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numbness in right arm and face

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please get seen: now at ER. Have someone drive you or call 911. A stroke needs to be ruled out. Take care
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: You should visit your doctor. He/she will be able to examine and test you and tell you what's wrong.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shannon Kilgore
Specializes in Neurology
Need to see Dr.: You are young, so this is reassuring. However, when your face is involved, it suggests that you are having something happening in your brain, not in ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Not so sudden: If it is one event, then it's not so sudden but now subacute. Or if you are talking about recurrent episodes over several days, then most likely trans ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tingling: Sounds like a pinched nerve. Take an anti-inflammatory and if no improvement get a medical evaluation.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Paresthesia: Altered sensation of the arm and hand is often produced by compression of the nerve somewhere along the course of the nerve from your neck to your fin ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Needs eval: Numbness in you extremity can be caused by some nerve being pinched somewhere from your spine - neck area down to the arm. Some numbness can also be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Many things: The list of things that could cause numbness and tingling in arm is quite long. I suggest you start with a visit to your local primary care physician. ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Pinched nerve: See a neurologist.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Considrr: Might be carpal tunnel or even C-6 radicular problem. Testing can give answer
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Complex: Could consider nerve compression in lower back causing your leg symptoms, and perhaps, peripheral nerve problem in arm at wrist or elbow. But could a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Psychological or: Physiological issue. See your doctor for evaluation, testing and imaging to determine the cause and discuss the course of treatment.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Not so funny bone: If the numbness in mainly in forearm and hand, then most likely you have compression of the ulnar nerve in a bony groove formed by a portion of the el ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
TIA?: If these symptoms just happened would seek medical evaluation asap to make sure you are not having a stroke.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience Neurology
Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could b ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmud Ibrahim
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve in the neck. Often patients will develop numbness, tingling, and pain that radiates from the neck down the ar ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unclear: what this could be, but if you are on oral contraceptives or have high blood pressure or have overexerted yourself, for example by power lifting, it c ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Low blood oxygen : These are typical signs of sleep apnea, a condition which involve periods of ten seconds or more without breathing (apnea) and periods of time with sh ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Likely not: Numbness involving this much of your body can't be from a single "pinched" nerve. You should talk to your doctor about getting imaging of your brain t ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Best to : Consult with your physician . It is possible that you have a pinched nerve that caused the tingling and warm sensation. Need to know how often, how l ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: Your cervical vertebrae may be impinging on your nerves causing tingling in your arms and fingers.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
See below: Perhaps, position of neck compresses nerve root, but may have problem over brachial plexus such as thoracic outlet, or less likely nerve compression a ... Read More
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