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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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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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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. David Tuckman
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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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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?

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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Whats 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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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
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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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Dr. Gary Pess
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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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Dr. Louise Andrew
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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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Dr. Philip Miller
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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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Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
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