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Tingling In Upper Arm
Hurt left should within last two weeks, only hurt when lifted a certain way, now if I bend and apply rest on elbow I get a tingling in upper arm.?
Ulnar nerve: What you are describing sounds like ulnar nerve irritation at the elbow. Pressure on the elbow leading to tingling. Also wonder about pros subtle brachial plexus involvement with shoulder injury (or cervical disk in neck). Best to see your doctor for discussion and examination. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck ...Read more
For past hour post social event, tingling in my upper arm (posterior deltoid / upper tricep) that doesn't seem to be going away. Any advice / therapy?
Would muscle tightness and knots between the shoulder blades cause numbing and tingling in the shoulder and upper arm?
Stabbing chest pain and musle soreness and tingling in arm and upper back. Went to ER and no cardiac event. Can an axiety attack happen for reason?
Neurologist: These symptoms may occur with deficiencies of magnesium, calcium, vitamin b12, certain electrolyte disturbances, toxic material exposure, hyperventilating or neurological disorders like multiple sclerosis. Your physician can order the necessary tests and/or refer you to a neurologist if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Feel numbness/tingling in right thumb as well as some pain stiffness in the upper arm when bending, reaching behind back.?
My left upper arm is tingling and its bothering me. I already suffer from anxiety and its making me paranoid. What could be causing this?
Check it out:
You can't write such a symptom off as anxiety. It could be a pinched nerve so first step is to see your doctor.
I hope also you are addressing your anxiety. This often is a condition can be treated. It may be related to psychological issues that you would benefit by addressing. So for anxiety you may find it useful to have therapy, medication or both. ...Read more
Broken arm with metal plates and screws. My elbow has shifted all the way into my upper arm, tingling, pain, out of touch with reality please help?
Elbow dysfunction: It's really time to see your primary physician and an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
I've had pain in my left shoulder/upper back for 3 weeks. Also, pain in my left upper arm, with some tingling/numbness. Massage helped some. Ideas?
Is it ok to have redness, heat, pain, and tingling in and up and down arm after a phenergan (promethazine) shot in upper arm? At time of injection I almost fainted.
I have had chronic neck pain for about a year. If I lay or sit wrong, I get pain in my upper arm and I get tingling in my wrist and thumb?
Pinched nerve?: It sounds like you might have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would suggest finding a local do for some omm. Osteopathic manipulation can be very effective in treating symptoms such as you are describing. You will likely also need an x-ray to make sure there isn't something more ominous happening. If the symptoms persist, see you physician for a complete neurological workup. ...Read more
My right upper arm is red, warm to touch and numb/tingling. Last week I had an episode of hives, could this be a complication, or something else?
Can cadpal tunnel extend up into the forearm and upper arm? Tingling in hand. Pain when extending the arm.
Yes: The symptoms of carpal tunnel, on occasion may be misleading, and some pts even experience shoulder aching. All of this represents referred symptoms, and disappears with alleviation of the cts. ...Read more
Worked out three times no problem. Then went walking and muscle spasms between shoulder blade happened again. Upper arm pain and tingling Why?
Superior trapezius: 40's yo female with new three-time set of physical workouts has mid-scapular pain & "upper arm tingling". Rhomboid major muscle spasms seem likely explanation for the mid-scapular pain. Attendant Superior trapezius muscle spasm can evoke ipsilateral shoulder parasthesia. ...Read more
I have upper arm tingling and some leg tingling only on right side been six with carpal tunnel. However hands don't hurt or feel numb?
What is the Question: You may have much more dangerous symptoms tha from carpal tunnel, . Youmust get checked promptly. ...Read more
For a week I have had occasional left shoulder pain, left upper arm pain, and tingling fingers at night. Could these signal a heart attack coming?
Nerve: It is more likely that you have nerve entrapment referrable to a neck disk bulging. A neurologist could evaluate you for this. To look for coronary artery blockage, a maximal treadmill stress test is the best test for you. I think your symptoms are more likely from the neck rather than the heart. ...Read more
6 month soreness rt shoulder, upper arm; numb/tingling /cold fingers; neck soreness less so. Hist rheumatoid, not carpal tunnel?
Not: Likely. See your rheum doc, pcp or pmr doc. ...Read more
29y/o F. Numbness/tingling feet rt hand. Feet cold burning. Upper arm ache to elbow. Labs/mri/emg normal. Mild degenerative disc/ iron10. Flagyl X2 bv?
Numbness normal MRI: The fact that MRI/EMG is normal is good news. Did they check thyroid? glucose? sed rate, ANA (autoimmune issues)? lyme titer? Could be reflux or H pylori, low iron Vit D, B12, magnesium, potassium calcium, supplement if low. Check diet: Vegetarian (vit deficiency)? Do you have discomfort with eating (, may be malabsorping)? . Do fingers turn purple? Could be Raynauds. F/U with doctor/urgent care ...Read more
Evaluate nerves: But if left arm, consider EKG, as could be referred symptoms from heart. But more likely due to some process affecting one or more nerves in neck, or shoulder, or elbow, or wrist. ...Read more
The list is long:
You could have:
diabetes (usually bilateral)
b12 def. (bil)
ulnar nerve compression
sat. Night palsy
so, go see your doctor. He may refer you after he does some labs and/or xrays or MRI or. ......
Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: The real question is why is it occurring. Can't help you without more info. ...Read more
Poss pinched nerves: This indicates diseased or pinched nerves in neck or shoulder region. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Been feeling shaky all morning n now feelings tingling sensation on my left arm what does this mean?
Hard to say: It's hard to say without knowing a bit more but it sounds like you are describing what feels like when your blood sugar gets really low. Drink some fruit juice. If you are diabetic your doctor should be informed. The sensation in your arm could be from a long list of conditions. If it gets worse or paralysis develops seek urgent care. ...Read more
I feel a pain in right, left and center of my chest which last for few seconds and tingling in my arm?
See your doctor ASAP:
Tingling in the shoulder, arm, jaw, neck, or hands may be associated with chest pain due to cardiac causes such as angina or heart attack (poor blood supply to the heart muscles) among other conditions that affect the heart or the major vessels.
I do not think your symptoms are neurologic in origin. I am more concerned about your chest pain. Please see your doctor as soon as possible! ...Read more
I have been experiencing shooting tingling pain down my left arm. I broke it 10 years ago. What can cause this?
Neuropathy: Likely scar tissue/vascular involvement due to healing. ...Read more
Whenever I jerk my shoulder, I get a tingling sensationlike an electrical surge going down my arm. Should I be concerned?
Slipped disc?: Shock like sensations down a leg or arm sometimes indicate a slipped disc in the back. If the symptom persists, then a person should undergo a full neurological exam. Sometimes a scan of the spine is needed. Usually, if strength, sensation and coordination are healthy, all that is needed is some physical therapy focused on relieving pressure from a compressed spinal nerve root. ...Read more
I have a tingling sensation throughout my right arm as if I have bumped my funnybone. In the morning is when it is the worst.
The: The feeling when the "funnybone" is hit comes from the ulnar nerve, one of the three major nerves in the upper limb. Usually this feeling is felt most in the pinkie and ring finger, and on the pinkie side of the forearm. If the whole upper limb is affected by a similar feeling, the problem may involve part of the brain, spinal cord, or an interchange of nerves called the brachial plexus. Often, problems involving the spinal cord and brachial plexus involve not only a feeling, but also some weakness. A visit to a primary care doctor may start to sort things out. ...Read more
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