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neck,shoulder and arm pain in left

i had pain before in ma left shoulder and a little below the chest in the left side,i went for an ECG but the reports were normal.After few months i had this excruciating pain in my left shoulder,neck and arm.my doctor gave me the pain killer but its ma second day after the pain occurred and i can still feel the pain when i do any moment in ma left hand.what possibly can be the reason for this pain
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Thank you for your question. Although without being able to examine you I can not offer you the specific advice on diagnosis and treatment that you need, but I would try to provide you some relevant information about your health concern.

It appears that your symptoms may be due to nerve irritation in the cervical (neck) spine or shoulder because of injury or prolapse where contact between the edges of the vertebrae can cause neck pain. In few people, this pain may be referred and perceived as occurring in the back of head, shoulders, arms or chest, rather than just the neck. Other symptoms may include vertigo, nausea (dizziness) and stiffness that can be intermittent. It will be best that you consult a neurologist who would like to prescribe Pain killers, steroid and muscle relaxants. Please consult your doctor first to rule out these possibilities first. Hope this helps.
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thanks doctor but i never got any injury in my shoulder. and i want to bring in your notice that few months back when this pain occurred i too had a little bit of breathing problem.
well i' will go to a neurologist.thanks for your suggestion.
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Cervical spine problems can cause radiating pain to chest, shoulder, upper back by shoulder blades, head etc...
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