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I've been having a shooting pain that is in my arm and at one

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I've been having a shooting pain that is in my arm and at one point felt like it shot into my breast area and another felt like it shot into my wrist area. The only thing I can physically see are tiny little bruises that appear each time it happens. Should I be concerned? This seems very odd to me...
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
Do you have any other health problems?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have idiopathic intracranial hypertension, asthma, and a history of pulmonary embolism. I also had a spinal tap done on Tuesday that did not go well and damaged my nerves.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Do you have any neck issues?
Take any meds?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have severe pain and popping in my cervical spine and a narrowing of my cervical spine
I take 500 mg ER diamox daily and 10 meq potassium every two days and 250 mg of magnesium and a low dose asprin
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
This is all coming from your neck
It is your cervical spine. Probably a disc pinching on a nerve

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