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Louisville, KY
A 17-year-old female asked:

39 year old male - right arm - pain, tingling, numbness and falling asleep when arm is bent. what could this be?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve.
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