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Ive been having a throbbing pain in my lower left arm for about a week now, it comes and goes, the pain is in 1 area, about 7 inches above my wrist?

Ive been having a throbbing pain in my lower left arm for about a week now, it comes and goes, the pain is in 1 area,  about 7 inches above my wrist?

Injury: The most likely cause is repetitive trauma to muscle and fascia of your forearm. What physical activity have you been doing in the days as the problem started? This may be your easiest clue. If you rest it will ease, and with activity it will worsen. Hope this helps. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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What does.It mean to have throbbing pain in left arm?

What does.It mean to have throbbing pain in left arm?

It means you: Should get an evaluation. Pain shooting down your arm, from a pinched nerve in your neck, or a clot in arm, and other possibilites can be evaluated with by your doctor. Please don't delay. ...Read more

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Dull throbbing pain in left arm that last few hrs/days. Usually I get a warm cloth and massage & feel rush of blood going thru. Should I be worried?

Dull throbbing pain in left arm that last few hrs/days. Usually I get a warm cloth and massage & feel rush of blood going thru. Should I be worried?

Lt Arm Dull Throb: Hello. Are symptoms above or below your elbow? Outer or inner part of your upper arm or forearm? If above the elbow, then you could have irritation to C5 nerve (if outer arm). If below the elbow, then outer forearm C6 nerve irritation vs inner forearm C8 irritation. Shouldn't be worried. Sounds like vigorous but normal blood flow following heat from warm cloth and massage. ...Read more

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What can a crack sound in the chest mean, followed by a throbbing pain into left arm and side for over a week?

What can a crack sound in the chest mean, followed by a throbbing pain into left arm and side for over a week?

? thoracic outlet: A cracking sound in the chest is usually the result of the breastbone/sternum moving against the ribs and clavicle/collar bone. It might be possible that this bone movement resulted in some nerve impingement near the 1st left rib, a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome. It is probably made worse by associated swelling. You can observe a few more days, or go in to see your doc now. Good wishes ...Read more

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Iwithin the past two weeks I get a throbbing pain in what seems to be the vein in my left arm and right side of the neck. Whats causing this?

Iwithin the past two weeks I get a throbbing pain in what seems to be the vein in my left arm and right side of the neck. Whats causing this?

Throbbing neck/arm: Could be nerve irritation from cervical spine, , muscle sprain or impingement like thoracic outlet or actual clot in vein , would f/u/ w/ doc next 24-48 hours ...Read more

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Throbbing pain inside of left arm near armpit. comes and goes throughout the day and usually lasts 1 min. No other symptoms so far. Heart related?

Throbbing pain inside of left arm near armpit. comes and goes throughout the day and usually lasts 1 min. No other symptoms so far.  Heart related?

Probably not: heart related. More likely musculo skeletal or cervical spine. Definitely worth getting checked out either way. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left arm starts hurting it feels like a squeezing throbbing pain?

What does it mean when your left arm starts hurting it feels like a squeezing throbbing pain?

More info: 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

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I'm 16 years old and I'm having a severe throbbing pain in my chest and left arm what should I do?

I'm 16 years old and I'm having a severe throbbing pain in my chest and left arm what should I do?

E.R. can evaluate: A person with "severe" pains in the chest and left arm can seen by an E.R. doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels his pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, he can go to the E.R. by ambulance. ...Read more

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Day before i had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. Im worried :(?

Day before i had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. Im worried :(?

See a doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be serious. I would have a doctor examine you to check for possible causes. Pain in the elbow may or may not be a sign of a serious issue. ...Read more

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I'm feeling throbbing pain and tingling in my left arm happen about 2 days ago

I'm feeling throbbing pain and tingling in my left arm happen about 2 days ago

Carpal Tunnel : Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

http://www.centraljerseyhand.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome.htm. ...Read more

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Having sharp,throbbing pain on my upper left back for more than a year.it has worsen as now it radiates to my left arm cant sit for >30mins.wht to do?

Having sharp,throbbing pain on my upper left back for more than a year.it has worsen as now it radiates to my left arm cant sit for >30mins.wht to do?

