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Why does my left arm hurt everytime I put on a shirt.?

Why does my left arm hurt everytime I put on a shirt.?

Muscle strain : You may have injured a muscle or strained one. When you put on a shirt you have to twist the arm and in the process if there is an injured muscle it will hurt. If it doesn't get better see your doctor. Maybe you can remember doing something to injure the arm or to strain it. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm hurt when i cough?

Cough ; arm pain: Hello, you will need to discuss these symptoms with your doctor. He/she will want to order a ct or MRI to check for disc impingement of a brachial nerve. ...Read more

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Ekg came back good so heart is fine right? If so then why does my left arm hurt all the time

Ekg came back good so heart is fine right?  If so then why does my left arm hurt all the time

Most likely: An EKG is a good but not perfect test, however coronary artery disease is extremely rare in a 27 year old. There are many causes of left arm pain. If you are still concerned, see your doctor, and they can pursue other possible causes. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why does my left arm hurt so much after a lumpectomy a year ago, chemo and radiation? What can cause this?

Why does my left arm hurt so much after a lumpectomy a year ago, chemo and radiation? What can cause this?

Surgery under arm?: Did you have any surgery under the arm (lymph node biopsy or axillary dissection)? Did you get radiation to the underarm/axilla? These can contribute to the discomfort. You may want to contact your surgeon and get evaluated at a lymphedema clinic. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm feel like its numb and has no circulation ? My hand & joint hurts & its been like this the whole day. My arm is cold but i'm warm

Why does my left arm feel like its numb and has no circulation ? My hand & joint hurts & its been like this the whole day. My arm is cold but i'm warm

Best to see your doc: It is difficult to make diagnosis on short presentations with no physical exam here. It is bothersome to hear your hand feels cold and other parts are not, and feel as if no circulation. It is best to have it evaluated for anything that can be bad. ...Read more

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My left arm today has a constant spasm and I don't know why. And sometimes my left arm really hurts ?

Nerve entrapment ?: The symptoms are alarming. They may be related to pressure on the nerve plexus to the arm such as cervical plexus. The possibly of a disc hernia is always a consideration but since there are other causes I would suggest you visit a doctor as soon as you can ...Read more

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My left arm feels really heavy sometimes. It doesn't hurt and I can still use it pretty normally; it just feels really weird and "off" somehow.

NO history: Hard to give specifics but may be one of many things. It may have to do with your occupation or sport. The sport may be vigorous or activity that may cause some muscle problems. Have your doc check it out. ...Read more

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My left arm has been hurting bad for weeks, it is not broken, it hurts almost nonstop, I can get temporary relief by a long massage, do you know why?

My left arm has been hurting bad for weeks, it is not broken, it hurts almost nonstop, I can get temporary relief by a long massage, do you know why?

Hard to say: Pain in the arm could be coming from many sources - until you know the source, the best treatment may be elusive. Possible causes include trauma, neuropathy, arthritis, cervical disk disease, overuse syndrome, heart problems, and more. A thorough evaluation by your doctor is a first step, and some testing may be needed. ...Read more