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Left arm feels numb and heavy

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information as to how long it has been and how it started.Needs to have detailed History and Physical Examinatio.So get it check... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry 52 years experience
No: When you're anxious, people often have all kinds of symptoms, it's your body telling you you're in emotional pain. Hope ypu feel better soon. Try ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
No: I don't think that anxiety would single out the left arm like that. If you get true intermittent numbness and heaviness and/or weakness of the left ar... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salman Saeed
Neurology 33 years experience
Radiculopathy: You may have a pinched nerve in the neck. It's called cervical radiculopathy. Mri and emg/ncv study usually are needed to diagnose this problem.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Pain: I am glad your pain is not related to your heart. However, you still have a problem Pain that is in shoulder blade area and worsened with activity ass... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Numbness: This could be due to many conditions from stroke or spinal cord problems to a pinched nerve at the neck or shoulder area. For proper diagnosis and tre... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies : The most common cause would probably be a pinched nerve in your neck. Other potential causes could potentially include thoracic outlet syndrome or on... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
Pulmonary Critical Care 41 years experience
Nerve pinched: Pressure on a nerve can cause pain, numbness, feeling of cold alone or in combination. This pressure can occur at any level where the nerve runs endin... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Is this something: New or have it for a while ? Have you seen neurologist and diagnosed with migraine ? If this not the case , please see your doc /neurologist and eval... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
Its possible: Possible but unlikely at your age. What is your murmur from? Why do you take the listed medications and how much? There are quite a few things, some ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Rule out heart first: Number one cause in seriousness is heart disease / attack. If you haven't checked this out, do so right away. Other causes include pinched nerve in ne... Read More

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