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No. No rash. Small scar from road rash of a motorcycle accident about 3 years ago.
The pain is not sharp. It does increase in intensity as the arm is strained harder. Even shaking my hand causes pain. However, as the skin is very sensitive, I doubt the nerve possibility.
No neck problems.
Still, I've had a pinched nerve; that pain was sharp. This is different. And started slowly, and keeps getting worse.
The pain is focused and much more intense in the area adjacent to that bone that sticks out, toward the ribs. Very painful from bone to about 1cm out (in the direction of the hand) then decreasing in sensitivity.
No. It feels like when one presses a bruised or injured area. It wouldn't concern me, were it not getting progressively worse. I've searched numerous forums and sites, but have found nothing that really matches my symptoms.
I am no hypochondriac, and have (possibly foolishly) not seen a physician in years. But, I am becoming concerned.
Nothing I can think of. As I said, about 3 years ago, a motorcycle fall; no fractures, just some road rash. Nothing recent at all.
As I'm now curiously prodding, the pain is definitely focused on that bone; if i hold my hand to my shoulder such that the bone protrusion is not seen, pressing just 5-15mm from that bone is definitely the focus.
Some sort of arthritis maybe?
BTW - I appreciate your patience and diligence.
The link does seem to cover it. Unfortunately.
As I have no health coverage, could you suggest how I can get an x-ray most economically?