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28 year old with hypertension. Pulled muscle on the back, numbness on the hand. What to do?

28 year old with stage 2 hypertension and above, arms keeps falling asleep often. Work at a car wash scrubbing cars, pulled a right muscle on my back, kept working soon my whole back was sore. Started feeling a tearing sensation in my pectoral muscle where it connects to my shoulder . Now right arm keeps falling a sleep several times a day. hands stiff and sore making it hard to close them.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Hypertension in young age needs extensive investigations to exclude treatable / secondary causes.

Muscle pain is likely from local causes - like muscle injury / nerve irritation from spine.
There could also be systemic reasons like electrolyte changes (eg. Potassium) / which could be from the drugs you are taking.

An EKG and lab tests are in order.
See your doctor and get examined first.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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