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Having pain in arm and throbbing sensation from shoulder down to fingers. What's wrong?

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Posted on Wed, 2 Jan 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: my right arm aches and throbs from my shoulder all the way down to my fingers non stop whats wrong?
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Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 2 hours later
Hi,

Thanks for posting your query.

From the details that you have shared it seems that there is some compression of nerve in neck region. When ever a nerve is compressed it can give rise to such kind of problem.

The reason for nerve compression could be:

Bad posture
Some minor injury
Over work or stress on that part

Please do following which should help:
Take analgesic for pain that you are comfortable with
Avoid lifting heavy weight
Avoid taking big pillow or more then one medium sized pillow
Apply local analgesic cream.

Please visit a doctor for further examination and treatment.

I hope this helps,

Wishing you good health.

Dr.Pragnesh

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