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pain and tingling in right hand when sleeping

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Call: Call PCP or go to ER
Dr. Todd Siff
Dr. Todd Siff answered
26 years experience Hand Surgery
Elevate hand: If your hand is just numbness and tingling, that is a nerve problem. Sometimes, swelling can cause numbness and tingling. To make matters more confu ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Thre are several: Possible reasons. Trauma, sleep positon, infection, tendonitis, especially given age. Radial sided tendonitis. May be a common issue such as de querv ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
15 years experience Sports Medicine
Cubical tunnel or...: Most commonly an ulnar nerve compression at the elbow, or less likely a nerve root being pinched at the neck. Avoid sleeping with you arm bent under ... Read More
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Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Ulnar nerve?: Are you wearing something tight around your elbow or wrist? If so, take it off. Do you sleep with your arms curled? If so, try and keep them straig ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Go to ER!: You need to be seen in the emergency room immediately!
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: You may have a carpal tunnel syndrome, or there may be something interfering with normal nerve or blood vessel function in the hand.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Need: clarification of location of the pains and more info as to activities etc which might be contributing to your issue
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Unfortunately,: You are likely developing carpal tunnel syndrome. A hand specialist can help reverse this, and allow you to continue playing clarinet.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Widespread pain: Widespread pain could be caused by fibromyalgia. You need to see a pain specialist to sort out if this is pain from muscle, bone or joint origin.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
HAnd tingling: Occurs in either the vascular supply or the nerve supply to the hand is impaired. Tingling typically means altered light touch sensation and it's ofte ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience Hand Surgery
Not usually: Ganglion cysts usually present as a painless bump. They can sometimes be painful but do not cause tingling in the hand.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal tunnel: This sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the wrist. If the symptoms are mild you can consider an injection of cortisone or ... Read More
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