologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Severe onset of left shoulder blade pain that radiates down left arm & hand.Left arm also tingles.Whole left arm is weak. Neck is fine though.
Radiculopathy: Pain that radiates down the arm can reflect a cervical radiculopathy (shooting pains due to a pinched nerve in the cervical spine). Many patients will have no associated neck pain. These conditions typically resolve with time and conservative treatment. It would be reasonable to watch it for a week or two, and use NSAIDs if needed, before seeing a physician. ...Read more
What would cause vasculitis in rt carotid artery and temporal arteries (or effect arteries of neck and head)? Past injury or vad a possible cause?
cervical spondylosis have any connection to the node neck tension and narrowing neck bites in the trachea and breathlessness?
??????: Sorry, your question is not in understandable English. Please have someone with a better command of English help you. ...Read more
Carpal Tunnel left wrist. Shoulder bursitis left shoulder. Both hands going numb. C-4 herniated disc. What kind of doctor to see?
Start with spine : I would recommend to start with the spine problem first. The carpal tunnel may be secondary to the spine issue. ...Read more
Right shoulder pain & numbness of thumb and forearm, sporadic pain in mid back and neck. Constant chest pain diagnosed not heart lung or GI related?
Disc herniation: Your symptoms could be related to a cervical or thoracic disk herniation. The chest pain could also be musculoskeletal (from your chest wall) like costochondritis. It's important to make sure your symptoms are not from other internal organs as you indicated. Discuss other possible musculoskeletal causes of your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more
I am having carotid artery sharp pain on right side and shoulder neck arm pain along with chest pain in center. Is this serious?
Could be: That could be serious. The most troublesome thing you said is that you have chest pain in the center. Undiagnosed chest pain in a 47 year old who reports, as you do, a history of angina, should be further evaluated, especially if it's new, occurring more often, with less effort, lasting longer, or getting worse. ...Read more
Ive been getting vertigo and tinnitus (at times is pulsatile), No nystagmus, could it be a blocked artery in neck? those are my only symptoms.
Exam: Cannot be diagnosed online. Call for a medical examination and testing. ...Read more
Its not minor: A carotid endarterectomy is a major operation but is usually well tolerated. In the hands of a well trained vascular surgeon the risks can be minimalized. Nationally the rate of stroke around the time of the surgery is less then 3% for vascular surgeons. Heart issues is one of the most common complications but is usually treatable. Death is rare less then 1% but can occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a person have a blood pressure reading of 120/80 and still have a partially blocked artery in his arm?
Yes: Blockages in the arteries providing blood to the arms are common. Most often these blockages don't cause any symptoms. It is good to be aware of them as they can give you a false low blood pressure. A simple way to test this is to check the arm pressure in both arms. The higher pressure is the accurate one. A 20mmhg difference is considered significant. An ultrasound can give a more accurate diag. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when you have been diagnosed with a 50% blocked artery in your neck. How do you treat it?
Carotid stenosis: This is a progressive, slow disease process of atherosclerosis. It means nothing without the context of age, risk factors, and history of TIA/CVA. Treatment options include medicinal (aspirin, plavix, etc). Surgery is carotid endarterectomy. A vascular surgeon would be helpful. ...Read more
Mom has severe pain and stiffness in neck with associated light headedness. She worries this is a blocked artery, but i believe it's just muscle pain.
Neck pain: The vast majority of situations where neck blood vessel blockage is involved are not associated with any pain at all. There would be no outward signs that the vessel was blocked. Few rare instances where some type of an inflammatory process was present in association with the vessel blockage may be associated with tenderness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain in my neck and pins and needles left arm n hands' im diagnosed blocked arteries in heart awaiting angiogram should I worry too much?
What are symptoms of spinal cord compression? Neck and shoulder have been tight but improving with pt and mt. Dull sensation down 1 arm and leg .
Dr says I have a shoulder impingment. My symptoms are dull upper arm discomfort, specific neck pain radiating into my ear. Is this normal?
Seems likely: Impingement can cause many symptoms but usually with pain somewhere. It is usually in the shoulder itself, but can radiate down the arm or to the neck. Dull discomfort may be your pain. The other thing that can cause such pain can be in the neck itself. If your doctors feels it is shoulder, i assume s/he checked your neck out too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would cause inner left elbow pain? I always fear it is a blocked artery. Doc says heart is fine. Cholesterol is ok.
Pain in neck radiates to shoulder and arm no chest pain and other symptoms.... Cause? PCP appt? History: HTN PCOS
A strain: This pain is most likely related to strain or overuse..you may not be aware of how or when it occurred. Since you have no other symptoms and are young, I think you can manage it yourself for a couple days: ice (15 minutes 3-4 times/day), then possibly heat, gentle stretching, avoid re-injury, & ibuprofen 600 mg three times a day for just a couple days. If not better, to PCP. Good luck! ...Read more
I was told I have a pinched nerve in my neck causing pain in my right shoulder and arm.I also get chest pains and palpitations. Heart attack symptoms?
Not likely to be: cardiac in etiology. Ask for a referral to a neurosurgeon or orthopedist for treatment of your neck. ...Read more
I've left shoulder, left arm, and neck pain. EKG and echo, everything normal. Dr said GERD,. I got the symptoms again after month in omeprazole. Help?
Shoulder pain-popping, with arm/hand pain numbness. Done pt, tens, and cervical epidurals. Mri of neck ok emg showed abnormalities but symptoms worse?
EMG should show : If you had a normal cervical spine MRI it is no surprise that epidurals were ineffective. The EMG you said is abnormal - it should suggest the nerves affected and allow your pain management physician to develop a diagnosis and treatment options. If your doctor can not seem to help, consider obtaining another medical opinion. ...Read more
Hello Doctor! I have been experiencing an overwhelming amount of unrelated symptoms. I have severe neck and shoulder/shoulder blade pain, burning near painful areas in my arm, the top 2/3rd of my ear flare up and become very red and warm, my left eye is b
Vas.Dr, blocked sub clavicle artery, 1 of 4 arteries to brain has reversed blood flow and is trying to supply L arm w/blood. Said I need neurosurgeon? What would be the procedure to remedy this?
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