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Pain in right arm from shoulder down to finger tips and hand changes color somewhat why?

Pain in right arm from shoulder down to finger tips and hand changes color somewhat why?

Arm- hand: Sounds either like a nerve or blood vessels are behind your problems. A doc will tell if it from your neck or a thoracic outlet syndrome or more rare causes. ...Read more

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Pain in whole right arm down to fingers?

Neck: The description of pain in the whole arm to the fingers suggest that you have a pinched nerve in the neck. I would suggest if this does not resolve with nsaids, exercise, stretching and/or pt see a specialist to get an MRI of your neck to rule this out. ...Read more

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Woke up last two mornings with pain and numbness running Down right arm to finger tips?

Numbness: If you awoke with this and it resolves soon after you awake then it is likely positional. Meaning you slept on your right arm and compressed the nerve. Your arm fell asleep. If it does not resolve spontaneously then you need to be seen and referred to a neurology for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My right shoulder, down my right arm to my fingers have been hurting. It's hard to point out where in my shoulder the pain is coming from. Why?

My right shoulder, down my right arm to my fingers have been hurting. It's hard to point out where in my shoulder the pain is coming from. Why?

Nerve pinch: Aching pain in shoulder with radiation to fingertips suggests a primary cervical spine nerve root impingement and/or thoracic outlet syndrome (tos). Mri of neck and shoulder can be informative. Electrodiagnostic studies (emg ; nct) often positive in advanced disorder with nerve cell death, but inconclusive if intermittent neural impingement is occurring. Physiatrists ; osteopaths can diagnose. ...Read more

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Shooting electric very bad pain down right arm to pinky finger. What's up with that?

Shooting electric very bad pain down right arm to pinky finger. What's up with that?

Ulnar nerve: The one you stimulate with "funny bone" injury. It does pinky and ring finger. Shingles, affecting the nerve root with a latent virus, may also do this. Neuralgic pain often characterized by a burning rather than a stabbing sensation. ...Read more

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Sharp, sudden pain in right chest while lying on right side. Pain went away immediately but left tingling down right arm and fingers. 37/m, 240/smoker?

Sharp, sudden pain in right chest while lying on right side. Pain went away immediately but left tingling down right arm and fingers. 37/m, 240/smoker?

Chest pain: Again as we have told others this may be heart related. You have multiple risk factors being a male smoker. It may be nothing but with tingling after chest pain down your arm you need to be evaluated. Please go to the ER to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have tingling and numbness in my right pinky finger and how it seems to be beginning in my shoulder and going down my right arm.?

I have tingling and numbness in my right pinky finger and how it seems to be beginning in my shoulder and going down my right arm.?

Numbness: To know for sure, you need an examination. Differential diagnosis could be C8 cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, peripheral nerve entrapment such as ulnar neuropathy, or even myofascial pain with trigger points. Would suggest a pm&r evaluation for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My right arm feels week and heavy down to my ring finger I suffer with anxiety could it be down to this I am stressed at the moment im getting worried?

My right arm feels week and heavy down to my ring finger I suffer with anxiety could it be down to this I am stressed at the moment im getting worried?

Possibly: Stress and anxiety can cause all kinds of physical symptoms including weakness and numbness. But before I would chalk it up to nerves I would get checked by your doctor or urgent care to make sure no other medical problem is occurring. ...Read more

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I am having pain under my right shoulder, by scapular area that radiates down my arm and fingers causing tingling and numbness in my right arm.?

I am having pain under my right shoulder, by scapular area that radiates down my arm and fingers causing tingling and numbness in my right arm.?

See doc: This is an irritation of one of the nerves in you neck/arm. Hard to tell exactly where. Because there are many potential causes you should see your doc to get it straightened out. ...Read more

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Woke up yesterday with bad pain/stiffness around rt. Shoulder blade, worse lying down. Today spread down right arm, finger, and rt. Neck. Wait it out?

Woke up yesterday with bad pain/stiffness around rt. Shoulder blade, worse lying down. Today spread down right arm, finger, and rt. Neck. Wait it out?

Likely muscular: Radiation down to your fingers is somewhat worrisome. It may be originating from your neck. Treat your symptoms but be checked soon. All the best. ...Read more

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Right arm hurts starting about elbow down to my fingers feel num or like there asleep cant pick up a glass of water hurts that bad?

