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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. ?

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

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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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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?

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?

Yes: An anxiety attack can seem to happen out of the blue. I recommend meeting with a psychologist to help you to get a better understanding of what led to the anxiety attack and what you can do to prevent future episodes of panic. ...Read more

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Right Upper arm hands and wrists,,tingling,numbing,stiff ?

Right Upper arm hands and wrists,,tingling,numbing,stiff ?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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