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My Left Arm Has Been Numb For A Few Weeks Now What Could It Mean
Many things: You could have numbness from compressed nerves in the neck, the upper shoulder or problems with the nerves themselves. There could also be problems with blood flow in the arm. Your family md can perform a physical exam and clear a lot of this up for you along with an MRI as warranted. He'll refer you on to a neurosurgeon or neurologist as needed. ...Read more
My Left arm feels numb and cold. It started from my thumb to my elbow. Now its up to my shoulder. What does it mean?
Nerve pinched: Pressure on a nerve can cause pain, numbness, feeling of cold alone or in combination. This pressure can occur at any level where the nerve runs ending in the neck. At the wrist or the neck would be most likely. Less likely would be problem in the brain. A blood vessel blockage is possible but the way you describe less likely You need to see a doctor right away and get examined and diagnosed. ...Read more
I've had numbness in my left arm for a few weeks now and it's preventing me from having a good sleep. I've been recently diagnosed with no thyroid.?
Pinched nerve: Neck pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more
My dad has numbness in his left arm and now has bumps all underneath his arm
And hand .. What could it be?
I am having major problems with my left arm going numb. It happens a lot and has been going on for months now. Should I be worried.?
This warrants: medical evaluation. Not normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 50 yr. Old husband has tingling and numbness feeling in his left arm mainly in his fingers and goes up to his shoulders , what does this mean?
Need evaluation: Difficult to determine without an examination. Agree with others who suggest need for medical evaluation to rule out cardiac causes. However, can also be peripheral nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel syndrome (not uncommon for cts pain to travel up the arm), cubital tunnel syndrome, or cervical radiculopathy. Would highly recommend evaluation. May need emg/ncv testing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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