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Left side neck pain, left neck muscles extremely tight, pain/twitching/weakness/shakiness in left arm. A very sore spot around c5/c6. 34 female. Tips?

Left side neck pain, left neck muscles extremely tight, pain/twitching/weakness/shakiness in left arm. A very sore spot around c5/c6. 34 female. Tips?

You may have a: Pinched nerve in the neck. The weakness is concerning and requires a work up. See a Neurologist or start with your family doc. The twitching goes along with weakness when the nerves to a muscle are compromised (fasciculations).This requires prompt attention and could be from a herniated disc in the neck or another process that has compromised the nerves. Good luck ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left arm feels weak and I can only use it for like 10mins. Then I have to stop using it?

What does it mean if my left arm feels weak and I can only use it for like 10mins. Then I have to stop using it?

See your DR: Probably you are not fit enough for longer work out.
Gradually increase your exercise duration.
Eat more meat.
Have yourself examined for some thyroid, muscular, & neurological disorder.
Take care! ...Read more

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Left arm feels weak pinched nerve?

Left arm feels weak pinched nerve?

Cervical Disc: This could be a cervical disc herniation. Please see your doctor. You need a neurological exam and an MRI possibly. ...Read more

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Left arm feels weak and heavy. No pain has occurred. Any explanation to what causes it to be like that? It slowly weakens every couple days.

Left arm feels weak and heavy. No pain has occurred. Any explanation to what causes it to be like that? It slowly weakens every couple days.

Examination needed: With a few more clues I could probably steer you in the wrong direction. What is needed is a good exam and of course a bit more of his history. Possibilities include overwork vascular problems neurologic problems. ...Read more

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My forehead started to feel numb. Then my face. Then my left arm feels weak. After a week I still feel like this. Lwhat could it be??

My forehead started to feel numb. Then my face. Then my left arm feels weak. After a week I still feel like this. Lwhat could it be??

See a neurologist: Impingement or entrapment of the facial nerve can cause numbness in the forehead and face. Weakness in the left arm complicates the diagnosis. Get checked by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Left arm feels weak/heavy when I sit or lie down in certain posture. Neck will feel choked sometimes. Start to have shortness of breath. What is this?

Left arm feels weak/heavy when I sit or lie down in certain posture. Neck will feel choked sometimes. Start to have shortness of breath. What is this?

Neck: It's possible that you have an impingement of a nerve or nerve root from a disk or spur in the vertebral area of the neck. This shouldn't impact your breathing however. This shortness of breath, especially if it's only at rest, may be from anxiety. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate the neck, arm symptoms and order appropriate tests or refer you to another specialist. ...Read more

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Two days ago I was bit by a bug on my left hand and now I have a small red rash circling the tiny bite and right now my whole left arm feels weak &?

Two days ago I was bit by a bug on my left hand and now I have a small red rash circling the tiny bite and right now my whole left arm feels weak &?

You could have a: Secondary bacterial infection that will require proper antibiotics. Go c ur doc. Take pictures to show. Don't wait any longer. ...Read more

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Weakness of left arm, can feel it during pushup and exercise, for 5 days now! But no pain at all!

Weakness of left arm, can feel it during pushup and exercise, for 5 days now! But no pain at all!

Need eval: Your symptoms are concerning enough that it is best you have evaluation by a physician. Isolated weakness like you described is a worrying symptom. Causes can be numerous. Please see your doctor ...Read more

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Weakness in my left arm 3 years after breaking it. Normal?

Weakness in my left arm 3 years after breaking it. Normal?

Unusual: No it would not be usual to have weakness in your arm 3 years after a fracture. Sometimes when a bone is broken it can cause damage to a nerve traveling near the bone. Best to get checked out by your doctor for an explanation. ...Read more

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I just finished working out and I have weakness in my left arm, will this go away, and did I work out to hard?

I just finished working out and I have weakness in my left arm, will this go away, and did I work out to hard?

Muscle soreness: Is a post-exercise muscle pain that may result from excessive workouts. Presenting symptoms include muscle weakness, palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rest and drink a lots of water. Moderation is the key. ...Read more

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My left arm is shaking when it lifts weight and sometimes it shakes without lifting of weight and I feel it weakness.?

My left arm is shaking when it lifts weight and sometimes it shakes without lifting of weight and I feel it weakness.?

This may be a NECK: Problem! Sounds like you may have RADICULOPATHY that is a pinched nerve (C6-C7) in your neck. The weakness is disturbing! Start with your Primary Care Provider who can do a neurologic evaluation and possibly refer you to a Spine Specialist or Neurologist!
Don't delay. The weakness makes this an urgent!

Good Luck!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What to do my body has felt weak all day. My left arm has pain n it. I'm. 22 no health no problems kinda feel anxiety coming on Er?

What to do my body has felt weak all day. My left arm has pain n it. I'm. 22 no health no problems kinda feel anxiety coming on Er?

See your doc: With your symptoms you will be best served by seeing your Primary care provider if you have one taking sick visits or going to Urgent Care. The only reason for a visit to ER would be if you believe you are sick enough to be admitted in the hospital, which I doubt based on your symptoms. ...Read more

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My left arm started to hurt. Same as when u hit ur elbow and feel like electricity. Also feel weakness in arm. Nonstop for 40hours. No trauma.21 y/o?

