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Doctor insights on: Numb Or Tingling Arms

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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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I have been experiencing poor circulation in my arms and feet (cold feet&numb tingling arms). Could it be hypertension?

I have been experiencing poor circulation in my arms and feet (cold feet&numb tingling arms). Could it be hypertension?

Unlikely: The party line is hypertension (unless sudden or acute) is an insidious ; chronic medical condition for which no specific symptoms are usually noted by a person. Check out this link of the american heart association: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/highbloodpressure/symptomsdiagnosismonitoringofhighbloodpressure/what-are-the-symptoms-of-high-blood-pressure_ucm_301871_article.Jsp. ...Read more

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Numb and tingling hands and arms- most often when type too long?

Numb and tingling hands and arms- most often when type too long?

May be carpal tunnel: May be carpal tunnel syndrome. Sleeping in a brace may be helpful, but if persistent symptoms see a hand surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment. Left untreated, if symptoms become constant, nerve damage can occur. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

Multiple locations : Including both sides of brain, brian stem , cervical spinal cord and / or peripheral nerve could be the sites of problem and different pathological process could do it. Only a neurologist after a complete neurological examination and appropriate test could give you the answer. ...Read more

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I have been having a constant numbness and tingling feeling in both my arms all the way through to my fingertips it's constantly all day?

I have been having a constant numbness and tingling feeling in both my arms all the way through to my fingertips it's constantly all day?

Numbness: You should have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be examined, labs and xrays and other items may be noted. I suspect that the results of Emergency facility will have you see a specialist. Please let me know how things develop! ...Read more

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My arms are so tingling and numb will ativan (lorazepam) help?

My arms are so tingling and numb will ativan (lorazepam) help?

Medication Effects: I understand your discomfort. Lansoprazole, Omeprazole and Ranitidine are used to decrease acidity in the stomach. Increased acidity can be due to stresses of relationships, separations, work and finances. Both Lansoprazole and Omeprazole can cause anxiety. Omeprazole can cause numbness See a Gastroenterologist for diagnosis, treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy Medication, and Relaxation. ...Read more

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I have been feeling strong pain and tingling and almost like numbness in both of my arms when I raise either one past my heart, what could that be?

I have been feeling strong pain and tingling and almost like numbness in both of my arms when I raise either one past my heart, what could that be?

Several Things: Laura, several things come to mind, mostly related to blood flow issues or nerve being pinched somewhere. Best to see your healthcare provider for proper evaluation. Things to think about are thoracic outlet syndrome, cervical nerve root being pinched in your neck, brachial plexopathy to name a few. Best of luck. ...Read more

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