A 50-year-old female asked:
What would cause someone aged 76 having numbness in neck go down their neck and into their arm to their elbow causes tingling ? what would also cause across the chest to feel like it heating up really hot ?
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Dr. Rawhi Omaranswered
Pathology 46 years experience
Vascular or neural: Feelings of numbness, tingling etc are often caused by either compromised vascular circulation ( narrowing of blood vessels as in atherosclerosis, ageing, diabetes etc) or disorder affecting peripheral nerves. Need to see your physician for a thorough exam
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