A member asked:

When i lay on stomach with arm straight up above head for couple minutes neck hurts& fingers start tingling & go completely numb &pain in neck gets worse. could that mean a trapped nerve in neck? same issues in hand randomly but nerve tests normal?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

NOT In the NECK. You most likely have a problem in the shoulder involving the brachial plexus and may indeed have thoracic outlet syndrome. See a vascular or thoracic surgeon, and get this further evaluated.

Answered Aug 20, 2023



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