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Given two cortisol shots into my right shoulder. Shoulder is burning, and I have lost sensation of index and pinky finger. The shots haven't numbed.

Given two cortisol shots into my right shoulder. Shoulder is burning, and I have lost sensation of index and pinky finger. The shots haven't numbed.

Corticosteroid: Corticosteroid injection into the shoulder joint shouldn't cause that symptom. Carpal tunnel impingement at the wrist is more likely a reason. If symptoms persist consult a hand surgeon or a neurologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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I've got middle chest pain that comes and goes it like a burning ache, then it's in my left shoulder n bak. Tingling in hands numbes in litle finger?

I've got middle chest pain that comes and goes it like a burning ache, then it's in my left shoulder n bak. Tingling in hands numbes in litle finger?

SEE MD TODAY: This could be angina, chest pain and referred pain to the left shoulder/left scapular area and sensations traveling down left arm. If this is the case, symptoms indicate insufficient blood flow in your heart. Call your doctor today.
It could be something else (panic attacks +\- gastric reflux), but acute heart disease must be ruled out. Consider:go to er next episode for ekg, exam, labwork. ...Read more

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What could it be if there is sharp shoulder pain which causes finger numbness?

What could it be if there is sharp shoulder pain which causes finger numbness?

Not clear: Thoracic outlet or local trauma and or nerve compression can be problems.
Sort out cervical disc, thoracic outlet, or intra thoracic issues.
Full history and exams! Will lead to explanation. ...Read more

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2 year old slamed head in my shoulder and now pain and numbness from shoulder to fingers?

2 year old slamed head in my shoulder and now pain and numbness from shoulder to fingers?

Stinger: This sounds like a common football injury, which should improve over the next several hours. Try a brisk walk for 15 min followed by a very warm shower. If it's not improved significantly by tomorrow, go ahead and get seen by doctor, or if it gets worse get seen tonight. ...Read more

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My shoulder constantly pops out of place and my fingers go numb. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

My shoulder constantly pops out of place and my fingers go numb. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

Unstable shoulder: Prolotherapy can repair this without surgery

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or www. Proloshot. Com for information and to find a doctor skilled in this treatment. ...Read more

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What's causing the tingling, burning, and sometime numbness under or what seems to be all over my right shoulder blade?

What's causing the tingling, burning, and sometime numbness under or what seems to be all over my right shoulder blade?

Several thots: This could be radiation or referred symptoms from cervical or thoracic outlet problems, but might also be "notalgia paresthetica". A neurological exam and a few tests should reveal answers. ...Read more

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Hnads burning, and numb. Fingers feel like I have been shocked. I am woken up with this as well for over a week now.?

Hnads burning, and numb. Fingers feel like I have been shocked. I am woken up with this as well for over a week now.?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment.

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What causes numbness in thumb and index fingers and in the blade of left back shoulder?

What causes numbness in thumb and index fingers and in the blade of left back shoulder?

Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle weakness and pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what steps should be taken if there is numbness in the fingers following a shoulder dislocation?

Can you tell me what steps should be taken if there is numbness in the fingers following a shoulder dislocation?

See a physician: You can damage your brachial plexus with certain dislocations. I would recommend seeing a physician to check on both vascular and nerve issues to make sure there is not lasting damage or necessary interventions. Consider seeing a physiatrist for this type of injury as they will be able to do an EMG if necessary. ...Read more

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There's a burning pain under my shoulder blade that after hurting for a while turns almost the whole right side of my back numb. What is this?

There's a burning pain under my shoulder blade that after hurting for a while turns almost the whole right side of my back numb. What is this?

Cervical vertebra: Arthritis in the cervical vertebrae or bulging discs at c5-c7 can compress the radial and ulner nerves which can alter sensation to the arms and hands. Seek an orthopedist, or neurologist for diagnosis immediately. ...Read more

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My wife had pain on her left shoulder region about a week ago but since three days ago she began feeling numbness which radiates to the fingers.

My wife had pain on her left shoulder region about a week ago but since three days ago she began feeling numbness which radiates to the fingers.

4 women, have heart: Checked, as any pre-heart attack syndrome doesn't present the same way it does in men. It's milder, and can appear as jaw pain, hair or face pain, and numbness of shoulder, arm, going to fingers as described. Contact your PCP righ away, or go to ER if it's happening now or urgent care, and get an EKG, BP again vitals, and monitor carefully! Check BP now. Don't delay! ...Read more

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I'm 44 found a knot on shoulder. Halfway through my work night whole arm will hurt and I wake up can't move arm for a while and fingers are numb?

I'm 44 found a knot on shoulder. Halfway through my work night whole arm will hurt and I wake up can't move arm for a while and fingers are numb?

T.O.S.: Aching shoulder pain, numb fingers, global arm numbness awakening from sleep, ; "shoulder knot", likely a loci of muscle spasm, all suggestive of thoracic outlet syndrome. Diagnosis is best made by osteopath or physiatrist. In my opinion, many neurologist doubt that it exists; so do not rely on them. Vascular surgeons know how to diagnose. ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain, upper right shoulder. Been around for 5 years or so. Comes and goes. Sometimes goes numb. Massage helps a little. What can I do?

