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I have excruciating pain in rt rotator, it radiates down the

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I have excruciating pain in rt rotator, it radiates down the whole rt arm, fingers are in pain an tingling. I had cortisone injection on Thursday. Just gotten worse. Went to ER yesterday. Had morphine, and an fentanyl injection. Neither worked for any length of time. I had an MRI on Thursday,ut no one seems to have results yet. I can not lift my arm It feels like a Nail is in mu rotator. Now red blood vessel are appearing all up and down the arm. I have had 3 previous neck surgeries. I am afraid it could r a
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: Yes. I starttd to say blood clot. My mother die of one. The pain is unbearable. Nothing is helping. Could it be related to the injection. I can't believe I have even been able to type. Even pulling the sheets up, I can't do it with out screaming. Any suggestions?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I don't know. Have been disabled since 2005. After 1st surgery'
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

This sounds like a neck issue

Did you injury your neck?

any neck pain?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I just want to answer this question. Do not want a subscription. I need to know it this is an emergency.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Yes, it is

This indicates a severe neck problem

I would go back to ER for an MRI

you could have spinal cord impingement

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