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Having pain in left aram between shoulder and elbow and

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having pain in left aram between shoulder and elbow and numbness in half hand any time)I have checked vitamin D-12 which is just 3 mark)
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
I am glad you are taking vitamin D supplements
but your left arm numbness could be due to B12 deficiency or possibly due to a pinched nerve in your neck or upper back.
gabapin 100mg twice a day is a low dose for neuropathy or nerve pain.
if the pain is worse with exercise, you should stop the exercise for now
and you should see about getting a CT scan or better yet, an MRI scan of your spine to look for pinched nerves in your upper back or neck which could be causing this numbness in your left arm
you could have a slipped disk or pinched nerve exiting your spinal cord causing this left arm numbness and pain
would it be difficult for you to get a spine MRI scan in India?