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288 Possible Causes for Arm Pain, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Vomiting

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Nausea Vomiting General epigastric (upper middle abdomen) discomfort Sweating Heartburn and/or indigestion Arm pain (more commonly the left arm, but may be either arm) Upper[medicinenet.com] A 58 year old lady was admitted to our unit with acute onset epigastric pain and vomiting for 4 h duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] But women are somewhat more likely than men to experience some of the other common symptoms, particularly shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting and back or jaw pain.[heart.org]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    […] accompanied by tightness, discomfort, & SOB; cardiac pain often radiates to the arm & neck, and less commonly to the jaw; the pain of AMI generally is. not relieved with[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] However, women are more likely than men to have: shortness of breath jaw pain upper back pain lightheadedness nausea vomiting In fact, some women who have had a heart attack[healthline.com] […] build in intensity; Discomfort in other areas of the upper body; Shortness of breath; Breaking out in a cold sweat; Feeling dizzy, light-headed or nauseated; or Belching or vomiting[atlantic-cardiology.net]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    GBS symptoms may include: lower limb numbness and tingling, symmetrical leg and arm weakness, severe back pain, muscle aching and cramping, shortness of breath and bieralfacial[muscle.ca] A 46-year man with type 2 diabetes and otitis media (OM) suffered with fever, headache, and vomiting for 6 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In cases where muscle weakness persists after the acute phase of the illness, patients may require rehabilitation services to strengthen their muscles and restore movement[who.int]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    The pain wasn’t as bad…It wasn’t the kind of pain that you feel when it’s infected, and your arm is dying.”[foxnews.com] […] streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome, or STSS. This illness is characterized by the presence of multiple symptoms: chills, fever or hypothermia and shock, confusion, vomiting[health.state.mn.us] See a doctor right away if you have a fever, chills, or vomiting.[cdc.gov]

  • Rabies

    Army soldier with progressive right arm and shoulder pain, nausea, vomiting, ataxia, anxiety, and dysphagia was admitted to an emergency department (ED) in New York for suspected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On October 3, she began vomiting and had increased arm pain and occasional arm numbness.[cdc.gov] […] attacking without warning, salivation, biting at imaginary flies, fixed stare, wandering aimlessly, dropped lower jaw, inabililty to swallow, eating soil and sticks, choking, vomiting[web.archive.org]

  • Panic Attacks

    […] intense pressure in the chest area; followed by aching pain that spreads throughout the abdomen or down the left arm.[lifehacker.com] […] shortness of breath, heart palpitations, chest pain (or chest tightness), sweating, nausea, dizziness (or slight vertigo), hyperventilation, paresthesias (tingling sensations), vomiting[sciencedaily.com] Feeling the need to vomit or defecate (sorry to bring that up : ) ): Both, if you were covered in them (YUCK!), would help put off a potential predator from eating you![uncommonhelp.me]

  • Ileus

    An intravenous (IV) line placed in a vein in your arm or hand to give fluids and nutrition, and medications as needed.[sgihealth.com] Postoperative nausea and vomiting have high incidences.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] a Sentence Recent Examples on the Web Other problems included a painful intestinal obstruction called an ileus ; an abnormally slow heart rate (bradycardia); nausea and vomiting[merriam-webster.com]

  • Cholelithiasis

    Signs of a gallstone attack may include nausea, vomiting, or pain in the abdomen, back, or just under the right arm.[medlineplus.gov] : PC-6 For vomiting : PC-6 For jaundice : SJ-9 For back pain : UB-18 For rib pain : GB-40, SJ-3 For biliary colic : 1.[americandragon.com] The pain may radiate into the back or down the arm.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    This case report describes a 20-year-old immunocompetent man with an episode of chest pain radiating into both arms, an increase in the level of myocardial enzymes, electrocardiogram[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hours of sleep daily These symptoms are followed very shortly by: Sore throat Enlarged lymph nodes Chills Joint aches Loss of appetite and slight weight loss Nausea and vomiting[drugs.com] F or 38.6 C) Severe headache Severe sore throat or swollen tonsils Weakness in your arms or legs Yellow color in your eyes or skin Call 911 or go to an emergency room if[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Nausea, flank pain, muscle twitching or muscle cramps Itchy skin, or your breath or body smells like urine Behavior changes, confusion, disorientation, or seizures How is[drugs.com] […] and vomiting, abdominal pain pain 6.6 WBCs, protein 30 Increased cortical echogenicity, no hydronephrosis "Synthetic marijuana" 8 New York 33 Nausea and vomiting 3.3 Not[cdc.gov] Possible Complications Complications may include: Anemia Bleeding from the stomach or intestines Bone, joint, and muscle pain Changes in blood sugar Damage to nerves of the[mountsinai.org]

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