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Arm Pain

Arm pain refers to the pain occurring anywhere in the arm, including the pain in the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. It occurs most often due to injury and when sprains, fractures, and tendonitis affect the arms. Angina and heart attack can also cause referred pain in the arms. Taking pain medications with physical therapy helps a lot. In severe cases, surgery is required.

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My thumb pain radiates to my right arm, shoulder, and chest, and it is more painful now. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old girl. The problem started one year ago when I experienced pain in my thumb. The pain subsequently spread to my entire hand and then progressed to my right shoulder. When I sought medical attention, the doctor diagnosed it as a muscle pull. However, the prescribed medici...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Thank you for trusting us with your healthcare. I have reviewed your medical history and understand your concerns. Your symptoms, as you describe them, may indicate cervical nerve root irritation. Do you experience numbness or weakness in your hand? Do you find your hands becoming clu...  Read Full »

My upper arm has been hurt on and off for two weeks as I am involved in pulling and lifting heavy boxes. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My upper right arm has been hurting on and off for two weeks now. I was involved in lifting or pulling heavy boxes before the pain started. It is not a constant all-day pain but it does hurt at some point in the day and if it is sore when I go to bed it hurts even more in the morning. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Patil Mahaveer Jingonda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and understand your concern. From the history, it seems that you may have strained a muscle in and around your right shoulder. This may be causing pain in your upper arm. Does the pain occur only when you are trying to use the limb or doe...  Read Full »

I am a 29-year-old male experiencing pain in the right arm for the past four months. How can I overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 29-year-old male who has been drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes since I was 16 years old. Every day, I sleep for around five to six hours. The pain in my right arm started four months ago. I speculated that it may be related to heavy lifting or a restless night. The unease ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Without X-rays, it is difficult to assess your lesion. Therefore, I suggest you send us the X-ray reports for a reliable assessment. Take the following medication until then. Take a tablet of Ibuprofen 400 mg twice a day for five days after food, a tablet of Rabepraz...  Read Full »

I feel constant pain in my chest and right arm. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I feel constant pain on my right side. Mainly my chest and right arm. It started at night and has not gotten any better. It hurts the most to breathe. I also have mild indigestion and nausea. Can it be due to peptic ulcers? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The pain in your right side, chest, and right-hand area appears to be a result of some gastric issues. Peptic ulcers do not develop overnight. You are having symptoms only for a short duration of time. As per your brief history, you are having mild nausea and indigest...  Read Full »

I am suffering from severe pain in my left arm after the vaccination. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from severe constant pain in my left arm due to the vaccination injections. I am not able to sleep or move my arm. I even took a painkiller and tried the heat packs but nothing has helped. I took vaccinations for Japanese encephalitis and MenB Bexsero. What to do? Ple...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Is there any localized swelling, redness, or something suggestive of pus collection? There are two possibilities, this may be just vaccine-induced muscle soreness and the other is a possibility of localized in...  Read Full »

I have got radiating right collarbone pain. Is it due to brain tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23-year-old female with 5’5 feet in height. I have had pain near my right collarbone for the past few days. Two days ago, the pain spread to my right arm, fingers, and sometimes the right side of my jaw. The pain does not subside with Tylenol and wakes me up at night. I am scare...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 1) What type of pain do you have near the right collar bone? Is it stretching/ heaviness/ tightening/ electric shock-like / burning/ something else? 2) What pain do you have in your right arm and fingers? 3) I...  Read Full »

My mother has pain in her left arm and shoulder. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had pain in her left arm for the past few months. However, for the past few days, she is having pain in her left shoulder region also. She occasionally suffers from chest pain during bedtime. She does not have diabetes or hypertension, but she stays very stressed. Please help...  Read Full »

Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems your mother is suffering from a musculoskeletal problem rather than a cardiac one. But still, it is important to rule out any cardiac issues. So, I suggest you follow the instructions mentioned below. Do...  Read Full »

Dizziness, rib, and underarm pain for a year. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from dizziness, bone pain around the lower rib on both sides, and pain under the arms for the past year. In addition, I feel lethargic and lack concentration. Also, I have taken allopathy and homeopathy medications for ear balance, but there has been no change. Ki...  Read Full »

Dr. Nitin Dongre

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I reviewed your query. Your symptoms are suggestive of vitamin deficiency. So I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Take Calcium and Vitamin D3 supplements. Drink milk and eat milk products except for cheese. Dri...  Read Full »

How can I get recovered from shoulder and arm pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 53-year-old female. My weight is 119 pounds and my height is 4 feet 10 inches. I have been suffering from the upper arm and shoulder pain for the past year, and it increased in the last three months. I cannot lift any weight. I feel pain with movement (forward and backward) of the a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Non-traumatic pain in shoulder in a female of your age group is either because of periarthritis shoulder or frozen shoulder or early osteoarthritic changes in the shoulder joint. Both clinical examination and radiological investigation such as X-ray and MRI scan are ...  Read Full »

My arm pain and itchiness radiate to the shoulder. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 67-year-old. I have chronic itching on my left arm between my elbow and forearm that radiates up to my shoulder. I have had this condition for 20 years and it is getting worse day by day. The only way to get relief from pain is ice massage. The pain is constant with sudden increas...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. Kindly send me a photo of the area where you have the itching and pain, for proper diagnosis and to give effective treatment. As per your explanation regarding the problem that you are facing, it indicates a fungal infection, as the fungal infect...  Read Full »

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