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18 Mar 2007

pain in arm
woman 45 years - smoker - pain in my right hand upper arm comes and goes every few days - have had this pain about 3 / 4 years already.
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear sharon
This is probably a nerve pinching or a muscle spasm with a trigger point. I would suggest that your GP do neck x/rays and if this is normal, to organize a visit at a physiotherapist for you.
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