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Tingling in right arm and hand?

Tingling in right arm and hand?

Nerve symptoms: Might be due to carpal tunnel, nerve pinching at elbow (cubital tunnel), but also neck and shoulder may have problems. Sort out and confirm with your doc, and perhaps get confirmatory testing. Occas, bilat symptoms due to some medicines, and rarely an issue with cardiac disease (but over left arm, not the right). ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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What does tingling in right arm and hand mean?

What does tingling in right arm and hand mean?

Possib pinched nerve: More information is needed. Depending on the location of the tingling, and which fingers are affected, the possibilities include carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve compression or cervical radiculopathy ( pinched nerve in neck). ...Read more

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Can neck problems cause tingling in right arm and hand?

Can neck problems cause tingling in right arm and hand?

Yes: that can occur. Would have it medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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When i put my chin to my chest n stretch neck down to the left, i get pain by my shoulder blade and some tingling in right arm. Neck X-ray was fine?

When i put my chin to my chest n stretch neck down to the left, i get pain by my shoulder blade and some tingling in right arm. Neck X-ray was fine?

Cervical disc issue?: A disc between neck bones can weaken ; stretch or even break and leak a jelly center onto the nearby nerves. When you flex the neck and the disk bulges, it may put pressure on a nerve and temporarily cause the described symptoms. Either stop stretching that far or see a physical therapist or even a neurosurgeon to look into the matter further. ...Read more

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I've had numbing tingling in right arm&hand, along with hand and wrist stiffness for 8 days now what can cause this and what dr should I see?

I've had numbing tingling  in right arm&hand, along with hand and wrist stiffness for 8 days now what can cause this and what dr should I see?

See your doctor: Your symptoms could be due to any number of things, from carpal tunnel syndrome to tendonitis, a nerve problem or maybe even a temporary pain from bad arm positioning during sleep. Many other possibilities. See your regular doctor who can ask you more questions and examine your muscles and nerves. Your doc should be able to determine if you need to see a specialist, and if so, which kind. ...Read more

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Heavy legs and tingling in right arm is it a heart attack?

Heavy legs and tingling in right arm is it a heart attack?

It varies: Symptoms of heart attack are classically crushing chest pain that radiates into the jaw and left arm. Not everyone has these symptoms and people can have other symptoms as well including heavy legs and tingling in either arm. If you have any risk factors for heart disease and any question if you are having a heart attack, you should immediately go to your nearest emergency department. ...Read more

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I have some neck pain and tingling in right arm, could it be a pinched nerve? Does a chiropractor take care of this or should I see my doctor?

I have some neck pain and tingling in right arm, could it be a pinched nerve? Does a chiropractor take care of this or should I see my doctor?

Absolutely: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would be food to just get a regular check up to make sure it is nothing else. Physical therapy, chiropractic, and interventional pain management are the non operative treatments for it if it doesn't get better. Thank you. ...Read more

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High bp, chest pain and short of breath. No wheezing, never smoked. Having a sharp stabbing pain under my right shoulder blade and pain, weakness, tingling in right arm. What should I do?

Go to MD: I think it is wrong to simply take things for granted without proper evaluation. The history may not seem like it is your heart but to say definitely it is not is wrong as things can coexist. It seems like it is nerve pain but it is best to see your doctor, be evaluated, get an ekg may be and whatever else is needed and be safe. ...Read more

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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