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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 »
Referred pain by Brad W. Medical Student Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:46pm Updated July 2009 If you woke up with a pain in your shoulder , you'd probably think something was wrong with your shoulder, right? Maybe you slept on it the wrong way, maybe you're a weekend warrior who threw the football a few too many times. In most cases, your hunch is probably right. Pain in the shoulder usually indicates an injury or ... Read on »
Jaw Pain as a Sign of Heart Problems by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 06 Aug 2010 7:05am only alice/Flickr   There are a lot of dental reasons why your jaw might hurt. Some of the most common include TM joint disorders, misaligned teeth and clenching/grinding habits. Toothaches and infections can contribute to jaw pain, as well. But the jaw doesn’t exist in isolation from the body. Everything is connected in a ... 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 »
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 »
Matt Roloff Spinal Surgery? Is This His Last Option For Pain Relief? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 10:01pm I am a fan of Little People Big World. I am always amazed and impressed with what the Roloff family has accomplished. On a recent episode Matt (father) and Jeremy (older son) went on a skiing trip, much to their mother Amy’s dismay. Matt has recently been experiencing a lot of neck pain, shoulder pain and numbness into his left arm. Matt ... Read on »
Nerves Tangle, and Back Pain Becomes a Toothache by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:21pm By Kate Murphy When people have a heart attack, a classic symptom is shooting pain down the left arm. That symptom, it turns out, has something in common with a far more benign kind of pain: the headache one can get from eating ice cream too fast. Both are examples of what doctors call referred pain, or pain in an area of the body oth ... Read on »
Nerves Tangle, and Back Pain Becomes a Toothache by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Apr 2009 12:53pm By Kate Murphy When people have a heart attack, a classic symptom is shooting pain down the left arm. That symptom, it turns out, has something in common with a far more benign kind of pain: the headache one can get from eating ice cream too fast. Both are examples of what doctors call referred pain, or pain in an area of the body o ... Read on »
Chest Pain: The Unwanted Sequel by Jan Hasak Posted Sun 24 Jul 2011 11:33pm A month ago I landed in the Emergency Room of our local hospital due to acute pain radiating from the left side of my chest. An echocardiogram taken earlier in the day seemed to be the culprit. The logical explanation was that the E.C.H.O. technician probed too aggressively around my left rib cage. She apparently wanted to see how much p ... Read on »