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What is the cause and treatment for painful arm?

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Posted Fri, 3 Jan 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Albana Sejdini 5 days later
Brief Answer: Could you please send in the meds you take? Detailed Answer: Hi, The cause to your aching left arm could be: - possible heart problems (ischemia or attack - do ECG and cardiac echo) - arthritis I recommend to consult a cardiologist, run ECG and cardiac Echo and Holter monitoring for further evaluation. Could you please send in the medications you are already taking to further assist you? Thank you! Dr.Alba
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