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What causes tingling sensation in the left arm?

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Dr. Aashish Raghu

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Posted on Thu, 30 Mar 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I am experiencing tingling in my left arm and hand. Seem to not hAVE CONTROL OVER MUSCLES. STARTED ON LEFT SIDE OF FACE.
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Answered by Dr. Aashish Raghu 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
TIA or stroke

Detailed Answer:
Hi there

Thanks for the query

It's possible that you could have experienced symptoms of impending stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA).

I suggest that you get yourself examined by a Physician to rule this out. You may need a Head CT Scan to look for brain bleeds or clots.

Avoid salty diet, fatty or sweet food. Eat healthy. Avoid smoking or alcohol.

I hope I have answered your query.

I will be available to answer your follow up queries.

Regards,

Dr. Aashish Raghu
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Follow up: Dr. Aashish Raghu 4 hours later
Thanks for your response. Will be checking with my primary care physician on this. Best play it safe. Thanks again.
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Answered by Dr. Aashish Raghu 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Get well soon

Detailed Answer:
Get well soon. Good Luck
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