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Left Arm Numb After Electric Shock From Outlet
Severe arm and hand tingling like electric shock when I tilt my head back Also neck pain arm numbness?
Radiculopathy: It sounds like a disc has herniated in your neck or some other issues closing off the opening your nerve roots run through to exit the cervical spine. These are classic symptoms and I recommend seeing a physician sooner than later to identify if there is anything emergent or surgical necessity to avoid arm paralysis. You may not need anything but a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack, but get checked to be sure. ...Read more
A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more
I am a healthy and fit 48 yof with arm numbness while I sleep. If I sleep on right side my left arm will go numb and visa versa. Should I worry?
Hello I was looking through the responses and it seems maybe you can help with my left arm numbness pins needles and ezcruciating pain T night I have to sleep in a sitting position for it not to be so bad I wake up screaming?
COULD BE: Please see a doctor asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
C7 merve pinch from: From disc herniation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 more
Hello dr. In my every sleep I get my left arm numb, cn't move it and I cn't sleep at my left side, y is it so please do tell me as itz incrsng daily..
Nerves: Could be carpal tunnel, the nerve gets pinched as if passes into your hand. Or could be cubital tunnel, the part of the ulnar nerve that passes through your elbow, most common for those that sleep with their elbows bent (e.g. Hands on the chest). These are very common reasons for your symptoms at night. You can get a carpal tunnel splint at your pharmacy. If bothersome, your doctor can help. ...Read more
Bump on left upper arm, numbness in left arm numbness started about 3 weeks and bump been fodidnt notice a while, didn't notice I thought I bumped it, its is slightly tender when touching it?
Examination: Is required - may be a bruise with surrounding nerve inflammation or may be some sort of nerve problem such as radiculopathy (pinched nerve) with a concurrent lump. Could also be a shoulder injury with associated nerve irritation. A doctor examination will help sort through this and then if necessary tests can be run if the diagnosis still remains unclear. All the best. ...Read more
Why did I woke up this night having my left arm numb? I didn't layed on the arm. It lasted in 1-2 minutes.
My left arm numbness when I sleep waking me a lot in the night, I sleep in my right side do I have a pacemaker in the left side, how I prevent that?
I have neck pain that's running down my left arm numbness and tingling. What is the cause of this?
PRESSURE ON NERVES:
Pain in neck radiating down the arm usually is from pressure on the nerves that originate from the neck
you need to be evaluated by your doctor or an ortopedic specialist, you need exam and may need MRI exam to find the cause. You are only 34 years old so see your doc. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have a painful breast that hurts your left side of your chest with left arm numbness?
I am 32 yrs female I been having left arm numbness and my upper back its been hurting on and off its that a sing of a heart attack?
Heart attack: Women tend to have variable and atypical symptoms. Please see your pcp if your symptoms have resolved or go to the er if you have on going symptoms. ...Read more
What causes the pain under the left rib cage, sometimes it goes to the shoulder blade and makes the left arm numb, as if blood is not flowing?
Last night woke up with left arm numb and 170 hr. I have had and ekg, echo and exercise stress all normal. Today hr is in 130-140s. Should I worry?
Maybe stress related: I'm glad your cardiac tests were negative but you should follow up with your doctor if heart rate remains elevated ...Read more
36f and am experiencing discomfort on the side of my left breast and left arm numbness. I had augmentation in 2008-this is just now starting. Help?
Bewildering Breast: Augmentation comes with the risk of rupture and extrusion or leakage of the implant contents. In most cases the body will absorb these substances depending on the content (saline vs. Silicone). In the case of silicone and other materials an inflammatory reaction can occur and will irritate the underlying muscle, connective tissue and nerves. If the arm is affected seek evaluation of the issue. ...Read more
I have left arm numbness and heaviness like and my neck, and I been checked no signs of heart attck or stroke what else can it be? Its worrying me a lot
Severe headache with occasional lightheadedness, sudden pain through the left arm, numbness in legs?
Radiculopathy and HA: Neck pain and/or pain around the shoulder blades with associated weakness and/or numbness into the shoulder, arm or hand implies a pinched nerve from either arthritis or a ruptured (herniated) disc. May cause muscle tension in neck and "tension" headache. Nonsurgical treatment includes pt (i prefer mckenzie exercises), arthritis meds, and nerve blocks. Surgery if symptoms no better or worsen. ...Read more
Severe headache with occasional lightheadedness, sudden pain through the left arm, numbness in legs in night. What do you recommend?
Check the neck: Pain in the upper extremities and problems with legs can be worrisome for cervical spine problems. You should have a complete neuroligic evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a pinched nerve in my neck, makes left arm numb and have been recommended for surgical fusion c4-5 I'm very nauseated related?
It started with left arm numbness that sometimes is painful. Also, numbness feeling in face (at cheek bone). Shoulder hurts sometimes too.?
Numbness: Concern for stroke, herniated disc, or more central issues. ...Read more
I have arm numbness and tingling in my left arm but also sometimes my right arm. My hand also feels like it wants to cripple up. I'm only 26 years old.
Arm numbness: Numbness in the arms often occurs from sleeping with the arms bent or working in a job with a lot of repetition. Other frequent causes include spinal stenosis or compression of the spinal cord. Diabetes, low B12 levels, and low thyroid function are common causes too. A neurological evaluation and a nerve conduction test can identify the cause of the numbness. ...Read more
36 M no smoke no fam his normal chol echo stress jan 2015 good. Single point pain in left chest, left arm numb. Doc says fine, but I am scared. Help!!
Non-cardiac: 34y male concerned re: left arm paresthesias & left chest wall tenderness. These symptoms suggest, within his age group, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome & costo-chondritis. Indeed, 'this prudent to obtain a Cardiologist's work-up to allay anxiety about coronary artery disease & heart attacks. If nothing found, concern arises for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. See an Osteopath for expert hands-on diagnosis. ...Read more
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