Right arm hurts starting about elbow down to my fingers feel num or like there asleep cant pick up a glass of water hurts that bad?

Sounds like a: Tendinitis or inflammation along the inside of the elbow region known as a medial epicondylitis which may also aggravate the ulnar or " funny bone" nerve. Less likely a pinched nerve from a neck problem but if OTC meds, stretching and icing the region does not help, seek the opinion of your doctor or an orthopedic surgeon for the correct diagnosis and course of treatment. ...Read more

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Shooting pain down right arm tingling on fingers and pain on side of neck left side?

Shooting pain down right arm tingling on fingers and pain on side of neck left side?

See details: It is likely a cervical radiculopathy which is a compressed nerve root in the neck. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Once or twice a day I have sharp pain in my my right collar bone area and my right arm goes numb and tingles down to my fingers?

Once or twice a day I have sharp pain in my my right collar bone area and my right arm goes numb and tingles down to my fingers?

Radiculopathy: Cervical radiculopathy is a common syndrome of a "pinched nerve" in the cervical spine that causes pain in the arm all the way down to your hand. I would followup with your primary care physician to determine the next steps (physical therapy, mri, injection, or surgery as a last resort). ...Read more

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My wife Julie has pins and needles down the iner right arm. Her right thumb is numb and the right index finger also with pins and needles. Why please?

My wife Julie has pins and needles down the iner right arm. Her right thumb is numb and the right index finger also with pins and needles. Why please?

Does Julie: Have trouble with her neck? This type of problem is oft associated with a pinched nerve root in the cervical spine (neck). Of course there are other explanations as well, but this is the first thing that comes to mind. A series of plain x rays, a history and a physical exam, along with a neurological assessment should illuminate the problem. See a family doctor or internist to start the evaluation ...Read more

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Weakness in both arms in and hurts Right arm sometimes radiates down to hand & fingers and will have to shake hand hard to feel life in it again.?

Weakness in both arms in and hurts Right arm sometimes radiates down to hand & fingers and will have to shake hand hard to feel life in it again.?

Weak & Pain in Arms: Progressive weakness of your limbs should be examined in person with further work up. Need to look and see what is causing your cervical (neck) nerves to manifest these symptoms. Sounds like you might be dealing with some neck pathology at the C5/6, C6/7, and C7/T1 levels. ...Read more

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I have been having upper and lower back pain for 5 months, today it spread into my neck and down my right arm into my fingers. C section 5 months ago.

I have been having upper and lower back pain for 5 months, today it spread into my neck and down my right arm into my fingers. C section 5 months ago.

Go see your Dr: And get checked for arthritis of your spine, slipped disc and pinched nerve. Imaging studies maybe warranted to confirm the diagnoses. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/back-pain/guide/causes-of-back-pain. Http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/pain_herbs. Htm. ...Read more

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I have pain in my neck going down the back of right arm. Also my pointer finger feels numb, like when u get lidocaine for tooth ache. What causes this?

I have pain in my neck going down the back of right arm. Also my pointer finger feels numb, like when u get lidocaine for tooth ache. What causes this?

Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What could cause pain and skin sensitivity down my right leg to my toes, and my right arm to my fingers along with lower back pain?

What could cause pain and skin sensitivity down my right leg to my toes, and my right arm to my fingers along with lower back pain?

Too broad: This could be as simple as a vitamin deficiency to as serious as ms. Age 29. You need a workup. See your doc with tese symptoms. ...Read more

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A 21 year old girl who does weight lifting. Neck and shoulder pain with tingling down right arm anf thumb and index finger. Pain and tinglimg and slig?

Neck pain and: Tingliing may be a sign of cervical spine invovlement. Other issues are shoulder instability that hurts locally and casues tingling down the arm. Or two independent issues such as neck muscle strain and carpal tunnel, both there but 2 separate conditons that come on at the same time. ...Read more

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Had pain in right arm tonight from shoulder 2 fingers in severe pain sharpy/achy and was swollen no chest pain what could be the cause?

Had pain in right arm tonight from shoulder 2 fingers in severe pain sharpy/achy and was swollen no chest pain what could be the cause?

Need medical exam: Many people fear a heart attack if pain radiates down arm, but that is extremely unlikely in a 19-year-old woman. More likely is pinched nerve in the neck, but impossible to know without a medical exam. ...Read more

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I ve been having problems for three weeks not I cannot lift my right arm its only the upper part though I can move my fingers and lower arm just fine?

