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i have pain in my left arm down to my hand with numbness in the fingers

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
radiculopathy : cervicalgia (neck pain) radiculopathy, nerve root irriion in the c5 to c7 distribution , is one cause, seek medical attention if symptoms continue ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
From your elbow...: Is the pain in your entire arm or just below the elbow? This could be coming from inflammation/ irritation of your ulnar nerve, mahybe from medial epi ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Neurologisr: There are many possible causes. The presence of weakness and numbness strongly suggest that nerves are being compressed in the arm. This could eminate ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Radiculopathy: You may have a herniated cervical disk with radiculopathy (compression of a nerve). See your doctor. An MRI of the spine in your neck may be ordered. ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Intrinsic shoulder : Joint problem, such as rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder joint may be present. The numbness could be indeed "shoulder hand syndrome" or maybe bra ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience in Neurology
Nerve root injury: One of the more common causes of your symptoms is a cervical nerve root injury called cervical radiculopathy. In a man of your age the cause is more ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rotator cuff: If you can't move the arm above the shoulder you probably have a rotator cuff syndrome and if you have numbness and tingling you have nerve compressio ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get a medical exam: This is a bit unusual. Numbness in the hand is usually caused by nerve damage in the wrist, elbow or neck, but wouldn't be associated with a lump. A m ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Carpal Tunnel: Sounds like irritation of median nerve. Your new job must involve a lot of computer work. See a neurologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Mystery: Your year long syndrome deserves better than a 2 line description (your part) and wild guessing (our part). A thorough evaluation is necessary. If the ... Read More

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