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Shooting pain in my right arm now and again, makes my arm feel weak and slightly numb?

Shooting pain in my right arm now and again, makes my arm feel weak and slightly numb?

Needs Evaluation: This may represent a problem coming from your neck. Irritation of a cervical root by a disc protrusion can cause these symptoms. You should be examined to determine if further imaging studies like a MRI are needed. ...Read more

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Upper left arm feels numb and heavy?

Upper left arm feels numb and heavy?

Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information as to how long it has been and how it started.Needs to have detailed History and Physical Examinatio.So get it checked from your Doctor ...Read more

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Right arm heavy and my hand feelw numb?

Right arm heavy and my hand feelw numb?

ER/UC: may be cervical spinal issue ( disc). Get examined asap. ...Read more

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Shaky, nauseous, right abdominal pain, can't eat pressure in my head left arm tingly also left cheek?

Emergency: You should be evaluated in the emergency room immediately. These are worrying symptoms. ...Read more

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Why does my chest and my left arm feel heavy?

Why does my chest and my left arm feel heavy?

This could: Be referred pain from the heart. Heart attack symptoms are similar. Please go to an urgent care, er, or your doctors office immediately. ...Read more

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Hurting around right shoulder blade. And face gets tingly and numb feelings?

Hurting around right shoulder blade. And face gets tingly and numb feelings?

Hyperventilation.: You are probably hyperventilating because of the pain . Hyperventilation decreases pCO2 in the blood and this in turns decreses ionized calcium in the blood and this decreased ionized calcium in the blood makes your face tingly and numb feeling. ...Read more

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My right arm and leg hurt. My head hurts and slight chest pain.

My right arm and leg hurt. My head hurts and slight chest pain.

Hard to know: I can't tell from the info you have provided. Chest pain should always be taken seriously and you should see your doctor. Timing of pain, what makes it worse/better, and what does it feel like all are important. ...Read more

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Severe pain in right shoulder, and pinching pain in chest under right boob, and inside of left arm, when I move my left arm up. Right shoulder worst.

Severe pain in right shoulder, and pinching pain in chest under right boob, and inside of left arm, when I move my left arm up. Right shoulder worst.

Pain: lots of possibilities. If Short of breath or bad chest pain should be seen now to insure not cardiac in origin or lung related. I only mention heart as you have left arm pain too, but hurts more with movement, so unlikely. Most common thing for a female and right upper abdomen/lower chest and right shoulder pain would be gall bladder. Go see a doctor to help delineate. ...Read more

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My left arm always feels much weaker than my right arm and sometimes i feel like i completely lose kinesthetic sense of my left arm...?

My left arm always feels much weaker than my right arm and sometimes i feel like i completely lose kinesthetic sense of my left arm...?

Doctor can evaluate: For symptoms like these, a primary care doctor and a physiatrist (physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor) or neurologist can evaluate. The doctors can figure out if there is a problem with the nerves and/or arteries (blood supply) to the left arm. A patient should check to see exactly which positions of her arm, and which activities, worsen the symptoms; and which do not; and tell the doctors. ...Read more

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Feel tired, left arm is numb and have a pain in my armpit.

Feel tired, left arm is numb and have a pain in my armpit.

Numbness and pain: You need to be evaluated by your primary physician who can then suggest an appropriate referral depending on the findings. I have some ideas but it wouldn't be appropriate without a good exam. ...Read more

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After, jogging my left shoulder down to my shoulder blade, my upper left arm feel sore, and my fingers are numb and tingly. What is wrong with me?

After, jogging my left shoulder down to my shoulder blade, my upper left arm feel sore, and my fingers are numb and tingly. What is wrong with me?

Pinched Nerve: Very commonly, pain near or around the shoulder blade is not shoulder related at all. Instead, it is most often related to neck/cervical spine related issues. A "pinched nerve" from the neck either from a disc bulge/herniation/bone spur is usually the culprit. The only way to know for sure would require an evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon or perhaps your primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have a numbness/ dull ache starting on my left thumb radiating up my arm right behind my collar bone. Leaving my left arm weak feeling. What is it?

I have a numbness/ dull ache starting on my left thumb radiating up my arm right behind my collar bone. Leaving my left arm weak feeling. What is it?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing arm pain and chest wall pain and my arm hurts to touch and move ?

I am experiencing  arm pain and chest wall pain and my arm hurts to touch and move 
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Varies: There are many potential causes, but anytime you are experiencing chest pain, it is probably wise to be seen. ...Read more

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For days now both my upper arms ache and my left shoulder aches. Also upper left chest muscles are sore and down left side of neck feels stiff.

For days now both my upper arms ache and my left shoulder aches. Also upper left chest muscles are sore and down left side of neck feels stiff.

Aching upper body: Would check for strep throat, even if not symptomatic, or mycoplasma infection may also be TMJ or bruxism ( grinding teeth at night ), reflux check for h pylori as well, check ESR, CBC, CPK, ANA for autoimmune process, though less likely check EKG, troponin, check CXR and for lymph nodes / thyroid would follow up with doc ER today. ...Read more

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I have a sudden onset of pain above my elbow in my right arm. hand feels colder than left hand and the pain makes my arm feel heavy and weak??

I have a sudden onset of pain above my elbow in my right arm. hand feels colder than left hand and the pain makes my arm feel heavy and weak??

Go to Emergency: It is possible that there is a blood clot in your arm causing this. If that it is the case it could be an emergency. If your have the sudden onset of pain and a cold hand you need to go to Emergency now. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm feel weak after taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? Is this a normal side effect?

Why does my left arm feel weak after taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? Is this a normal side effect?

