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I'm experiencing a tickling (not tingling) sensation in both of my upper forearms / biceps since yesterday. Gradual onset. No pain or other symptoms.

I'm experiencing a tickling (not tingling) sensation in both of my upper forearms / biceps since yesterday. Gradual onset. No pain or other symptoms.

Hmmmm.....: I think we will need a bit more information if you have any in order to help. It certainly doesn't sound like an emergency at this point. The fact that it is both forearms is a bit odd. So long as you do not have any muscle weakness I think careful observation for the next few days should help glean more information. Let us know. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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I have tingling and numbness in hands, elbow and forearm - are these depression symptom?

I have tingling and numbness in hands, elbow and forearm - are these depression symptom?

Not normally: Depressive sx's may include low mood, irritability, anger, ^ or v sleep, change in appetite, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness, v energy, v self-esteem, feelings of guilt. V motivation, absence of joy, v concentration, v memory ; suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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Upright rows at the gym, noticed pain in left shoulder. Symptoms improved after rest. Front pulldowns at gym. Now mild tingling in left forearm/hand?

Upright rows at the gym, noticed pain in left shoulder.  Symptoms improved after rest. Front pulldowns at gym.  Now mild tingling in left forearm/hand?

Pinched nerve: This is likely secondary to nerve compression either in the neck (cervical spine) or the shoulder area. Stay out of the gym until the symptoms clear and you have had the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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What leads to tingling forearm veins?

What leads to tingling forearm veins?

See below: A tingling sensation is usually associated with irritated or sensitive nerves. While veins due have nerves very close to them, they do not typically cause 'tingling'. That said, varicosed veins can cause restlessness(restless leg syndrome),which at times is described as feeling like 'something is moving under the skin'-not tingling but similar sensation? That may be due to inflammation... ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the right forearm and hand?

What causes tingling in the right forearm and hand?

Likely pinched nerve: Possibilities include compression of one or more nerves in neck, behind clavicle bone, elbow or even wrist. ...Read more

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Random shooting pain in left forearm,no tingling,no other symtom.shooting pain happens at random multiple times a day. what could be the cause?

?PINCHED NERVE: Possible nerve compressions at elbow, such as pronator syndrome. posterior interrosseus syndrome, or cubital tunnel. A neurological consultation could identify cause, and an EMG test could confirm. Other thoughts might involve referred joint pain, and this could be assessed at time of consult ...Read more

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Left forearm sometimes numb and tingling with pain?

Left forearm sometimes numb and tingling with pain?

Consider: Transient nerve compression at elbow or wrist, but maybe secondary to problem over chest or heart. Get examined by your doc. ...Read more

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Severe pains to my left shoulder down my forearm to my tingling fingers?

Severe pains to my left shoulder down my forearm to my tingling fingers?

Cervical spine. : Sounds like this could be coming from the cervical spine, such as from a herniated disc, or maybe from the brachial plexus, a network of nerves between the beck and shoulder. Some testing is in order to know for sure. MRI of the cervical spine. Chest CT scan. Nerve conduction test. ...Read more

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What can cause extreme pain in a specific part of my forearm and numbness/pain/tingling in the entirety of the same arm?

Need to see doctor: You need to find out the origin of the pain . Probably coming from the neck area .Once you know wherre is is coming from , a treament plan can be devised. ...Read more