A member asked:

Woken up by electric shooting pain in left arm for the 1st time. no numbness/tingling/other symptoms. pain last 1-3secs around every 30mins. 2hrs after i woke up, it stop. 5hrs later hand feeling a little numb now and colder. right arm/feet are good?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

May have been postural nocturnal compression, and perhaps due to pinching at wrist or elbow. Sounds transient and reversible, but contact your physician if it persists or recurs or progresses.

Answered Aug 14, 2021



Still have questions?

Get the best care from a doctor who knows you.

Book a Video Appointment
Sponsor Content

Related Questions

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor