Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Arm Weakness (bilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral) 18 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 18 conditions that can cause Arm Weakness (bilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).

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There are 4 somewhat common conditions that can cause Arm Weakness (bilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).
  1. Endemic Goiter
  2. Neck Injury
  3. Peripheral Neuropathy
  4. Spinal Subluxation
There are 7 uncommon conditions that can cause Arm Weakness (bilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).
  1. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  2. Electrolyte Imbalance
  3. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Lead Poisoning
  6. Megaloblastic Anemia
  7. Thyroiditis
There are 7 rare conditions that can cause Arm Weakness (bilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).
  1. Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  2. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  3. Neck Fracture
  4. Nephrotic Syndrome
  5. Spinal Cord Tumor
  6. Spinal Stenosis
  7. Tick Paralysis

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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