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why does my left arm feel numb and tingly

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Numb: We worry about "thoracic outlet syndrome" but the person to best help is an orthopedic doctor. You might need an EMG by a neurologist as well. Start w ... Read More
Dr. Idan Sharon
28 years experience Neurology
Arm tingling: Various neuropathy syndromes and / or various radiculopathy syndromes may cause the symptoms. A neurological evaluation is a good idea. I would also ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
TOS: Chronic pain shoulder with parasthesias in associated arm of forties person suggests thoracic outlet syndrome (tos). Absent neck pain, neural impingem ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Give good history: You need to give a good history and description of your symptoms.
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Tingle & Numb: May be anything from a pinched nerve to circulation or cardiac issues. Please see your doctor to rule out and identify what is going one. Peace and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Sort out causation: Although left arm symptoms may represent referred cardiac issues, more likely, at your age, this is a nerve problem from neck, into plexus, at elbow o ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD.: If the symptoms are recurrent, or persistent, see an MD>
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Could be heart: At 50yo he should be checked out by a medical professional. He may need a stress test and blood pressure/cholesterol determination. Less dangerous is ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: An impingement of a nerve is suspected. The impingement may be at the wrist(carpal tunnel) but could be at a higher level in the neck,shoulder or elbo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal Tunnel : Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. I would recommend evaluation with a hnd surg ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bailie
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ER: go to an ER and make sure its not your heart
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