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A 39-year-old member asked:

what to do if i have severe arm itch and tingling?

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Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
See a neurologist: It sounds like you may be experiencing paresthesias, and they can be a very uncomfortable feeling! If in part of one arm, it may be due to nerve compression anywhere from the neck to the hand. A neurologist can do an examination, figure out where the compression most likely is, decide if testing is necessary to determine why the nerve is compressed, and recommend treatment. Hope that helps!

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A 41-year-old member asked:

I have extreme arm itch and tingling, what to do?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
See an allergist: Itching is a primary symptom of allergy. Tingling probably is secondary. Antihistamine medications and sometimes steroids tablets are very effective. You can try over the counter citrazine till you see allergist.

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Last updated May 23, 2016

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