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I am having pain from my shoulder neck area down to my bicep.

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I am having pain from my shoulder neck area down to my bicep. If I put my arm in certain positions I have a tingling or numbness feeling that goes away when I move my arm.

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Dr. Nomi :

Have you done any exertional ctivity in previous few days like pulling ,pushing etc.


Dr. Nomi :

What is your profession.Do you use computer too much?


Customer: No more than normal but I am very active
Customer: I work in the oilfield and do home repair also
Dr. Nomi :

Thanks.Your symptoms suggest that you might be having a pinched nerve at the neck .This can happen in cervical spondylosis.Also known as neck arthritis.

Dr. Nomi :

Cervical spondylosis is a disorder in which there is abnormal wear on the cartilage and bones of the neck (cervical vertebrae)

Dr. Nomi :

It can be cured by physiotherapy and massage .

Dr. Nomi :

wearing a collar for a few weeks also help.

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Any more questions please ask.


Customer: Taking Motrin seems to help is this ok
Dr. Nomi :

Nsaids like motrin are helpful.

Dr. Nomi :

Yes ,motrin is fine.

Customer: Thank you for answers
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