Heart & Cardiology/Heart or Other
I am 53/diabetic/female/hypertension/elevated liver enzymes/panic disorder. 3 days ago I awoke feeling odd kinda nervous but got some reasons to be..my left arm had been slept on and felt tired so I picked up 2 10 pound weights and lifted up n down and back and forth maybe 2 minutes then later picked up a tot and lifted her over my steering whhel to sit down and withiin an hr I was huring nonstop in left upper shoulder, then left side of neck then at times also in albow, wrist and hand...but mainly neck shoulder top and shoulder itself. Itr lasted 2 days. I was ok with BP being 130/80 pulse 90 or less, and I HAD to stay still on bed. I used BIO FREEZE, massaging Hommedics device, Advil, heat and ice. Finally on day 2 I also found a gel band and put on arm just above elbow and it got much better-today day 3 I still have it on and just feel mild pain in those areas that tried flaring up as I use it and even the left ear aches at times with these pains. I have never hurt that bad. I am on disabilty for herniated neck, 3 spurs on neck and degenerative disk disease (DDD) and xrays show severe arthritis. my low back has spondylolisthesis, , also DDD, arthritis and spinal stenosis-MRI's done 6 or more yrs ago-Pople meaning well scare me about that sounding likemy heart. I had a stress test last time was 5 years ago, and EKG was done 3 dys PRIOR to this happening and was ok and was done as a routine visit where my A1c was 10% and BP 168/75-Dr did not EKG results...liver still elevated and was slightly dehydrated on the same days tests 3 days before this episode. Do you think it was anything heart related??Oh and when I touch all the places named above it hurt to touch and I could not turn head to the left either for pain. I weigh 213 (gained 12 lbs since 1-13)-just weird that all the issue was on left side then agin all my life that side catches the brunt of anything I get even shingles-that are also on that side now about gone...I also at times hear the ocean/heartbeat in the left ear during this episode.../astronomical stress for 2 yrs with brother dying unexpected and 93 yr old Mom declining and trying to care for her and 3 kids and no help...THANKS
No. it's not heart. The tenderness in shoulder and arm prove that it's muscular pain. The neck spurs plus lifting your daughter precipitated the pain.
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