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What can cause sharp pains in my left forearm?

What can cause sharp pains in my left forearm?

Number of things: Description of sharp makes it likely it is something localized to the forearm and not being 'referred' from another area, like the heart. (see, prior answers related to referred pain). Presuming there's no trauma, insect bite to area, most likely a tendinitis (tendon connects muscle to joint)--rest the muscles, ice, anti inflammatory. Less likely is a clot in the vein. Persistent pain-again, c doc. ...Read more

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Back pain in lumbar area, woke up out of a dead sleep with sharp pain in left forearm and left tingling hand and pain goin into hand. Cause/related?

Back pain in lumbar area, woke up out of a dead sleep with sharp pain in left forearm and left tingling hand and pain goin into hand. Cause/related?

Back spasm...: Describing muscle spasm in the spine compressing nerve roots at multiple levels. Sleep especially non-rem sleep is an active process. The brain must have perceived an injury to the spine. Need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden pain in the left forearm?

What can cause sudden pain in the left forearm?

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

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I keep getting this sharp pain in same spot in left forearm. Over the last few months it's been happening more frequent and has gone from 1 sec. to 7.

I keep getting this sharp pain in same spot in left forearm. Over the last few months it's been happening more frequent and has gone from 1 sec. to 7.

Hard to say: It could be a muscle cramp or an area of mild degenerative change to one of the tendons of the forearm(so called tendinopathy) to some irritation of one of the local nerves. If it's bothersome, you should see your doctor for a formal evaluation, as there's just not enough information provided to adequately guide you through this. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Random shooting pain in left forearm,no tingling,no other symtom.shooting pain happens at random multiple times a day. what could be the cause?

Random shooting pain in left forearm,no tingling,no other symtom.shooting pain happens at  random multiple times a day. what could be the cause?

?PINCHED NERVE: Possible nerve compressions at elbow, such as pronator syndrome. posterior interrosseus syndrome, or cubital tunnel. A neurological consultation could identify cause, and an EMG test could confirm. Other thoughts might involve referred joint pain, and this could be assessed at time of consult ...Read more

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I haven swollen tumours on my left forearm it does not cause any pain...Is it cancer...It does not cause ani pain... ?

Needs an examination: You need to see your physician or primary care to examine you and discern what the swelling actually is. It might be an infection, a benign non cancerous fat tumors such as lipomas but cancerous tumors would be on the differential. All the above causes can cause painless swellings, again would stress you to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Causes for tingling and warm sensation in left forearm arm and hand?

Causes for tingling and warm sensation in left forearm arm and hand?

Best to : Consult with your physician . It is possible that you have a pinched nerve that caused the tingling and warm sensation. Need to know how often, how long and frequency of occurrence. Make sure you are not developing neuropathy or possible side effects from your medicines.Your doctor knows you best. ...Read more

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What does ache and pins and needles in left forearm and hand be caused from?

What does ache and pins and needles in left forearm and hand be caused from?

Several Reasons: Collette, this could be sore muscles from repetitive activity or nerve irritation. If you have discomfort at night try a wrist brace to keep your wrist still to see if this helps. Simple stretches might help as well. See your doctor if these simple approaches to do not help. ...Read more