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A 20-year-old female asked:

last night i played computer games, when my game got finished my left my arm & hand went numb.it's the next day and my whole arm and hand is still numb?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Overuse: The most likely cause is median nerve malfunction due to severe overuse. If you haven't had prior similar problems, then your symptoms should gradually resolve, tho this may take several weeks. But if your symptoms are worsening, seek medical attention promptly because then something other than overuse is occurring.

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Last updated Oct 5, 2012

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