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Posted by: nono | 2011/07/05

tingling sensation

hi doc, for the past month or so i have been experiencing a tingling sensation and numbness if i sleep on my left arm. i dont get the same problem when i sleep on my right arm. I''ve never had this problem before and have always been very comfortable sleeping on my left arm. what could the problem be

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Nono

Consult your doctor for an examination, x-ray and possible MRI of your cervical spine. Your symptoms are due to pressure on the nerve that supplies your arm with sensation. There are a few reasons for nerve irriation that have to be examined.

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