What could cause your left shoulder to hurt and your left arm to tingle and ache?
There are many pssibilities ranging from a simple muscle spasm in the neck area that impinges on nerves, to a cardiac event about to happen, to the begiings of a neuro-motor disease such as MS or Parkinson's. If you have any doubt at all please get to an emergency room quickly, especially if you are a woman. We would rather tell someone it is a minor problem than wait too long and have you go into cardiac arrest.
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\n. \n Answer \n. \nBlood sugar problems and nerve problems, which often go hand in hand, are just a few things that can cause tingling in your limbs. This is a stretch though based on your problem, but see a doctor anyway.\n. \n. \nI had tingling and numbness in my little and next toe. It …turned out to be some bulging discs in my back. See a Neurosurgon, or Neurologist and get a MRI. ( Full Answer )
What could some reasons be if your left arm and hand slightly hurt and tingle and you feel bad a lot of the time?
\n. \n Answer \n. \nYou could have a number of things wrong:\n . You could have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.\n . You could also have a pinched nerve \n . you could be having a silent heart attack( I did).\n . \nDont wait any longer, go to a neurologist to find out exactly what the problem is …and if he can't find out,then see a cardiologist. ( Full Answer )
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nYou could be overusing your left arm by doing the same task over and over again- causing buildup of lactic acid in the muscle and fatigue/soreness in the arm.\n-Switch to the right arm.
What could be wrong if you've had shoulder pain that has spread gradually down your left arm and into the top of your chest sometimes causing pins and needles in the fingers on your left hand?
Answer . The "pins and needles" thing sounds like you're having a problem with a pinched nerve, but the rest sounds like something that is a little more alarming. You should get to a doctor as soon as possible.
What could be wrong if your shoulder blade hurts and you get tingling and numbness in your left hand and arm?
Answer . It could be anything from repetative movement in your job or something else you are doing, or inflammation, but this type of pain is a call to the ER to be sure you aren't having heart problems. Please go to the ER ASAP!
Tingling and numbness in your arm can mean a number of things, fromminor to major or life threatening. The only way to be sure whatthe tingling means is to consult your health care provider. Read onfor more information. . If you can't account for the feeling (such as slept on the armor were in a… recent injury) you may well be having a heart attack.Please call 911 or see an ER immediately. Please don't try to guesswith something as serious as this could be. Also look out for afeeling of heaviness on your chest, shortness of breath, feelingnauseous, sweating or a general ill feeling. These are all signs ofimpending heart attack and should be taken very seriously. Keep inmind that many heart attacks involve NO PAIN at all - particularlyin women. . This could mean a number of things, the next time it happensyou need to contact emergency services. It could simply be bursitisin the shoulder or it could be as serious as a heart attack. Iwould call my physician and see then as soon as possible. . It's a symptom of a Heart Attack Call 911. . I graduated an EMT-B class last year, and I learned that anykind of numbness or tingling in any extremities would indicate apossible stroke or T.I.A., ( Transient Ischemic Attack or a"mini-stroke"). A heart attack would cause PAIN extending from yourchest into either arm and also possibly into your back. Althoughdifferent people may have symptoms contrary to the typical ones youhear or read about. In any case, the above retort is the bestaction, better safe than sorry. . If you have tingling and numbness in your left arm, it usuallyindicates a problem with a disk in your neck around C6/C7 (cervicalspine). Of course it depends on where the pain numbness is and howfar down it reaches. If it's in the upper arm, then it's morelikely at C4/5 or C5/C6. . The other possibility depending on where your problem is, isthat there could be nerve pinching or damage in the ulnar nerve.The ulnar nerve runs down the inside of the arm and into the pinky.You can literally feel the pain all the way down the nerve. Whenit's pinched, your hand and some fingers will go numb. . At any rate, you should be talking to a Neurologist orNeurosurgeon, or a Pain Specialist. I'd suggest a Neurosurgeonfirst - even though you may not need surgery, they're usually thebest and quickest to figure out where the problem is. You'll needto get some pics done as well to verify the problem. . Probably nothing - but it could be a sign of something serioussuch as poor circulation or various heart defects, or even animminent heart attack. It's probably a good idea to seek medicaladvice right away. ( Full Answer )
neuropathy . it might be diabetic neuropathy where the nerves are being damaged by the high sugar level in the blood. Do not let anyone tell you that it cannot be helped,especially with a non drug. take at least 600 mg per day of alpha lipoic acid and in a few days the sensation that you feel wi…ll get better. ALA is very safe not very expensive not a drug and has no adverse effects. I have used it for 6 years now ( Full Answer )
Answer . This can be caused by many things. The least ones are having your arm in one position for too long, or doing repetitive work that uses the same muscles and tendons all day long. Carpal Tunnel is usually in the hand and can cause tingling or even run up the arm when using fingers or pal…ms.. If this tingling has been persistent then please see your doctor immediately! When someone is having a heart attack (not trying to frighten you) they do not always get the full symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. The usual symptoms are tingling in the arm which radiates into the jaw and along the chest (a feeling as if someone has placed a heavy object on your chest.) It's a good idea to have your doctor check this out!!! ( Full Answer )
Answer . Sleeping on that side for long periods of time, or a constant repition with that arm.
