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Pins and needles in right arm and hand

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 31 years experience
Several: There are several possibilities. A problem in the neck, something affecting the cord, nerve roots, the brachial plexus, or nerve(s) in the arm. See... Read More
Dr. Martin Hirsch
50 years experience
Nerve problems: Sounds like a neurological problem. Best advice is to see an md.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Consider nerve : Possible nerve compression at elbow or wrist, but could be higher in shoulder or neck. See a doctor, consider an EMG study.
Dr. M Felix Freshwater
Hand Surgery 50 years experience
Not enough info.: Pins and needles are paresthesias. The nerve or nerves are not getting enough blood flow. Without more info like how long this has been going on, whic... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
41 years experience
Probably: Sounds like a cervical radiculopathy which can be a nerve impinged in the neck area related to herniated disc or arthritis. Less likely a more periphe... Read More
Dr. Par Fatteh
Functional Medicine 28 years experience
Yes, pinched nerve: Yes, sounds like a classic pinched nerve aka radiculopathy. It will usually resolve on its own, but mechanical cervical traction in physical therapy c... Read More
Dr. Gabriel Goren
A Verified Doctoranswered
59 years experience
Yes!: A good visualization of the cervical spine is mandatory ( xray, mri). If negative differential diagnosis with thoracic outlet syndrome is a must!
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Martin
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Paraesthesia: No this isn't normal. You need a thorough neuro exam by a doctor.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 17 years experience
Nerves: Can be a radiculopathy (pinched nerve) in the neck or even carpal tunnel syndrome. Have your doctor refer you to a neurologist or pm;r physician for ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 41 years experience
Compression symptoms: These vague symptoms could have several sources, and i recommend you seek a medical exam and opinion. You may have some degree of thoracic outlet syn... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 46 years experience
Vague: Could be a pinched nerve, stress, hard to say. I would see a doctor asap to perform a thorough history and examination, tests, etc.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. One needs to ascertain t... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
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
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
This could be a sign of spinal cord compression, especially in the neck, but of course, could be due to many other possibilities. Would not ignore, a... Read More
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