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What could cause me to get nerve damage in several areas in my back and neck. Got in neck affecting left arm and lower back affecting right leg?

What could cause me to get nerve damage in several areas in my back and neck. Got in neck affecting left arm and lower back affecting right leg?

Back: The most common cause is a disk or back injury at your age. Other less common problems for a women your age include syringomyelia, inherited disk diseases, infections, scoliosis, and certain types of arthritis (especially a group called seronegative spondyloarthropathies). Best bet is to see your family doc or a rheumatologist to get it checked out. ...Read more

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I fell down 5 steps from the top landing my lower back. I can walk properly but my left arm get numb?

I fell down 5 steps from the top landing my lower back. I can walk properly but my left arm get numb?

Monitor closely: Montior these symptoms closely. Perhaps during your tumble you injured your neck or shoulder, which could contribute to numbness in your left arm. If the numbness doesn't resolve or worsens, see your physician. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm, http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001418.htm ...Read more

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I have pain in my left shoulder and my nick. The pain extends to my lower back on the same side. Recently am having difficulty carrying on the left arm?

I have pain in my left shoulder and my nick. The pain extends to my lower back on the same side. Recently am having difficulty carrying on the left arm?

See a doctor: You may have a neck muscle strain or possibly a herniated disk in yoyr cervical spine pressing on a nerve root. If the pain is not relieved by over the counter meds then see a doctor and get an examination. ...Read more

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Partner got bitten on lower back yesterday morn By a spider can see the bites in the red area which is spreading now has numb/dead left arm??

Partner got bitten on lower back yesterday morn By a spider can see the bites in the red area which is spreading now has numb/dead left arm??

See MD ASAP: Take him to a doctor ASAP. Could be a spreading bacterial infection in need of antibiotics and or a higher level of care. To the emergency room if you can't see a doctor immediately ...Read more

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Left arm randomly tingles for past three weeks, extending from the lower back of the upper around to forearm stopping at the wrist; flu shot recently?

Arm pain: This is not likely to be due to the influenza vaccine, and must be examined to be diagnosed. You may need imaging studies of the cervical spine or the brachial plexus. Go and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Tumbled down stairs 4 days ago. Lower back pain aswell in my right thigh both hamstring and quadricep area. There is also pain in my left arm.

Tumbled down stairs 4 days ago. Lower back pain aswell in my right thigh both hamstring and quadricep area. There is also pain in my left arm.

Fall with pain: You should get checked by your doctor to find out how severe your injuries are and if you need more treatment. ...Read more

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Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

Can bulging discs in my lower back cause me neck pain and my left arm to have a burning sensation? Sometimes it's both upper arms mostly by shoulders

No, it should not.: No. Lumbar (lower back) disc herniations should not cause neck pain or left arm symptoms. Cervical (neck) disc herniations however may cause your symptoms. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in face, lips, tongue and at times most of the body that goes down the left arm and into fingers, and at times down both legs and into feet and bottom of feet. Sometimes feels like itching. HX of lower back injury in 2002 & 2012?

Tingling sensation in face, lips, tongue and at times most of the body that goes down the left arm and into fingers, and at times down both legs and into feet and bottom of feet. Sometimes feels like itching. HX of lower back injury in 2002 & 2012?

Tingling: Tingling on both sides, in the face, and in an arm means there is no one location or side of the brain that is causing it. Tingling is an indication of irritation to nerves (or neuropathy), which can be from a metabolic problem (Eg, very low calcium) or from a diffuse skin problem causing the itching (such as hives or urticaria). Hyperventilation (breathing too fast) can cause tingling too. ...Read more

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Ever since I had gotten low back pain my left arm, left ear and in my head plus rectum mostly has cold sensations what can I do im really worried.

Get going: Your original complaints of back pain are common in america. Your combination of other, fairly separate and unusual complaints (of coldness) are not easy to understand. You should have less worries when you get answers from your physician. An examination and blood work are in order. ...Read more

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I have been getting severe lower left pain both front and back. Have been getting severe left arm pain feels like grip around it, severe left arm pai?

See physician ASAP: Pain is never normal. There are many various disorders which could cause pain with your symptoms. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see physician for a evaluation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. Be well. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

I have burning sensation in back of left arm, above elbow. I have had no injuries. Pain also down my lower arm. No other symptoms.?

