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numbness of hand fingers, hand and arm

Lately and almost every night I awake several times to feel numbness on my two last fingers (mostly right hand), and arms too. I'm 65 yrs. old, some arth. reumatoide on my right shoulder.
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Hi, Thank you for your question. Your numbness symptoms could be due to anxiety, injury to a nerve, pressure on spinal or peripheral nerves (neuropathy), vitamin deficiency, lack of blood supply due to cholesterol plaque from atherosclerosis in the extremities, viral infection and use of certain medications.  In addition, atherosclerosis can also cause pain, numbness, and tingling while walking and they can also reduce blood supply and lead to numbness. Please consult your doctor to get all these possibilities evaluation in your case for further assessment. Hope this helps.

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