See spine Specialist: There are several possibilities that require a Specialist to evaluate you for a complete history and physical exam. These include cervical disc disease,muscle spasm, radiculopathy & thoracic outlet to name the most common.They would do imaging like an MRI/Xray and determine if you can start Physical therapy or need other treatments first which could include medication or injections.Keep me updated ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old  female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

Get checked: Looks like you have lot of stress and probably anxious too. Since you have headaches and numbness and tingling of the arm- better get checked to rule out a neurological problem. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old  female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

Why back and head: Always is along time. There are too many causes to be specific but i wonder if a chiropractor might find out if you have a thoracic syndrome and why a young women would have persistent headaches and back pain. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old  female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

BE seen: You may have a neck disc problem that is leading to the arm symptoms. Yo need to be seen. Also consider additionally acupuncture and chinese medicine. They can provide pain relief and over time help your body heal. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

I'm a 24 year old  female with 2 small children. I always have bad headaches n back probs, but now my left arm/hand is tingling/numb/throbbing?

Get checked: Looks like you have lot of stress and probably anxious too. Since you have headaches and numbness and tingling of the arm- better get checked to rule out a neurological problem. ...Read more

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I am 47yr F. Woke up with aching and throbbing pain in the left shoulder blade shooting down to my left arm. I have taken some aleve (naproxen) and tried to massage the area but hasn't really helped yet. Should I be worried?

I am 47yr F. Woke up with aching and throbbing pain in the left shoulder blade shooting down to my left arm. I have taken some aleve (naproxen) and tried to massage the area but hasn't really helped yet. Should I be worried?

Get checked: Most likely it is a muscle spasm but given your age you should see a doctor to make sure that there are no other issues going on. If it is muscle spasm there are medications that could help. ...Read more

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Intense, throbbing pain over outer aspect of forearm from hand midway up arm. Pain when rotate arm. Wakes from sleep. Travels up to elbow. Help!

Nerve pinch: Common entrapments of ulnar N at the elbow, cubital tunnel,syndrome, can cause this. Might also be a forearm entrapment at pronator teres. See an ortho or PMR doc to eval,this and get a correct diagnosis and treatment path. ...Read more

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For the past 5 days 3 - 4 times a day I get a dull throbbing pain on top of my lower left forearm, about 2 - 3 inches above my wrist. I have heart palpitations my entire life and have seen doctors about it. I am worried this has something to do with my he

Concern appropriate: important factors that can help lead to an answer to this concern are your age, family history, other problems such as hypertension, diabetes, any prior cardiac or vascular disease. It is true that heart pain can be referred to other areas, such as left shoulder, left arm, jaw, even right arm. Does it occur with activity, or stress, what relieves the ache--al important. is it a neck problem? ...Read more

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Wrist pain where back of hand meets arm and in line with the middle finger. No swelling, no movement possible, throbbing pain that's not going away?

Wrist pain where back of hand meets arm and in line with the middle finger. No swelling, no movement possible, throbbing pain that's not going away?

Get imaging : Need to see a physiatrist or orthopedic specialist and get imaging, start with xray , if negative MRI. May need with contrast depending on exam finding ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in arm between elbow and wrist, no accidents or trauma to it. I was wondering what this could be a sign of?

Possibilities: There are a number of conditions that could cause pain here, such as a sprain/strain, pronator syndrome, a cyst, etc. It would be reasonable to watch it for a few days and try an NSAID, and then see a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I'm having a throbbing pain on the top of my right hand, it actually just woke me up in the middle of the night. Not my wrist or forearm. Just hand.

I'm having a throbbing pain on the top of my right hand, it actually just woke me up in the middle of the night. Not my wrist or forearm. Just hand.

If it recurs: If it is still present or recurs tonight, consider the way you are sleeping. Maybe sleeping on your side with your hand under a pillow, cutting off circulation. Or maybe you are displaying symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Consider a visit to your local doctor. There are a couple of things they can do in the office to rule it out. ...Read more

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Have a throbbing pain above right elbow and throbbing pain in right hand along with a throbbing pain in right side of chest?

Have an exam: You might know of an activity or accident that might be at the root of this, but have an exam and see if there is anything you can do to optimize the recovery time and end point. Best! ...Read more

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I have carpal tunnel in my wrist. I'm feeling this throbbing pain that shoots up from my arm to my shoulder. What should I do?

Not carpal tunnel: Shooting pain in the upper arm and shoulder cannot be attributed to carpal tunnel syndrome which is due to median nerve entrapment in the wrist. The median n supplies the thumb, pointer, middle, and half of the 4th finger. ...Read more

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Tingling, numbness, and pain in left arm and hand, and in left leg and foot. I am only 16, what could this be?

Tingling, numbness, and pain in left arm and hand, and in left leg and foot. I am only 16, what could this be?

Anxiety: anxiety and stress. Breath deep and slow and relax. Walk,stretch,.if symptoms persisted see your doctor.you are too young for anything serious ...Read more