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Tingling And Numbness In Arm
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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?
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(?)
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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