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Results: 78 causes of Arm numbness OR Pain after a high-fat meal

    1. Acidic dry cell batteries inhalation poisoning
     Acidic dry cell batteries contain toxic chemicals which can cause symptoms if inhaled. The smoke emitted from burning batteries can also cause poisoning symptoms if sufficient quantities are inhaled. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    2. Acroosteolysis neurogenic
     A very rare inherited condition characterized mainly by the loss of all sensations - the lose the ability to feel pain, temperature and touch. The loss of sensation generally starts at the toes and fingers and spreads up the limbs and the trunk may also b...more »
    3. Acroparesthesia syndrome
     A condition involving episodes of paresthesia (tingling, numbness and stiffness) mainly in the lower arms and hands. It most often occurs in middle-aged women....more »
    4. Amyloidosis AL
     A disease involving the abnormal deposit of amyloid fibrils in virtually any part of the body - the heart, liver, kidney and peripheral and autonomic nerves are most commonly affected. The abnormal amyloid fibrils are produced abnormal plasma cells in the...more »
    5. Angina
     A special type of chest pain....more »
    6. Arachnoid Cysts
     A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the spinal cord and brain. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the...more »
    7. Arm fracture
     Fracture of bones in the arm....more »
    8. Arm injury
     An injury to the arm...more »
    9. Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
     Arteriosclerosis that results in the narrowing and gradual blockage of the artery. Arteriosclerosis involves the deposition of cholesterol plaques and other material on the inside of the artery walls. The symptoms will depend on the location of the arteri...more »
    10. Back tumour
     The presence of tumour growth in the vertebra, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    11. Brachial Plexus Injury
     Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth)....more »
    12. Broken elbow
     Fracture at the elbow joint...more »
    13. Broken finger
     Fracture of a finger bone...more »
    14. Broken hand
     Fracture of one or more bones in the hand...more »
    15. Broken shoulder blade
     Fracture of the shoulder blade bone (scapula)...more »
    16. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
     Hand or wrist problems; often from repetitive motion....more »
    17. Central nervous system lymphoma, primary
     A type of lymphoma that occurs in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). A lymphoma consists of cancerous lymphocytes which are a type of white blood cell. Symptoms vary according to the location of the lymphoma....more »
    18. Chemical poisoning -- Allyl chloride
     Allyl chloride is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of epichlorohydrin and glycerin but is also used in the production of products such as polyester, varnish plastic adhesive, insecticides, perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Ingestion and other exposur...more »
    19. Cholecystitis
     Inflammation of the gallbladder which concentrates and stores bile. The condition may occur suddenly (acute) or persist over a longer period of time (chronic)....more »
    20. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
     A rare disorder involving swelling of nerve roots and destruction of the protective layer around nerves. Severe symptoms can take up to a year or more to develop....more »
    21. Chronic Kidney Disease
     Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions....more »
    22. Chronic necrotizing vasculitis
     Inflammation and destruction of blood vessel walls which leads to death of associated tissue. Symptoms are determined by the extent and location of the blood vessel inflammation. The inflammation possibly has autoimmune origins. It can occur in condition ...more »
    23. Ciguatera poisoning
     Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    24. Cold antibody hemolytic anemia
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 30°C or lower....more »
    25. Congenital hypothyroidism
     A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of thyroid hormones that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or hypothyroidism in infants of mothers treated with thiouracil during pregnancy...more »
    26. Dana syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord and pernicious anemia. Various neurological symptoms can result....more »
    27. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    28. Erb's Palsy
     Paralysis of the arm or hand often related to childbirth injury (also Brachial plexus palsy)....more »
    29. Excessive dieting
     Excessive limitation of food intake can lead to problems and effects such as dizziness, depression, intestinal problems, edema and impaired growth....more »
    30. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    31. Ganglion cyst
     Cyst affecting the sheath of tendons...more »
    32. Haim-Munk syndrome
     A rare inherited disorder involving red, thickened patches of skin on the palms and soles, skin infections and nail and teeth abnormalities....more »
    33. Hand neuropathy
     Neuropathy (nerve damage) affecting the hands...more »
    34. Heartburn
     Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus...more »
    35. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    36. Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies
     A rare disorder where the peripheral nerves are more sensitive to pressure than normal which results in recurring periods of numbness, tingling and sometimes loss of muscle function. The condition can affect one or more nerves such as the carpal tunnel ne...more »
    37. Hip cancer
     The presence of tumour growth in the bone of the hip, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast; cancer affecting bone of hip likely ...more »
    38. Hyperventilation
     Excessively rapid breathing causing blood gas imbalances...more »
    39. Hypocalcemia, autosomal dominant
     A dominantly inherited disorder of phosphate and calcium metabolism which results in low blood calcium levels. The severity of the condition is highly variable with some patients being asymptomatic....more »
    40. Keratosis palmoplantaris -- periodontopathia -- onychogryposis
     A rare syndrome characterized by gum disease, nail and skin problems and various other anomalies....more »
    41. Limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis
     A rare disorder that primarily affects the skin and blood vessels. It is characterized by calcified skin deposits (C), Raynaud syndrome (R), esophageal dysfunction (E), scleroderma of the fingers and toes(S) and telengiectasia - dilated blood vessels (T)....more »
    42. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    43. Meningioma
     A slow-growing tumor of the meninges that is not cancerous. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the tumor....more »
    44. Methylmalonicacidemia with homocystinuria, cbl D
     An inherited organic acid disorder where an enzyme deficiency (cblD) impairs the body's ability to break down certain proteins (methionine, threonine, isoleucine and valine) consumed in the diet. This results in a buildup of methylmalonic acid and homocys...more »
    45. Myxedema
     Skin and tissue disorder usually due to hypothyroidism...more »
    46. Neuropathy -- ataxia -- retinitis pigmentosa
     A rare inherited disorder where defects in the energy producing part of cells affects the nervous system and causes symptoms such as muscle and vision problems. Severity and rang of symptoms are variable....more »
    47. Neuropathy ataxia and retinis pigmentosa
     A rare inherited disorder where defects in the energy producing part of cells affects the nervous system and causes symptoms such as muscle and vision problems. Severity and rang of symptoms are variable....more »
    48. Neuropathy hereditary with liability to pressure palsies
    49. Neurotoxicity syndromes
     Altered nervous system functioning caused by exposure to certain chemicals (manmade or natural) that affect the nervous system - essentially it is the poisoning of the nervous system. Examples of toxic compounds that may cause neurotoxicity include lead, ...more »
    50. Nicotine addiction
     Nicotine addiction is the uncontrollable desire to continue smoking. Smoking products contain nicotine which is a chemical that can lead to addiction if used over a period of time. Cessation causes withdrawal symptoms which can vary in nature and severity...more »
    51. Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy
     A group of diseases progressive degeneration occurs in a particular area of the brain (olivopontocerebellar area) which results in various neurological symptoms....more »
    52. POEMS
     A very rare disorder that has widespread effects on the body: P -- polyneuropathy, O -- organopathy, E -- endocrinopathy, M -- monoclonal gammopathy and S -- skin changes....more »
    53. POEMS syndrome
     A very rare disorder that has widespread effects on the body: P - polyneuropathy, O - organopathy, E - endocrinopathy, M - monoclonal gammopathy, S - skin changes....more »
    54. Pancreatitis
     Inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints....more »
    55. Paralytic shellfish poisoning
     Rare food poisoning from eating contaminated shellfish...more »
    56. Parsonage Turner syndrome
     Inflammation of the nerves that carry signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm and hands....more »
    57. Peripheral neuropathy
     Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of the nerve or from the side-effects of systemic illness....more »
    58. Peripheral vascular disease
     Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms...more »
    59. Pernicious anemia
     Pernicious anemia is a blood disorder where the body is unable to use it properly use Vitamin B12 to make red blood cells....more »
    60. Polyneuritis
     Widespared inflammation of nerves...more »
    61. Polyneuropathy -- Ophthalmoplegia -- Leukoencehalopathy -- Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
     A rare genetic disorder which affects a number of body systems and manifests results in symptoms such as droopy eyelids, progressive eye muscle weakness, gastrointestinal dysmotility, brain disease, thin body, peripheral neuropathy and muscle disease....more »
    62. Porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria
     An inherited disorder that affects the nervous system and sometimes the skin. It occurs when a metabolic disorder results in excessive production of coproporphyrins which accumulate in body tissues and is excreted in large amounts....more »
    63. Pyridoxine deficiency
     Deficiency of vitamin B6 which has many uses in the body....more »
    64. Quadriplegia
     A condition where the patient becomes fully or partially paralysed from the neck down and is unable to move their arms or legs....more »
    65. Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy
     A nerve injury that occurs as a complication of radiation treatment to the upper chest area....more »
    66. Raynaud's phenomenon
     Blood vessel constriction attacks affecting fingers and/or toes....more »
    67. Rib Tumor
     The presence of tumour growth in the ribs, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary bony metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast....more »
    68. Scleroderma, systemic
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved....more »
    69. Sjogren's Syndrome
     Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands....more »
    70. Spinal intradural arachnoid cysts
     A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the spinal cord. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the cyst....more »
    71. Stomach cancer
     Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs...more »
    72. Syringomyelia, cervical lesion
     A slowly-progressing neurological disorder characterized by a fulid-filled cavity in the spinal cord in the neck region....more »
    73. Thalidomide -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thalidomide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    74. Type 1 diabetes
     Severe insulin-treated diabetes typically occurring in young people....more »
    75. Type 2 diabetes
     Most common diabetes in adults, usually progressing slowly, mostly treated without insulin at diagnosis....more »
    76. Wallerian degeneration
     A syndrome that is characterised by the degeneration of the peripheral nerve axon distal to its site of transection in the central nervous system...more »
    77. Whiplash Injuries
     An injury to the neck when the neck is rapidly forced backward and then forwards or vice versa. It most commonly occurs in vehicle accidents when the vehicle is stopped abruptly or pushed forwards suddenly....more »
    78. Woodhouse Sakati syndrome
     A condition which consists of numerous symptoms such as diabetes, hypogonadism, deafness and mental retardation...more »

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