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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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Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...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. ...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 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'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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When i lay down my right arm goes completely numb n tingly from my upper shoulders to my pinky finger tips should I wrry?

Compression: You may have a compression syndrome which are affecting the nerves which innervate your arm and hand. ...Read more

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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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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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