Possible causes of arm pain include:

  1. Angina
  2. Brachial plexus injury
  3. Broken arm
  4. Broken wrist/broken hand
  5. Bursitis
  6. Cancer (malignancy), primary or metastatic
  7. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  8. Cervical spondylosis
  9. De Quervain's tenosynovitis
  10. Dislocated elbow
  11. Fibromyalgia
  12. Heart attack
  13. Herniated disk
  14. Rheumatoid arthritis
  15. Rotator cuff injury
  16. Sprains and strains
  17. Tendinitis
  18. Tennis elbow
  19. Thoracic outlet syndrome
  20. Ulnar nerve entrapment

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

Apr. 09, 2013