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I Have Pain In My Left Arm Down To My Hand With Numbness In The Fingers
Left arm pain weakness and numbness. What kind of doctor should I see? Pain is from the elbow down into the hand 39 yr old male
Neurologisr: There are many possible causes. The presence of weakness and numbness strongly suggest that nerves are being compressed in the arm. This could eminate fron the neck or from nerve entrapment at the elbow ( cubital tunnel syndrome). A neurologist can diagnose this with elctrical studies and radiographic imagiong as needed. ...Read more
Shoulder vs. TOS: Reduced range of motion plus shoulder pain and hand numbness are symptoms seen with brachial plexus compression in either the thoracic outlet or pectoralis minor areas. It could also be two diagnoses: shoulder tendonitis or inflammation plus brachial plexus compression. The next step should be a history and physical exam by a doctor familiar with both these conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve root injury: One of the more common causes of your symptoms is a cervical nerve root injury called cervical radiculopathy. In a man of your age the cause is more likely to be osteoarthritis affecting the foramen (hole where the nerve root exits). The reports of numbness argues against an intrinsic shoulder problem and without antecedent trauma a brachial plexus lesion is unlikely. Please go see your doc. ...Read more
Left and right arm pain/numbness in hand and fingers for two days,started a new job really using hands. Felt fine went to sleep woke up at 1am with it?
I felt a lump in left arm while pressing down on it. Numb hand and fingers also. What can this be?
Symptoms ongoing for a year. Chest pain, left arm pain, left calf and thigh pain. Sometimes numbness in hand. No one knows. Been to many drs.
Mystery: Your year long syndrome deserves better than a 2 line description (your part) and wild guessing (our part). A thorough evaluation is necessary. If the UK system allows you to go to a university for a comprehensive evaluation, I would recommend that. ...Read more
Having pain in left arm and little numbness in left hand fingers .my ECG was normal.i am diabetic and hypertension pt what to do??
My hubby (33) woke up with a sore upper left arm, and numbness in his pointer and middle finger (of left hand). What might the cause be?
Nerve issue : Pain and numbness in a limb sounds like a pinched nerve. It can be pinched in the neck or wrist as well as possibly other places in the arm. Carpal tunnel can cause these symptoms as well and often cause numbess in thumb and index finger. You can try over the counter nsaids and a wrist splint but if sx aren't going away and especially if you have weakness you should see your doc. ...Read more
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