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Can cervical radiculopathy cause pain in shoulder, arm, side of chest and sometimes hand? But no neck pain? Most pain is inner arm. Mostly when i move.

Can cervical radiculopathy cause pain in shoulder, arm, side of chest and sometimes hand? But no neck pain? Most pain is inner arm. Mostly when i move.

Strange but true: Cervical radiculopathy occasionally can be present without the presence of significant neck pain. That is a little odd when we see it and for that reason deserves to be looked at in detail to make sure something else may not be causing neurological symptoms such as a mass lesion, nutritional deficiency, etc. Emg studies often help answer this question as well. A good neurologist can help with this. ...Read more

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Last 3 days pain and tightness right side of chest, back, neck, shoulder, jaw and headache numbness in right arm and hand?

Last 3 days pain and tightness right side of chest, back, neck, shoulder, jaw and headache numbness in right arm and hand?

Thoracic Outlet Synd: There are multiple potential causes for your symptoms, one of which is thoracic outlet syndrome. However, a lung lesion, especially at the top of the lung, could be involved. You need urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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Pain in left side of chest, frequent belching, sternum pain while sleeping, pain in neck and shoulder when moving head a certain way worried lung canc?

Pain in left side of chest, frequent belching, sternum pain while sleeping, pain in neck and shoulder when moving head a certain way worried lung canc?

Probably not cancer: Given those set of symptoms, would think more about GI origin and musculoskeletal, but definitely should be evaluated further. A ct of chest would rule out or rule in lung pathology which may be considered. ...Read more

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My left side of neck & shoulder is swelled and my left side of chest also have a pain & left arm upper area is also having a pain?

My left side of neck & shoulder is swelled and my left side of chest also have a pain & left arm upper area is also having a pain?

See a physician: This could be a large number of things, some serious, such as an upper extremity blood clot and even a heart attack can cause some these issues. Be safe and get checked out. Also make sure you have regular breast exams as breast cancer that has reached the lymph system on the left side can cause this. After you clear these possibilities, look at thoracic outlet and muscular issues. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
Daily
Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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Why am i having pain in my left shoulder blade, neck and left side of chest. It hurts to move much. The pain has been there for almost a week now.

Why am i having pain in my left shoulder blade, neck and left side of chest.  It hurts to move much.  The pain has been there for almost a week now.

See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Burning in left side of chest. Pain left shoulder blade when i move my neck.

Burning in left side of chest.  Pain left shoulder blade when i move my neck.

The textbook says...: This type of pain may need a thorough check with an urgent care physician if sudden onset. If it is chronic, see a doctor to evaluate your neck/ shoulder for a muscle sprain/ neck problems, etc. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
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Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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Would stress from working and mom on dialysis cause pain and sting in neck and pain in right side of chest. And trouble breathing.

Would stress from working and mom on dialysis cause pain and sting in neck and pain in right side of chest. And trouble breathing.

Possibly: Strees can manifest itself in many ways, some of them physical. I suggest that you review these findings with your physician. ...Read more

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