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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
The numbness or tingling feeling is can be strong in specific orientation of my arm and neck. It means I can find a position of may neck and arm when a sudden inconvenient tingling happens. The overall feeling of the right arm is different.
Be seen: The most likely cause is a cervical Radiculopathy, which is basically a pinched nerve in the neck. But because of the association of cardiac disease and left shoulder and arm complaints, you would be well served to be seen. Peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome are also a possible cause. ...Read more
Pea size lump on right side of neck, painless, for 5 months; can be moved side to side if pressed. Tingling/numbness in right arm; CRP & ESR raised (?)
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
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
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
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
Recently experienced numbness & tingling in right arm/fingers during flights. Flights are max 4 hrs. Took 20+ hrs of fly time in Dec trio if relevant.
Positional: You may have carpal tunnel problems caused by thickened ligaments in the wrist which press on nerves going into the hand and forearm. Arm position while flying must be a factor. A hand surgeon can evaluate you and recommend treatment options like a brace, physical therapy, steroid injection, surgery. ...Read more
I have extremely high calcium levels and I am getting tingling and numbness to my right arm constantly. Is this to be expected? Waiting for my next ap
No: No, but overactivity of parathormone gland needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
I have tingling and numbness in my right pinky finger and how it seems to be beginning in my shoulder and going down my right arm.?
Numbness: To know for sure, you need an examination. Differential diagnosis could be C8 cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, peripheral nerve entrapment such as ulnar neuropathy, or even myofascial pain with trigger points. Would suggest a pm&r evaluation for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
39 year old male - right arm - pain, tingling, numbness and falling asleep when arm is bent. What could this be?
Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more
Hi, my dad has tingling and numbness on his right arm. He been to the hospital and given vitbion 10 days ago. How the numbness come back.
Arm numbness: Arm numbness can be from cardiac or shoulder (impingement), or cervical spine, or if one drinks alcohol can fall asleep on the arm causing a palsy. Would follow up with doc with cervical spine films, possible MRI because can only see herniated disc on MRI, should films/MRI shoulder check for impingement, thoracic outlet mass, EKG/echocardiogram for heart and possible head MRI for MS f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
I've been having sharp pain in the center of my chest and tingling/ numbness in my right arm, I have slightly high BP. Should I be concerned?
Chest pain: This is a norms & needs prompt evaluation ...Read more
I am having pain under my right shoulder, by scapular area that radiates down my arm and fingers causing tingling and numbness in my right arm.?
See doc: This is an irritation of one of the nerves in you neck/arm. Hard to tell exactly where. Because there are many potential causes you should see your doc to get it straightened out. ...Read more
I 've had numbness and tingling in my right hand for awhile now. My right arm gets numbness and tingling too. I experience no pain at all.?
Neuropathy: Numbness and tingling (paresthesias) in the hand and arm can be due to nerve compression in several areas: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (from pinched nerve in wrist), Ulnar Neuropathy (nerve compression at elbow) and Cervical radiculopathy (compression in the neck) For more information on CTS see: http://bit. Ly/1xTEkXx Neuropathy: http://bit. Ly/1pAbbJw Cervical radiculopathy: https://bit. Ly/1yPwhcG ...Read more
An 11 year old girl has acute onset of tingling and numbness together with decreased sensation in her right arm and leg. She became weak on same side?
Neurologist: She needs to be examined immediately by a pediatric neurologist. Tingling and numbness can be as simple as a pinched nerve although highly unlikely in a child that young. But motor weakness implies that she has both sensory and motor involvement. Please do take her right away. ...Read more
I have arm numbness and tingling in my left arm but also sometimes my right arm. My hand also feels like it wants to cripple up. I'm only 26 years old.
Arm numbness: Numbness in the arms often occurs from sleeping with the arms bent or working in a job with a lot of repetition. Other frequent causes include spinal stenosis or compression of the spinal cord. Diabetes, low B12 levels, and low thyroid function are common causes too. A neurological evaluation and a nerve conduction test can identify the cause of the numbness. ...Read more
Xray of shoulder shows nothing abnormal but I have burning in upper back between shoulder blades and random right arm tingling and numbness...whats up?
Trigger point?: Pain between the shoulder blades and arm tingling is often a pinched nerve, a trigger point or a muscle strain. Rarely something serious like heart or aorta problems can do this. A careful history and physical exam can usually clarify the issue. While rare, sometimes you need a CT or MRI to rule out more serious problems. ...Read more
I have a tear of my Supraspinatus tendon and my labrum tendon. I am having tingling and numbness in my right arm and hand. The same arm that my injury has occurred. Is this something that I should get seen right away about?
"Stretch Injury": You probably stretched the nerves under your shoulder (arm pit) and the symptoms should subside. If they persist your doctor (who should be a Orthopedic or Occupational Medicine doc) can order tests to further evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more
What causes only numbness (no tingling at all, just feeling then all of a sudden numbness), in both legs, right arm, right side of face and neck?
Numbness: In young patients, demyelinating disorders is always a consideration. Other autoimmune disorders, or vitamin deficiencies may need to be excluded. Check with your physician for proper history and physical examination. This is the best way for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. Consider consultation with a neurologist. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
For the past few days I've been experiencing pain in my right arm and elbow with numbness and tingling of the hand and fingers. What could this be?
Computer geek?: ...also consider your long computer key tappings and your sitting posture on the chair...if that is your answer...consider you are saved...by correcting the problems... ...Read more
Pain in lower back and up my right arm. Numbness in my right arm tingling in my thumb pointer and middle finger. What do I do?
Right arm nerve (?) pain last 5 days from elbow to pinky, more pain than tingling/numbness, left ankle has buzzing feeling on/off like blood flowing.?
Pain in right arm between shoulder and elbow. Neck pain numbness and tingling down my arm. Now short of breath.
Pinched nerve: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve in the neck. Often patients will develop numbness, tingling, and pain that radiates from the neck down the arm. Depending on the nerve that is pinched, it will affect different parts of the hand. Over time, weakness in the arm may develop as well. I would recommend getting it checked out. You may need an EMG and/or MRI ...Read more
With numbness and tingling in hands and feet, and limited movement in right arm, naseous, should I go to ER or schedule appt?
I've had upper right arm tingling/pulsing sensations which has turned into ring/pinky finger numbness as well as hand numbness on that side.
Ulnar nerve: The finger numbness you describe corresponds to the distribution of the ulnar nerve. The lack of any real specific information in your post does not allow any more helpful response. Your post is just the beginning of a clinical history, not the end. If you're concerned, in your case HealthTap (or Dr Google) is no substitute for a flesh & blood doctor in a brick & mortar office. ...Read more
My 13 yr old son has been having bulging veins only in the right arm and complains of pain, numbness, and tingling, doctor here have done ultrasounds but all results are negative. This has been going on for 1 week. Is there any diagnosis you can lead us
TOO V CERVICAL DISC: SX are suggest cervical disc disease vs TOO (THORACIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION)When you cough, sneeze or hiccup, you increase intrathoracic pressure and flare pain. Please see your doctor and get an MRI of the cervical spine and MRA of RUE to evaluate both conditions. The 2 can overlap and a NEURO CONSULT for EMG (ELECTROMYELOGRAM) may be needed. ...Read more
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