Also known as Pain In Arm, Upper Extremity Pain, Upper Limb Pain, and Painful Arm
Arm pain is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of arm pain are bruise, sprain or strain, and fracture of the arm. Other possible causes, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with arm pain, 53% report having neck pain, 53% report having sharp chest pain, and 51% report having shoulder pain.
Patients with arm pain often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, electrocardiogram, kidney function tests, intravenous fluid replacement, electrolytes panel, application of splint and cardiac enzymes measurement .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with arm pain include eptifibatide (integrilin), trolamine salicylate topical, fluoxymesterone (halotestin), maprotiline, gadopentetate dimeglumine (magnevist), samarium sm 153 lexidronam (quadramet), calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide, imipenem, aminophylline / amobarbital / ephedrine, methohexital (brevital), rotigotine (neupro), nesiritide and tenecteplase .