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I feel less sensation in the right arm especially in the thumb

feeling less sensation in the right arm especially in the thumb and index hello doctor , i am 35 years male from india. two days ago when i waked up in the morning, i felt some stiffness in the neck muscle and after doing neck excersie, i found that my right arm starts paining and feeling less sensation in the right thumb and index fingure. i also contact an accupressurist and as a result the pain in the arm declined but the sensation yet not restored to the full. plz. help
Asked On : Tue, 11 Jan 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
If what you described is correct, you may have a compression on the nerves going to hands. This could happen anywhere from your spine to wrist. However because you have neck stiffness also it may be from your spine in the neck. See an orthopaedic surgeon. You may need an MRI scan. Pain along the arm and neck will settle even without any treatment in few days in majority !!
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