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A 21-year-old male asked:

my mother (49) feels numbness in her left arm at night. the doctor said her heart and blood pressure is fine. no arm injury. what could it be?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Neuropathy: The pain is suggesting neuropathy, either through nerve root compression at the level of her cervical spine/ neck, or compression anywhere along the way, either vascular or on the peripheral nerve. Would suggest first to sleep mostly on the right side to see if the numbness is still there, avoiding compression on her left arm and then playing with the pillow' s height- this will point towards neck

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