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I recently had a total left shoulder replacement 2 1/2 weeks

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I recently had a total left shoulder replacement 2 1/2 weeks ago. Following surgery I have been experiencing complete numbness in half of my left hand and partial paralysis in the same area. Is this normal?
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no, it is not normal to have left hand numbness and partial paralysis
you need to consult with a neurologist
and get an MRI scan of the shoulder and nerve conduction studies to check on the nerves.
have you consulted with a neurologist about this?
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