becaus it might be a broken limb You might have slept on it badly. Try stretching the arm out slowly.
Answer . I Originally Thought That It Was A Sign Of A Stroke Either Before Or after You've HAd One But I Can't Be Sure It Could Just Be A Pulled Muscle ??
The left chest ache and pain and/or numbness in the left arm are "classic" symptoms of angina and possible, or impending heart attack. If these symptoms are mild, one should call their doctor's office immediately and discuss. On the other hand, if the pain is severe, especially to the point of causi…ng the inability to walk or stand, or profuse sweating when one normally should not be sweating, the the likelyhood of a heart attack is very great, an one should get to an emergency room as soon as possible! DO NOT ATTEMPT to DRIVE YOURSELF, but get a collegue, a neighbor, or an ambulance. The ambulance is the best option, as if immediate treatment is necessary, it can be done BEFORE arriving at the hospital.. If the ache is severe, one option is a heart attack. The patient should get checked soon. . hand numbness is generally caused by lack of circulation. The chest pain could be a number of things, stress or anxiety are causes of chest pain that could feel almost like a heart attack. To play it safe check with your doctor , especially if your family has a risk of stroke of heart disease. ( Full Answer )
you probably pulled a couple muscles during exercise or in your sleep! massage the sore muscles well and make sure to stretch out well afterwards. drink plenty of water because this helps the muscles heal. if it is very painful, refrain from using those muscles for a few days and continue carefully …stretching until it is back to normal. ( Full Answer )
\nHmmm... There could be a trapped nerve in the muscles involved. If that is the problem, getting a massage might help. If that makes the pain worse then there may be more going on...\n. \nIn this case, a chiropractor might help you. However, if the pain becomes really severe, you ought to see …a physician, or physician extender (PA or NP). ( Full Answer )
\nYou are dealing with two different things here... The nerves in the tongue and in the shoulder and arms are not connected.\n. \nI cannot think of anything that would cause specific numbness in the tip of the tongue, unless it was just after trauma to the tongue (such as a cut, or burn).\n. \nIt… depends on where in your arm the numbness is. If it's in the forearm it could be from nerve trauma in the elbow... or trauma to other nerves that run down the arm.\n. \nIf the numbness is just "slight", as described, I would watch it, but not be overly concerned about it... There are a lot of things that happen to the body that occur for no apparent reason at all..!! ( Full Answer )
\nSounds like an inflamed nerve in your upper back... A branch of the long thoracic nerve located is at the upper (& inner) edge of your shoulder blade (scapula). Have someone press in that area and see if it reproduces the symptoms. Id so, a lidocaine/steroid injection can solve the problem... An …orthopedic doctor or neurologist can treat this (or a really good Family Practice doc)... ( Full Answer )
A single red blister on your left arm that does not hurt could benothing. It just be where you rubbed against something.
Yes, the high sodium intake causes the left side arm and legtingling. This is because a high intake of sodium generally leadsto hypertension.
\nIf it's the same arm, I'd start asking about a history of trauma, such as that arm being jerked, or pulled violently. If so, I would think that perhaps the nerve bundle in your armpit had been injured by the above type of trauma.\n. \nThis 'nerve bundle' I'm discussing is formed by nerves exiting… in spinal cord in the neck, meet in the armpit and mix to form the "brachial plexus" before separating into nerves that run down and make the arm, forearm and fingers/thumb work...\n. \nIf you are talking about problems in both arms, I would think of an ulnar nerve problem in the arm with the tingling middle finger... \n. \nIt's possible you have a couple of different problems going on --that together-- would cause these problems to surface... ( Full Answer )
Could be anything from spine or nerve damage to a GREAT indicator of a heart attack. If you have this might be time to head to an emergency room.
