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numbness down arm and fingers

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: It sounds like muscle spasm, but the numbness worries me a bit. Try heat, nsaids, massage and rest. If it does not clear up see your pcp.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
usually neck arthrit: Commonest cause is osteoarthritis in neck. There could be other causes of nerve pinching behind collar bone or many causes of nerve disease. See a neu ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ritholz
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Neurological : The things that come to mind are 1) cervical radiculopathy possibly caused by a cervical disk ore an entrapment syndrome 2) cardiac pain less likely ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Some thots: This could be associated with a nerve compression in the neck, but could also represent compression of the brachial plexus, or at elbow or wrist. Nee ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness: If you awoke with this and it resolves soon after you awake then it is likely positional. Meaning you slept on your right arm and compressed the nerv ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve issue: Have you had this pain before? Do you use your left arm in repetitive motions on a frequent basis? It's possible you just slept on it wrong and caused ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Although arm pain can be related to cardiac problems this sounds neuromsuscular. Possibilities would include impingement of nerve at the neck (radicul ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Jones
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Nerve: The pinky numbness could be an irritated or "pinched" nerve at the elbow or in the forearm (called cubital tunnel syndrome). However, if it seems to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc: This is an irritation of one of the nerves in you neck/arm. Hard to tell exactly where. Because there are many potential causes you should see your ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Very important for you to see your doctor and get evaluated promptly. There are many things that can cause this but important to make sure that there ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
CERVICAL DISC: problem is likely! You may need an MRI See your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for evaluation! Sometimes Physical Therapy will help! Good Luck! Dr Z
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