Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Had Severe Arm Pain

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    Lose Weight

    i ghave had several skingraphs in both arms. It was not untill I losty weight that these problems got more managable. If you are carrying extra junk in the trunk....try losing some weight. I have lost over 50 lbs 3 times so far and all three timeds I have had better results. I am...
    webba60 webba60 26-30 1 Response May 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hip Pain

    I have had 2 hip replacements and if I had known that the pain of recovery was less  than my everyday pain, I would have done something sooner.  Get over it and deal with it.  You won't be sorry.
    acarol3 acarol3 56-60, F Aug 27, 2006

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Arm Hurt For Months

    In the Spring of 2004, I blocked a blood vessel in my eye (see "Eye Injury") and the eye specialist I went to see put me on a regimen of one 81mg baby aspirin per day. I started this immediately, and with every passing day, my left upper arm became more and more...
    avataress avataress F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2006

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I'm 23 with joint pain. can I get some advise?
    tinalr tinalr 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 57 and when young we had what would be considered now an ancient machine that you fed wet laundry through to have as much water squeezed out as possible. From there mom either...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Do you know the feeling that you need to be strong when around your family and also maybe friends even if you worried or sad... That you can't show it? I have crps and have had...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is going to be VERY emotional becuase this was truly the WORST day of my life. Out of the twenty-eight years of being on this planet, this was the day of sadness.Back in...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have had CRPS/RSD since 2002. Initially in left arm following Ulnar nerve transposition for cubital tunnel syndrome, but in 12 years it has spread to both feet/legs and small...
    eticketride eticketride 51-55, M 21 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am all better. My surgery went well. Brain tumor is gone. Haven't had a headache since I woke up after surgery. I was blessed in the fact that they were able to go through my...
    lovedbymost lovedbymost 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My experience so far! In brief, I am 22 years old and the doctors have put me at 5 - 6 weeks pregnant. I have just taken the medical abortion pills and waiting to see what...
    leesha333 leesha333 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I first felt the symptoms in September which I ignored. I thought my arm and chest pains were due to over exercising at the gym. It could not be a heart attack. All my previous ECG...
    sakura20 sakura20 46-50, F Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My uncle is 54 he has twin daughters, lives in telford which is about 45mins to an hour away from my family. He is a grandfather to two beautiful little girls. He is divorced and...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Tomorrow I will be 3 weeks post-op. I had arthroscopic repair which consisted of tendon stitches, anchors, and biceps (long head) tenodesis. The nerve block wore off in the middle...
    cspeer cspeer 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am in severe pain 24/7. My knee is swollen, misshapen and I can barely walk around on it. No matter what I do I can't get the swelling down and it only gets worse if I'm on my...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My cat died the other night, & I'm heartbroken... I'm also traumatized by the botched euthanasia, he had to endure! Cubby was my best friend! I've never been so bonded to an...
    Katherinespost Katherinespost 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mental/ emotional pain is like being held underwater. Physical pain is like standing in a fire. Both are severe, painful and are like nails in your heart
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel so Brocken inside I don't know what to do anymore, everyday I wake up feeling the same pain and heartbreak I just want to curl up in a ball and be alone. sometimes I think...
    Samanthaann13 Samanthaann13 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Feb 2013 I had me second child, a girl. My first is a boy and was 3 months preemie, so I was over the moon when my girl was full term. Everything had been perfect she was healthy...
    jweiz89 jweiz89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In my twenties. Haven't had a boyfriend to date, and thinking it might never happen to me. I wonder why I happened to be this lucky? I think maybe I must have done something awry...
    kisstherainn kisstherainn 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had my abortion January 9/15. It was THE hardest choice I ever had to make. Let me tell you, it is not easy making that choice. I had to make the decision for myself, my loving...
    dollface1990 dollface1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Scenar Therapy" helped my 14 year old daughter. 70% less pain and able to lead a normal life again. :)
    adsgsdfghert adsgsdfghert 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So we are now in day 8 of my back pain. At this point, my frustration is at about 1,000,000 out of 100. Working two full time jobs along with an active 4 year old does not allow...
