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Question: upper arm

 fieryglazer - Sun Dec 09, 2007 4:14 pm

Hi, i am currently 18/M this yr.

Recently, on my upper arm theres red patches, and at these patches, i experience a lost of sensation. i cant feel light touches, and i can only feel extreme pain mildly. pls help
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:40 pm

User avatar Hi Fieryglazer,

I'm a bit perplexed by this. There are many things that can cause red patches but I can't think of one that also causes numbness.

I would suggest you see your doctor for a direct evaluation. With rashes this really is the best way to get a proper diagnosis since so much of this relies on seeing the characteristics of the rash.

Sorry I can't be of more help.

Best wishes.
 fieryglazer - Mon Dec 10, 2007 1:21 am

Hi, currently, the red patches have subsided, but i still experience numbness. would you tell me what diseases can cause the numbness only?


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