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What Are The Causes Of Left Arm Pain Radiating Down To Hand
Several: This can be caused most typically from a neck or a shoulder problem. If if occurs from the elbow down it could be related to a neck or elbow issue. If really depends on where the pain starts and where it radiates and what makes it feel worse or better and what associated symptoms that may be present. You should see your doctor to make sure this is not a heart or lung issue that can cause this. ...Read more
What can cause left arm pain from shoulder down to hand? Not sharp pain. More like an achy pain? 29f. Healthy. Worried about stroke or heart attack
Nerve pain likely: Many things -- most likely compression of a nerve in your thoracic outlet or neck. Unlikely to be heart disease in a healthy person of 29. Definitely not a stroke. More likely thoracic outlet syndrome, or cervical nerve compression, or compression of your nerve by some other mechanism like a tumor -- see a doctor. ...Read more
29/f. Left arm pain sometimes starting in shoulder down to hand and sometimes vice versa. Shooting\achy pain. Had EKG last week and came back good.
Pinched nerve?: You might benefit from seeing a neurologist or a physiatrist to see if you have a pinched never from neck to the fingers. Ekg is not enough to see if you had a heart attack. Try getting a multifunction cardiogram to see if you have ischemic heart disease also. ...Read more
Left arm pain weakness and numbness. What kind of doctor should I see? Pain is from the elbow down into the hand 39 yr old male
Neurologisr: There are many possible causes. The presence of weakness and numbness strongly suggest that nerves are being compressed in the arm. This could eminate fron the neck or from nerve entrapment at the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome). A neurologist can diagnose this with elctrical studies and radiographic imagiong as needed. ...Read more
Neck, left shoulder and left arm pain. I have tingling all the way down my arm. More in my pinky and ring finger..
Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
Why would my left arm lower part be numb and my right hand will not straighten only curls up in ball along with arm pain to my shoulder?
Chest and left arm pain, while I'm flush and my heart racing 125bpm, while sitting watching tv? Then my hands, feet and body get cold like ice?
Heart Racing: There are many things that can cause this. Heart arrhythmia, drugs and stimulants like caffeine can cause this, panic attacks etc. The best plan would be for you to have a work-up with a cardiologist. This may include an echo, a monitor and even a treadmill. This would help to identify the problem. ...Read more
Symptoms ongoing for a year. Chest pain, left arm pain, left calf and thigh pain. Sometimes numbness in hand. No one knows. Been to many drs.
Mystery: Your year long syndrome deserves better than a 2 line description (your part) and wild guessing (our part). A thorough evaluation is necessary. If the UK system allows you to go to a university for a comprehensive evaluation, I would recommend that. ...Read more
Suddenly 10 minutes ago I feel pain in my left arm. I am feeling pain if I tried to lift my arm. Pain stats from thumb to top near shoulder joint. But if I raise my arm and put my hand on right shoulder from the back I feel relaxation in my arm.
Chest pain: Hello, some of the more common causes of chest pain and younger people are chest pain heart related, stomach acid, musculoskeletal. If the pain persists or gets worse with exertion, I would worry about heart condition. But the way you are describing that muscle movement helps, it could be musculoskeletal pain ...Read more
Good day. Saturday I went to the emergency room for heart palpitations. Heart rate was between 158 and 170 bpm. Numbness in hands and pain in chest and left arm. Dr put me on Bisoprolol. Still having chest and arm pain?
You need an: Additional evaluation to determine the nature of your fast heart beat and continued symptoms. Make an appointment for evaluation by a primary care health care worker. Potentially you will need referral to a specialist (cardiologist.) ...Read more
I have left arm pain radiates to hand. Hand veins bulge more than right. Blood clot? Negative d dimer. Ultrasound on legs came back negative as well.
Upper Arm DVT?: This can be a sign of an upper arm deep venous thrombosis (dvt). These are somewhat unusual in a young lady, so certainly I agree with the possibility of a thoracic outlet syndorme (tos), particularly a sub-entity of it called "effort thrombosis" or "paget-schroetter syndrome." this is often associated with swelling of the arm, bulging veins, and a feeling of arm heaviness. ...Read more
Left arm pain radiating from back into arm, sometimes wrist and palm. Hurts to stretch and lift also. Pain is 2-3 mild. Osteosarcoma? Pinched nerve?
Cervical HNP: Arm pain in young patients radiating from the back or neck, suggests disc herniation. This is most likely. Osteosarcoma is most common around the knee, humerus, pelvis and jaw. This is usually associated with a swelling, and likely night pain. Very rare! If you see hoof prints, think horses not zebras. Osteosarcoma is a definite zebra. ...Read more
I have had left arm pain for around two years. I had an MRI done last year and some tendonitis from tip of shoulder to wrist left arm?
Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?
I'm currently feeling dizziness, tiredness, left arm pain, specially palm. Could it have anything to do with stds?
Left arm pain: Unlikely. You need to see a doctor immediately. As I do no know a whole lot of the other circumstances like medical history and history of the symptoms you are experiencing. ...Read more
Left arm pain, elbow to wrist. Left eye only blinking, slight pain. No other symptoms. 12 year old girl?
Vague: Duration, severity, longevity, other symptoms...need a thorough history (cause is very important- trauma, etc.,) and certainly should see a Dr. ...Read more
Left arm ache, left hand tingling, pain with deep breath left scapula and left anterior chest wall. Worse with lying down and activity of L UE.?
I have pinching upper left arm pain with warmth running down my left arm when I raise it. Ekg came back okay. Any other causes? I am 18.
Inner left arm ache. Two weeks now. Armpit to hand. Tricep aches also. Normal thallium stress test 04/09 and pet st 01/13. Cardiac? Nerve? Thanks
Ache: Your ache is highly unlikely to be cardiac, far more likely to be musculoskeletal. ...Read more
Can cause all pain: Not only can anxiety cause left arm pain but it can cause right arm and leg, left leg, neck, shoulder, & ankle pains as well. Get the idea? However, doctors are trained to take a complaint like that & FIRST make sure there's nothing NON-psychological that could be responsible which is more often than not the case. You may be surprised that there's relief for your pain if you'd visit your doctor. ...Read more
Nerves in spine: Cardiac pain can "radiate" to many areas, the jaw, the neck, the shoulder, back or arm. I have even seen a toothache be the only sign of a heart attack. The sensory nerves travel up the spine to the brain and and can cause "cross-talk" with other nerves. Recently I treated a patient whose only symptom was right shoulder pain. ...Read more
Left arm pain, especially in association with chest pain, can mean a heart attack. This is especially so if you also have shortness of breath, nausea, sweating, and dizziness.
But there are lots of causes of left arm pain. If it persists, you should see your doctor. Feel better! ...Read more
If you have pressure build up from gas. Can it possibly be so bad that it causes chest and left arm pain?
Yes: Excessive gas build up is very uncomfortable and can cause your symptoms. Stay away from gas producing food, eat slower, chew your food well. There are several over the counter anti-gas products that are safe. If you follow the above and don't get relief see a GI physician. ...Read more
I'm having severe left arm pain feel dull/ ache non stop would it be caused by Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
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