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A 24-year-old female asked:

Everytime i lift my arm up my shoulder pops and it goes numb for no reason time to time.?

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Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 22 years experience
Nerve compression: There are some nerve compression syndromes that occur when raising ones arm. This could be due to a anatomical abnormality. Or this could be ligament instability after trauma. Have you injured your shoulder recently? See your primary who may refer you to an orthopedic surgeon or hand surgeon.

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Last updated Jan 6, 2013

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