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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Pins and needles?: This is due to vitamin deficiency affecting your nervous system. Get rid of sugar in all its forms.
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Loratadine : Loratadine is an anti-histamine, therefore the medical professional that recommended it came to the conclusion that allergies were to blame. On the ot ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Two separate things: Try reducing the temperature in your bedroom and reducing the amount of covers to alleviating sweating. Adjust your sleep posture to avoid putting pr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Limbs fall asleep: Wondering if nerve entrapment at the cervical spine (neck) exists. Recommend checking with your family doctor for more workup.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not uncommon: Most often this is associated with pinched nerves at wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome), but could be compressing nerves at elbow or even shoulders (thora ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Position: Arms "falling asleep" is something that usually comes when your arms are in one position for a long period of time, and pressure is being applied to t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Paresthesias: When an extremity "falls asleep, " this is known medically as paresthesia. The causes are usually due to a nerve issue or blood flow issue. Each can h ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Paresthesias: Could be due to kinking your neck while reading or watching tv in bed. If there is cervical neck nerve compression due to arthritis or trauma (recent ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let help you: The most common reason for arms to fall asleep at night, to have condition called carpel tunnel syndrome. The way we sleep in the fetal position (hand ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: When you get some area that falls asleep it typically means that there is pressure where the nerve is not getting regular flow/circulation. The muscl ... Read More
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