Sharp burning pain, upper right shoulder. Been around for 5 years or so. Comes and goes. Sometimes goes numb. Massage helps a little. What can I do?

Unfortunately,: At this point, your best bet is to see your doctor to determine the cause. It may require more intense physical therapy or more regular massage therapy, or there may be nerve involvement that requires medical intervention. 5 years is a long time to suffer with pain, even off and on, so it is time to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have shoulder dislocation followed by finger numbness?

Is it normal to have shoulder dislocation followed by finger numbness?

Can be: You can damage your brachial plexus with certain dislocations. I would recommend seeing a physician to check on both vascular and nerve issues to make sure there is not lasting damage or necessary interventions. Consider seeing a physiatrist for this type of injury as they will be able to do an EMG if necessary. ...Read more

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What can I do for right side upper back pain + shoulder numbness that goes down to my fingers?

Cervical disdisease: Cervical disc disease manifests as pain in the shoulder and then radiates down toward the hand. Other signs are weakness in the fingers and the arm.
Treatment is usually a trial of nsaids and physical therapy.
To make the definitive diagnosis, an MRI and emg/ncv will identify the source of the problem. ...Read more

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What causes shoulder pain and finger numbness? The pain is really bad and my arm is almost immobile.

What causes shoulder pain and finger numbness? The pain is really bad and my arm is almost immobile.

Shoulder instability: Due to a variety of causes, previous trauma, muscle weakness or injury. Loose ligaments are some causes. An unstable shoulder can give a feeling of apprehension when in certain positions and make the arm feel " dead". There are other explanations too. See an orthopedic surgeon. It's not normal for a 22 year old to feel this. ...Read more

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I have a totally dead arm with numbness tingling and sharp shooting pains from my shoulder to my fingers?

I have a totally dead arm with numbness tingling and sharp shooting pains from my shoulder to my fingers?

? brachial plexopathy: Description raises question of recent onset of parsonage-turner syndrome of brachial plexitis which is an acute inflammatory condition. But are you dislocating your shoulder and stretching the plexus, or have you developed a thoracic outlet syndrome. Lastly, perhaps this is coming from neck. Really need a full neurological exam asap, as meds at this early phase may make huge impact and reverse. ...Read more

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Morning please assist I have a cortisone injections to my shoulder however still feeling pain and have numbness down my elbow and to my fingers.

Morning please assist I have a cortisone injections to my shoulder however still feeling pain and have numbness down my elbow and to my fingers.

Radiculopathy: See the treating doctor again if it persists for a week after the cortisone injection. It might be a pinched nerve from the neck that's reffering down the arm. ...Read more

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Side sleeper. Woke up with horrible pain in shoulder. Can barely move my arm due topain Numbness in fingers some times. Has been approx 12 hours.

Sleep smechanics...: Sleeping on your side without any cushion between your neck and shoulder can lead to nerve impingement, which caused the numbness you have. Also, the neck muscles that connect to your shoulder are overly stressed when sleeping in that position, leading to trouble using the arm the next day. This will get better with time and a lot of local heat/massage/OTC agents (i.e ICY HOT) to help muscle pain. ...Read more

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Middle fingers on right is almost 100% numb and has an injury on rotator cuff on shoulder of opposite arm. Could numbness be from compensating for pain or from injury itself?

Middle fingers on right is almost 100% numb and has an injury on rotator cuff on shoulder of opposite arm. Could numbness be from compensating for pain or from injury itself?

Uncertain: These may be two separate issues. But now It could come from carpel tunnel, or a C7 injury. I don't think it's related to your rotator cuff injury ...Read more

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Lately my right hand always felt numb from shoulder to finger. Why its happen? What to do?

Lately my right hand always felt numb from shoulder to finger. Why its happen? What to do?

Numb arm and hand: See your family doctor or a neurologist. The causes can be early stroke, compression of the nerves or blood vessels at the base of the neck from tumors or abscesses or muscle spasm in the scalene muscles. A careful and accurate history, neurologic examination, sometimes a scan are required before determining treatment. If it is early stroke, it requires emergent attention. ...Read more

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What nerve (s) innervate the shoulder/tricep/top of forearm and ring/pinky fingers? Arm is burning and tight, fatigues easily after use. Pinched nerve?

What nerve (s) innervate the shoulder/tricep/top of forearm and ring/pinky fingers? Arm is burning and tight, fatigues easily after use. Pinched nerve?

See below: Digits 4 and 5 involve ulnar nerve, most of shoulder girdle involves upper brachial plexus (c-5, 6), triceps radial nerve or c-7, but you may be experiencing lower plexus issues, caused by thoracic outlet syndrome. Worth exploring further, as diagnosis could lead to successful treatment. ...Read more