I have shoulder and neck pain, to the point I can't sleep at night and I take a muscle relaxer. I can't seem to get get my neck comfortable. The other problem that is really bothering me is I get this tingling and numbness in my left arm. I had a disc out of place and it caused the same problem. My doctor is sending me for steroid shots. When I had the disc problem they gave me Hydrocodone and it really helped. It still took 3 months to heal completely. I have been told I have chronic pain. Is it normal? to have the numbness tingling from my should to the tips of my fingers? I would really appreciate an answer. Thank you. Peggy Gelder
Hi Peggy, Of course it's not normal to have any tingeling in your arms or hands or anywhere for that matter!It sounds like anerve problem to me and I have pain from nerve stuf so I know! I think you need to see a specialist ,maybe a nuerolgist and let them know what's up! I understand about Pai waking you up too,Latley for me it's my left foot about 3 or 4 in the morning my heel hurts really bad so I know how difficult you must feel! Go see a Doctor! Let us know how you are doing? Blessings,77grace
NO!!! It is not normal!!! Pain and tingling in your left arm could possibly indicate a heart attack? Since you mentioned a disc, I will go with nerve damage. I have severe nerve damage on my whole right side, mostly in my R.Arm. So, again, not normal.
Like Grace said, you need to see a neurologist, and have him evaluate you. That would be your best bet. Then, if he finds you are a chronic pain patient, he can set you up with a Pain Mgmt. pec. for any further treatment, or meds you may need.
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