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What could cause numbness in the arm and hand?

What could cause numbness in the arm and hand?

Neuropathy: It is possible you have some kind of nerve injury. Your doctor needs to evaluate you as the answer may be simple but important. ...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


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What could be the cause of sudden numbness and or tingling in limbs?

What could be the cause of sudden numbness and or tingling in limbs?

Limb numbness: It will help if you specify whether this is only in 1 limb, only upper or lower limbs, or all limbs. If the numbness/tingling is sudden and in all 4 limbs, then the most likely cause is either hyperventilation or simple anxiety, which may however be severe. Symptoms in 1 limb could be a stroke, nerve injury, or vascular problem. In the upper or lower limbs this could be a spinal nerve problem. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of finger tingling?

What could be the cause of finger tingling?

A pinched nerve: Without further details like which finger, when, how often this happens, i can't say more. For now start taking notes if this doesn't go away on its own. ...Read more

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What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

Many things: The problem could or be anywhere from the spinal cord, to a nerve root to the brachial plexus to a peripheral nerve. A brain problem is less likely since you do not mention a problem with your face. A neurologist can help determine what the problem might be. The cause of this type of symptom is usually not serious, fortunately. ...Read more

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What medical condition could be the cause if the right arm and hand are numb, tingling, and sore?

What medical condition could be the cause if the right arm and hand are numb, tingling, and sore?

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of arm pain and numbness one of the most common causes is cervical radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the neck gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the arm. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have numbness in right hand. What could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in right hand. What could be the cause of this?

Many possibilities: This can be carpal tunnel syndrome or compression of any of the nerves that go to your hand including compression up near the spinal cord. If this persists you should have it evaluated by a hand specialist. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of swelling in arms from shoulder to elbow?

What could be the cause of swelling in arms from shoulder to elbow?

Difficult answer: See your pcp for starters. This is a vague finding. It may represent a myriad of causes ranging from neurogenic causes, circulation problems, injury, inflammation/rheumatologic etc. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of unexplainable tingling in the arm?

What could be the cause of unexplainable tingling in the arm?

Multiple: There are many possible causes of tingling in an arm. A nerve could be pinched (from a herniate disk or arthritis or other in the cervical spine, or pinched at the elbow or in the carpal tunnel of the wrist), there could be another problem going on such as diabetes which can affect the nerves; the list of possibilities is quite long. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my back pain and foot tingling?

Pinched nerve: An injury to spinal disk or a nerve in the back can create both of the problems you mentioned. ...Read more

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What could cause tingling in the hands and feet?

What could cause tingling in the hands and feet?

Neuropathy: Can be from a problem in the back like a herniated disc etc or a systemic disease, in some vitamin deficiencies, chemotherapy treatments etc. ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in fingers of right hand and also a burning sensation. Pain in upper arm and joints of right arm... What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in fingers of right hand and also a burning sensation. Pain in upper arm and joints of right arm... What could this mean?

Numbness ; tingling: There are variety possible causes for this condition including musculus-skeletal disorders of the cervical area, multiple sclerosis or carpal tunnel syndrome, just to name a few. The treatment will depend on your diagnosis. Without the diagnosis is a guessing game. Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist for further investigation and management. ...Read more

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Numbness, tingleling and swelling on one side of the body. What could be the cause?

Numbness, tingleling and swelling on one side of the body. What could be the cause?

Many causes: Most severe possibilities are stroke, ms. Best to have your primary care doctor examine you. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a tingling sensation in your chest, back and stomach?

What could be the cause of a tingling sensation in your chest, back and stomach?

Neuropathic maybe or: The order of your symptom onset, ?Use of nsaid's for back pain, ; ? Nausea/vomiting, chest pain, diarrhea, blood, tenderness, fever may better clarify whether your back pain is "referred" (such as from esophagus, pancreas, gallbladder). Maybe also have stomach upset due to nsaid's, ulcer, sluggish emptying, outlet narrowing? Paresthesias can cause symptoms ; have little to do with above GI issues. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of left arm weakness, dizziness, and cold sweat?

What could be the cause of left arm weakness, dizziness, and cold sweat?

See your Dr.: You need to see your dr for an accurate diagnosis. Depending on age it could be cardiac in origen but only a good h & p and ekg will reveal this. Only your dr can give you a good answer on this one. ...Read more

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What could cause hand numbness in the middle of my sleep?

What could cause hand numbness in the middle of my sleep?

Carpal tunnel synd.: There a re many potential causes, but by far the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). Cts is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist and many patients wake up with hand numbness. Usually initial treatment is a night spilint. If this does not work, surgery may be indicated. Thanks. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sudden pain in the feet?

So many things: Very vague question. Nerve impingement: especially from a back condition, excessive overuse, poor support are some possibilities. What were you doing when pain started? ...Read more