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My left arm has been numb for a few weeks now. What could it mean?

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Many things

You could have numbness from compressed nerves in the neck, the upper shoulder or problems with the nerves themselves.
There could also be problems with blood flow in the arm. Your family md can perform a physical exam and clear a lot of this up for you along with an MRI as warranted. He'll refer you on to a neurosurgeon or neurologist as needed.

In brief: Many things

You could have numbness from compressed nerves in the neck, the upper shoulder or problems with the nerves themselves.
There could also be problems with blood flow in the arm. Your family md can perform a physical exam and clear a lot of this up for you along with an MRI as warranted. He'll refer you on to a neurosurgeon or neurologist as needed.
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