It could be a sprint tendon or an in-grown calcification. You need to see a rheumatologist.
Many different things can cause left arm pain, so you should see a doctor to determine the cause. Most of us freak out and fear we are having a heart attack when the L arm aches. While this is a legitimate concern and should be considered it is not usually the cause. Acid reflux (GERD) often cause…s aching in the L neck and arm (I don't know why). If you have acid reflux, or think you might, consider this as a cause. Also a number of muscular or nerve problems such as pinched nerves or muscle spasms can cause aching in the arm. note: I'm not a doctor, but I have experienced this myself many times and have seen a doctor and done extensive research on the topic. Don't take my answer as medical advice, but as advice from my own experience and research. ( Full Answer )
It may be angina. Moderate amounts of regular exercise is good for the condition. It would be wise to see a doctor, just to be sure it's nothing more serious.
heart attack comes to mind, possibly an auto immune attack as well, but then again it could be that your left arm is being crushed by a large weight and you are losing sensation in that arm as it is dying. go to a doctor. Tingling fingers and pain in the left arm are most probably due to a herniat…ed disc in the cervical region. I have herniated disc between C5 through C7 and experience tremendous hand tingling as well as numbness in my left arm with pain. I also have heart disease and this discomfort is totally different. First of all I get relief by adjusting the position of my neck. Also with cervical disc problems one typically has at least a slight soreness in the back of the neck. Tingling and pain in the arm can also result from carpal tunnel syndrome. A quick MRI of the cervical region can diagnose cervical disc problems. Good luck ( Full Answer )
There are few reasons but first I should say that what you describe falls among the indicators of a cardiovascular incident -- a heart attack. If you also experience pain in your chest, sweating, difficulty breathing, turning pale, or if this injury alone makes you worry, consider a 911 call.. If y…ou rule out heart attack, these symptoms are also indicative of a back injury, typically in the cervical or thoracic back. If you've had a recent back injury (including any deceleration event that could cause whiplash), this may be the answer. If so, a course of ibuprofin or aspirin might help. I'd also cold pack the back if you can find tender spots, and see if this goes away in an hour or so.. In any case, if this problem continues, your doctor needs to know. ( Full Answer )
I am on this web site seeking answers also. I have the same problem with finger tips aching and upper arm pain; It is so bad in the morning. Please help!
Neuropathy is a medical term describing disorders of the nerves of the peripheral nervous system (specifically excluding encephalopathy and myelopathy , which refer to the central nervous system .)  It is usually considered equivalent to peripheral neuropathy .
\nLifting weights.\nPunching someone too much\nHitting arms with a hammer\nWearing a shirt that is to tight.\nHaving a blood clot.\nSleeping on your arms.\nSoak your arms in hot pudding.
stroke, pulled muscle, torn tendon. WARNING: chest pain that travels or moves to your left arm is a major warning sign of a heart attack
Can a Neck pain on the left side cause left arm to be tingling sometimes and how to treat this at home?
You've probably got an alignment issue in your spine and it's causing a nerve to become pinched. There are exercises that can be done, but you need to get the problem proprely located first. go see a good physiotherapist or a chiropractor first.
What could cause pain around shoulder blade lower neck and heaviness on left side of arm tingling down to the fingers and occassional pains through the heart?
That my friend, is a textbook description for the symptoms of a mild heart attack. If you are experiencing those symptoms, get to a hospital. NOW.
What causes left shoulder blade and neck pain and causes tingling sensation in left arm and finger tips?
This is likely caused by a pinched nerve in the shoulder or in the cervical spine. Often this occurs when you sleep/put pressure on a nerve for too long and the nerve is compressed. This is rarely a long term problem if this is how it occurred. Other instances may include over exertion of the musc…les around this nerve(over head lifting). Often when muscles are sore and repairing the fibers, they swell and this can also lead to the compression of a nerve. If you have this sensation for more than 24 hours I suggested seeing a physician so they can do a proper assessment to determine the cause. ( Full Answer )
It doesn't happen to everyone. We are unique so when we get tickled, our nerveous system acts so we react to tickling in different ways.
