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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Why am I having severe pain in my arm for many years even though all my reports are normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pain in my right arm (elbow, wrist, ring finger, and thumb bone). I consulted an orthopedic who suggested for X-ray and some other tests but all tests were normal. He told me to consult a neurologist, where I was suggested to have an NCV test. All tests came out to be norm...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Nigam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you are suffering from severe vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) and vitamin B12 (cobalamin) deficiency. Since your reports are normal, the cause of the constant pain is mostly due to weak bones and weak nerv...  Read Full »

I do not have a history of trauma, but I get pain in my right shoulder when I write, walk or sit without support. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have shoulder pain right side. I have no history of any trauma or injury, or surgery. I am 21 years, and I have pain from the center to the right shoulder and sometimes in the arms too. If I do a lot of work, I feel weakness in my arm and shoulder. I have pain when I write, walk, or sit ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Nigam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. What you are experiencing is most probably due to a condition called bicipital tendonitis. There is swelling and inflammation of your biceps muscle tendon. There can be many causes of this to happen and not always injury. The routine activ...  Read Full »

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