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Throbbing Pain In Upper Arm
Sharp throbbing pain in upper right arm for weeks and getting worse. Now it is affecting my sleep. What can it be?
Right handed?: If you are right handed and have been using your arms and hands a lot you could be experiencing pain from aberrant compression at the level of the cervical spine, the brachial plexus, thoracic outlet. These are a few of the myraid possibilities including vascular, infectious, musculoskeletal or inflammatory conditions. Bottom line is you need an exam. ...Read more
Many options: It is a bit hard to tell based on your description. The causes could include muscle aches or bruising. Sometimes medications like cholesterol meda can cause generalized muscle aches. Your best bet is to be examined by your primary doctor who would know your complete medical history including the medications you take. ...Read more
Pecan size lump in crease of arm about a year now. Doesn't move not warm or red or throbbing etc. Sometimes pain upper arm, shoulder, back of neck. Was in both arms, now just left arm.?
See MD: You need to have it evaluated by a physician. Could be a cyst, infection or enlarged lymph node. No way to tell without an examination. ...Read more
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
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
Arm pit pain: The arm pit or axilla has special sweat glands and these can get irritated. This is called a hydradenitis. The hair of the axilla can get irritated with pseudo hyphae or fungal infection. Deeper in the axilla is lymphnodes which can get swollen for various reasons and cause pain. ...Read more
Sharp throbbing pain from right shoulder that goes into my arm which then feels tingly and unable to move, lasts for a few seconds (no injurys)?
I have a little throbbing pain about every 2-5 mins in my upper four arm below bend. My health has been good. I work out, ive had check ups. Any ideas?
For 2 days now, I've been having a throbbing pain in my right arm, similar to the feeling after getting a shot of penicillin. It comes and goes. Why?
Arm pain: Pain in arm can be for various reasons. Sounds like it is in your deltoid muscle if it is like pain from "a shot of PCN". Could be that you have injured that muscle in some way. Shoulder or neck problems can refer pain to the shoulder. Outside chance of some type of chest problem referring pain to shoulder. ...Read more
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
What causes a shoulder to pop? My shoulder popped and now is extremely painful. I am unable to raise my arm up high. Throbbing pain to the elbow.
I've 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
I have a throbbing pain in my elbow that comes and goes. It's quite painful, and I did not injure my arm nor have tennis elbow. What could cause this?
Many things are part: Of the elbow, thus many things can hurt too. Bone, tendon, joint, nerve, blood vessel, skin all can be a source of pain. Tendonitis is a common cause, as is ligament or joint irritation. But the take home answer is anything that gets a nerve supply (which is everything) can be a source of pain. Hand surgeons can offer diagnosis & rx for this very complex region. ...Read more
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. What's causing this?
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
I'm a 22 year old female. I have a consistent throbbing pain in my right arm, side and sometimes right leg. I've had this for 3 days now.?
Need more info: Throbbing pain usually suggests an inflamed area with swollen blood vessels which is usually fairly localized, so when you describe the entire side of you body, more information is needed. If this is very uncomfortable, I urge you to get an evaluation from your doctor or urgent care. ...Read more
I've had a daily headache now for nearly 2 months at d back of my head burning, throbbing pain now I've got aches in my arm and can't hear left?
See Your Doctor: You should see your doctor to have these symptoms evaluated. ...Read more
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
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
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. I'm 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
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
I am recovering from surgery and am getting left arm pain that comes and goes. It is a throbbing pain in my bicep and hurts almost like a pulse throb. I have a history of nerve pain so I never know when to take these pains seriously.?
Got lil drunk last night hangover a little been having some pains in chest and light throbbing pain in left arm doctor says it angina idk?
Angina: It sure could be. Did your doctor examine you? ...Read more
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