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I have sensitive skin on my left hand and upper left arm that feels sore to touch?

I have sensitive skin on my left hand and upper left arm that feels sore to touch?

History neck injury?: Sounds as if you may have a compressed nerve in your neck that may be causing these symptoms. Do have have history of a neck injury, car accident? Any weakness in your left hand or left arm A physician should be able to give you advice on possible workup, treatment including exercises and medicines. Happy healing! ...Read more

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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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Pea size hard lump on the inside of my left arm on the outside of my arm and is sore to touch?

Pea size hard lump on the inside of my left arm on the outside of my arm and is sore to touch?

Cyst? Boil?: A hard, tender lump that is new, usually means inflammation or infection (mild). Cysts and boils often occur under the skin, can be firm and tender. You could try hot compresses to the area. Some people even take an antibiotic to eliminate infection. To be sure, see your doctor who can tell you what you are dealing with. ...Read more

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I have a bump under my left arm pit. It's the size of a cherry. It's sore to touch. There's no rash.?

I have a bump under my left arm pit. It's the size of a cherry. It's sore to touch. There's no rash.?

Get medical exam now: This could be as simple as a boil or enlarged lymph node but also a tumor mass depending on your condition so it requires a physician evaluation and testing to confirm and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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I have recently developed very sensitive skin. It started on my lower left arm and is now across my upper back. Sore to touch but no rash visible.?

I have recently developed very sensitive skin. It started on my lower left arm and is now across my upper back. Sore to touch but no rash visible.?

See a doctor: Your sensitive skin may be a sign of a more serious medical condition and should be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. Contact your doctor right away to set an appointment. ...Read more

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My birth control implant is sore to touch on my arm. It also sticks out a lot. Iv had it 4 years now is this normal? It's always stuck out really bad

My birth control implant is sore to touch on my arm. It also sticks out a lot. Iv had it 4 years now is this normal? It's always stuck out really bad

May need removal: The implantable birth controls (implanon/explanon, etc), should be placed in the superficial tissues of the arm so that they are more readily removed. It is possible that the placement of your device is quite appropriate, but it may be lying close to or aggravating a sensory nerve causing discomfort. If there is redness or your feel heat, you should have it checked for a possible infection. ...Read more

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Dull pain in left arm and left leg for months, getting worse. New symptom is upper vertebrae in back extremely sore to touch. Worried about heart. 24.

Dull pain in left arm and left leg for months, getting worse. New symptom is upper vertebrae in back extremely sore to touch. Worried about heart. 24.

Doubt heart: Cardiac pain would be very unlikely. Probably musculoskeletal-skeletal/spinal. Should check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Left arm just on the top side from my bicep and all down to my fingers sore to touch feels like sunburn, also in shoulder blade, under armpit, arm aching?

Left arm just on the top side from my bicep and all down to my fingers sore to touch feels like sunburn, also in shoulder blade, under armpit, arm aching?

Possible allergy: The description of left arm shoulder blade and armpit, aching s-like sunburn aching suggests that it may be either allergic reaction to prolonged exposure to sun, poison ivy or some infection is coming up. See your doctor, get examined and treatment. In the meantime you apply hydrocortisone ointment to left arm ...Read more

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I have a very Sore area on my upper right breast, near my arm pit - maybe a tender lymph gland. It's feels bruised and sore to touch but no swelling.?

I have a very Sore area on my upper right breast, near my arm pit - maybe a tender lymph gland. It's feels bruised and sore to touch but no swelling.?

Lump on Breast: I am very conservative when it comes to new Breast lumps. I feel they all should be checked out. This is both for your piece of mind and because missing something is potentially devastating. Your chances of it being anything is low but not zero. Please make an appointment with your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Soreness on left upper arm that over the course of a few days moves to the back of my neck. Happens about once every 5 - 7 weeks, goes way 3-4 days?

Hard to say: More information is needed. Strange soreness on your arm and neck is taken very seriously. You could have a pinched nerve/cervical radiculopathy, some heart, lung, muscle, rash related issues. Best to see your doctor as soon as possible or go to the emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper arm; had a bruise above but now it's gone. About quarter size, not painful. I have soreness in my arm around it?

I have a lump on my upper arm; had a bruise above but now it's gone. About quarter size, not painful. I have soreness in my arm around it?

Could be: A contusion and bruise from trauma can present like that. Use of topical analgesics or and oral analgesic and cold compresses in the first 48 hours and warm compresses after that is usual management ...Read more

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I have a bruise and tender spot on my left arm that I don't know how it got there. There is tenderness to the touch further down on my arm as well?

I have a bruise and tender spot on my left arm that I don't know how it got there. There is tenderness to the touch further down on my arm as well?

Bruise: Is your symptom getting worse or improving since you have noticed it? If your symptoms are improving, no reduced range of movement then I woukd not worry. Otherwise see doc. ...Read more

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Pain in palm of hands. Upper arm soreness and sudden short pain in bottom of feet or toes. What can it be? Sudden onset.

Pain in palm of hands. Upper arm soreness and sudden short pain in bottom of feet or toes. What can it be? Sudden onset.

Will need more info: We would need more information about associated conditions. Your physicians will evaluate you for neurological causes, vascular causes and articular causes. ...Read more

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What can I do to have no soreness in right arm after lifting weights?

What can I do to have no soreness in right arm after lifting weights?

Stop lifting: First step would be to simply stop lifting weights for a few days to allow the soreness to resolve. Keep in mind that if you are lifting regularly, a little soreness is normal and it would be ok to continue lifting. However, if the soreness is persistent or worsening, you may want to see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Been having severe upper back soreness that travels to my side and into my arm on my right side what is it?

Been having severe upper back soreness that travels to my side and into my arm on my right side what is it?

Evaluation: The pain described may be due to a disc problem in the neck. The symptoms are consistent with cervical radiculopathy. Sometimes, this can be due to a problem with the shoulder. The best advice is to be examined by your doctor, who can then recommend a specialist if warranted. ...Read more

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Pricked finger on rose thorn. Feel arm soreness now. Need to go to dr?

Pricked finger on rose thorn. Feel arm soreness now. Need to go to dr?

Sporotrichosis: Sporotrichosis (also known as "Rose gardener's disease") is a disease caused by the infection of the fungus Sporothrix schenckii. This fungal disease usually affects the skin, although other rare forms can affect the lungs, joints, bones, and even the brain. Because roses can spread the disease, it is one of a few diseases referred to as rose-thorn or rose-gardeners' disease. ...Read more

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So after the weekend rest why is my arm stiffness and soreness not going away?

So after the weekend rest why is my arm stiffness and soreness not going away?

Need more rest: Depending on the reason for your symptoms, a weekend may not be sufficient to achieve complete recovery. Continue rest, ice, and antiinflammatories. If symptoms are unbearable or worsen then see an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm having arm/shoulder pain as a pill side effect. Dr took me off it, how to deal with the intense soreness until it works through my system?

I'm having arm/shoulder pain as a pill side effect. Dr took me off it, how to deal with the intense soreness until it works through my system?

Time: If it is a side effect, usually time is your best medication. Another medication may just cause you more side effects. ...Read more

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Monday I did a 30min arm workout tues&wed I had soreness & swelling at elbow. Thurs soreness was gone but here it is sat & It's tingling what is wrong?

Monday I did a 30min arm workout tues&wed I had soreness & swelling at elbow. Thurs soreness was gone but here it is sat & It's tingling what is wrong?

Sounds like: You developed a mild case of EPICONDYLITIS ("Tennis elbow" when lateral "Golfer's elbow when medial)

If symptoms persist an ORTHOPEDIST specializing in Upper Extremity issues may be your "way to go"

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have soreness under left breast and arm?

I have soreness under left breast and arm?

Sore breast and arm: Please have yourself checked by your internist/family physician asap because your symptoms may denote a heart attack. This condition are manifested by symptoms different from men. ...Read more

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I am getting soreness in my left arm and chest only last a min but ups blood press. Not during activity but sometimes at night or first thing, concern?

I am getting soreness in my left arm and chest only last a min but ups blood press. Not during activity but sometimes at night or first thing, concern?

Yes: Without knowing your specific medical history and risk factors, it is hard to say but at your age, (possible) anginal pain needs to be evaluate. I recommend seeing your physician soon to have at least an ekg done and possibly a stress test. Of course it could be something nonthreatening like acid relux, muscle pull...But without evaluation, you will never know. Good luck. ...Read more

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Muscle soreness in right arm from shoulder all the way to forearm?

Muscle soreness in right arm from shoulder all the way to forearm?

Too little info: Hi, too little info to go with, any trauma? Any heavy exercise?
please see your PMD if not better in couple of days.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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I am expereincing soreness on my left side of neck, and arm all the way to my wrist. I have not done any excercise to cause this.?

I am expereincing soreness on my left side of neck, and arm all the way to my wrist. I have not done any excercise to cause this.?

Pinched nerve: The most likely cause is something (a disk or bone spur) putting pressure on a nerve as it exits the spine. You do not have to "do" anything for this to happen. A remote possibility for left-sided arm pain is heart-pain and I would recommend you see your doctor about these symptoms. ...Read more

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Soreness in upper right arm/shoulder are for several months. Had similar issue last year in left arm which was rotator cuff injury.?

Shoulder pain: Your symptoms in right shoulder could also be from rotator cuff or other muscles in the shoulder that could be strained or sprained. Please see your doctor to get evaluated for other causes like bone related issues as well. ...Read more

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I have recurring soreness in my left shoulder. It is sore after I surf (from paddling) and after I swing dance (left arm is my lead arm). Cause?

I have recurring soreness in my left shoulder. It is sore after I surf (from paddling) and after I swing dance (left arm is my lead arm). Cause?

If I was a betting..: Gal I'd put my money on impingement and overuse syndrome. Does the shoulder "click" or do you have pain and the sensation of something catching/sticking as you rotate your shoulder with your arm perpendicular to you body with thumb up to down? Or are there specific movements that precipitate pain? Like pulling or pushing with the arm? Rotator cuff tendonitis is another common cause. See your MD... ...Read more