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I'm a 28f with numb/pain in my left shoulder to hand that arises occasionally. I was a Cna and hurt my lower back twice. Could my back cause this?

I'm a 28f with numb/pain in my left shoulder to hand that arises occasionally. I was a Cna and hurt my lower back twice. Could my back cause this?

Cervical: The origin of pain may be neurological but not from low back suspect cervical region or brachial plexus injury. Best to see your Physician and pursue testing. ...Read more

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I have had chest tightness and difficulty taking a full breath since sept. My ribs/sternum feel sore. Also occasional numbness in left shoulder. Help?

I have had chest tightness and difficulty taking a full breath since sept. My ribs/sternum feel sore. Also occasional numbness in left shoulder. Help?

Needs evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful medical evaluation, including a history, physical exam, ekg and chest x-rays. The symptoms might be due to a lung problem, heart problem or even a cervical spine problem. It needs to be determined. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness behind my right shoulder?

Why do I feel numbness behind my right shoulder?

See a neurologist: More information about duration and mode of onset is needed. Is there pain in shoulder or ant other associated symptoms. There may a pinched nerve in neck. ...Read more

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Numbness/tingling sensation between shoulder blades?

When?: Odd sensations that go down the back when you bend your neck forward or backwards indicates irritation of the spinal cord in the neck, and you would want that checked out. It is called lhermitte's phenomenon. If the sensation is there all the time, and doesn't change with your neck position, it is usually something less significant. ...Read more

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What is wrong when you have shoulder pain and numbness?

What is wrong when you have shoulder pain and numbness?

Check neck: Symptoms could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. A herniated disk in the neck could be causing your symptoms. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in your neck face and shoulder?

What can cause numbness in your neck face and shoulder?

Numbness: Possibility of pinched nerve in neck from cervical bone abnormality. Consult an orthopedic doc. ...Read more