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What causes sudden weakness in the left arm?

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Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :1954

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Posted on 4 days ago in Brain and Spine
Question: i have weakness in my left arm. I have a hard time raising it. It started one morning about 6 days ago.
Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Needs evaluation.

Detailed Answer:


You need a thorough neurological evaluation. The weakness could have originated due to a mild stroke. Based on the findings of the clinical examination you might need certain investigations like CT Scan for confirmation.

I would insist you not to ignore it.

Hope I have answered your query.

Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha, General & Family Physician
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