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Had acute kidney infection. Taking augmentin. Tingly feeling in left arm and hand, numbness. Related kidney issue?

I had an acute kidney infection on my right side and was hospitalized for six days. I was released from the hospital ten days ago and have been taking augmentin since then. I keep getting a tingly feeling In my left arm and my left hand seems to go numb a little, especially my pinkie.could this be related to my kidney issue?
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Hi. No, this wouldn't be related to the kidney infection but it sounds like a pinched nerve, either at the level of your elbow or perhaps a compressed nerve root in your neck. I suggest you have this evaluated and you'd need an MRI of both the elbow and the neck to get to the actual cause
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