What causes neck pain that is radiating into arm and chest?

See below. The pain could be coming from the disc, an irritated cervical nerve, thoracic outlet, etc. The pain could originate in the shoulder and be radiating to the neck and chest.
Couple of things. Anything from a slipped disc to arthritis to thoracic outlet syndrome (a compression of nerves from bone, muscles or even veins/arteries) can cause this. I would start with your primary physician.

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