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I have numbness and tingling ing my left arm whe i sit down,

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i have numbness and tingling ing my left arm whe i sit down, my index finger on my left hand is always numb, this has been going on for a month , so i don't think its a heart attack, what do you think
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Campen replied 8 years ago.
SOunds like a herniated disc in your neck.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
wouldn't i have some other symptom , stiff neck or reduced movement
Expert:  Dr Campen replied 8 years ago.
Not at all. The disc pressess on the nerve that goes down your arm. You may have no symptoms in your neck. You should try antiinflammatories like Advil, Motrin, or Ibuprofen. Good luck. Hope this helps.
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