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Why do my arms and hands keep falling asleep Could this be something serious

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Paresthesias: Tingling of the arms and hands can be something potentially serious. Compression in the cervical spine area from lifting, carrying bags, or injury can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It could be something as simple as hyperventilation, but more serious conditions are possible too. Make an appointment to see your doctor to discuss ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuropathy: Can be B12 deficiency.....common. Carpal tunnel......next in order. Ulnar nerve anomaly....less common.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info.: Do you have Cervical (neck) Arthritis or Injury in past causing Radiculopathy? Do you have any metabolic disease like Hypothyroidism, Diabetes or Vit ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Do not wait: Your symptoms are of concern for a nerve root injury in your spine.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Edema: If you just started your job and have not done repetitive lifting before the swelling in your hands is primarily from exercising them. Cool compress ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
24 years experience Neurology
Possible Carpal Tun: There are other possibilities, but the most likely cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is the result of compression of the median ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Paresthesias: Or hypo perfusion.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
2 issues: You have 2 different problems: arm pain and tingling, falling asleep, numb - all suggest nerve compression, possibly in your neck (cervical vertebrae) ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: See a doctor and get checked.

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