It is normal to have mild, temporary changes in feeling after a shoulder injury or when you have swelling. Home treatment may help relieve swelling that causes numbness or tingling.
Numbness and tingling may occur when nerves have been injured, stretched, or pinched or when swelling is putting pressure on nerves. This can occur from:
Numbness and tingling may develop even when there has not been an injury.
Numbness and tingling are more serious when:
Last Revised: August 23, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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