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My hubby (33) woke up with a sore upper left arm, and numbness in his pointer and middle finger (of left hand). What might the cause be?

My hubby (33) woke up with a sore upper left arm, and numbness in his pointer and middle finger (of left hand). What might the cause be?

Nerve issue : Pain and numbness in a limb sounds like a pinched nerve. It can be pinched in the neck or wrist as well as possibly other places in the arm. Carpal tunnel can cause these symptoms as well and often cause numbess in thumb and index finger. You can try over the counter nsaids and a wrist splint but if sx aren't going away and especially if you have weakness you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Soreness on left upper arm that over the course of a few days moves to the back of my neck. Happens about once every 5 - 7 weeks, goes way 3-4 days?

Soreness on left upper arm that over the course of a few days moves to the back of my neck.  Happens about once every 5 - 7 weeks, goes way  3-4 days?

Hard to say: More information is needed. Strange soreness on your arm and neck is taken very seriously. You could have a pinched nerve/cervical radiculopathy, some heart, lung, muscle, rash related issues. Best to see your doctor as soon as possible or go to the emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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6 month soreness rt shoulder, upper arm; numb/tingling /cold fingers; neck soreness less so.Hist rheumatoid, not carpal tunnel?

Doesnt sound like it: Doesnt sound like it but it can be par to f the presentation or differential. A nerve study/emg may be helpful unless its an obvious case of not being so. ...Read more

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Brown spot on upper arm that is sore. It also makes other parts of my upper arm sore. It happens on and off. Like ever 2 weeks?

Brown spot on upper arm that is sore. It also makes other parts of my upper arm sore. It happens on and off. Like ever 2 weeks?

Hard to say: Without looking at it . Might be a good idea to have it checked out, diagnosed and treated . Your may need referral to a dermatologist . ...Read more

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Pain in palm of hands. Upper arm soreness and sudden short pain in bottom of feet or toes. What can it be? Sudden onset.

Pain in palm of hands. Upper arm soreness and sudden short pain in bottom of feet or toes.  What can it be?  Sudden onset.

Will need more info: We would need more information about associated conditions. Your physicians will evaluate you for neurological causes, vascular causes and articular causes. ...Read more

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Soreness in upper right arm/shoulder are for several months. Had similar issue last year in left arm which was rotator cuff injury. ?

Shoulder pain: Your symptoms in right shoulder could also be from rotator cuff or other muscles in the shoulder that could be strained or sprained. Please see your doctor to get evaluated for other causes like bone related issues as well. ...Read more