    tiredgoodguy tiredgoodguy 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was walking home today I twisted my ankle and landed pretty hard. Ever since then my foot and ankle have been killing me. It's not severe pain but it hurts enough for me to...
    Annabeth11 Annabeth11 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know how to explain how I am currently feeling. I suffer from OCD and depression but I have never felt quite so bad in my life. I feel as if I am surrounded by blackness. I...
    nathancrofton nathancrofton 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'm back. Sorry that I had go away for a bit, but I really didn't want to be in the office any longer than necessary. Just listening to my Commander's voice makes me cringe...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M Jan 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi everyone! I'm blessed to say that I am alive today thanks to 10 bilateral ECT treatments that I had in July of 2014. I went from a happy-go-lucky college girl with a loving...
    Livelaughlove6813 Livelaughlove6813 18-21 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met and fell in love with the man I had an affair with before I even met my husband, but he never noticed me that way, until of course I was engaged. I met the other man when I...
    pamdaqtpi pamdaqtpi 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last night I experienced something that I hope to be sleep paralysis. I hope it to be sleep paralysis because I would not want to accept the reality that comes with that of it not...
    gabrielle1722 gabrielle1722 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm new to the Experience Project. I really only joined because I finally found a place where army girlfriends can talk. It seems like there are a MILLION army wife groups, but...
    lizzie0714 lizzie0714 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm new to the Experience Project. I really only joined because I finally found a place where army girlfriends can talk. It seems like there are a MILLION army wife groups, but...
    lizzie0714 lizzie0714 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a dislocated shoulder right now. Its been out of place for about 2 hrs and no matter what i do it wont go back in!!! Shrugged my shoulder, move that arm around, put pressure...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Dec 26, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Once upon a time in my aerobics class, I slipped on my own sweat while doing triceps dips and landed hard. It was fine. I got right back up and did what I had to do. All my life I...
    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Memoir of a New Life To say that I had a good relationship with my mother prior to my marriage would be an understatement. She could be overbearing and meddlesome with a very...
    pseudonympublic pseudonympublic 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello, everyone:) I have mentioned my struggles with my weight off and on, but I think it is important that I tell you all the whole story. I was always chubby, and this problem...
    Leopard3487 Leopard3487 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember it like it was yesterday. it was last year and I was 13 years old. I was walking through my neighborhood with my best friend amelia. when I saw a dark van pull up...
    pioneer18 pioneer18 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What had the affair change you/your perspectives in relationships the most? My background: I was TOW (the other women) and fell in love VERY deeply with a MM. Was beyond...
    lostsoul0311 lostsoul0311 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got all 4 of mine out. I was anxious at first, but once they sedated me, it was easy from there of course. two of my teeth, the top I'm guessing since they were coming in, popped...
    raziel1687 raziel1687 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This begins 5 years ago. I met a girl 5 years ago and we became close. I was young &full of life. Overtime, we decided that we would marry and perhaps have a family one day. I...
    waqman1 waqman1 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He's perfect in every way. So perfect it hurts. I've never met someone who has had this much of an effect on me before. He is the nicest guy I've ever met and he genuinely likes me...
    juliakats3 juliakats3 13-15, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have had suicidal thoughts. I have had too many failures. I cannot handle more. My mother feels I am worth nothing, she has even asked me to leave home. I am technically disowned...
    evanescentme evanescentme 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi I'm not Armenian but have a 3 month old half armenian half black baby. I met an armenian guy of Jan 2014 and we had slept together a month later and I ended up getting pregnant...
    lovely224 lovely224 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I lie in bed not able to sleep because I am thinking of you. Today will be our 3rd day of non contact, my stomach feels hollow my heart broken. I wish I didn't have to go no...
    TASTRS TASTRS 41-45, F 14 Responses Jan 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is such a catharsis, I never dreamed I would meet so many people that share my views of life in the US Army. It makes for an appealing work day while I sit chained to my desk...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For those of you following my story you know where I am. While here 11,000 km from home, my AP and I have made some progress. Past Sunday was the hardest of the week so far...
    ATH2000 ATH2000 36-40, F 14 Responses 5 days ago