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numbness on right side of face and arm

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
Ask treating doctor: This would depend on exactly what the doctor was calling scarring ms has fairly characteristic findings on MRI that i wouldn't describe as scarring a ... Read More
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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. Scott Tromanhauser
34 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See a neurologist: If you haven't done it already, go see a neurologist. If you have done so, get a second opinion.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Numb: Sorry but your question was cut off. Several things come to mind, from pinched nurve in neck to neurologic issues. Might be worth while to consult a n ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Numbness tingling: Impossible to say without more information. However if it has persisted greater than 2 weeks, it should be evaluated. Could be anything from a tempora ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Go to ER NOW: You might be having a stroke or a heart attack. This may turn out to be nothing serious but it could be life-threatening. We can't diagnose you furthe ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It is likely a cervical radiculopathy which is a compressed nerve root in the neck. Have it evaluated.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Needs brain imaging: Your presentation of symptoms really requires a neurological workup with imaging studies (preferably MRI with gadolinium contrast), blood chemistries, ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pinched nerve: See a neurologist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Perhaps hypoglycemic: Did you have a good breakfast this morning? I know you're across the pond so perhaps by my standards the answer would be NO! LOL! Nevertheless, HYPO ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Bed bugs?: Are you sure they are bedbugs? How long have you have them and do they come and go? They should not cause numbness in your thumb. See your doctor for ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are several possibilities with lyme disease being one of them. See a neurologist.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Grobman
40 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Lump getting g bigger? How fast? Something may be irritating nerves to face and arm. Should be checked out. Best bet is ENT doctor.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Burning pain: Possible causes are viral infection (shingles), fungal infection, nerve irritation ( trigeminal neuralgia). Check with your dentist, oral surgeon and ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nerve: This may simply be an irritable superficial nerve which may improve on its own especially if you have no other neurologic symptoms. If symptoms persis ... Read More
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Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Tooth/sinus problem?: Depending on the specific location and duration of the aching & numbness, i'd get my teeth checked, consider if it could be sinuses or bell's palsy & ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Trigeminal...: ...Neuralgia likely. See neuro.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience in 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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Need surgical eval: These symptoms - suggestive of spinal cord being compressed - need evaluation to rule of cancer or growth causing these symptoms. The other explanatio ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
28 years experience in Dentistry
Emergency: You should go and see a dentist to rule out possibility of a bad dental infection.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Complete work up : You need a thorough work up by an internist to check your lymphatic, hematological, neurological systems, etc. Keep investigating... Let me know the e ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Number of disorders.: Many possibilities for a cause of your symptoms exist...See a doctor for proper diagnosis.
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: These symptoms are concerning for a possible neurologic or cardiac (heart) problem. More information is needed to determine the cause of the symptoms. ... Read More

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