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Intermittent Arm Numbness
If waking with both-arm numbness and immobility happened a lot, yet hasn't happened in ages, am I better?
Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain that radiates into the arm with associated numbness or weakness, suggests a pinched nerve. In older patients, this is often due to arthritis. Younger patients, herniated disc is often the cause. If symptoms result from postures or positions of the arm or shoulder, other causes are suggested: thoracic outlet, cubital or carpal tunnel. For symptoms that persist or worsen have a doc take a look. ...Read more
C7 merve pinch from : From disc herniation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Rule out heart first: Number one cause in seriousness is heart disease / attack. If you haven't checked this out, do so right away. Other causes include pinched nerve in neck, shoulder injury, overuse syndrome of left arm, thoracic outlet syndrome, blockage of axillary artery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I don't think that anxiety would single out the left arm like that. If you get true intermittent numbness and heaviness and/or weakness of the left arm, i recommend en evaluation by a neurologist to check for problems with nerve impingement, circulatory problem, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brief left side of face numbness and lower left arm numbness that went away after a few seconds. What's wrong?
Parasthesias: These symptoms are called parasthesias and could be a result of a number of different issues including anxiety or panic attacks, malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, neuropathies or nerve disorders, vascular problems, inflammatory or infectious diseases. This is only a short list, there are many causes of numbness and more history and an exam would need to be done to confirm a diagnosis or cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoulder pain and right arm numbness took B12 vit. Thngs imprved , last time i hit the gym found sudden drop of strength in right arm?
Get a check up: I would suggest to contact your physician today to undergo a detailef history of the symptoms and followed by a thorough physical exam. He may order dome x-ray or MRI of spine to get the confimative diagnosis. In mean time, i would advise you to putneck collar to prevent any further injury to spine. Good luck ! ...Read more
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