A heart attack can cause those symptoms. Assuming that this is not the case it would most likely be a pinched nerve in the neck or mid back or a rotator cuff problem among other things. See you doc.
If your arm is tingling and feeling numb it may be asleep just shake it until it feels better ! WARNING : This is only a suggestion this may not be the case !
that sounds like a stroke I don't believe it's a stroke, not other signs are prevelent. Additional answer It doesn't sound like a stroke to me - more like a heart attack. But I'm not a trained medic. You should definitely consult one.
Probably nothing - but it could be a sign of something serious such as poor circulation or various heart defects, or even an imminent heart attack. It's probably a good idea to seek medical advice right away.
What causes left shoulder and arm triceps area pain with shoulder cracking and tingling feelings in the fingers?
What you have sounds like what happened to me. It might be that you have a shoulder subluxation, which happens if you were to fall on it or forcing it into an unnaturalposition (probably then applying force). What happens is, your shoulder partially slides out and doesn't slide back in correctly. Th…is would cause pain in the shoulder. The "cracking" you hear and feel is probably your injured shoulder sliding in and out again. It is not a dislocation.. Because of a shoulder subluxation, muscles could possibly stretch or even tear. Basically, you could have strained your shoulder too.. Then, to explain the tingling, it might be putting pressure or blocking off a blood vessel around your shoulder area, limiting the amount of blood getting to your fingers. Check and see if you hand looks a bit puffy or slightly discolored compared to your other one.. You should probably just go to your doctor and see what she/he says. Unfortunately, if you do have what I'm talking about, you will most likely have to go to physical therapy sessions. =( The best thing to do is to just schedule an appointment with a doc and get treatment as soon as you can. ( Full Answer )
Sounds like you're having a stroke. Better see a doctor immediately otherwise you're going to be in BIG trouble.
Left arm could very easily be a heart attack, that was what I felt along with hot flash and a body tremor. Right arm could be a pinched nerve or strain. If it is your left arm, get to a hospital ASAP. Don't think you can't have a heart attack that you are too young or too healthy or that it just can…'t happen to you. GO! ( Full Answer )
This is a classic heart problem signal, but it could be peripheral neuropathy, carpel tunnel or other RSI. The big secret is ask your doctor.
it means either you are suffering from a fracture in your shoulder or a sprain in your shoulder muscle.
Certain types of headaches can cause tingling and/or numbness in the body. This is a symptom that really needs diagnosis by a neurologist or headache specialist though, as it could also indicate another more serious problems.
broad-base dic bulge at l4-5 with extension of dic into the neuroforamen bilaterally.is that bad?i am having numbness in my legs
there is pain on my left hand through the shoulder, what could be the reason?
Pain in the left shoulder blade and tingling in the left arm can becaused by a pinched nerve. The exact cause of the pain should bediagnosed by a qualified physician.
Tingling in your left hand or in any part of your body could be a sign of nerve damage. In your hands and wrist the primary cause could be a combination of things. . You may have CTS (Carpel Tunnel Syndrome) . You may have Neuropathy (Nerve damage/Loss of Sensation) . You may have Tendinitis in… your wrist. Pretty much this list could continue. If the tingling sensation does not go away after 24 hours - I would call and schedule an appointment with your Primary Care Physician or visit your local ER. ( Full Answer )
Tingling in one side can be indicated by many things. Trauma to the shoulder. Pinching of the brachiocephalic nerve. Hitting the elbow can do it. Heart attacks are generally felt on the left side. Carpal tunnel can cause tingling and numbness in wrist and hand. So if it could be a heart attack, seek… medical attention. If it has lasted over three days, schedule an appointment with an orthopedic office. ( Full Answer )
It could be anything from a pinched nerve to blood circulation being cut off, when it happens try straitening out your arm and see if it goes away after a bit
What would be causing me to have left arm ache. It feels heavy at times. I have had an EKG and blood test and they say my heart is fine. What could this be caused from?
You need to tell your doctor that even though they have found yourheart to be fine, your arm still aches, still feels heavy at timesand you would like to find out what is going on. An internet search indicated there can be issues other than heartproblems that could make your arm hurt. Some of them …include lessserious causes like bursitis, arthritis, tendinitis, poorcirculation and poor posture. You need to talk to your doctor. ( Full Answer )