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Upper Arm 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
Right, left arm ache. Normal bloods, ecgs. Upper arm kinda sore when I touch it. But the whole arm aches, what could this be? I'm worried.
Pain: Likely pain is muscular in nature not cardiac. ...Read more
On and off pain midway between armpit and elbow on the underside of my arm. Occasionally sore to touch. Random other pains in arm Causes? Dangerous?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and find the cause to be treared. ...Read more
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
I have a small (bean sized) lump on the inner arm, right above the elbow. It is sore to touch and hard. What could this be?
Cyst: A subcutaneous cyst is most likely present but if the lump increases in size, becomes inflamed or tender, have your physician examine it. ...Read more
I hit my funny bone in my elbow a few week ago and now cannot lift anything with that arm. Not sore to touch just lost strength and it hurts to lift?
Eval: You may have a small fracture or tear. You should see your physician soon. ...Read more
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
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
My son had a lump on the inside of his arm. Above his right elbow. It's about 2cm in radius and is sore to touch and is making his whole arm ache when m?
Well many possibilit: Go see doctor and have him examined. There are many possibilities here so best is to be examined ...Read more
Blood draw from inner elbow 1 month ago. 3in x 2in hematoma. Arm still aches, sore to touch at elbow and clear to shoulder when lifting something?
Hematoma: See a Surgeon you may need that hematoma surgically removed ...Read more
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
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
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
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
2 days upper right chest sharp pain close to arm pit comes every 1min lasts 15 sec very sore to touch. Heat, tums, tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help. Serious?
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
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 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
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
6 month soreness rt shoulder, upper arm; numb/tingling /cold fingers; neck soreness less so. Hist rheumatoid, not carpal tunnel?
Not: Likely. See your rheum doc, pcp or pmr doc. ...Read more
Dull back pain, tenderness to touch all over body, joint pain, Joint creaking, rib pain & tender, protein in urine, tender shins, arm pain?
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
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
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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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
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
I twisted my arm & heard a small pop sound. There was some pain & no swelling. Arm works fine, but soreness when I overexert it. What is this injury?
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?
I got a tetanus shot one week ago and my arm is still very sore. Is this normal and what can I do to help the soreness?
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
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
Yes: But it should not last more than 2 days. ...Read more
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
Soreness in upper right arm/shoulder are for several months. Had similar issue last year in left arm which was rotator cuff injury.?
Used a tens unit on my bicep for fun and now I feel heat in the bicep, weakness in the arm, and soreness in the bicep. Is this normal?
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
Arm sore for no reason. Can still use arm fine but it seems to get sore/stiff from simple things that shouldn't cause soreness. Could this be early ALS?
ALS: Typically will present with weakness, rather than pain. ...Read more
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