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A 32-year-old male asked:

recently i started to have tingling mainly right arm/hand, thumb seems numb, and my feet fall asleep fairly quick. muscles twitch a bit. any ideas?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Pinched nerve: The right arm/hand/thumb numbness/tingling may be caused by a pinched nerve in your neck, which then sends symptoms down the arm. A carpal tunnel syndrome could also cause similar symptoms. The feet falling asleep and the twitching muscles would most likely be unrelated conditions that would require further evaluation.

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