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Doctor insights on: Numb Tingling Arm

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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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Sharp pain when breathing in now tingling/numb arm, what to do?

Sharp pain when breathing in now tingling/numb arm, what to do?

See your doctor: If left arm, get EKG just to be safe re heart issues, and the sharp pain when breathing also needs evaluation, could be pleurisy, but could be other lung problems, even pneumonia or pulmonary embolism. Start with your doctor ASAP, but if worsening and you also have leg pain, head to local hospital ER. ...Read more

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34 y/o f strongly recommended for cervical discectomy & fusion. Herniation of c6/7. Weakness, numb & tingling in r arm. Too young for this procedure?

No: If you have developed neurologic deficits from a cervical disc herniation, surgery is reasonable. Your deficits determines the appropriateness of surgery more so than your age. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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I woke up with a tightness in my chest and my right arm numb tingling feeling in my fingers.. ?

I woke up with a tightness in my chest and my right arm numb tingling feeling in my fingers.. ?

Temporary?: Likely a compression of your brachial plexus nerves from your position while sleeping. If it persists you should see a neurologist. ...Read more

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6 month soreness rt shoulder, upper arm; numb/tingling /cold fingers; neck soreness less so.Hist rheumatoid, not carpal tunnel?

Doesnt sound like it: Doesnt sound like it but it can be par to f the presentation or differential. A nerve study/emg may be helpful unless its an obvious case of not being so. ...Read more

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Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?

Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?

Not good: Go to nearest Emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Mottled skin is a sign that there are changes in the blood vessels below the skin causing a patchy bluish purplish color a sign of decreased circulation. You need to find out what condition is causing these symptoms!!! ...Read more

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Tingling and numbness in my right arm?

Tingling and numbness in my right arm?

Many things: The list of things that could cause numbness and tingling in arm is quite long. I suggest you start with a visit to your local primary care physician. If there is not a clear answer there, you might consider seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes tingling and numbness on right arm?

Depends ..: It could be from multiple sources. It could be related to compression of nerves stemming from the neck, armpit(axilla), elbow or (less likely) the wrist area. It could be a toxic/nutritional deficit effect on the sensory nerves, though this tends to affect both sides. It could be from a particular issue within a sensory area of the brain(exceptionally unlikely). ...Read more

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What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

Tingling and numbnes: this usually has to do with a nerve at some ointment from where the nerve leaves the spinal canal until it inner ares the hand. Depending on what part of the hand is involved depends on which nerve it is. The best thing to do is see you doctor and he can order tests called Nerve Conduction tests that can see where the nerve is pinched and determine treatment from there. ...Read more

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