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I'm a 24 year old...
I'm a 24 year old male and I am have excruciating pain in my left upper arm and it's come out of nowhere. And I haven't used it or worked out recently what could be causing it to hurt so bad?
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Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Please provide some additional information.

Do you suffer from neck stiffness, and shoulder pain?

Prolonged hours of computer/ mobile usage?

Poor posture during sleep?

Is pain continuous or comes & goes?

Are you taking any medicines?

Any other medical illness?

Swelling, tenderness on the upper arm?

Numbness and tingling sensation?

Thanks.
Waiting for your reply.
I will post back to the reply/answer momentarily. Thank you for your patience.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No neck stiffness, from left shoulder down to elbow I have pain, no on computer usage, i drive a semi all day, I sleep on my side, right now the pain is continuous, no medication, no other medical illiness, there's no swelling or tenderness, it's just a sharp radiating pain. I think on the safe side I'm just going to the ER
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.
As per your description, possible differential diagnosis may include Tendonitis, Nerve compression.

You should do gentle massage with topical diclofenac sodium ointment and apply warm compresses.

Take OTC Advil and Tylenol together now.

If your symptoms will not show any improvement then see your doctor for a clinical exam.
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