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Arm Hand Numb
The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step ...Read more
Last night i played computer games, when my game got finished my left my arm & hand went numb.It's the next day and my whole arm and hand is still numb?
Overuse: The most likely cause is median nerve malfunction due to severe overuse. If you haven't had prior similar problems, then your symptoms should gradually resolve, tho this may take several weeks. But if your symptoms are worsening, seek medical attention promptly because then something other than overuse is occurring. ...Read more
I've been waking up in the middle of the night or every morning with my right arm, elbow & hand numb/ pins & needles. Today it is extremely painful ?
Sleep position: If the right arm pain discomfort disappears after you message, active/passively move the arms...it is quite possibly you are sleeping on you right side in a position somehow pressing on the back of the right mid arm where the radial nerve passes causing it to temporally cut off circulation causing the complaints you are having...just practice a different position to sleep not compressing that side ...Read more
Having sharp burning pains in my neck right side radiating down my shoulder and arm hand going numb started today?
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Aggravated a pinched nerve during recent move. Left arm/hand going numb at night. Is there sleeping position that could provide some relief?
Arthroscopic shoulder surgery Sept5th,arm &hand get numb on & off.Also not much pain until last week or so.Keeps me [email protected] night?Why?
Which one is most likely to make only my left side neck, shoulder, arm, hand & leg numb & tingly a pinched nerve in back or neck? I have no pain.
Nerve impingement: These symptoms most likely arise in your neck/cervical spine. It can also arise from your brain from something like a stroke but this is less likely if the face is not involved. Nerve impingement should not be taken lightly. Any neurologic deficits such as these should be evaluated by a physician promptly. If you develop any functional loss or weakness that would represent an emergency. ...Read more
Arm and hand numb and tingling i had been turned around backwards for around an hour, my shoulder started hurting. I was sore for 2 days.On the 3rd morning i woke up in severe pain and could not move my arm or hand because of it.My brother had to drive me
Possi injured nerve: I am assuming that your neck was" turned around backwards". If this is so then nerves in the neck seem inflamed. Turning the neck could have injured facet joints in neck and their inflammation is affecting the exiting nerve roots which are nearby. It is likely to take quite some time to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 herniation at C5-C7. I can no longer lift my left arm, it won't move, also extreme pain in neck shoulder, arm pit, arm, hand is numb. What do I do?
Pulse after workout 125-132. Very lightheaded and loss of strength and sensation In legs. Left arm/hand/fingers numb/tingling. Goes away once rested.
Pinched nerve: Based on your symptoms this most likley a condition called a cervical radiculopathy. This is a pinched nerve in the neck that can cause numbness, tingling or both in the arm. Initial treatment can include physical therapy and oral cortizone (hydrocortisone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i'm once only, left arm goes numb, hands get cold, desire to lie down, no pain. What is wrong?
Further testing: The association of numbess w fainting begs to make certain that a neurological cause is not present. More history/testing might clarify if there was a prodrome of symptoms or post event symptoms that might suggest seizure activity. That said, numbness could also occur after changes in respiratory rate (such as hyperventilation) or sympathetic tone (neurocardiogenic syncope). Needs to see a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This may be raynaud's phenomenon, which is a blood vessel spasm. It is classically triggered by cold. Treatments vary from medication to surgery. It may also be related to autoimmune diseases. Best to get evaluated by a physician for a full history and physical. Make note of what seems to trigger this. If it doesn't resolve quickly, you may need an er visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elbow pain when leaning on it and bending my elbow and my arm and hand feel numb, i also have hypermobility?
Cubital tunnel: You are putting stress on the ulnar nerve which is commonly called the "funny bone". Pressure or flexing of the elbow will cause it to be irritated and then numbness/tingling down to the hand. Try to get a elbow pad to protect it for a few weeks and it will likely go away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3.4.5th fingers(only fingers. None in the palm hand arm) become numb for 1 hour after i wake up in the morning. What kinda illness could cause such?
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