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Is pain in left arm with tingling in fingers cause for concern? Was hospitalized last yr with a PE.

Is pain in left arm with tingling in fingers cause for concern? Was hospitalized last yr with a PE.

Tingling in the arm: The tingling and pain along with numbness sometimes, is a symptom of a nerve pinched in the cervical (neck) spine. Possibly due to an injury such as falling forward or any jerky motion (incl chiropractic manipulations). It would not be related to your PE but you should see a physician who specializes in pain or orthopedic surgery for proper diagnosis. Meanwhile try to avoid looking down (texting) ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Finger Tingling (Definition)

Refers to altered sensation not quite numb ( while numb means no sensation It is the same type of feeling one feels when the finger first starts to falll asleep Tingling generally means the sensory nerves are working but to a lesser degree than normal whereas numbness implies a more severe. Problem. People often use the words numbness and tingling together ...Read more


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Pain under left breast for 2 months now it hurts when i press on it sometimes i get pain in left arm can feel tingling in fingers sometimes?

Pain under left breast for 2 months now it hurts when i press on it sometimes i get pain in left arm can feel tingling in fingers sometimes?

See doctor: You should get this checked out by a doctor since there appears to be some sort of nerve involvement at the left side of your body. If you were much older, i would have looked for a cardiovascular problem. ...Read more

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I have loss of cervical lordosis.having pain in left arm,from neck to fingers,tingling too.can it cause slight chest pain with back pain?

I have loss of cervical lordosis.having pain in left arm,from neck to fingers,tingling too.can it cause slight chest pain with back pain?

Cervical disk prob.: Yes. Your symptoms are consistent with a pinched nerve in the neck. This is most likely caused by a disk problem. Usual treatment stays with medication and physical therapy. MRI cervical spine can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

?nerve compression: Most likely cause is carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at wrist, but also, consider nerve compression at elbow. Your doctor might get EMG test to confirm location and extent. ...Read more

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For a week I have had occasional left shoulder pain, left upper arm pain, and tingling fingers at night. Could these signal a heart attack coming?

For a week I have had occasional left shoulder pain, left upper arm pain, and tingling fingers at night. Could these signal a heart attack coming?

Nerve: It is more likely that you have nerve entrapment referrable to a neck disk bulging. A neurologist could evaluate you for this. To look for coronary artery blockage, a maximal treadmill stress test is the best test for you. I think your symptoms are more likely from the neck rather than the heart. ...Read more

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Pain for 2 days in left forearm more an ache than a stabbing pain, and tingling in fingers. No pain in other part of arm, chest or shoulder. ?

Details: Pay close attention to where you feel the tingling. Aching pain less helpful for localizing the cause of the illness. Since you are 62 and the problem is new it is likely a nerve generated problem. Details of symptom distribution will help localize the nerves involved and this will help indicate potential diagnoses. Treatment depends on cause. See your doctor with the information. ...Read more

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Have a pain under my left shoulder blade that hurts when i cough or clear throat.the pain radiates down arm with little finger tingling?

Have a pain under my left shoulder blade that hurts when i cough or clear throat.the pain radiates down arm with little finger tingling?

Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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How can you determine what is causing finger tingling? How do you determine if it's the neck, back, arm, shoulder, and/or elbow?

How can you determine what is causing finger tingling? How do you determine if it's the neck, back, arm, shoulder, and/or elbow?

Thorough evaluation: A thorough physical examination is a place to start. Other tests could include a nerve conduction study, spinal imaging of various shorts, and analysis of your activity. There are many postural and activity issues that can cause The problems you are describing. You are correct in that it could involve any of the areas you mentioned. The tests will help determine the origin. ...Read more

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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