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tingling in left arm and thumb

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: a pinched nerve or something more serious like a focal event centered in the brain speak with an internist or a neurologist to be evaluated
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience Family Medicine
Pinched Nerve?: Could be pinched nerve such as carpal tunnel syndrome or part of anxiety symptoms
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
12 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Not sure: these complaints could be from any number of issues ranging from problems in your neck to your shoulder elbow or wrist if they persist you should seek ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like pinched: nerve, but any pain in left arm is concerning for angina. You are quite young to develop heart disease, but you should see your doctor to make sure y ... Read More
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 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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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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A member asked:
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 male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
From your elbow...: Is the pain in your entire arm or just below the elbow? This could be coming from inflammation/ irritation of your ulnar nerve, mahybe from medial epi ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Nerve root injury: One of the more common causes of your symptoms is a cervical nerve root injury called cervical radiculopathy. In a man of your age the cause is more ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Intrinsic shoulder : Joint problem, such as rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder joint may be present. The numbness could be indeed "shoulder hand syndrome" or maybe bra ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Pain: There are several possibilities. Carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinosis of the wrist and finger flexors, muscle strain. I suggest evaluation with your d ... Read More
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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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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve impingement: Might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Other nerve root impingements or some neurological disorders can cause. Recommend visit to physician.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Shoulder problem: You describe parasthesias and autonomic changes of an upper extremity. You need to be checked for thoracic outlet syndrome. Perhaps you have predisp ... Read More
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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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Cubital: Tunnel...See a hand therapist and a hand doctor. Probably not surgical.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging ... 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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Radiculopathy: You may have a herniated cervical disk with radiculopathy (compression of a nerve). See your doctor. An MRI of the spine in your neck may be ordered. ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Rotator cuff: If you can't move the arm above the shoulder you probably have a rotator cuff syndrome and if you have numbness and tingling you have nerve compressio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
More info needed: Is this isolated to the hand and fingers only? Is the pain traveling down the arm? Was there any trauma? Is there any pain at night or that wakes y ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Pain Management
How long: How long is this going on? Consider the ER to get your heart checked. This could be a sign of something.
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