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Occasional Numb Shoulder
I've been having a tingling sensation on my left shoulder blade for some time. It isn't numb, but it tingles, sometimes more than others. Dangerous?
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 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 pain in the middle of my back on my right side right below my shoulder. It is a numb kind of pain. What could this be?
I helped a friend lift a 200+ pound box and my shoulder has been going numb and hurting. Any solutions?
Broken shoulder: In an emergency find a way to place the arm across the chest with elbow bent at ninety degrees, and then wrap the arm against the chest by wrapping around the chest to accomplish immobilization of the arm at the shoulder. Then obtain medical evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical radiculopathy" refers to the pain that can run don the arm into the neck from a nerve irritation in the neck. Uusally a phyxical exam and appropraite imaging studies can diagnose the problem. ...Read more
My left shoulder feels numb evertime I wake up in the morning since 3 days ago. A few minutes later it's recovered but still remains a little.
Get it checked out: There are several possibilities and thus you should have a thorough examination from an Orthopedist as you are very young for such symptoms. Possible causes are extensive and in Ortho include brachial plexopathy, labral tear, cervical radiculopathy or thoracic outlet and shoulder impingement. If the numbness persists an EMG may be in order though PT should improve your symptoms. Keep me updated ! ...Read more
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