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Left arm pain and numbness in fingers

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
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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Dr. Jonathan Levy
Shoulder surgery 22 years experience
Neck: Make sure you do not have a herniated disc in your neck.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Some thoughts: Would consider possible cervical spine issues and get this checked with mri. You could possess a peripheral neuropathy, and could even have b-12 prob... Read More
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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
Hand Surgery 37 years experience
Hard to say: Unusual constellation of symptoms. A possible herniated disc could cause these pains in arms and legs as well as balance problems. You need to get t... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
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. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Agree: Agree that numbness and tingling in the pinky finger is likely a pinched nerve in the neck (c8) or injury to the ulnar nerve. Would suggest a physiat... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Does not sound cardiac to me, and more likely you have a left carpal tunnel syndrome or a left C6 nerve involvement. Followup cervical MRI and a left... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
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 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
See doctor: Aches and pains may go away but in the case of weakness you need prompt medical attention. Consult your PCP or an orthopedist. Don't delay.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Arm numbness: Too little information here. Sound like a neurogenic cause but may be vascular. Can you provide more details like: when it started, where in the arm ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Anything's possible: You don't mention your age, barbara511911, but it's possible that your fast heart rate is precipitating angina, especially if you have cardiac risk fa... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 47 years experience
Might be neck relate: Many possibilties here. Most likely cervical spine disease with possible nerve impingement causing the numbness. Other possibilities include thyroid d... Read More
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