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Pain is worsening (have cervical degenerative disc disease) and now have numbness/tingling in left arm. Can't see dr until Jan 6th. Should I go to ER?

Pain is worsening (have cervical degenerative disc disease) and now have numbness/tingling in left arm. Can't see dr until Jan 6th. Should I go to ER?

NO, I would suggest: going to the Urgent Care, where you can get some pain meds, a wrist brace, and a referral to a neurologist to confirm the Dx or to a Neurosurgeon for further treatment, as necessary. ...Read more

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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Rash on left side of body with numbness and tingling in left arm. Arm feels hard and firm. Rash is not raised and doesn't itch. Veins are bulging. ?

Rash on left side of body with numbness and tingling in left arm. Arm feels hard and firm. Rash is not raised and doesn't itch. Veins are bulging. ?

Need more info: Symptoms are significant. Pl;ease make an appointment with your family physician ASAP. Could be the beginning of shingles or something else and warrants an exam now. ...Read more

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What can I do about tingling numbness pain in left arm shoulder back?

What can I do about tingling numbness pain in left arm shoulder back?

TOS: Chronic pain shoulder with parasthesias in associated arm of forties person suggests thoracic outlet syndrome (tos). Absent neck pain, neural impingement of shoulder region nerves evokes distal upper extremity parasthesias. Doctor to diagnose is physiatrist. Unequal station ; development of superior trapezium can lead to shoulder girdle asymmetry ; premature closure of costo-clavicular dimension. ...Read more

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Everyday i get numbness & tingling from top of left arm down to wrist. Last 10 minutes happens anytime of day when resting. No other symptoms involved.?

Everyday i get numbness & tingling from top of left arm down to wrist. Last 10 minutes  happens anytime of day when resting. No other symptoms involved.?

Need for evaluation: The symptoms are suggestive of heart disease and you should consult your doctor asap to exclude coronary artery disease. See this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/coronary-artery-disease/ds00064. ...Read more

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I had a sudden numbness and tingling in my left arm and leg any suggestions on what could be wrong with me?

I had a sudden numbness and tingling in my left arm and leg any suggestions on what could be wrong with me?

Left sided numbness: These are symptoms of great concern. There are several possibilites one of which could be a warning of an impending stroke. You should call your doctor asap to report this and get seen for an examination to determine the cause. Do not delay this. If you suddenly worsen call 911. Alert your family that you are having trouble and do not be alone until you get medical help. ...Read more

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I have been getting frequent ocular migraines, and numbness and tingling in my left arm. Any idea what this could be?

I have been getting frequent ocular migraines, and numbness and tingling in my left arm.  Any idea what this could be?

Migraines: The numbness in the left arm is concerning. If you are correct that your symptoms are ocular migraines, then the numbness is most likely a variant form of the migraine. If the same visual symptoms happen in the same sequence with numbness in the arm, then it is most likely ocular migraine with variant, if severe headache then classic migraine. See my response on triggers for migraines. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more