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Pain in right forearm
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Pain in right forearm

I have a burning pain in my right forearm about halfway between my wrist and elbow on the underside, right side.  I would describe as a shooting pain or stinging pain that happens several times day lasting less than a second.  I saw company nurse and she says it does not have carpal tunnel symptoms.  My only concern is that I feel a burning pain in my chest, then belch and a pain goes shooting through my forearm.  Would this have any relationship to a heart problem?  Any explanation between the belching and arm pain?
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Dear Tom,

This pain is likely from your stomach and the arm pain may be referred pain from your stomach as well.

However, i would menntion this to your internist to have these symptoms fully evaluated.
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I'm not a doctor or anything, but sometimes when I have gas pains, I will also get a squeezing pain in my shoulder.  I first thought it was a heart attack (except I wasn't having chest pains), but a doctor once told me it was called "referred pain", where something can be going on in one part of your body, but you will feel pain elsewhere.  When I get these pains I will lay on my stomach and after burping I will feel much better.  Just a thought!
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