Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
199 Doctors are Online

Pain and tingling intermittently in right arm, irritated ulnar nerve. Reasons ?

I ve been having pain and tingling intermittently in my right arm . My ulnar nerve is almost always irritated except when I get up in the morning but get worse as the day goes on. I also get tingling on the front and back of my right hand . I always have a sensation on someone pushing on my armpit/chest that varies in strength sometimes its overwhelming
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  116
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
Psychiatrist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

The symptoms which you have described are indicative of a neuropathic pain - caused due to nerve root irritation, compression or damage. Cervical spondylosis, leading to compression of the cervical nerve roots is one of the frequent causes of such symptoms. Other common causes of neuropathy like diabetes, certain vitamin deficiencies, etc. also have to be ruled out.

I would advise you to have a complete physical examination, including a neurological examnination, and further investigations in oder to dtermine the cause of your symptoms. Further treatment has to be targetted according to the cause.

Wish you all the best.

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

2 Doctors agree with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor