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Aching left arm between elbow and shoulder

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It started yesterday and is worse today. Have tried Aspercreme, pain pills, and calcium tablets. After a nap today, the pain was gone for about 5 minutes when it started again. I found one painfree position which is extending my arm upward.
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replied March 9th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Its good that pain subsides with pills and posture adjustments. Continue physiotherapy exercises and rest for a while and take supportive pain killers. If the pain persists for a week, get evaluated for the likely cause other than muscle spasm.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan





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