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My arms are going numb from my elbow down into my hands, when this happens i get really light headed and nausea. also i can't move my fingers at all?

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Nerve pain: It is difficult to say without examining but the pain you are describing sounds like nerve pain. Nerves can get pinched at the level of the neck or shoulder or elbow or even at the wrist.. There could also be other more serious causes for these symptomsYou need to get examined by a doctor asap to get the correct diagnosis and treatment
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Neurologic or vascul: This could be neurologic, it could be vascular, and discussing this with your physician and getting an evaluation and possibly seeing cardiovascular experts or a neurologist.

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