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My partner had a pain in right arm that shot up the neck, also on the right side. What does this mean? Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

My partner had a pain in right arm that shot up the neck, also on the right side. What does this mean? Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

See a doctor: If you are worried, get them to see or at least speak with their doctor. Go to an er if they don't have a doctor. I am a psychologist and not a medical doctor, but it sounds like you may need some live advice & I'm just here on my computer and wanted to respond quickly. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my right arm sometimes hurts?

What does it mean if my right arm sometimes hurts?

More info needed: There are nerves, muscles, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and bones in your arm. Your symptoms may be coming from any of these tissues. Without knowing more precisely where your arm hurts, what makes it better or worse, how long the symptoms have been present, and other such details, it is impossible to speculate as to the cause. The best thing to do is to be evaluated by your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Pain and discomfort in my right arm, what could that mean?

Pain and discomfort in my right arm, what could that mean?

I can list 15+ Dxs: Too little info. Where in arm is the pain. What makes it better? Worse? Frequency? Character? Persistence? Pattern? Injury? Dominance? Occupation? Deformity like swelling? Answer and then I may help. ...Read more

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What does if mean to have pain shooting up and down right arm?

Evaluation Needed: Could be nerve issues, muscle issues, heart issues. The key is to go to doctors and get evaluated and treated properly. ...Read more

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What it means to get right arm pain?

Several options: Unfortunately this is an extremely nonspecific question, and would depend on the location, nature, chronicity, etc of the pain. Numerous conditions can cause arm pain, including a pinched nerve, tendonitis, fracture, sprain/strain, etc. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What does numbness in my right arm mean?

What does numbness in my right arm mean?

Nerve Problem: The nerve supplying that part of the arm is not working right. Could be due to pressure on the nerve, or injury or even more problem related to your body (systemic problem). Probably more info might be useful in finding the cause of it.
I would suggest to see your doctor if the problem persists. ...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 the symptom of a tingling right arm mean?

Irritated/pinch nerv: Usually pinching of nerves from neck to wrist can occur and symptoms and signs will depend on the location of compression of one or more nerves. ...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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I have numbing pains in my right arm what does that mean?

I have numbing pains in my right arm what does that mean?

See below: There are a number of possibilities. You may have a problem with one of the nerves such as carpal tunnel syndrome which is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow could also cause a different set of symptoms. Compression of a nerve in the neck can cause numbing pain in the arm. Sometimes shoulder problems can cause similar symptoms. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a random radiating pain in your right arm?

Radiating arm pain: From the neck down means neck problem. From the wrist up the arm usually means distal entrapment form Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There is also thoracic outlet syndrome, anterior interossius syndrome, ulnar neuropathy and a few others. Geography matters. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. Get a thorough exam and if need be an nerve conduction-EMG test to localize the problem. ...Read more

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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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I just took my BP on my left arm. 147/97. I immediately went to the right arm. 134/84. Then back to the left 138/89. What does this mean?

Nothing: This is normal variation in your blood pressure, and in your device. A consistent difference of > 15 mmhg between the 2 arms may indicate a blockage in the subclavian artery to the arm with the owed blood pressure. ...Read more

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What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

Tingling and numbnes: This usually has to do with a nerve at some ointment from where the nerve leaves the spinal canal until it inner ares the hand. Depending on what part of the hand is involved depends on which nerve it is. The best thing to do is see you doctor and he can order tests called Nerve Conduction tests that can see where the nerve is pinched and determine treatment from there. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a shooting pain down my right arm?

Possible: Problem in the neck such as disk herniation causing compression or chemical irritation of the nerves that go to the arm. See your pain management doctor. ...Read more

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If your right arm is hurting in the tendon what does that mean?

Injury: It sounds like you have injured it, or sprained it. If not better with advil or aleve, (naproxen) you need to be seen. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have shooting pain up and down your right arm?

Nerve pain: It sounds like you might be experiencing nerve pain (neuropathic pain). It might be due to a pinched nerve. I recommend you seeing a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in your upper right arm close to your shoulder? The pain lasts for 5 minutes and then goes away.

What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in your upper right arm close to your shoulder? The pain lasts for 5 minutes and then goes away.

Many possibles: With your pulmonary symptoms, the arm pain could be related to pulmonary and rarely to cardiac issues. It could also be related to a musculoskeletal issue involving the cervical spine or should. Vascular issues are rarely a cause. ...Read more