No, not normal: Not sure why you would have this as a side effect, but it definitely is not one that is common. See your general doctor and arrange for an appt that is in the time period when you have this side effect after taking the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). He/she can do an exam and help determine if something needs further study. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and for a month I'm having a weird pressure like feeling in my heart, then my left arm started to feel weak and my back started to hurt?

I'm 17 and for a month I'm having a weird pressure like feeling in my heart,  then my left arm started to feel weak and my back started to hurt?

Exam needed: Coronary artery disease would be most unusual at your age, but other heart pathology like valve or heart muscle disease are possibilities. However anxiety is a common cause of these symptoms especially if the symptoms are noticeable at rest but not with exertion. For peace of mind have an examination by your physician and appropriate tests can be ordered. ...Read more

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Emg/mri of head and neck with contrast normal. Still feel weak, fat feeling in left arm and hand especially on top of hand. Hard to open and close?

Emg/mri of head and neck with contrast normal. Still feel weak, fat feeling in left arm and hand especially on top of hand. Hard to open and close?

Sounds ominous: Dont like those symptoms proper workup already completed but if EMG was too early in the course may be normal and will be abnormal at 2 weeks from start of symptoms for a nerve entrapment otherwise stroke would be in the differential. ...Read more

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I hurt my neck wrestling on monday night and my left arm muscles feel weak and my left thumb is sore. Its been like 3 days. I can move my arm though?

I hurt my neck wrestling on monday night and my left arm muscles feel weak and my left thumb is sore. Its been like 3 days. I can move my arm though?

See doctor: Neck injury with associated arm weakness especially if it involves the hand can be a serious injury. It suggests the possibility of a nerve root injury at the neck level. This could be related to a herniated disc, an irritated nerve root, or just a neck strain with associated muscle spasms resulting in nerve pain. Regardless, you need to see a doctor before you are cleared to wrestle again. ...Read more

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Lower left abdomen pain and shooting pain in both legs and arms muscles feel weak-burning. Colonoscopy clear vag sono clear what could be the issue?

Unknown: This really needs further investigation. I would suggest starting with a primary care physician. You would need a physical examination. From there potentially lab work, mri.... ...Read more

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C4, c5, C6 are bulging. I have shooting pains, burning, general weakness in left arm. Both thumbs hurt to grip. 2 rt toes are numb. Is it all related?

Disc symptoms: The left arm symptoms may be related to the bulging discs, but the thumb symptoms are not. These may be caused by arthritis of the base of the thumbs. The numb toes may be related to nerve impingement in the foot. A neurologist would shed more light on your symptoms. ...Read more

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Weakness in my left arm 3 years after breaking it. Normal?

Weakness in my left arm 3 years after breaking it. Normal?

Unusual: No it would not be usual to have weakness in your arm 3 years after a fracture. Sometimes when a bone is broken it can cause damage to a nerve traveling near the bone. Best to get checked out by your doctor for an explanation. ...Read more

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I just finished working out and I have weakness in my left arm, will this go away, and did I work out to hard?

I just finished working out and I have weakness in my left arm, will this go away, and did I work out to hard?

Muscle soreness: is a post-exercise muscle pain that may result from excessive workouts. Presenting symptoms include muscle weakness, palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rest and drink a lots of water. Moderation is the key. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left arm feels weak and i can only use it for like 10mins. Then I have to stop using it?

What does it mean if my left arm feels weak and i can only use it for like 10mins. Then I have to stop using it?

See your DR: Probably you are not fit enough for longer work out. Gradually increase your exercise duration. Eat more meat. Have yourself examined for some thyroid, muscular, & neurological disorder. Take care! ...Read more

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What could lead to having left arm numbing and weakness?

A few things: It is important you visit your doctor for an evaluation and possible imaging. A cervical disc herniation will cause these symptoms but severe muscle spasm/pain can cause symptoms in the arm. If the numbness/weakness is on the hands, then a nerve pinched at the wrist or elbow might cause this as well. Hope this helps www.Otwithmd.Com. ...Read more

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Left arm feels weak pinched nerve?

Left arm feels weak pinched nerve?

Cervical Disc: This could be a cervical disc herniation. Please see your doctor. You need a neurological exam and an MRI possibly. ...Read more

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Weakness of left arm, can feel it during pushup and exercise, for 5 days now! but no pain at all!

Weakness of left arm, can feel it during pushup and exercise, for 5 days now! but no pain at all!

Need eval: your symptoms are concerning enough that it is best you have evaluation by a physician. Isolated weakness like you described is a worrying symptom. Causes can be numerous. Please see your doctor ...Read more

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Left arm feels weak and heavy. No pain has occurred. Any explanation to what causes it to be like that? It slowly weakens every couple days.

Left arm feels weak and heavy. No pain has occurred. Any explanation to what causes it to be like that? It slowly weakens every couple days.

Examination needed: With a few more clues I could probably steer you in the wrong direction. What is needed is a good exam and of course a bit more of his history. Possibilities include overwork vascular problems neurologic problems . ...Read more

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Sharp random pains in/on head and weakness in left arm that comes and goes over the past few months. What could it be? Waiting for a neuro consult...

Sharp random pains in/on head and weakness in left arm that comes and goes over the past few months. What could it be? Waiting for a neuro consult...

I'm glad you have a: neuro consult scheduled; you need to be seen SOON. If you have true weakness in your left arm (this is sometimes difficult to assess), it would be of great concern to me. It suggests there is some compromise of nerve function in the brain either from a mass growing there (benign or malignant), interruption of blood flow, swelling due to inflammation etc. Get consult moved up!! ...Read more