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human bite in arm and thumb numbness

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: The right arm/hand/thumb numbness/tingling may be caused by a pinched nerve in your neck, which then sends symptoms down the arm. A carpal tunnel syn ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Considrr: Might be carpal tunnel or even C-6 radicular problem. Testing can give answer
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You prob. have: an irritated radial nerve. rest,no massages and see if it gets better over next month(nerves take a long time to heal). If not or worsens,see your dr.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
23 years experience Hand Surgery
No: Numbness in the upper arm is not related to your injury, it is most likely from a pinched nerve in the neck. I would recommend you see an orthopedic s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Unlikely: All though injuries to the hand fingers and thumb can cause localized numbness, it is unlikely for a thumb injury to cause numbness in the upper arm. ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Not normal: could be several things and you really should have this evaluated by your doctor
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Cervical spine disea: Problem in the neck (cervical spine disc ?C5/c6) could do it ulnar nerve entrapment can be the cause an EMG (electromyogram) will settle the diagnosis ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Disc or CTS: If the numbness is on the entire thumb, check your neck for pathology like a disc rupture. It the numbness is only on the palm side, consider carpal t ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Check up: This could certainly indicate nerve damage from the injury and you should be checked out promptly within the next 24 hours.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Neck problem: This likely a result of the nerve that goes to your arm being pinched in your neck either by a bad disc or a muscle spasm. Ibuprofen is the first line ... Read More
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