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Why does my left hand hurt and twitch?

Why does my left hand hurt and twitch?

Other symptoms?: Hand pain and twitching can be caused by nerve, muscle and/or joint conditions. Details about your symptoms, such as when they started and what makes it better, can help with diagnosis. Be prepared to give as much detail about your symptoms as possible. In addition to aiding the diagnosis, this also decreases the need to order unnecessary tests and procedures. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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Why does my left arm and left hand feel like it's burning?

Why does my left arm and left hand feel like it's burning?

Paresthesias: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. See your physician for evaluation. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm , http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia.htm ...Read more

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Why does my left arm feel cold and tingly?

Why does my left arm feel cold and tingly?

Could be.....: Several things from minor, like a 'pinched nerve' in the neck, to major, like thoracic outlet syndrome.....See your doctor soon to get checked out. ...Read more

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Why does my arm tingle when i extend it?

Why does my arm tingle when i extend it?

Pinched nerve: Pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm hurt when i cough?

Why does my left arm hurt when i cough?

Cough ; arm pain: Hello, you will need to discuss these symptoms with your doctor. He/she will want to order a ct or MRI to check for disc impingement of a brachial nerve. ...Read more

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Why does my chest and my left arm feel heavy?

This could: Be referred pain from the heart. Heart attack symptoms are similar. Please go to an urgent care, er, or your doctors office immediately. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean if my left arm randomly goes numb?

What does it mean if my left arm randomly goes numb?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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My left shoulder hurts constantly my arm and fingers go numb and tingles what can cause this?

My left shoulder hurts constantly my arm and fingers go numb and tingles what can cause this?

Could be serious: Possible causes include cardiac, nerve/disk disease. If this symptom is completely new, i advise you to call 911. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left hand tingles when I wake up?

What does it mean if my left hand tingles when I wake up?

Hand numbness: It could mean several things. It could mean you are experiencing compromise/compression of the circulation or it could mean you are compressing the nerve at one of many different levels depending on bony and muscular anatomy as well as postural/positional changes effecting the wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, axilla, or neck. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm hurt everytime I put on a shirt.?

Muscle strain : You may have injured a muscle or strained one. When you put on a shirt you have to twist the arm and in the process if there is an injured muscle it will hurt. If it doesn't get better see your doctor. Maybe you can remember doing something to injure the arm or to strain it. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my right hand tingles when I wake up?

What does it mean when my right hand tingles when I wake up?

Position: Many times it occurs because of the position it is in when you sleep. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my right arm shaking?

Arm shaking: Shaking or tremors can be due to many things, not always serious. Any abnormal movement needs an complete and thorough evaluation by a neurologist. The type of movement, muscles involved and many other factors need to be studied - its best to be seen. You will be able to get a better handle on that shaking this way. ...Read more

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Why is my left fingers tingling?

Why is my left fingers tingling?

Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read more

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Why does my left groin throb with pain?

Could be a hernia: See your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Why does my right hand feel numb and warm?

Why does my right hand feel numb and warm?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Why is it when i flex my biceps my arm goes numb?

?pinched nerve.: You could possess a nerve compression at the elbow posteriorly at the cubital tunnel ("funny bone"), or anteriorly at antecubital fossa (pronator syndrome of median nerve).. All depends whether you bend at the elbow to flex. If persistent, get this evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is my left leg tingling?

Why is my left leg tingling?

See your MD: These symptoms can be vascular or neurological. See your physician to figure out which and the best treatment. ...Read more

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What does tingling in my left arm mean?

What does tingling  in my left arm mean?

The list is long: You could have: carpel tunnel radiculopathy diabetes (usually bilateral) vascular disease b12 def. (bil) tia (mini-stroke) ulnar nerve compression sat. Night palsy vasculitis so, go see your doctor. He may refer you after he does some labs and/or xrays or MRI or ....... Good luck. ...Read more