Possible causes of arm pain include:

  1. Angina (reduced blood flow to the heart)
  2. Brachial plexus injury
  3. Broken arm
  4. Broken wrist
  5. Bursitis (joint inflammation)
  6. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  7. Cervical disk herniation
  8. De Quervain tenosynovitis
  9. Fibromyalgia
  10. Heart attack
  11. Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory joint disease)
  12. Rotator cuff injury
  13. Sprains
  14. Tendinitis
  15. Tennis elbow
  16. Thoracic outlet syndrome
  17. 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.

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March 27, 2021