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What does it mean when right arm tingles and numb?

What does it mean when right arm tingles and numb?

Many possibilities..: ..And your doctor can help you pinpoint the exact one. Carpal tunnel is syndrome where the median nerve becomes trapped in the connective tissue at the wrist. Previous trauma may have caused a nerve injury. You may have problems with your neck and spinal cord, which can pinch the nerves traveling to your arm. Vitamin & nutrient deficiencies may also cause these symptoms. Wishing you'all the best. ...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 does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

What does tingling and numbness in right arm mean?

Tingling and numbnes: this usually has to do with a nerve at some ointment from where the nerve leaves the spinal canal until it inner ares the hand. Depending on what part of the hand is involved depends on which nerve it is. The best thing to do is see you doctor and he can order tests called Nerve Conduction tests that can see where the nerve is pinched and determine treatment from there. ...Read more

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Tingles and numbness in right arm and leg means what?

Tingles and numbness in right arm and leg means what?

Psychological or: Physiological issue. See your doctor for evaluation, testing and imaging to determine the cause and discuss the course of treatment. ...Read more

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Tingling and numbness in my right arm?

Many things: The list of things that could cause numbness and tingling in arm is quite long. I suggest you start with a visit to your local primary care physician. If there is not a clear answer there, you might consider seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes tingling and numbness on right arm?

Depends ..: It could be from multiple sources. It could be related to compression of nerves stemming from the neck, armpit(axilla), elbow or (less likely) the wrist area. It could be a toxic/nutritional deficit effect on the sensory nerves, though this tends to affect both sides. It could be from a particular issue within a sensory area of the brain(exceptionally unlikely). ...Read more

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What are the causes for numbness or tingling right under the right arm?

What are the causes for numbness or tingling right under the right arm?

Couple possibilities: Numbness under the arm could be the result of pressure over a nerve, pinched nerve in the neck or arm, or even muscle overuse/strain due to poor posture. If correcting posture/repositioning does not resolve the concern, that warrants an office visit, particularly if there is an associated lump or mass, or any arm weakness. ...Read more

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Feeling numbness/tingling right side of face& body for almost a day. what can be causing this? i felt a pinch on right arm when it started.

Feeling numbness/tingling right side of face& body for almost a day. what can be causing this? i felt a pinch on right arm when it started.

Need to see Dr.: You are young, so this is reassuring. However, when your face is involved, it suggests that you are having something happening in your brain, not in your neck as could cause just arm tingling. Ever had migraines? Sometimes you can have other migraine symptoms without pain. The worrisome concern would be a stroke or other spot in the brain. You need to have an exam and maybe a brain scan. ...Read more

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I have experienced numbness, pain and tingling in my right arm and now left.I take provigil but have also been raking leaves. Side effect or nerve?

Numbness and pain: in the right arm and then the left is likely due to overuse and resultant nerve compression. If it were due to a medication it would affect both sides of the body at the same time and likely begin in the legs. Numbness in pain in the left arm first associated with difficulty breathing could be due to angina. If the symptoms persist see a doctor. ...Read more

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