I have a bulging disc at c5/c6 with radiating pain left upper arm/forearm could this also cause referred pain to thoracic facet joint area? .

Dermatome. The c5, c6 and t1 share same motor and sensory dermatome that is responsible for upper extremities hence can have pain in upper extremities and uppermostchest and back.
Not really. Bulging disc atc5/c6 can cause pain in left upper arm and fore arm but will not cause referred pain in thoracic facet joint area.

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