What does it mean when you feel numbness and tingling in your left side?


Lost or decreased sensation in the skin is numbness. An unusual sensation in the skin is tingling and can often be described as a prickling or creeping feeling. The abnormal sensation on the skin including numbness and tingling is called paresthesia. Numbness and tingling on the left side can be caused by a variety of things from mild to serious and life-threatening. Pinched nerves, nerve damage, spinal damage, herniated disks, hyperventilation syndrome, and seizures can cause numbness and tingling. If your left side is numb it could be caused by stroke or cardiac problems and you should seek medical advice.
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Go see a neurosergeon. it could be serious.
If you're having a stroke,
I recently suffered with this went to the dr an they didnt have a clue. went back after my whole arm and fingers went numb. i basically have really bad blood circulation on the top
Your symptoms are consistent with ulnar nerve inflammation, usually associated with hitting the elbow or overuse of the elbow (tennis elbow). It is very annoying but with rest of
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