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Tingling and numbness in the arm, difficulty in swallowing, pain in the neck. Had a bad acid reflux. What is happening?

Not sure what happened. But the other night I noticed that I couldn t swallow (or just had a really hard time doing it). I also felt that my right arm was tingly and sort of numb. I could feel things with it just couldn t really tell temperature. I had a slight pain in my neck as well. The next day I had real bad acid reflux(never had a history of it). This all took place on a Sunday and it is now a Friday and my arm still feels a little weird just not as bad and my throat also feels a little off but I can swallow.
Asked On : Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

Tingling and numbness in the arm with cervical pain may be due to cervical spondylitis.
Pressure over nerve roots due to osteophytes might giving tingling & numbness in your arms.

For this a cervical spine X-ray may required.

If your difficulty in swallowing is increases , you should consult an ENT specialist for thorough examination.

Answered: Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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