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Weird feeling in hand and tingling feeling in arm when I raise it. Is that a tia?

Weird feeling in hand and tingling feeling in arm when I raise it. Is that a tia?

Unlikely: If it happens only when you move your arm, it is unlikely to be a tia. It may be related to irritation of a nerve that supplies the arm. This can be sorted out with a careful neurological exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Transient Ischemic Attack (Definition)

Tia (transitory ischemic attack) happens when blood supply to a certain area of the brain gets cut off temporarily. This causes a neurologic deficit - weakness, numbness, visual deficit or difficulty with speech. While TIA usually resolves, it indicates that there is a problem with your heart or blood vessels that can cause ...Read more


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Random tired feeling in left arm/hand. Able to clench fist tightly and hold arms straight in air etc. Can you still have a TIA without full stroke sym?

Random tired feeling in left arm/hand. Able to clench fist tightly and hold arms straight in air etc. Can you still have a TIA without full stroke sym?

Yes: The definition of TIA (transient ischemic attack) or ministroke indicates transient or inomplete loss of function. Usually they are symptoms that last 10 or 15 minutes then resolve. Weekness alone can be early signs of a stroke, even without loss of function. ...Read more

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Whenever I am upset and crying I get a tingling feeling in my left arm and hand. 32 yr old female. What can it mean.

Whenever I am upset and crying I get a tingling feeling in my left arm and hand.  32 yr old female. What can it mean.

Ans: You are quite young. When the body becomes stressed and upset it becomes tense and uncomfortable seeking to be back in its homeostasis you must learn coping skills to reduce the stress to the body. If this occurs on a regular basis time to see your doctor ...Read more

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I started feeling pain on the outside part of my deltoid anytime I raised my arm above my head. Now I have pins/needles into hand. What could this be?

I started feeling pain on the outside part of my deltoid anytime I raised my arm above my head. Now I have pins/needles into hand. What could this be?

TOS: Female w. shoulder pain & hand parasthesias w. arm abduction describes symptoms compatible w. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Absence of pain in cervical region at rest or with range of motion discounts cervical spine stenosis. See Osteopath & have a subclavian artery Doppler study with Addson's maneuvers. Unfortunately, many doctors disbelieve TOS even exists; many are Neurologist so avoid them. ...Read more

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Can anciety be causing cramping in hands (not whole arms) tingling feeling!?

Can anciety be causing cramping in hands (not whole arms) tingling feeling!?

Yes, anxiety can: cause muscle problems anywhere in the body. The tingling feeling suggests lack of blood flow, too. Go see your GP to start. Learn some relaxation techniques and read about anxiety in the meantime: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

Dr. James Wilentz
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Transient Ischemic Attack (Mini Stroke) (Definition)

Transient ischemic attack (TIA), is a condition where a blood vessel in the brain is temporarily blocked by a blood clot, causing neurologic symptoms, such as weakness in an arm or leg, or sensory changes. The symptoms are similar to a stroke, but are temporary, disappearing within minutes after the clot breaks apart. ...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