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Hey doc. ... may I kno d answer for why do pain radiates from chest to arm neck and jaw? Thank u

Unusualor myofascial. Most radiating pain is myofascial, comes from injury to muscle and fascia. You might even be able to feel the tight cords between your neck, arm, chest, and jaw. Otherwise the cause is unusual--disc, tumor, etc. Suggest to get checked, and then if no serious cause is identified, read/learn about how to help treat your myofascial pain. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. Read more...

Why does pain from a myocardial infarction radiate to the neck and sometimes down the arm?

Several reasons. The sensory nerves that innervate the heart are not like the nerves in finger tips-the pain is "visceral" and cannot be localized like a pin prick. It's perceived as spreading out from its origin into adjacent structures. Moreover, the inner arm shares the same dermatome, ie, the nerves send signals to the same segment of the spinal cord and then to the brain which interprets it as the same. Read more...

Why does pain from a myocardial infarction radiate to the neck and down the arm?

Sensory. The sensory fibers from the neck and arm go through the same nerve connections as the sensory fibers from the heart/lungs and the brain may have difficulty distinguishing where the problem is actually coming from. Read more...