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Nerve Spasm In One Arm
Could be siezures.: Siezures can be manifested by spasms in muscles anywhere. Doesn't have to be like an epileptic siezure where you lose consciousness and bite your tongue. See your doctor! ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Had RLS for yrs in legs, now arms. Always very painful, and now spasticity, numb, weak, fatigued day & night.Ms is in family. What should I tell neuro?
NEED DIAGNOSIS: You symptoms of spasticity, numbness, and weakness are not consistent with restless leg syndrome, and the pattern of fatigue seems also atypical. You need to describe all of this to the new doctor, as ms could be a consideration, but so could other diseases. Hopefully, your neurologist should readily sort out all of this and start appropriate treatment, but if questions arise, contact us again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck pain n muscles in neck spasaming s well as shoulders n arms n pain when moving my head n electric like shocks in back of neck?
Radiculopathy: It sounds like you are having a disc push on the nerves in your neck. You will want to have your physician evaluate your neck, and use ibuprofen or another anti-inflammatory medication. If you are having weakness, or loss of function in your hands or arms seek immediate medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One hands fingers are sometimes colder than the others. Have pain in that arm sometimes. 2 drs say pinched nerve and doesn't seem concerned. No tests?
Cold fingers: Many potential causes. Exam findings can lead doctors to suspect Carpel Tunnel Syndrome as a cause. If symptoms moderate, meds such as steroids or nsaids can help. Nighttime splinting, using an ergonomic keyboard, heat pads and stretching/yoga can also help. Causes of isolated cold fingers can also include autoimmune diseases like lupus or Raynaud's, med or toxin effect, mycoplasma, or your EDS ...Read more
Day one: root canal on right(removed the nerve) day two: right arm and chest pain and heaviness day three: pain in right hip, are all these connected?
Arm and chest pain: It's important that you seek medical attention right away to rule out any systemic issues. It's hard to say if it's related to the root canal treatment since I don't know the details of your case but it could just be a coincidence in timing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An accident 3 years ago caused nerves in right hand and arm to be severed. Since then gone for one surgery.But today thumb kept twitching non stop?
Saw 2 pa's one said cervical nerve, one said entrapped nerve, now pain in my elbow and below (right arm) index and middle fingers numb and tingling?
Both are right: You likely have a compression of the nerve that runs from your neck to the fingers.....Either where it originates in the neck or somewhere along the course of the nerve, such as near the elbow. You will likely need a test called an EMG to pinpoint where the problem is located. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer