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Sharp pain on arm. No relief after using muscle pain relief cream. What to do?

Hi Doctor yesterday i started to get shooting pains in my left forearm and it travells down in to my hand , I think it might be RSI related but i havent been doing anything differently recently and I have not had this pain before from what i can remember. I have put some muscle pain relief cream on there but to no avail. Is there anything i can do to ease the pain and stop this coming back?
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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hi taran
Radiating pain in upper extremity most likely could be due to cervical degenerative disc disease with radiculopathy
For that you need to consult orthopedic surgeon and get x ray or MRI done if required.
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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