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Sharp throbbing pain in upper right arm for weeks and getting worse. Now it is affecting my sleep. What can it be?

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

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I have a throbbing pain in my right upper arm. What can it be?

I have a throbbing pain in my right upper arm. What can it be?

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

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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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What could cause a constant throbbing pain in my right arm?

What could cause a constant throbbing pain in my right arm?

Need more info: Infection, blood clot, trauma, with or without fracture, strained muscle, pulled tendon etc., arthritis (neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist with radiation of pain), rheumatism - all come to mind. You need to be examined and may need some testing. ...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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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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What makes u have an on again off again throbbing pain in your arm pit ?

What makes u have an on again off again throbbing pain in your arm pit ?

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

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What can be done for a throbbing pain in my left shoulder when I lift my arm?

What can be done for a throbbing pain in my left shoulder when I lift my arm?

Evaluation: If you have tried conservative treatments, ie ice or heat, acetominophen, asa, Ibuprofen or Naproxen without relief have it looked at. ...Read more

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