Why left arm feels numb?

Numbness. This could be due to many conditions from stroke or spinal cord problems to a pinched nerve at the neck or shoulder area. For proper diagnosis and treatment in suggest evaluation with your physician. I hope you feel well soon.

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Upper left arm feels numb and heavy?

Needs to be checked. We do not have enough information as to how long it has been and how it started.Needs to have detailed History and Physical Examinatio.So get it checked from your Doctor. Read more...

My left arm feels numb down to my punky finger I do have Ddd in my lower spine?

Varies . The most common cause would probably be a pinched nerve in your neck. Other potential causes could potentially include thoracic outlet syndrome or one of multiple peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as cubital tunnel syndrome. I would not hesitate to be seen and a good exam could go a long way in determining the cause. Read more...

My Left arm feels numb and cold. It started from my thumb to my elbow. Now its up to my shoulder. What does it mean?

Nerve pinched. Pressure on a nerve can cause pain, numbness, feeling of cold alone or in combination. This pressure can occur at any level where the nerve runs ending in the neck. At the wrist or the neck would be most likely. Less likely would be problem in the brain. A blood vessel blockage is possible but the way you describe less likely You need to see a doctor right away and get examined and diagnosed. Read more...

Sudden severe headache. Vomiting. Left arm feels numb and painful at same time. Heart beating fast.

Is this something. New or have it for a while ? Have you seen neurologist and diagnosed with migraine ? If this not the case , please see your doc /neurologist and evaluated urgently . Best case scenario could be migraine but could be something else .Good luck . Read more...
It sounds like. You are having a migraine so take your migraine medication and see where it goes from there. Good luck. Read more...

I was on a flight a day ago and since we started descending I have had a sharp pain above my left eye. L eye twitches constantly & left arm feels numb?

Eye pain. YShea ~ Goeie more Mnr Shea, yes, rapid descent in a plane can cause middle ear pain and pain in the sinuses and the pain above the eye is probably frontal sinus pain. The L eye twitching is probably benign myokymia but L.arm numbness more worrying. I would drop in on your GP to make sure this all ok and can be watched. baie dankie ! :-)) Read more...

What might cause chest pain and left arm numbness?

Rule out heart first. Number one cause in seriousness is heart disease / attack. If you haven't checked this out, do so right away. Other causes include pinched nerve in neck, shoulder injury, overuse syndrome of left arm, thoracic outlet syndrome, blockage of axillary artery. Read more...
Hmmm... Chest pain with exertion radiating to the left arm with numbness or pain, improving with rest is suspicious for heart disease. That needs to be investigated. Alternatively, a pinched nerve in your neck follows that dermatome and can mimic heart disease. Alternatively, arthritis in the shoulder, biceps tendon, or costochondritis all can do this. The key is the last 4 items are non-exertional. Read more...