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Sudden numbness in left arm

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Family practice: It could be a complexed migraine however something more serious may be going on. It sounds like you have several drs involved. Have you been seen by a... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
DIFFICULT CHOICE: If your pfo is closed, technically is not a major procedure, there is a potential of controlling migraine (not fully proven yet), and protection again... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Panic attack: It sounds like a panic attack please sit down relax and take deep breath's and it should disappear
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Acute Anxiety: I feel empathy for your condition. Having sudden numbness in left arm/tingling is causing panic feeling in you. Panic attack is period of intense fea... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Left sided numbness: These are symptoms of great concern. There are several possibilites one of which could be a warning of an impending stroke. You should call your doc... Read More
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Continuous?off & on: If it is one time event and without any weakness compared to right side and none since then it is not serious. If recurrent or persistent, it may be d... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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ER: dangerous symtoms which require STAT ER/CT scan evaluation. This is probably an inner ear issue; however, with left sided facial and arm numbness: get... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Saunders
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Urgent evaluation : Numbness or weakness on one side of the body lasting more than one hour could possibly signs of a stroke. You should go to the nearest emergency room... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Compression: One classic cause is compression of a nerve (eg sleeping on one arm) ; but the exact diagnosis in your case should be done in a dr s office, after dis... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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History of high: Blood pressure? Or cholesterol problems? Seek help from pcp as soon as you can, or go to er.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
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
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Not feasible to be precise, but your description may raise thoughts of cervical stenosis or bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. Since you are "worried"... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unlikely: Heart attack is unlikely, however, it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor fo... Read More

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