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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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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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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


Dr. Paul Grin
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Tingling and numbness in right arm and hand?

Tingling: Sounds like a pinched nerve. Take an anti-inflammatory and if no improvement get a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Numbness in right arm and leg for 2wk. Started as tingling w/migraine, then numb, and now expanding and quite painful. Is it really just a migraine?

Numbness in right arm and leg for 2wk. Started as tingling w/migraine, then numb, and now expanding and quite painful. Is it really just a migraine?

Contrasted CT / MRI: recommended with progressive neurological symptoms of a focal nature. If you have right arm and leg numbness and parasthesias with a headache for two weeks and a history of prior surgical resection of rectal cancer you need to exclude CNS metastatic lesion or bleed. See somebody right away and ask about this possibility. ...Read more

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Dr. David Lipkin
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Headaches, heavier breathing, slurred speech and tingling/ numbness in right arm. Also aching body any ideas please. 27 yr old F ?

Headaches, heavier breathing, slurred speech and tingling/ numbness in right arm. Also aching body any ideas please. 27 yr old F
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Recent onset?>>to ER: Slurred speech with tingling/numbness of an arm could be signs of a stroke or warning of a stroke(TIA). If these symptoms are of recent onset you need to go the hospital for immediate evaluation. If you have had these symptoms for some time you should see your physician as soon as possible. Do not try to diagnose your condition on the internet. It will only delay proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Prem Gupta
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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(?)

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(?)

Likely arthritis nec: The lump that can be moved under the skin is probably an incidental finding at location where pressure could cause symptoms of nerve root irritation even if there was no lump. High sed rate and CPR indicate inflammatory activity. ...Read more

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Dr. Michele Arnold
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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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Dr. Stephen Southard
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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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Dr. Andrew Reeves
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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