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arm numbness during pregnancy

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Carpal tunnel: Fluid changes during pregnancy can produce nerve compression at the wrist c/w cts, which is benign and usually is gone a few days after l & d. Persis ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sleeping on your arm: Puts a great deal of pressure on your rotator cuff and drives the cuff up into your shoulder blade and collarbone. It is akin to someone clamping you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
A little swelling: is not unexpected. However, a painful swelling is another matter as sometimes phlebitis develops because of the high estrogen of a normal pregnancy. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Decreased sensation: Less sensitivity to pin or light touch in the arm. May correspond to anatomical distribution such as ulnar or median nerve, or perhaps cervical anato ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Yes: There studies that proves that migraine sufferers have high chance of stroke. Make sure it is migraine and not aneurysm, am etc.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: He does have a number of risk factors for heart disease (sex, age, hbp), but he likely has a nerve entrapment issue in his neck. Either way, he shou ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
19 years experience General Practice
Carpel Tunnel ?: Possibly carpel tunnel syndrome, or radiculopathy from cervical spine. Does turning your head affect the numbness ? What about bending your wrist all ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No not really: No caffeine does not cause arm numbness.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Usually no: Rotator cuff injuries do not usually involve symptoms of numbness (although there are rare exceptions).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain that radiates into the arm with associated numbness or weakness, suggests a pinched nerve. In older patients, this is often due to arthritis. You ... Read More
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