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Pain when raising the arm, also inability to carry even the

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pain when raising the arm, also inability to carry even the lightest weight,ie a filled kettle
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
I am sorry you are having pain when raising your arm.
where is this pain? in your shoulder? your elbow?
you could have a pinched or entrapped nerve in your shoulder or bursitis or arthritis in your shoulder or elbow.
you might need a steroid injection to help decrease inflammation and pain
do you have a GP doctor who can look at this area of pain?