A 36-year-old male asked:
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Can tingling and numbness in the cheeks be caused by nerve damage in the arm?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Although inflammation in the hand can cause shoulder pain at times (hand-shoulder syndrome), the face is not neurally connected to the arm.
Answered on Apr 16, 2014

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