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What is right arm numbness, shortness of breath and light headed when I walk upstairs?

What is right arm numbness, shortness of breath and light headed when I walk upstairs?

Chest pain: The symptom you describe could be benign but could also be an anginal equivalent. You should see your dr. And get checked out. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Why does my right arm go numb when I'm walking?

Why does my right arm go numb when I'm walking?

Need more info: This needs detailed investigation, could be blood supply problem to brain. Spinal cord problem. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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What would cause the right arm go numb?

What would cause the right arm go numb?

More inormation is: Needed. In such situation, adequate history as to the localization of the symptoms, presence of weakens, duration of symptoms, associated symptoms are critically important. I suggest you see your doc. ...Read more

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Why would ur right arm go numb and lose all function? Its for my 92 yr old grandfather.

Why would ur right arm go numb and lose all function? Its for my 92 yr old grandfather.

Nerve damage.: Although stroke jumps to our mind immediately, it is also likely that her symptoms are caused by c-spine problems or pinched nerves due to various reasons. ...Read more

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Why does my right arm and hand get numb even when im not doing anything.?

Why does my right arm and hand get numb even when im not doing anything.?

Pinched nerve: Based on your symptoms this most likley a condition called a cervical radiculopathy. This is a pinched nerve in the neck that can cause numbness, tingling or both in the arm. Initial treatment can include physical therapy and oral cortizone (hydrocortisone). ...Read more

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What's wrong if your right arm keeps going numb?

What's wrong if your right arm keeps going numb?

Perhaps nerve pinch: Most commonly, this is due to carpal tunnel syndrome, secondary to compression at wrist, but you could have different problems, such as ulnar at elbow, thoracic outlet at shoulder, neck issues. Can sort out with exam at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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My husbands right arm goes numb and also tingles alot! What can it be?

My husbands right arm goes numb and also tingles alot! What can it be?

He needs a doctor: This could be several things but no one can diagnose without examining him. Some of the possibilities are quite serious (like threatened stroke or heart attack) and some of them not so. Don't mess around with this. ...Read more

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My right arm is going numb lately and it's painful. What can I take?

My right arm is going numb lately and it's painful. What can I take?

Splint: Rest, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space. If that fails then cortisone injection and surgery (endoscopic). ...Read more

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My fiancé is double my age he has recently had his right arm going numb a lot should I b worried about this?

An intermittently: Numb arm can be a sign of a stroke or heart attack. Have him see a doctor asap or go to the er if it starts happening again. ...Read more

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Very bad pain right sholder right arm going numb?

Very bad pain right sholder right arm going numb?

Neck problem: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my right arm goes numb when I run?

Pinched nerve.: Could be a pinched nerve, anywhere from the cervical spine down to the elbow and wrist. A sports medicine specialist should be able to sort things out for you and come up with a plan. ...Read more

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What does is mean when your right arm goes numb when you have a fever?

What does is mean when your right arm goes numb when you have a fever?

Unusual sympton: Fever can be associated with aches and pains in various parts of the body, but it is unusual to develop numbness in one arm specifically when one has fever. Are we talking low grade (up to 100.8), mild to moderate (101-102f), or high fever (>103)? If you are getting fever frequently, that in itself has to be explained. Perhaps you a have some type of neuralgia that occurs with higher body temp. ...Read more

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My right arm goes numb at night and frequently keeps me from sleeping. What should I do?

My right arm goes numb at night and frequently keeps me from sleeping. What should I do?

You need examination: There are so many causes of arm numbness that there is no simple answer. Common causes include carpal tunnel syndrome (pinched nerve at the wrist) and ulnar neuropathy (pinched nerve at the elbow). Less commonly, it can be pinching of a nerve in the neck, and even more seldom, such conditions as brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and other rare diseases. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I HAVE THIS PAIN IN MY SHOULDER BLADE GOING THROUGH TO THE FRONT AND DOWN MY RIGHT ARM AND THE ARM BECOMES NUMB AT TIMES.

I HAVE THIS PAIN IN MY SHOULDER BLADE GOING THROUGH TO THE FRONT AND DOWN MY RIGHT ARM AND THE ARM BECOMES NUMB AT TIMES.

It sounds like you: May have a cervical spine compression. You need an evaluation as soon as possible to avoid permanent nerve damage. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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I'm 27 female and I have had a problem with my right arm numb feeling and hard to grasp things or use it sometimes?! what going on

Need more info: When is it numb?
Which parts are numb - everything, hand fingers, some fingers but it varies, always the same fingers?
Anything make the numbness disappear?
Any difference between day and night? ...Read more

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Lately my right arm has been numb constantly. When I sleep it goes numb. When I drive it also becomes numb. If I move my arm the numbness will subside?

Lately my right arm has been numb constantly. When I sleep it goes numb. When I drive it also becomes numb. If I move my arm the numbness will subside?

Exam: This sounds like a cervical spinal nerve entrapment or neuropathy. You will need a thorough medical examination, nerve conduction studies and an MRI of your cervical spine. Please call for an exam TODAY!! ...Read more

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Have numbness in elbow and right arm?

Have numbness in elbow and right arm?

Radiculopathy: Multiple potential causes, among the most common is a cervical radiculopathy which essentially is a pinched nerve in the neck. A detailed exam and possibly a nerve conduction test will likely reveal the cause. ...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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Why is my whole right arm tingly and numb?

Let me explain: To have numb you have o have problem in he nerve which supply that arm. Did you sleep on it in wrong way. ...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 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 when your right arm is numb and hurts?

Nerve pathology: One or more nerves in the right arm are diseased or pinched in neck or behind the collar bone. See a neurologist and pcp to rule out diabetes. ...Read more

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Numbness in right arm today. Feels like it's in the muscles?

Numbness in right arm today. Feels like it's in the muscles?

No feeling: Numbness should be the lack of sensation - you can't tell if water is hot or cold, can't tell texture of cloth or the type of coin you are holding. Sensations in the muscles are tingling or pain, and these sensations can have many causes, from pinched nerves in the neck or arm, to tiredness or strain of the muscles. If it doesn't go away in a week or two, have a physician examine you. ...Read more

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How to cure right arm numbness? Feeling numb when the arm is in "L" position like using the PC.

How to cure right arm numbness? Feeling numb when the arm is in "L" position like using the PC.

? ulnar: Your description suggests you may well be compressing ulnar nerve at elbow, but this could also represent an issue at the wrist. An EMG test could reveal location and severity. Contact your doctor and get opinion. ...Read more

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Numbness in right arm with chest pain felt in back and front of right side when coughing, what can this be?

Numbness in right arm with chest pain felt in back and front of right side when coughing, what can this be?

Rib strain: Probably rib strain from coughing so much -- see your doctor make sure you don't have pneumonia or others more serious -- may need to get a chest xray. ...Read more

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My husband has the feeling of numbness in his right arm up to his finger for about 3 weeks now. He is 46. What could be wrong?

My husband has the feeling of numbness in his right arm up to his finger for about 3 weeks now. He is 46. What could be wrong?

Neuropathy?: Let him see his dr and be tested for neuropathy.
He needs a thourough physical exam and blood work-up.
Contirbutory factors include frequent repetitive motion of hands, diabetes, trauma, arthritis.
Hope he feels better and take care! ...Read more