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Severe shooting pain to my left arm with numbness in thumb

hi im suffering from severe shooting pain to my left arm with nubness in my thumb and forfingerh hi im 29 year old guy with a h/o of minor cervical degerative problem,but now i ahve got a severe pain in my left arm,ita kind of shooting pain and frequency is so high that i cannot take pain any more,im taking a lot of pain killers,tramadol co codomol diclofenaac and diazepam...notin is helping...could it be a nerve entrapment or something else,coz sometimes i cannot feel my left arm
Asked On : Wed, 26 Jan 2011
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Your problem seems to due to compression of nerve root may at cervical spine level.Usually in younger age this kind of problems due to faulty work or sleeping habits.Severe pain usually occurs when nerve get swollen due to compression or continuous irritation.try to cold message with ice at the painful area,apply local analgesics.You are already taking oral drugs if this does not improve pl.see your doctor again.
Answered: Wed, 26 Jan 2011
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