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arm pain from sleeping on side

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You are right: It is related to holding the mouse 12 hours a day! Try to modify that , if you can, rest your arm every 1/2 hour for 5 minutes, take short breaks, str ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: the symptoms are likely not related to the palpitations. The pains are likely musculoskekeletal
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Muscle spasm: Muscle spasms in neck and upper back can cause numbness and pain radiating down the arm due to swelling in neck pressing on the nerves. This is mostly ... Read More
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Dr. Lervasen Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Cause of pain: with lockdown and if you working at home on the pc, this poor posture can be a primary cause. i would suggest consult via drconnect to be evaluated an ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Position: Could be related to how you are sleeping. If you compress the nerve you can have pain when you wake. It usually goes away after being awake for severa ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
51 years experience Psychiatry
This is tissue pain: Without knowing the site or quality of the pain, consider mild inflammation of the soft tissues or of the joint capsule. If you sleep with your arms ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Several possibilitie: Do you recall any injury? It could be from your arm or your shoulder. Are you sleeping on your right side with elbow bent and hand by your face? That ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
See doc for exam to…: Determine cause of pain—bone spurs, muscle spasm, disc problem, etc. May need x-rays or ct or MRI after physical exam. Depending on cause, physical th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Have you had a diagnosis? Why just one side, in general arthritis affects most joints, if it has lasted more than 2 weeks then you really need to be w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dann Byck
Dr. Dann Byck answered
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
? pinched nerve: This sounds like a pinched nerve in your neck. Since it has been going on for so long, i would see an orthopedic spine specialist. Good luck.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Many possibilities : Arm pain with sleeping bursitis rotator cuff strain compression neuropathy sleeping in wrong ischemia or neural compression impingment syndrome high o ... Read More
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