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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
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Was wondering what might be causing the tingling and

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Was wondering what might be causing the tingling and numbness in my right arm and hand?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: I am 65 and recently was told I had high cholestrol......health otherwise is fine.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Also have high blood pressure and had some heart issues which are stable with meds.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

which fingers are affected the most?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
all
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Any neck issues?

or weakness?

do you do a lot of typing or hand work?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I am going to leave it for now. Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Why is that? Do you not want help on this?

I'm quite sure we can figure it out if you answer a few more questions

It sounds like you probably have carpal tunnel but we need to rule out other issues

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I was told I could receive a free trial. Then I am being asked for payments......first $50.00 and now $6.00.I will pass and see my doctor tomorrow.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

The site automatically offers a phone call for 50. I have told them that customers don't like that

You don't have to pay any more.

Lets get you an answer here ok?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No thank you.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

ok