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My left arm suddenly feels tired. I only got 4 hours sleep

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My left arm suddenly feels tired. I only got 4 hours sleep so I took a nytol. That didn't seem to do a thing so I took another. I use them once every few months and have never taken more than one. I do not have any other symptoms. I finished taking antibiotics last Tuesday because I had pneumonia. Chest congestion and headaches were the only symptoms. I still am coughing green flem. The cough started a little over 4 weeks ago. My arm still feels tired.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.
Thanks for this questionIs it only the arm?ever had this before?did you sleep on it wrong?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.
HelloThis requires examination, regardless.Get that done today.A mini stroke is possible, and more likely if this progresses.It could be that you slept on the arm funny.IT can happen with a heart problem.My advice is that you get to urgent care or the ER right now, and playit safe.I am a double board certified clinical doctor.Don't wait.Please click a postive rating here, as that is now we are paid.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.
YOu don't need to rush to the doctor.This is incorrect advice and you don't need an examcoughing is normal after pneumoniado you have shortness of breath or fever?

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