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I have pain that's started around my right shoulder and upper arm and now that arm is itching, what's going on?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology
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In brief: Nerve irritation

Something is irritating a nerve in your arm. Could be a pinched nerve in your neck or inflamation of a nerve, such as can occur with a virus.
Either way, you'll be ok, though you might want to see a neurologist to nip this in the bud.

In brief: Nerve irritation

Something is irritating a nerve in your arm. Could be a pinched nerve in your neck or inflamation of a nerve, such as can occur with a virus.
Either way, you'll be ok, though you might want to see a neurologist to nip this in the bud.
Dr. Felix Brizuela
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Dr. David Benglis
Neurosurgery

In brief: Cervical spine

I would let your primary care physician know.
It may be an intrinsic shoulder issue or a manifestation of arthritis in your cervical spine. An imaging study may be warranted.

In brief: Cervical spine

I would let your primary care physician know.
It may be an intrinsic shoulder issue or a manifestation of arthritis in your cervical spine. An imaging study may be warranted.
Dr. David Benglis
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