My left arm started to hurt. Same as when u hit ur elbow and feel like electricity. Also feel weakness in arm. Nonstop for 40hours. No trauma.21 y/o?

Could be neurologic: it would be wise for you to see your physician and maybe get a neurology evaluation. The symptoms you have with the weakness could suggest some compromise to your neurologic system. There maybe other causes as well and this is where your physician can help clarify the issue and see if you need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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My left arm has been feeling weak lately. I can't keep it up for more than 15 seconds. I can't sleep easily cos it feels uncomfortable and unrelaxed?

My left arm has been feeling weak lately. I can't keep it up for more than 15 seconds. I can't sleep easily cos it feels uncomfortable and unrelaxed?

Pinched nerve, tear: Could be many reasons- a pinched nerve in neck, a tear in a tendon, etc. Need medical advice asap to try and determine cause and treatment. ...Read more

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My left arm has been feeling unrelaxed and weak for the past week. Can't lift slightly heavy things without it shaking. I can feel my heartbeat in it?

My left arm has been feeling unrelaxed and weak for the past week. Can't lift slightly heavy things without it shaking. I can feel my heartbeat in it?

Tell your parents: You need an exam asap. Please don't wait. Please don't try to figure it out yourself. Please ask your parents to take you to the doctor, right now, to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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I feel like weakness in my left arm and my left leg what could it be?

I feel like weakness in my left arm and my left leg what could it be?

Left sided weakness: Weakness may be from muscle or nerve related. That may be from several reasons from dietary deficiency, nerve compression, vascular insufficiency, inflammation, etc. If symptoms transient and improves without any sequels no need to worry, if persist have it checked out ...Read more

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What could lead to having left arm numbing and weakness?

A few things: It is important you visit your doctor for an evaluation and possible imaging. A cervical disc herniation will cause these symptoms but severe muscle spasm/pain can cause symptoms in the arm. If the numbness/weakness is on the hands, then a nerve pinched at the wrist or elbow might cause this as well. Hope this helps www. Otwithmd. Com. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of having left arm numbing and weakness?

What is the most common cause of having left arm numbing and weakness?

R/o heart: Always rule out heart disease. Consider blood clot or pressure on nerves or spinal cord. ...Read more

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Sharp random pains in/on head and weakness in left arm that comes and goes over the past few months. What could it be? Waiting for a neuro consult...

Sharp random pains in/on head and weakness in left arm that comes and goes over the past few months. What could it be? Waiting for a neuro consult...

I'm glad you have a: Neuro consult scheduled; you need to be seen SOON. If you have true weakness in your left arm (this is sometimes difficult to assess), it would be of great concern to me. It suggests there is some compromise of nerve function in the brain either from a mass growing there (benign or malignant), interruption of blood flow, swelling due to inflammation etc. Get consult moved up!! ...Read more

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M feeling pain in my left half of the body. N feeling numbness in my left arm is it due to continous sitting in one position in ofc or due to weakness?

M feeling pain in my left half of the body. N feeling numbness in my left arm is it due to continous sitting in one position in ofc or due to weakness?

It may be due to it: It may be due to sitting in certain position in your chair in office. Try to change your position in chair or use a padded cushion and if it still persists have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Left arm bicep is getting softer when lifting weights while the right is getting harder. Feel weakness in the left arm as well.

Should be developing: Similar to the right. When at training. Use dumbells don't use machines just to see if this helps. When using machines or bars. One arm could do most if work. This may help. If still no improvement talk to your doctor to ding out why left arm having issues ...Read more

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Upper left arm pain that feels achy, stinging, slight burning hurts to move sometimes. Goes limp when I lay on it and sometimes weak. Sudden pain.

Upper left arm pain that feels achy, stinging, slight burning hurts to move sometimes. Goes limp when I lay on it and sometimes weak. Sudden pain.

This neds a work up.: What you have could be a primary shoulder problem, or a neck condition. It could even be a nerve problem related to nerves called the "brachial plexus, " and all of thos posibilites need testing. ...Read more

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What could be a reason that I have left arm weakness?

What could be a reason that I have left arm weakness?

Several poss. Causes: Could be illness such as ms, certain autoimmune disorders, every dystrophy, or others. Commonly, it's due to nerve impingement in the neck due to arthritis or disc disease. Other causes include rib, sternal, clavicle or thoracic spine dysfunction, rotator cuff tear, tendinitis and muscle strain, etc. A thorough physical exam, including osteopathic hand-on diagnosis, could provide an answer. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause weakness all threw my left arm everyday for a week?

Can anxiety cause weakness all threw my left arm everyday for a week?

I wouldn't: Anticipate constant weakness for a week due to feeling anxious alone. However, if your upper back muscles are incredibly tense - that could be a factor. ...Read more

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My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty two female

My left arm has been aching and feeling weak last two days. It comes and goes. Should I worry? . I'm thirty two female

Have it checked out: Left arm discomfort can be due to a lot of causes including heart disease, pinched nerve from the neck, carpal tunnel syndrome, a neurological cause, among others. Have this checked out by ur doc, who can examine u&find cause. If, however, one is a diabetic, smokes, has very high cholesterol, or has family members who had heart attacks early, and the discomfort is bad and lasts more than 10 min, then call 911. ...Read more