See below: Any rashes associated with the pain area? If so, consider "shingles" but the pain often comes before the rash. Watch for this. Any numbness in the area or down the arm, consider a neck issue/brachial nerve plexus issue. See your doctor for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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My left arm feels numb down to my punky finger I do have Ddd in my lower spine?

My left arm feels numb down to my punky finger I do have Ddd in my lower spine?

Varies: The most common cause would probably be a pinched nerve in your neck. Other potential causes could potentially include thoracic outlet syndrome or one of multiple peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as cubital tunnel syndrome. I would not hesitate to be seen and a good exam could go a long way in determining the cause. ...Read more

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I have a growing rock hard lump on the lower part of my left shoulder blade and if I press, lay down, or move my left arm it hurts?

I have a growing rock hard lump on the lower part of my left shoulder blade and if I press, lay down, or move my left arm it hurts?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Please see doc for diagnosis because it could be something else more serious an need attention. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a pain/ache in my lower left side of my back, my left shoulder and my left arm, I've had this pain/ache for about 3 days, what could it be?

Several things: A strain or sprain is likely at your age, but it could be several other things. Have you tired over the counter meds to help ease it or a heating pad, etc.? If the pain continues for over a week, see a dr. For an eval ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on both sides and once in a while (every hour or so) I am getting mild shooting pains in my left upper arm. This just started?

And: What is your question? Causes of shooting pain in arm not related to lower back. There are conditions that cause both but they cause issues in multiple areas: eg., arthritis, and some not so simple reasons., I would go to your doctor to discuss why this is happening and give them a chance to investigate. Have a wonderful new year! ...Read more

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I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pain and numbness in my left arm?

I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pain and numbness in my left arm?

Need to address ASAP: Need to address what might harm you the most quickly. Your chest pain radiating down your left arm describes a heart attack. Take aspirin if not allergic and seek help NOW. Your back and leg symptoms sound more like a herniated disc /sciatic nerve injury. Only after you are evaluated for your heart, a workup for back problems as mentioned should be initiated. Answer is not on internet, call 911. ...Read more

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I have a numb lower left back and top off my left leg and a little pins and needles in my left arm. I'm worried any ideas?

I have a numb lower left back and top off my left leg and a little pins and needles in my left arm. I'm worried any ideas?

I'm puzzled that...: ...You're worried but you haven't seen a doctor about it. There could be 1 cause or 2 separate causes. A single cause could be in your neck or brain. It could be minor things or it could be serious. If you're worried, is there a reason why you haven't seen a doctor about it? ...Read more

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19 year old female. Heavy and tight chest pain for 20-30 minutes. Pain went to left shoulder and down the arm. Also present in lower back. ER needed?

Maybe: You are young and presumably healthy. Your pain is very unlikely to be due to a serious condition like a heart attack. However if you are concerned the ER is probably the fastest place to get re-assurance. Its honestly better to get seen by someone in person for these types of symptoms. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on the left side and that pain is now in the front. Along with pain down the leg but not pass my knee and numbness in the arm?

I have lower back pain on the left side and that pain is now in the front. Along with pain down the leg but not pass my knee and numbness in the arm?

Back pain: The low back pain and radiation to the knee suggests a pinched nerve in the low back between the lumbar 3/4 disc. The numbness in the arm is unrelated to the low back. See a neurosurgeon or a neurologist to evaluate your pain and numbness to establish a cause and a treatment plan. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in left hip/lower back for last 3 years. Also have discomfort in left leg at time, & numbing with slashing pain thru arms & legs?

Back issues: Degenerative back disease would probably be first on the list. Left hip pain is most likely referred, but if lower back (lumbar spine) is ok, next thing would be to rule out sacroiliac joint problem and hip problem per se. Hip problem would not account for pain in the arm, but back problem especially neck issues would. ...Read more

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I have recently developed very sensitive skin. It started on my lower left arm and is now across my upper back. Sore to touch but no rash visible.?

I have recently developed very sensitive skin. It started on my lower left arm and is now across my upper back. Sore to touch but no rash visible.?

See a doctor: Your sensitive skin may be a sign of a more serious medical condition and should be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. Contact your doctor right away to set an appointment. ...Read more