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What medical condition could be the cause if the right arm and hand are numb, tingling, and sore?

What medical condition could be the cause if the right arm and hand are numb, tingling, and sore?

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of arm pain and numbness one of the most common causes is cervical radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the neck gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the arm. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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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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Arm and hand numb and tingling i had been turned around backwards for around an hour, my shoulder started hurting. I was sore for 2 days.On the 3rd morning i woke up in severe pain and could not move my arm or hand because of it.My brother had to drive me

Arm and hand numb and tingling i had been turned around backwards for around an hour, my shoulder started hurting. I was sore for 2 days.On the 3rd morning i woke up in severe pain and could not move my arm or hand because of it.My brother had to drive me

Possi injured nerve: I am assuming that your neck was" turned around backwards". If this is so then nerves in the neck seem inflamed. Turning the neck could have injured facet joints in neck and their inflammation is affecting the exiting nerve roots which are nearby. It is likely to take quite some time to heal. ...Read more

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From right shoulder, down arm having aching, numbness.Tingling, hand numb, tingling and swelling female age 47

From right shoulder, down arm having aching, numbness.Tingling, hand numb, tingling and swelling female age 47

Numbness : Numbness and tingling of the extremities are typically seen in peripheral neuropathies. Swelling is a typical symptoms of inflammation. Any history of trauma or rheumatic disease? For a better orientation you need to provide more details! i think the best option at this point is to go talk to your pcp or your family physician. ...Read more

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Numbness/tingling in arms and swelling/tightness in hands upon waking in morning. Alsoheavy aching spells in arms 4past2yrs. Doc is aware of it/unsure?

Numbness/tingling in arms and swelling/tightness in hands upon waking in morning. Alsoheavy aching spells in arms 4past2yrs. Doc is aware of it/unsure?

Arthritis?: Morning stiffness in the hands can be a sentinel sign of rheumatoid arthritis. Even without abnormal blood tests this can help make the diagnosis. If your primary care doctor has evaluated it and doesn't have a diagnosis, a rheumatologist may be able to help. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the inside of my upper left arm and numbness/tingling in my left hand?

What causes pain on the inside of my upper left arm and numbness/tingling in my left hand?

CTS?: I suspect there is no connection between the pain in your arm and the numbness and tingling(paresthesia) in your hand. The most common cause for paresthesia in the hand is carpel tunnel syndrome. See http://bit.ly/1xl3qje For more specific advice please consider an online consultation with a Health Tap physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Often my arms/hands are tingling or numb when I wake up throughout the night. I don't think it's always from laying on them. What else could cause it?

Often my arms/hands are tingling or numb when I wake up throughout the night. I don't think it's always from laying on them. What else could cause it?

IMPRESSION: Most likely you possess nerve compression at both wrists, and not uncommon to be awakened at night due to wrist flexion. See your doctor, and get an EMG test, which will help localize and assist in therapeutic interventions. If "carpal tunnel syndrome", excellent chance of complete reversal. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling in arms & numbness in hand?

What can cause tingling in arms & numbness in hand?

1 common cause: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes numbness and tingling. It should especially affect the tips of the thumb, index finger and middle finger, although other areas can be affected. Similar symptoms occur in other parts of the arm when the ulnar nerve or radial nerve is compressed, for your consideration. ...Read more