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An 11 year old girl has acute onset of tingling and numbness together with decreased sensation in her right arm and leg. She became weak on same side?

An 11 year old girl has acute onset of tingling and numbness together with decreased sensation in her right arm and leg. She became weak on same side?

Neurologist: She needs to be examined immediately by a pediatric neurologist. Tingling and numbness can be as simple as a pinched nerve although highly unlikely in a child that young. But motor weakness implies that she has both sensory and motor involvement. Please do take her right away. ...Read more

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Is a burning sensation in right arm serious?

Is a burning sensation in right arm serious?

Nerve/ vascular: Nerve/blood vessel involvement/ myalgia a possibility/ joint abnormality with referred pain needs to be ruled out. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Right shoulder blade pain. When i sleep wrong i wake up with burning sensation in right arm and numb burn in thumb. I don't long hours of hard labor.

Shoulder pain: Your nerves that innervate your arm and hand are being irritated by your cervical verterbrae. Get help from an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes pain between the shoulder blades and causing a dull sensation down you right arm?

What causes pain between the shoulder blades and causing a dull sensation down you right arm?

Musculoskeletal : Strain and/or injury to the muscles of your upper back is most likely. A less likely cause would be degeneration or protrusion of a thoracic intervertebral disk impinging on a nerve. Try rest, heat and analgesics like Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) and see if doesn't improve on its own. O/w, radiographic studies should be performed. ...Read more

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I have a tingling sensation throughout my right arm as if I have bumped my funnybone. In the morning is when it is the worst.

I have a tingling sensation throughout my right arm as if I have bumped my funnybone. In the morning is when it is the worst.

The : The feeling when the "funnybone" is hit comes from the ulnar nerve, one of the three major nerves in the upper limb. Usually this feeling is felt most in the pinkie and ring finger, and on the pinkie side of the forearm. If the whole upper limb is affected by a similar feeling, the problem may involve part of the brain, spinal cord, or an interchange of nerves called the brachial plexus. Often, problems involving the spinal cord and brachial plexus involve not only a feeling, but also some weakness. A visit to a primary care doctor may start to sort things out. ...Read more

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I have a very intense tingling sensation in my right arm in the same spot each time. It's very annoying and has a wierd feeling. What is this?

I have a very intense tingling sensation in my right arm in the same spot each time.  It's very annoying and has a wierd feeling. What is this?

Show your doc: You might want to show your doctor where exactly on your arm. Your doctor will review your health history and your symptoms and may able to answer better on your symptoms. It can be nerve pinching to very serious problems. ...Read more

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Had a numbing & tingling sensation in all of right arm for 5 weeks. Gets unbearable if leave in certain positions and throbs deeply afterwards. ?

Had a numbing & tingling sensation in all of right arm for 5 weeks. Gets unbearable if leave in certain positions and throbs deeply afterwards. ?

Pinched nerve: One of your cervical vertebral discs may be pressing on your nerves to cause this pain. You should see your GP urgently to get the required imaging studies to make a definitive diagnosis. The good news is that in most such cases, a consistent regimen of physical therapy is curative:) ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my right arm feels like a sunburn?

I have a burning sensation in my right arm feels like a sunburn?

Probably shingles: Shingles can begin with pain only, without the blisters. The sooner it is treated the sooner it will subside, so see your doctor or a dermatologist for a prescription for an antiviral (valtrex, famvir) if he/she confirms that that is what it is. ...Read more

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I have pins and needles/tingling sensation in my right arm and leg?

I have pins and needles/tingling sensation in my right arm and leg?

Possible stroke: If they suddenly came on and have persisted this may be a sensory type of stroke. You should head to an ER. ...Read more