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My left arm is numb...
My left arm is numb and tingles.Can't grasp anything, won't hold any weight, acts spastic.
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Hello. How did this start? Do you think you are having a stroke? Get back to me if I can help, but if this started suddenly, you have risk factors for stroke or heart attack, you need to go to the ER now. Dr Frank

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