Symptom: Arm numbness


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Arm numbness: Loss of feeling or sensation
Introduction: Numbness usually arises from damage or disease of nerves. Numbness is often associated with or preceded by abnormal pain-like sensations often described as pins-and-needles, prickling or burning sensations called paresthesias; see arm paresthesias. Any numbness or abnormal sensations need prompt professional medical advice.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Arm numbness:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Arm numbness (25 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Arm numbness (3 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Arm numbness: Hand numbness (16), Finger numbness (8)
    Symptoms related to Arm numbness: arm paresthesia (27), arm burning
    Arm numbness type of: Arm symptoms (109), Numbness (69)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Arm numbness: The following list of conditions have 'Arm numbness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Angina ... numbness in left arm
  • Arm fracture ... numb arm

    B

  • Brachial Plexus Injury ... numbness in hand, numbness in arm
  • Brain cancer ... Numbness of arms or legs
  • Broken elbow ... numb arm
  • Broken finger ... finger numbness
  • Broken hand ... hand numbness
  • Broken shoulder blade ... numb arm

    C

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ... hand numbness, numbness in fingers
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy ... slowly progressive weakness and sensory dysfunction of the legs and arms, numbness in toes and fingers

    D

  • Diabetes ... hand numbness
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy ... numbness in hands, numbness in fingers

    E

  • Erb's Palsy ... arm numbness

    G

  • Ganglion cyst ... numb hand

    H

  • Hand neuropathy ... hand numbness, finger numbness
  • Hyperventilation ... numb hands

    L

  • Lupus ... finger numbness

    O

  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... hand numbness

    P

  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning ... arm numbness
  • Peripheral vascular disease ... arm numbness
  • Pernicious anemia ... numb fingers
  • Polyneuritis ... hand numbness, limb numbness

    R

  • Raynaud's phenomenon ... finger numbness

    S

  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... limb numbness

    T

  • Type 2 diabetes ... hand numbness
    Conditions listing complications: Arm numbness: The following list of conditions have 'Arm numbness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    D

  • Diabetes ... hand neuropathy

    T

  • Type 1 diabetes ... hand neuropathy
  • Type 2 diabetes ... hand neuropathy


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