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Upper arm pain

Upper arm pain: Introduction

Upper arm pain: A feeling of distress and agonycaused by the stimulation of pain nerve endings in the upper arm. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Upper arm pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Upper arm pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Upper arm pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Upper arm pain:

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Upper arm pain: Symptom Checker

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Upper arm pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Upper arm pain

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Upper arm pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Upper arm pain

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Upper arm pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Upper arm pain

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How Common are these Causes of Upper arm pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Upper arm pain. Of the 23 causes of Upper arm pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 21 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Upper arm pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Upper arm pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Upper arm pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Upper arm pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Upper arm pain:

    Arm pain (133 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Upper arm symptoms (7 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Upper arm pain:

    Arm tingling (21 causes), Shoulder pain (107 causes), Shoulder symptoms (113 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Elbow pain (41 causes), Myocardial infacrtion, Cubital fossa syndrome, Carpel tunnel syndrome, Golfer's elbow (1 cause), Tennis elbow (6 causes), Volkmann's ischemic contracture, Supracondylar fracture, Raynaud's disease (32 causes)

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