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Why would my left arm lower part be numb and my right hand will not straighten only curls up in ball along with arm pain to my shoulder?

Why would my left arm lower part be numb and my right hand will not straighten only  curls up in ball  along with arm pain to my shoulder?

Numbness/pain: Check with your pcp for pinched nerves in your neck or perhaps sequellae of stroke. Hard to tell without examining you, but other considerations include carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger, possibly dupuytren's contracture. ...Read more

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Sudden soreness & pain in elbow and lower left arm. What could be the cause? I think I have ganglion cyst on left hand also. Should i be worried?

No : No, I would not be worried, but if you are I would not hesitate to be seen. An inflammatory condition, such as lateral epicondylitis, is among the most common causes. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm and hand?

Numbness in left arm and hand?

Needs eval: Numbness in you extremity can be caused by some nerve being pinched somewhere from your spine - neck area down to the arm. Some numbness can also be associated with heart disease and ischemia, or even be symptoms of early stroke/mini-stroke, etc.. Your numbness needs to be evaluated as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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My right arm and hand are quite cold, the left arm and hand are normal temp.

Vascular dz: Consider a subclavian artery stenosis (narrowing) of the blood vessel giving blood flow to the arm. Blood pressure should be lower in the cold arm than the warm arm. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy is another consideration but usually has pain. This should be evaluated with a ultrasound study of blood flow velocity in into and through the arm. If present other vascular disease must be considered. ...Read more

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What could cause weakness in left arm and hand? Could this be something serious?

What could cause weakness in left arm and hand? Could this be something serious?

Cervical spine: When symptoms like your occur, it is often caused by a pinched nerve in the neck. A good exam by a shoulder or even a neck specialist can help. Xrays and even a MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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My left arm and hand is in pain right now. It happens once in a while and hurts the most at night. From the top middle part of my hand to mid arm?

May have slept wrong: At your young age unless you have any major trauma nothing to worry about You might have slept wrong Hopefully you will be better in a few days ...Read more

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Which type of medical tx is prescribed for tremors of left arm and hand?

See details: There are several causes for tremors and the treatment depends on the cause. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Woke up to my left arm and hand asleep. Still is hurting and feels uneasy. What should I do?

Woke up to my left arm and hand asleep. Still is hurting and feels uneasy. What should I do?

Ans: Sounds like a positioning issue. Try changing positions when you sleep. Relieve the arm of any pressure ...Read more

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Whenever I am upset and crying I get a tingling feeling in my left arm and hand. 32 yr old female. What can it mean.

Whenever I am upset and crying I get a tingling feeling in my left arm and hand.  32 yr old female. What can it mean.

Ans: You are quite young. When the body becomes stressed and upset it becomes tense and uncomfortable seeking to be back in its homeostasis you must learn coping skills to reduce the stress to the body. If this occurs on a regular basis time to see your doctor ...Read more

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