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Sudden, severe sharp pain, spasms in my entire right arm. Pain began in neck, then traveled down shoulder, down to wrist. Arm pulsates with pain. Help?

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In brief: Sounds like

Nerve irritation or injury that could be coming from your neck seem a very likely explanation for these symptoms.
Assessing if neck position change the symptoms might help. A good neurological history and competent examination should sort this out. The pulsating might also suggest a vascular contribution though that can be a pain associated with nerve compression as well.

In brief: Sounds like

Nerve irritation or injury that could be coming from your neck seem a very likely explanation for these symptoms.
Assessing if neck position change the symptoms might help. A good neurological history and competent examination should sort this out. The pulsating might also suggest a vascular contribution though that can be a pain associated with nerve compression as well.
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Dr. Robert Masson
Neurosurgery

In brief: Cervical pinched ner

Most common cause is a pinched nerve in the neck.
Get evaluated by your physician, a detailed history exam and MRI spine diagnostic.

In brief: Cervical pinched ner

Most common cause is a pinched nerve in the neck.
Get evaluated by your physician, a detailed history exam and MRI spine diagnostic.
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