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Shoulder pain: Rotator cuff or heart attack by Carol Grant Posted Fri 16 Apr 2010 4:58am We have all heard on TV that shoulder and arm pain equals a heart attack.  But sometimes a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Now, seemingly out of the blue, your shoulder begins to ache and throb. Very concerned, you rush to the local emergency room. With resident’s first question, you point to your right shoulder and blurt out, “A ... Read on »
Tail pain by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Mar 2010 6:11am Day shift: Five calls; three by ambulance; two by car Stats: 1 ? CVA; 1 Back pain; 2 Abdo pains; 1 eTOH (because it’s Monday) A mystery start to the shift when a call for a 45 year-old man came in and I was tasked to support the motorcycle paramedic who’d just been sent before me. The call had come in describing the patient as ‘can’t w ... Read on »
Now the right arm? by Judith L. Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 6:50pm Three days ago I awoke with pain in my right arm, the upper outside part - triceps? I am not sure what the part is called. It wasn't the same as the left arm pain and not as bad, fortunately, but still quite painful. I have been working it at the gym, where I did the stretches on that arm as well as the left (with the stick) and in the Aqua class ... Read on »
I'm. In. Pain. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 8:57am I have no real idea what happened, but I'm guessing I slept in a bad position a couple of nights ago. I woke up yesterday with a slight pain in my left arm, but it only hurt when I raised it. It wasn't anything too bad so I ignored it most of the morning thinking I was probably just stiff. By yesterday afternoon it was somewhat worse, so I star ... Read on »
cold left arm ?????????? by demi Posted Sat 06 Nov 2010 6:40am hello my mam is 51 years old very good health but she has been feeling a cold sensation in her left arm no pain just annoying her and its very cold , not cold to feel just cold feeling as if she is sitting in a draft constantly any one know what this could be ? ? please help? x 14 hours ago   -  1 week left to answer. Additional Det ... Read on »
Computers can be a pain: literally! by Carol Grant Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 4:49am Windows and Mac users actually do have one thing in common – computer ergonomics issues, namely, pain.  Beyond the usual hardware and software gotchas we deal with on a daily basis, the real bottom-line question is, “how to play nice with my computer”. Doing computer work is a funny kind of work, a type of activity we’re still getting used ... Read on »
Is this Left Bundle Branch Block? Is there STEMI? by Stephen Smith Posted Fri 27 Dec 2013 10:25am A male 1 ppd smoker in his 50's with no prior cardiac history called 911 because the chest pain and left arm pain, with SOB and diaphoresis,  He callled because the pain was not going away with antacids after 8 hours. Here is the prehospital ECG (time zero), reportedly recorded with chest pain, but this is not certain The first tracing is l ... Read on »
numbness, questions and MRIs by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 11:48pm After my treatment with radiation ended on 2-23-12 I have had some changes in the pain along with other changes of nerve sensitivity along my left side from my leg up through my left ribs and left arm. some of the pain has improved: the searing pain in the shoulder blades has diminished to an occasional and less severe version of the for ... Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of Angina by Medical Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Angina: Breathlessness Brief chest pain Chest discomfort Chest pain Chest tightness Choking feeling Numbness in left arm Pain extends down left arm Pain extends to neck Pain relief from rest Pain worsens on exercise Tingling in left arm Weakness of le ... Read on »