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No feelings in right arm. Have high blood pressure, back problems. What is the problem?

Hey i am having a problem with no feelings in my right arm on different occasions. This mostly happens when i wake up and no life in arm or hand. i am fairly healthy except for high blood pressure, been shoot which includes many surgeries, back problems, and etc. Please help find the problem is it nerve or something more such as stroke
Asked On : Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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The intermittent numbness only in the right arm could be due to peripheral neuropathy, nerve root compression or irritation at the level of cervical spine, thyroid imbalance, etc. Do get yourself evaluated by a neurologist.
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Answered: Thu, 2 May 2013
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