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Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby rachelann » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:46 am

The arm that I cut on feels like it's falling asleep, but I haven't had it in a position that would make it fall asleep, and I've been moving it around for about 20 minutes into different positions that I know from experience should stop the sensation, but it still feels like I'm cutting off circulation or something. I'm pretty sure it has nothing to do with my cutting, but is it possible...?
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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby EarlGreyDregs » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:34 am

Do you cut very deep? I don't know about this. It seems odd.
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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby CrackedGirl » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:22 pm

I am not a professional but it is possible you have done some nerve damage from the cutting, esp if you cut deep. I would suggest you go to see your Dr and talk to them about this as it sounds like it needs checking out. Good luck

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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby rachelann » Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:32 pm

I don't cut very deep, but I read that there could still be nerve damage, as some nerves are RIGHT below the surface. It feels a little better now, so I'll just wait a few more days; it feels like it'll probably go away completely. Thanks to the both of you! (:
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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby CrackedGirl » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:20 pm

I hope it goes away tho if it doesnt see the Dr. Keep safe

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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby ambivalence » Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:10 am

Something similar happened to me, I don't cut my upper arm often but at first it made my arm feel very heavy and it felt sort of numb as well, it went away though and it doesn't happen anymore ^^
Obviously if it is still happening or continues to happen you might want to get it checked out like was suggested ^^
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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby miss_understood » Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:43 pm

My daughter has recently cut so deep to damage tendons and muscles and is experiencing much the same as you are.... tingling, numbness and peculiar sensations when someone or something touches that area.
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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby VenusWillendorf » Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:25 pm

I cut my index-finger once, by accident. Somehow, I kept feeling the cut on my thumb. My brain was convinced that the cut was on my thumb.
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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby CrackedGirl » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:32 am

Neurology is a strange beast...

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Re: Tingling/numbness in my cutting arm?

Postby BigShaq69 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:37 pm

I found this also. To counteract the numbness in my arm, i would apply pressure to the place where the numbness is, i found out it is pain there, probably due to do some vein damage. This really helped for me, i hope this helps for you. :D
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