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Numb, tingling feeling in the hand with severe anxiety - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello I have one hand and from my elbow upper part of my arm down it is numb. Like if I touch it a numb tingling feeling and it's in the upper part of my arm from the elbow down to my thumb bump and pointer finger bump where my fingers would have been if I press on them there is also a numb tingling feeling. I have high ANXIETY so have not had this checked but this has been going on for 2 weeks now and it's only in the right arm please help me what could this be?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Let me read it
User :   I am having serious anxiety right now
User :   I do apoligize
User :   only numb tingling feeling from the elbow down to my nub and a cpl of the bumps where fingers are to be are tingling if I touch them I have no chest pain or anything just from the elbow down and it's on the upper part of my arm from the elbow down
User :   Hello?
Doctor :   You could be having neurapraxia
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