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Tingling and numbness in arm, is that from cervical radiculopathy?

Tingling and numbness in arm, is that from cervical radiculopathy?

Could be!: Cervical neuropathy which is compression of a nerve root in the neck as it exits from the spinal cord through the neural foramen of the spine in the neck, usually from an arthritic spur or herniated disk, often causes paresthesia (tingling) and anesthesia (numbness) as well as, potentially, pain that can, depending on which is involved, go down the shoulder, neck, chest, back, and/or arm. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Alot of neck and shoulder pain with extreme tingling and numbness in arm and four fingers. Headaches as well. 7 weeks now. ?

Alot of neck and shoulder pain with extreme tingling and numbness in arm and four fingers. Headaches as well.  7 weeks now. ?

Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical radiculopathy" refers to the pain that can run don the arm into the neck from a nerve irritation in the neck. Uusally a phyxical exam and appropraite imaging studies can diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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What causes tingling and numbness on right arm?

What causes tingling and numbness on right arm?

Depends ..: It could be from multiple sources. It could be related to compression of nerves stemming from the neck, armpit(axilla), elbow or (less likely) the wrist area. It could be a toxic/nutritional deficit effect on the sensory nerves, though this tends to affect both sides. It could be from a particular issue within a sensory area of the brain(exceptionally unlikely). ...Read more

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What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

Tingling and numbnes: this usually has to do with a nerve at some ointment from where the nerve leaves the spinal canal until it inner ares the hand. Depending on what part of the hand is involved depends on which nerve it is. The best thing to do is see you doctor and he can order tests called Nerve Conduction tests that can see where the nerve is pinched and determine treatment from there. ...Read more

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Tingling and numbness in one arm and side of the face. Is it from sleeping wrong position?

Tingling and numbness in one arm and side of the face. Is it from sleeping wrong position?

Possibly: That could certainly do it - it's called compression neuropathy. Your weight can cause temporary dysfunction in the peripheral sensory nerves on the side on which you are lying. If that's the case, it should resolve within several minutes of moving around. Heavily sedated people (like from alcohol, drugs, or medicines) who don't move in their sleep can have longer lasting symptoms. ...Read more

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Tingling and numbness in right arm and hand?

Tingling and numbness  in right arm and hand?

Tingling: Sounds like a pinched nerve. Take an anti-inflammatory and if no improvement get a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with pinched nerve and given 20mg Prednisone for 12 days. One week later slight pain and tingling/numbness in hand/arm. More meds?

Recently diagnosed with pinched nerve and given 20mg Prednisone for 12 days. One week later slight pain and tingling/numbness in hand/arm. More meds?

Pinched nerve: You should have a follow up dr visit . Many times the pinching of a nerve produces variable symptoms and if they persist after 12 days of prednisone , you need further evaluation and probable testing ...Read more

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Pea size lump on right side of neck, painless, for 5 months; can be moved side to side if pressed. Tingling/numbness in right arm; CRP & ESR raised(?)

Pea size lump on right side of neck, painless, for 5 months; can be moved side to side if pressed. Tingling/numbness in right arm; CRP & ESR raised(?)

Likely arthritis nec: The lump that can be moved under the skin is probably an incidental finding at location where pressure could cause symptoms of nerve root irritation even if there was no lump. High sed rate and CPR indicate inflammatory activity. ...Read more

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Normal stressecho/ekg, agatston score 0.5, BP 120-130/80-90, tingling/numbness of left arm from elbow to hand, should i go to ER?

Normal stressecho/ekg, agatston score 0.5, BP 120-130/80-90, tingling/numbness of left arm from elbow to hand, should i go to ER?

Other possibilities.: If your heart has been checked and everything is fine then other reason for those symptoms is a pinged nerve. It could be coming form your neck region or from the hand/arm running up, which if it is happening from the elbow down it could be some nerve irritation in that area. If you are having chest pain then go to the ED, but if not make an appointment with your doctor to check for other reasons ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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