I ve been having problems for three weeks not I cannot lift my right arm its only the upper part though I can move my fingers and lower arm just fine?

Rotator cuff?: You might have a muscular problem such as a rotator cuff injury. These can occur gradually from basic wear and tear over the years. See your primary care doctor or an orthopedist for a full exam. ...Read more

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Swollen in my wait fingers and right arm what is it?

Swollen in my wait fingers and right arm what is it?

Many possibilities: I assume you mean right fingers and arm are swollen. This can be from an injury, infection, blood clot or other causes. See a doctor and get checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does tingling of the right arm and fingers mean?

What does tingling of the right arm and fingers mean?

Pinched nerve: If there neck pain which radiates to right arm then you have pinched nerve in neck. If numbness is primarily in the fingers then carpal tunnel syndrome is possible. ...Read more

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My husband has the feeling of numbness in his right arm up to his finger for about 3 weeks now. He is 46. What could be wrong?

My husband has the feeling of numbness in his right arm up to his finger for about 3 weeks now. He is 46. What could be wrong?

Neuropathy?: Let him see his dr and be tested for neuropathy.
He needs a thourough physical exam and blood work-up.
Contirbutory factors include frequent repetitive motion of hands, diabetes, trauma, arthritis.
Hope he feels better and take care! ...Read more

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A month now I keep having sharp pains in my right arm but most recently I notice an unusual growth on my middle right finger & a stinging daily pain?

Need more informatio: The may or may not be a relationship to the nodule and the pain. You may need dermatology to define the nodule. However the pain may be neurologic or a non-neurologic cause. Your evaluation may help clarify this. ...Read more

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I have pain in my entire right arm and numbness in my fingers, what could it be, please help me?

Thoracic outlet syndrome: Thoracic outlet syndrome is when the nerves to your arm get pinched in the axilla between the ribs and shoulder. It will cause this. Worse with sleeping on side and holding arms over head. A pinched nerve in the neck can do it but should also have neck symptoms and it is worse with head movement. Carpel tunnel (in wrist) gives numbness and pain in hand and occasionally up arm. C pcp or ortho. ...Read more

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My right arm, shoulder to fingers, hurt after I slept on my right arm. It's been 5 days sinced I changed position, but pain doesn't go away?

My right arm, shoulder to fingers, hurt after I slept on my right arm. It's been 5 days sinced I changed position, but pain doesn't go away?

Nerve irritation: This could be due to nerve irritation in your spine or possibly further out in your arm. If it is not getting better, I would talk to your pcp. Perhap starting with a steroid pack would be a good first step. ...Read more

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Recently experienced numbness & tingling in right arm/fingers during flights. Flights are max 4 hrs. Took 20+ hrs of fly time in Dec trio if relevant.

Positional: You may have carpal tunnel problems caused by thickened ligaments in the wrist which press on nerves going into the hand and forearm. Arm position while flying must be a factor. A hand surgeon can evaluate you and recommend treatment options like a brace, physical therapy, steroid injection, surgery. ...Read more

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Why won't my right arm and hand stop tingling especially my right hand and fingers?

See a neurologist: More history and examination is needed. You will most likely need a test called ncv and emg. Neurologist is appropriate physician. ...Read more

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I have numbness from my fingers up my right arm to my neck and compression across my chest. What is it?

I have numbness from my fingers up my right arm to my neck and compression across my chest. What is it?

Nerve injury: This can be caused by compression of nerves as they leave the neck region. It can also be caused by a stroke affecting the region of the brain that supplies this area. Lastly, masses or swelling in the brain can cause your symptoms. It's very important you get evaluated for these symptoms on an urgent basis. ...Read more

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I have been having pains in my right arm for sometimes, now it radiates to my fingers and my right leg. What is the possible cause and solutions?

Nerve impingement: Of the neck or lower back is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. It can cause severe vision impairment and muscle spasms. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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What do it mean u have inflammation in your wait fingers knees and right arm hurts?

New symptoms?: It sounds autoimmune to me. I think you should try an elimination diet for a month and see if that helps. Stop sugar, soy, artificial sweeteners, dairy, eggs, gluten, peanuts, and corn. Consider swing a functional medicine doctor. Www. Functionalmedicine. Org ...Read more