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My left arm feels heavy. I feel dizzy and queasy?

My left arm feels heavy. I feel dizzy and queasy?

Could be emergency: There are a number of possible causes, but the most urgent to rule out is a stroke. You should seek immediate evaluation - and in most areas the quickest and safest response is to call 911 for speedy transportation to the er. Even if the symptoms resolve, you may be at risk for stroke. If these symptoms have been more longstanding, then your primary physician can work with you to evaluate further. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in my right arm now and again, makes my arm feel weak and slightly numb?

Shooting pain in my right arm now and again, makes my arm feel weak and slightly numb?

Needs Evaluation: This may represent a problem coming from your neck. Irritation of a cervical root by a disc protrusion can cause these symptoms. You should be examined to determine if further imaging studies like a MRI are needed. ...Read more

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Upper left arm feels numb and heavy?

Upper left arm feels numb and heavy?

Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information as to how long it has been and how it started.Needs to have detailed History and Physical Examinatio.So get it checked from your Doctor ...Read more

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My thumb hurts and feels weak. Why?

My thumb hurts and feels weak. Why?

Arthritis: The most common cause of pain at the base of the thumb is arthritis. Pain is typically worse with use - especially pinching, turning a key, and trying to open a lid. Treatment is with splinting, medication, and heat. If pain persists see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts when my arm is lifted. Biceps hurt. Feels like tightening or something, not reall sore?

My left arm hurts when my arm is lifted. Biceps hurt. Feels like tightening or something, not reall sore?

Shoudler the cause: The shoulder would be most likely suspect. This could be shoulder bursitis or tendonitis. When you get your evaluation your shoulder will be the focus. Besides a history and examination you may need imaging such as x-ray, ultrasound . An MRI would be decided after these examinations.It may or may not be necessary. Your symptoms can be improved with exercise, physical therapy, and medication. ...Read more

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Why does my chest and my left arm feel heavy?

Why does my chest and my left arm feel heavy?

This could: Be referred pain from the heart. Heart attack symptoms are similar. Please go to an urgent care, er, or your doctors office immediately. ...Read more

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Right arm heavy and my hand feelw numb?

Right arm heavy and my hand feelw numb?

ER/UC: may be cervical spinal issue ( disc). Get examined asap. ...Read more

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Why could my left hand feel oddly weak?

Why could my left hand feel oddly weak?

Act FAST!: Check out http://www.stroke.org/understand-stroke/recognizing-stroke/act-fast. F = facial asymmetry or drooping. A = arm/leg weakness. S = speech difficulties. T = time (you have less than 3hrs to get to ER for diagnosis & treatment) so call 911 to expedite your evaluation & care. Don't wait to see if weakness goes away. ...Read more

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Why left arm feels numb?

Numbness: This could be due to many conditions from stroke or spinal cord problems to a pinched nerve at the neck or shoulder area. For proper diagnosis and treatment in suggest evaluation with your physician. I hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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I have a numbness/ dull ache starting on my left thumb radiating up my arm right behind my collar bone. Leaving my left arm weak feeling. What is it?

I have a numbness/ dull ache starting on my left thumb radiating up my arm right behind my collar bone. Leaving my left arm weak feeling. What is it?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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Right arm sore weak and hurt when i bend my arm my hand/fingers go numb forarm swollen a bit what's going on?

Right arm sore weak and hurt when i bend my arm my hand/fingers go numb forarm swollen a bit what's going on?

Need more info: Did you have an injury? Having any signs of infection? Are these new changes or have they been developing for a while? Your pain, numbness & swelling are significant, & are reasons to be concerned. I recommend you see a clinician as soon as you can. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I hurt my neck wrestling on monday night and my left arm muscles feel weak and my left thumb is sore. Its been like 3 days. I can move my arm though?

I hurt my neck wrestling on monday night and my left arm muscles feel weak and my left thumb is sore. Its been like 3 days. I can move my arm though?

See doctor: Neck injury with associated arm weakness especially if it involves the hand can be a serious injury. It suggests the possibility of a nerve root injury at the neck level. This could be related to a herniated disc, an irritated nerve root, or just a neck strain with associated muscle spasms resulting in nerve pain. Regardless, you need to see a doctor before you are cleared to wrestle again. ...Read more

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My chest feels really tight and have pins and neddles In my left ar.m?

My chest feels really tight and have pins and neddles In my left ar.m?

Cardiac cause: Seek medical attention ASAP. The symptoms you describe could be related to problems with your heart. Got the the Emergency Room to be checked out, to make sure the cause is not the heart. If it is, the sooner to treatment, the better. Seek medical attention>>>> ...Read more

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My legs randomly got weak and shaky?

My legs randomly got weak and shaky?

Many possibilities: Low blood sugar, anxiety, lactic acid build up after exercise or fatigue can all cause weakness and tremors in the legs. Make certain you warm up before exercise and eat meals with balanced protein and carbohydrate loads. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Why my left arm hurts like very top through my hand ?

Why my left arm hurts like very top through my hand ?

Several causes: Your description is too nonspecific to offer a specific answer. Have the arm evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My right arm and leg hurt. My head hurts and slight chest pain.

My right arm and leg hurt. My head hurts and slight chest pain.

Hard to know: I can't tell from the info you have provided. Chest pain should always be taken seriously and you should see your doctor. Timing of pain, what makes it worse/better, and what does it feel like all are important. ...Read more

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I got bit by a mosquito in a park a few hours ago and now my arm feels weak. What could be the reason for this?

I do not know: Usually a mosquito bite would not cause weakness in the whole arm. If it continues, see a healthcare provider. ...Read more