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I have a pain in my arm. think it's from sleeping on it JA:

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hi. i have a pain in my arm. think it's from sleeping on it
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Customer: it hurts when i bend it
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 7 months ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Yes probably.Nerve impingement at the cervical spine or shoulder level can cause such pain.You should apply warm compress and gently massage the area.Ibuprofen ( Advil) can be tried 3 tabs with food 3 times a day.Physical therapy will help with more resistant cases.Please sleep on your back and avoid sleeping on the affected side.May take about a week to recover from.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/

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