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Arm falling asleep at night dangerous

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
TOS ?: 28 yo female has unilateral "arm falling asleep at night". This might be a symptom of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. See either a Physiatrist or an Osteopa... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
Podiatry 34 years experience
Tight clothing?: Be careful with the clothing you wear to bed. It appears that you are compressing your nerves under your armpit. Pressing on these nerve bundle can ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Worked too hard: You've exceeded the ability of your circulatory system to supply your arm muscles with blood.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she d... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
Podiatry 34 years experience
Pinched nerves: If this problem has been happening for awhile i would suggest you seek help from a neurologist for nerve conduction studies to see where your nerves a... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Abnormal unrelated: You have nocturnal rectal pain. That is abnormal. It wakes you up and that is abnormal. You either have hemorrhoids or you have constipation. So r... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 25 years experience
Possible Carpal Tun: There are other possibilities, but the most likely cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is the result of compression of the median ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
It's not normal: Most commonly people's arms or legs "fall asleep" after they have been resting in a position that compresses the sensory nerves to the respective area... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
Family Medicine 48 years experience
No: Arm falling asleep may come from a pinched nerved from neck. Diabetes could cause burning, tingling like something crawling in your arms, but mostly l... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Peripheral nerve.: Ssunds like you might be compressing a nerve somewhere between your neck and fingers. The pattern of tingling would be very helpful to know as it w... Read More

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