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A 54-year-old male asked:

Left shoulder and arm pain with hand and finger numbness can't raise arm above shoulder?

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Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Rotator cuff: If you can't move the arm above the shoulder you probably have a rotator cuff syndrome and if you have numbness and tingling you have nerve compression- these two may or may not be related. You should see your pcp or orthopedics.
Dr. Jonathan Levy
Shoulder surgery 22 years experience
Neck: Make sure you do not have a herniated disc in your neck.

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