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is numbness a sign of pregnancy

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Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
No: Check with your physician about what to do...

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swelling!: When you double your blood volume in pregnancy, there is a lot of swelling. Some you see and some you don't. Swelling around the nerves in your wrist ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Very Likely: If they are a result of pinched nerve then they should heal. However, nerve grow back very slowly (about 1mm/day) and they may take time to recover. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get seen!: If you are having numbness or weakness in your face during pregnancy, it might be the earliest sign of something called "bell's palsy". You need to t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: See a doctor and get checked.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
A little swelling: is not unexpected. However, a painful swelling is another matter as sometimes phlebitis develops because of the high estrogen of a normal pregnancy. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Carpal tunnel: Fluid changes during pregnancy can produce nerve compression at the wrist c/w cts, which is benign and usually is gone a few days after l & d. Persis ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Sizemore
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Arm numbness: Sounds like carpel tunnel syndrome. It is fairly common in pregnancy due to swelling in the hands. It is caused by compression of a nerve as it passes ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated right away. This could be due to a migraine but could also be the symptoms of a stoke. Please get evaluated as soon as poss ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See doctor.: This can be from swelling from pregnancy, and may be precipitation of carpal tunnel syndrome. You need an exam by your physician. If it is carpal tunn ... Read More
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