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What could a dull ache under my left arm and back of shoulder mean?

What could a dull ache under my left arm and back of shoulder mean?

Muscle strain: Possible a muscle strain or rotator cuff injury. It depends on how long this has been going on and if there was any inciting trauma such as lifting or carrying something heavy which could have brought it out. I'd say more info and having a doctor evaluate it is the best course of action. ...Read more

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Dull constant ache in left shoulder blade pain radiating down left arm BP is 119/78 pulse 90 pain has been there all day I suffer severe anxiety also ?

Dull constant ache in left shoulder blade pain radiating down left arm BP is 119/78 pulse 90 pain has been there all day I suffer severe anxiety also ?

Some pain issues: the location and movement of a pain gives clues as to what is going on. There are nerves that run from the shoulder outward (brachial plexus). mostly they are injured from obvious causes like car accidents and severe arm pulling. Thoracic outlet syndrome is when bones at the top of the ribcage rub these nerves. Generally with signs of circulation problems in arm. ...Read more

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I have a pain/ache in my lower left side of my back, my left shoulder and my left arm, I've had this pain/ache for about 3 days, what could it be?

Several things: A strain or sprain is likely at your age, but it could be several other things. have you tired over the counter meds to help ease it or a heating pad, etc.? If the pain continues for over a week, see a dr. for an eval ...Read more

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I have a constant dull ache in my left shoulder and down left arm. I'm 35 slim build active female?

I have a constant dull ache in my left shoulder and down left arm. I'm 35 slim build active female?

Rotator cuff pain?: Several conditions of the shoulder area can cause pain radiating down the arm. The most common condition is a rotator cuff tear or impingement or a tendonitis. Occasionally a pinched nerve in the neck can cause shoulder pain radiating down the arm. In this case raising or elevating the arm/shoulder is not painful(as opposed to a rotator cuff problem). For more information> http://bit.ly/1zzg2o6 ...Read more