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What does it mean when my right arm hurts a lot? Specially when I stretch it

What does it mean when my right arm hurts a lot? Specially when I stretch it

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes. Usually it is either musculoskeletal or neurological. I would not hesitate to be seen. An exam could probably determine the likely cause if you are having enough trouble with it. Read more

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What does it mean when your right arm hurts?

What does it mean when your right arm hurts?

Many possibles.: You need to provide specifics. Is it shoulder, elbow or wrist? The question is too vague. Read more

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What does it mean when your right arm hurts in a woman?

What does it mean when your right arm hurts in a woman?

Depends...: Depending on which part of your arm hurts, what makes it better and worse, and other aspects of your exam, there are multiple possible causes ranging from muscle tightness to referred pain to a pinched nerve. Start with your primary care doctor- they may refer you to a sports med doc or physiatrist for further diagnosis or treatment. Read more

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What do it mean u have inflammation in your wait fingers knees and right arm hurts?

What do it mean u have inflammation in your wait fingers knees and right arm hurts?

New symptoms?: It sounds autoimmune to me. I think you should try an elimination diet for a month and see if that helps. Stop sugar, soy, artificial sweeteners, dairy, eggs, gluten, peanuts, and corn. Consider swing a functional medicine doctor. Www. Functionalmedicine. Org Read more

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What does it mean when your right arm hurts? It's like pain gathers at my shoulder and then shoots down to my hand.

What does it mean when your right arm hurts? It's like pain gathers at my shoulder and then shoots down to my hand.

Possible nerve damag: Something called the brachial plexus is where a lot of nerves which come out of your neck cross cross and go into your armpit and then down your arm to your finger tips. If you injured your shoulder seriously, if it was pulled on very strongly, those nerves could have been seriously damaged. A good neurologist will help you resolve the issue. Read more

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My right arm hurts sometimes I here cracking?

My right arm hurts sometimes I here cracking?

In elbow?: Could be tendinitis. If appropriate Ibuprofen and avoidance of overuse are beginning recommendations. Read more

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My right arm hurts when I try to lift it what can I do for it?

My right arm hurts when I try to lift it what can I do for it?

See ortho doc: You need an evaluation to see what is wrong with your shoulder joint or muscles/tendons if the pain is in your upper arm. Read more

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My right arm hurts it like numb muscles it not bone why I getting those pain?

My right arm hurts it like numb muscles it not bone why I getting those pain?

? Radiculopathy: Without further details its really difficult to tell what is going on. Common causes of pain and numbness without specific trauma are nerve compression syndromes. Nerves can be compressed at any level starting at the cervical spine and going down the hand. If your pain and numbness continue, please get evaluated. Do not wait for weakness in those muscle groups to seek attention. Read more

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My right arm hurts, feels weak, and numb. The pain is mostly on the shoulder. I've had this for a day now. What can it be?

My right arm hurts, feels weak, and numb. The pain is mostly on the shoulder. I've had this for a day now. What can it be?

Sounds like: You may have a pinched nerve in your NECK! Contact your PCP (Primary Care Provider) as soon as practicable... in the meantime Ibuprofen 600mg after meals and at bedtime with milk may help. Good Luck PS You may need an MRI of your C- (neck)Spine Hope this helps! Dr Z Read more

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My right arm hurts, itches but no rash, sencitive to touch. Have tried calimine lotion but does not help.?

My right arm hurts, itches but no rash, sencitive to touch. Have tried calimine lotion but does not help.?

Could be: Hypersensitivity in one of the nerves but sounds like shingles. Depends on how long it has been going on. Could also be a pinched nerve in your neck or shoulder. Difficult to know without more details and or an exam. Read more

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I ate half a bag of starburst. Now I'm having chest pains and my right arm hurts along with dizziness. Is if Cause of sugar? Is it bad?

Mgt: Please see your physician, the symptoms are probably not related to the candy, and other causes should be investigated. Do you have a history of any health problems? Read more

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I was in the heat all day. I have a small sunburn. But now my right arm hurts, and fingertips tingle like I hurt it when I did not. Type 1 diabetic?

I was in the heat all day. I have a small sunburn. But now my right arm hurts, and fingertips tingle like I hurt it when I did not. Type 1 diabetic?

Tingling from edema: Bing in the heat all day with sunburn suggests some dehydration possible, and drinking water is key. The tissues of the arm are prone to swelling and that can cause the "right arm" pain and tingling fingers. One would suggest elevation of the arm to decrease swelling, squeezing a nerf ball, 20 min ice and 20 min off. With decrease swelling, the pain should subside. Type I diabetic risks infection Read more

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Hallo there are sometimes that my right arm hurts for no reason and its always that arm not both arms & hurts shoulder-elbow?

Arm pain: Upper arm pain may be due to chronic deltoid tendonitis. Do you have shoulder discomfort on motions of your shoulder? A trial of NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. Read more

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If my right arm hurts, feels weak and the muscles ache without reason, could that be a sign of a stroke? I'm scared.

If my right arm hurts, feels weak and the muscles ache without reason, could that be a sign of a stroke? I'm scared.

Not likely stroke: More common causes of your symptoms are a spinal problem, local trauma, and repetitive use disorder. Stroke symptoms would usually also involve facial, speech, and/or right leg symptoms. Read more

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I have 6/10 pain in my upper RT quad spreading to my RT side and back Nauseous No appetite Rest with heat 3hrs not helping. Not sure relevant pain in the underside of my right arm hurts to lift it. Don't want to go to ER if not necessary?

I have 6/10 pain in my upper RT quad spreading to my RT side and back Nauseous No appetite Rest with heat 3hrs not helping. Not sure relevant pain in the underside of my right arm hurts to lift it. Don't want to go to ER if not necessary?

RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. ER exam is appropriate. Read more

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My right arm hurts when I Extend + stretch it and my stomach hurts/near my ribs and it hurts when I'm doing a sit up but only when I go part way up?

My right arm hurts when I Extend + stretch it and my stomach hurts/near my ribs and it hurts when I'm doing a sit up but only when I go part way up?

Strain: This sounds like you have pulled or strained muscles. If there is no improvement in 3-4 days or it gets worse with other symptoms, see you doctor. All the best. Read more

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My right arm hurts and there's a bulge almost the shape of a muscle between elbow and wrist where the pains starts. D dimer 0.55 is it a clot?

Arm pain: You don't provide enough information as to how you got this. You also say "shape of muscle. .." Didn't specify which part of forearm it is on, etc. Nevertheless, go to the ER and they will do a diagnostic Duplex scan to see what it is, to exclude vascular structure or other. Read more

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I'm 53, I have hypertension and a lot of stress, due to my roommate. He may lose his job. Could I get a heart attack? My right arm hurts & hr is 67.

I'm 53, I have hypertension and a lot of stress, due to my roommate. He may lose his job. Could I get a heart attack? My right arm hurts & hr is 67.

Possible: You're not immune, nor is anyone else. Your age of 53, your high blood pressure, and your stress are all risk factors. There is no magic, but you can reduce your risk by eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping normal weight, not smoking, checking and lowering your cholesterol, & since you're >50, taking a baby aspirin daily. Read more