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what happens if you have a pain on the left of your arm but down by your hand

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cervical nerve pinch: Pinch nerve in neck C6 goes to thumbc7goes to middle fingers MRI of neck and confirm with selective netve root block easily fixed when found.
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Several: This can be caused most typically from a neck or a shoulder problem . If if occurs from the elbow down it could be related to a neck or elbow issue. ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
? MI (heart attack): Get to an emergency room. The symptoms you describe could be angina. This could mean a serious heart problem. Get checked immediately and have someone ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: You describe symptoms suggestive of tia. You need to see your pcp as well as a neurologist.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to MD: Not likely anything acute in form of heart attack or stroke at your age, but I would have it checked out sooner rather than later.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Be more specific: Kelly, we can't understand what you mean by your question, "waking in to my hand". You are young and are apparently sort of anxious, so most likely i ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Concerning: Causes include cardiac,, lung PE, Pnuemonia, NEck problem with refered pain. Symptoms like this should be evaluated.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benoy Benny
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve - neck: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck and you need to get an MRI of the c-spine. Depending on the results it might be just short term th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. An emergency room doctor can check to see w ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
35 years experience Occupational Medicine
Shoulder/ neck: The tingling down arm and numbness in hand represents irritation of nerves in the neck the source of problem is in the cervical region of your neck ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It could be due to a pinch nerve in your neck and not to your shoulder at all.You should have it check to r/o other possible causes.
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