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Dr. Jack Choueka
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Hand Numbness (Definition)

Hand numbness is a clinical finding in which a person's hand has decreased sensation. Numbness can be ...Read more


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My right hand goes numb sometimes and it travels up my arm to my shoulder?

My right hand goes numb sometimes and  it travels up my arm to my shoulder?

?Carpal Tunnel?: You may be having carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a build up of pressure in the wrist that causes the nerve to the hand to hurt. It causes hand numbness and pain up the arm. It can be diagnosed and treated. See you pcp or neurologist or hand surgeon or other health care provider dealing in this condition. A nerve conduciton test may need to be done. Surgery may be needed. Splinting can help. ...Read more

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My right arm is aching from my shoulder to my wrist and my hand is numb. Also the pain shoots down my arm. What could be wrong with it?

My right arm is aching from my shoulder to my wrist and my hand is numb. Also the pain shoots down my arm.  What could be wrong with it?

Sounds like you have: Carpal or cubital syndrome, depending on which fingers are getting numb. Another possibility would be neck problem with a pinched nerve which causes pain/numbness in the hand/arm. ...Read more

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2 herniation at C5-C7. I can no longer lift my left arm, it won't move, also extreme pain in neck shoulder, arm pit, arm, hand is numb. What do I do?

 2 herniation at C5-C7. I can no longer lift my left arm, it won't move, also extreme pain in neck shoulder, arm pit, arm, hand is numb. What do I do?

Cervical pinched ner: You may have already seen a neurosurgeon. This can be a dangerous situation and would suggest you may need immediate treatment. Please discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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What causes right shoulder pain and hand numbness?

Possiible the neck: Numbness is usually a neurologic complaint. There may be a number of possible causes of shoulder pain and hand numbness. One possible cause is a "pinched nerve" in the neck. Consider seeing a dictor for an exam and appropriate studies. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Can a rotator cuff tear cause arm and hand numbness?

Can a rotator cuff tear cause arm and hand numbness?

Not usually: The shoulder is usually an 'innocent bystander' when it comes to neurologic problems such as numbness and weakness that is found beyond the shoulder in the arm and forearm. The more likely culprit for these complaints is actually nerve compression emanating from the cervical spine. ...Read more

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What is causing right shoulder pain and hand numbness?

What is causing right shoulder pain and hand numbness?

Cervical disc : Many things can cause this but in combination one cause is a cervical disc protrusion that puts pressure on a nerve root. Get an evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon, neurosurgeon, or neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause hand numbness and weak arms?

What can cause hand numbness and weak arms?

Nerve compression &: Nerve compression & many other things. Carpal tunnel is common but dont assume its that just because its is frequent..See a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I am 3 months postpartum and have just recently been experiencing arm and hand numbness. What is causing this?

I am 3 months postpartum and have just recently been experiencing arm and hand numbness. What is causing this?

Hand numbness: Women can develop carpal tunnel during pregnancy or immediately following pregnancy. Consider a carpel tunnel splint at night to see if it helps your symptoms during the day. If the numbness is unremitting or getting worse with time i would seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Can a shoulder muscle spasm cause hand numbness?

Can a shoulder muscle spasm cause hand numbness?

Yes: There are many causes for this...Most common is of a nerve being pinched in the neck that can lead to spasming of the shoulder region with numbness of the hand. This is known as a cervical radiculopathy. There are other possibilities including an injury to the brachial plexus or carpal tunnel syndrome. You should see either a physiatrist or neurologist for a full exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more