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Right arm swallow while sleeping

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
MOST LIKELY: Most common cause is nerve compression at wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome, but also could be nerve issue at elbow, cubital tunnel. Usually, the best to ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Arm pain at night?: I guess that would mean u are working hard during the day. It's unusual for a pain of this nature to occur at night only. If a short term problem, t ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Be checked: You may have a problem with your neck or you may have carpal tunnel. You need to see your doctor and get checked.
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Dr. Shaukat Matin
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Go and see your PCP: It could be "pinched nerve" in your neck or could be nerve entrapment in your upper extremity. You may need to see a neurologist.
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Dr. Praveen Prasad
42 years experience Neurosurgery
You need examination: There are so many causes of arm numbness that there is no simple answer. Common causes include carpal tunnel syndrome (pinched nerve at the wrist) an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You could be: sleeping on your arm all night, which is the most common cause for numbness. If you have numbness when you start lying down, not just in the morning ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Ciaglia
16 years experience Hand Surgery
Probably: People can sleep on an extremity and as a result compromise the nerve. Sometimes people think it is blood flow, but it generally is nerve related. Pre ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Pinched nerve: Sounds like a pinched nerve in your neck. Go see your doc. These can usually be treated with meds and physical therapy.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
23 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness: Consider a nerve study to see where the nerve is getting pinched.... This is possibly cubital fossa syndrome
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get exam and x-ray: asap. Your symptoms are serious and require imaging and testing. I suggest calling your PCP or going to an urgent care center.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: This sounds like a cervical spinal nerve entrapment or neuropathy. You will need a thorough medical examination, nerve conduction studies and an MRI o ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Beukes
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Need special imaging: Taking your age into account, a common problem is rotatorcuff injuries due to wear and tear over the years, depending on old injuries can give weaknes ... Read More

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