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pain in upper arm

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  • Posted By: ewebster
  • November 17, 2006
  • 01:02 PM

hi i am new here so be patient with me,i have a question, for the past several weeks i havew ahd pain in my upper left amr and in the last couple of days it feels like the muscle is pulling away from the bone when i put my arm at my side and just let it stay there for a few minutes the arm feels better when the arm is bent it does not hurt all the time
anyone has any ideas

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  • I am unsure but i think i am also suffering from this. it is a pain next to, but not quite on my elbow. does it feel like the the pain is on the bone or muscle? If you have found what is wrong please post back here, it would be appreciated.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 10, 2006
    • 05:39 AM
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  • i finally broke down and went to the orthopedic doctor and he told me it was bursitis he gave me a cortisone injection in my shoulder and it feels so much better and told me for 2 weeks to be on light duty,not to do any heavy lifting,no raising my left arm over my head and no sleeping on that side he also told me if it was not any better to call them and they would send me for an MRI to see if there was a tear or rotary cuff damage if so there would be a need for surgery and i would be out of work for 12 weeks and would require physical thearpy so do not wait to go to the doctor if you are not any better he told me the longer you wait for treatment the harder it would be to treat what is wrong.good luck and keep me informed
    ewebster 1 Replies
    • December 11, 2006
    • 11:29 AM
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