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I woke up today in night with severe pain and numbness in right arm and now have i stiff and painful neck, what is it?

I woke up today in night with severe pain and numbness in right arm and now have i stiff and painful neck, what is it?

Possible disc: Could be a pinched nerve inside the neck secondary to a protruded or ruptured disc, but could also involve nerves within the shoulder becoming inflammed due to a brachial plexitis (parsonage-turner syndrome) there are a variety of treatments available, so see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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It's, been a, week my upper right arm is painful.Pain goes down to my hip and thigh area..Can't lay on my right side..It's, very painful what is it...

Neck and Back Issues: Actually your arm pain may be due to something happening in your neck and the hip pain may be related to back issues. Other possibilities can be bursitis around the hip/thigh especially since you can't lay on that side. Since its bothering you i would consider seeing a physical medicine ; rehabilitation specialist or sports medicine doctor to further evaluate you. ...Read more

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I have to get an EMG on my right arm and everyone tells me that's it's quite painful. Is this true? My pain tolerance is low and I'm so scared.

I have to get an EMG on my right arm and everyone tells me that's it's quite painful. Is this true? My pain tolerance is low and I'm so scared.

Your concern is norm: I can't blame you. I order them all the time but I can't imagine myself getting one done and looking forward to it. Having said that, take solace in knowing that the amount of information it can deliver is tremendous. So if your doctor is ordering it you can bet they have your best interest at heart. Relatively few of my patients back out altogether because they know how much I want the results. ...Read more

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I have ms. A weak right arm which is painful in the shoulder, neck and even comprising my rib age. Relapse.? Knock on effect of ms? Something else?

I have ms. A weak right arm which is painful in the shoulder, neck and even comprising my rib age.  Relapse.?  Knock on effect  of ms? Something else?

Evaluate co-morbidit: Would consider additional problem with neck, brachial plexus, or shoulder directly. See your neurologist and get this sorted out ...Read more

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I discovered a small pea sized lump under my right arm, it's not painful and has slightly increased in sized this past week, could it be an infection?

I discovered a small pea sized lump under my right arm, it's not painful and has slightly increased in sized this past  week, could it be an infection?

Unlikely: Infections are often characterized by redness, heat, hardness and tenderness or pain. Show this to your primary care physician and let them assess the likely cause. ...Read more

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My right arm is swollen and slightly painful to move. What can I take for this?

Get it evaluated: The first thing is to determine why it is swollen. See a doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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My right arm is going numb lately and it's painful. What can I take?

My right arm is going numb lately and it's painful. What can I take?

Splint: Rest, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space. If that fails then cortisone injection and surgery (endoscopic). ...Read more

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My right arm bone is painful, what will i do?

See your doctor: Till yousee them you can elevate it and try ice or heat whichever makes it feel better, . ...Read more

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