Pain neck down left arm

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I keep having a sharp pain that runs <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> the BACK of my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. I went to my doctor and he gave me a EKG and a stress test and everything came back normal. He said, he had no idea what was causing this pain. I don't have it all the time, it comes and goes. I could be sitting watching TV and get it. I even got it while I was having the EKG and nothing showed up. Any ideas what could be causing this pain ? When I first got it I thought I was having a heart attack, but the doctor said, no.
I have had constant pain in my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> shoulder radiating <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> into my thumb and next two fingers. This feeling is like a throbbing sensation, really deep dull pain then into pins and needle in the fingers. I am taking Mobic in the morning and Codalgin every 4 hrs to relieve the pain. It is significantly worse at night while I am try to sleep. I have had it for 2 months. Chiropractic treatment worked for a while (entrapped nerves in the scalene muscle).
We've seen a sports medicine physician and a physical theropist who believe this to be nerve damage because after much time the pain, very intense pain can only be described as her neck, shoulder and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> her <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. It is a stabbing shooting pain that feels like 'electricity' through the affected area. the PCP has no prescribed Gabapentin for nerve pain but so far hasn't worked well. We are at a loss because the PCP has all but given up.
for days i have been having pain in my neck and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. it starts in my neck then goes through my shoulder, down my arm, and into my hand. the pain in my neck aches and feels burning and like needles are sticking in it at times. the arm pain throbs like a toothache. it comes and goes. what could it be?
I have been chronic for 2 years. Now pain is going <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. all the pain is on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> side. I had mri done. Md said i had slight pinched nerve and sent me to get steroid shots in my neck. After 4 shots still no relief. I tried gabapentin, pain meds that didnt work. Now he sent me to get EMG, they said everything was fine. I have been out of work for 4 months now.
hello there,, 3 years ago i had to go to hospital out of breathe and with a pain on left side of my neck,, after many tests including heart being raced etc i developed a horrid nervy pulsing pain around my shoulder and under and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>,i had a stroke a few weeks after this started but problem is still there,, i can't walk without awful pain now and have to keep stopping,, i was referred to have an MRI scan but could not go through with it as plate over my throat was too tight,, i went
About a month ago I began having excruciating pain in my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> breast with swelling and itching. the pain radiated into my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> pit and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> my arm. then I began to have pain in my neck and found many swollen nodules under my jaw bone and one, somewhat large nodule, just above my collar bone. After a mammogram and US, they found a 2cm highly dense mass at 1 o'clock. Highly suspcious of malignancy. I had a FNA and a US guide core biopsy.
I have had constant aching on my neck, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> upper <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> and tingling all the way <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> to my fingers. In 1996 I was told I had a bulging C-5 disk and the options were either surgery or non-invasive treatment. Needless to say I chose the latter and for the last 12 years accupuncture has helped me alleviate the pain and live confortably. Now it has come back and even with some accupuncture it has not eased.
I have had pain in my neck right shoulder and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> with weakness and numbness and tingling in my hand. Ive had an MRI and these are the findings. From C4 down to C7 multi-level degenerative disc disease is present with multi-level posterior disc protusions with accompanying osteophyte formation which results in bilateral foraminal narrowing and indentation of the thecal sac at the disc levels from C4 down to C7.
Hi. I am a 62 year old male. I deleloped neck, shoulder and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> pain about 2 weeks ago. I lifted a couple of 60 lb bags of cement mix so I think that's was the cause. the pain seems to be lasting a long time now, over 2 weeks. it's painful to turn my head to the right or stretch my neck from side to side. the pain seems to be in the area of the trap muscle and is also in the shoulder and move down the arm.
About three weeks i hurt myself at work i was helping another girl get her paient back to bed and he didn't satnd as well as she said he could and two hundred pounds of dead weight riped <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> shoulder. Sence this has happened i have had very bad pain in my shoulder, neck <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> and back, i can't move my arm at all without tears my neck i can't even turn it. And i have very bad numbness in hand to the point where it's hard to hold on to things. Also i have been getting bad head aces.
Two yrs ago I started experiencing right side neck/shoulder/<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> pain that radiates to my upper chest,into my armpit and under my scapula in the upper back.It is sporadic pain and varies in intensity.Most of the time when it flares up,which can be evey day for a month or only once a month,it is unbearable.It is a severe pinching,sqeezing,burning pain with a lot of pressure.It radiates down my arm into my hand.the worst part of it is the pain under my scapula and upper chest.
i hava a pain that runs <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> the inside of my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>.. it starts in my upper <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> chest and runs down the inside of my left arm close to the bone.. anyone have any idea what is causing this...
I had a gastric bypass surgery 3 years ago, since then, I have been experiencing a sharp pain on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> that goes to my neck all the way <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> to my hand. the pain comes and goes. I take pills like tylenol for the pain but they do nothing. When I take Tafil, the pain kind of goes away. Is this pain physical or is it due to stressful situations??
After going to therapy my pain began to worsen and hurt in the back of my neck next to my spinal cord which then had pain radiating <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> and left chest. If I barely touch that area on my neck I cause the pain to become very sharp in those affected areas, the pain in my neck is unbearable and feels almost like bone on bone rubbing. I was wondering if this was a possible pinch nerve, cervical slipped disc or just a muscle sprain?
I have been having pain running <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>, for a couple of months now and when I also have this pain it goes into the back of my neck and feels like I have heart burn. my elbow kills but most of all the burning sensation on heart burn. It is very strange and I can't seem to figure out what is going on. When I told my dr. she told me I had tennis elbow. But it still doesn't seem to answer the question of why I have the heart burn feel and the tention in my neck and shoulder.
for the pain feels like it is coming from the left side of my back close to the C6 or C7 (i think, I don't know too much about this so I may be off). the pain can be felt all the way <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. When i put pressure on my upper neck (left side) it seems to temporarily relieve all the pain but it just comes back.
my wife woke up one morning and felt pain in her neck, on a wednesday, by the next wednesday she had pain in her shoulders and pain shooting <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> her <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>, when this would happen the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> hand and fingers would go numb for a few minutes, by friday she was crying when ever she was awake with pain and the symtoms had spread to her right arm pain and numbness, and right side of her face, and worse than migraine headaches,(comparing to having ten kids at once).
Starting this past weekend, I've been experiencing sharp pounding pain right behind my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> ear running <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>down</span> my neck into my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. When this was happening I had a hard time with my vision, along with coherency. I don't want to see my PA, I do not believe she will do anything to help me. the unfortuante part is that I am in the military and have to go through certain obstacles to even see a real MD instead of a PA. I'm I being a hypercondriac? Is this all just an illusion in my head?
I Have pain in my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> it is mosly while sitting (constant when at computer workstation or when arm bent at desk) or driving is fine at night while sleeping i wake in morning get up sit a table pain starts been to hospital ER heart and BP is fine .
Hi I am 27 years old I have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>left</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> pain and neck side pain for two days now and I feel pressure on my heart too , like slightly left middle upper side of my chest when I breathe or lay down and I feel heaviness on my left whole arm side is this any serious thing?
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