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Numness In Left Arm
Every time i sit or stand a certain way i get numness in my left arm. Right now i don't feel it, ?
? heart problems: The brachial plexus controls the nerves that go to your arm. However, positional changes bring up issue of poor blood flow. Some patients with heart problems will get pain and numbness down the left arm. Subclavian steal syndrome can cause similar symptoms. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate with attention to the heart and structures in the upper chest. ...Read more
I hve paine right in the middle of my brests it like paine with an acke also so i have being getting numness halve way down my left arm and my middl f?
Get checked: Does your pain start when you are active, like walking fast, climbing stairs or carrying something? if so, then get checked IMMEDIATELY for heart trouble. This is especially true if you smoke, have diabetes and have close family members with heart problems. If not, I would still advise you to see your clinical specialist to help you understand what's going on and what, if anything, you need to do. ...Read more
C7 merve pinch from : From disc herniation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Brief left side of face numbness and lower left arm numbness that went away after a few seconds. What's wrong?
Parasthesias: These symptoms are called parasthesias and could be a result of a number of different issues including anxiety or panic attacks, malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, neuropathies or nerve disorders, vascular problems, inflammatory or infectious diseases. This is only a short list, there are many causes of numbness and more history and an exam would need to be done to confirm a diagnosis or cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rule out heart first: Number one cause in seriousness is heart disease / attack. If you haven't checked this out, do so right away. Other causes include pinched nerve in neck, shoulder injury, overuse syndrome of left arm, thoracic outlet syndrome, blockage of axillary artery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I don't think that anxiety would single out the left arm like that. If you get true intermittent numbness and heaviness and/or weakness of the left arm, i recommend en evaluation by a neurologist to check for problems with nerve impingement, circulatory problem, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers