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why are my hands asleep when I wake up

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Dr. Felix Chien
22 years experience Family Medicine
Hand numbness: That would depend. If this hand numbness has been going on for a long time, you might want to check in with your physician to find out his insights. ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Paresthesia: An extremity may have a prickly, tingling or numb sensation when pressure is placed against a nerve – thus compressing it.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Carpal tunnel: It is prudent to get more information from you and perform physical examination to figure out if it is carpal tunnel syndrome or an issue related to m ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darshan Mahajan
Specializes in Neurology
CTS: Mostly it is due to carpal tunnel syndrme get emg(electromyogram).
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: These symptoms are not specific for MS. Check with your doctor to find out if you may have carpet tunnel syndrome first.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Tingling hands, feet, or both is an extremely common and bothersome symptom. Such tingling can sometimes be benign and temporary. For example, it coul ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Get evaluated: More historical details would be helpful - what is the character of the headache, any key factors that cause it, does the headache go away spontaneous ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Nerve pressure: When we sleep, we oftentimes put pressure on our nerves by lying on top of them or folding our arms or legs a certain way. When this happens, we exper ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
53 years experience Neurology
Nerve compression: The position you sleep in may be causing compression of a neurovascular bundle. The nerves and blood vessels that supply the hand and forearm pass int ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably diet: Sounds strange? The brain and nervous system are highly dependent on relatively low calorie intake with sufficient vitamin concenration. Too many calo ... Read More
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