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why do my hands wake me up in the middle of night hurting

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuropathy?: Peripheral neuropathy due to diabetes or B12 deficiency tends to be burning and worse at night. Other possibilities include pinched nerves (like in ce ... Read More
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Dr. David Bozak
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Carpal tunnel: Waking up with pain, or more specifically numbness in a hand is a very common sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. Could also be arthritis or a pinched ne ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
This : This may be a dry eye problem---put over the counter artificial tears in as soon as you get us and see if this helps.
Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
I : I also suspect a problem with the surface of the eye. If the eye is dry, the lid can physically stick to eyeball. Some patients sleep with the eyes ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Other arthritis: There are other types of arthritis, including run-of-the-mill osteoarthritis (OA, generic "arthritis"), infections (viral, Lyme disease, TB, Neisseri ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Night : Night time tingling and pain can be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. However with many medicines there can also be side effects, and a primary care p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Carpal tunnel?: It sounds like you are developing a neuropathy. You will need an evaluation by your doctor to know for sure.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neuritis : Or irritation/ compression of the nerve. If you sleep with your elbows bent you will stretch your ulnar(funny bone nerve) and you forearm and 4th and ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Neuro problem : Seems that you have a problem with your ulnar nerve, just where along the nerve, I don't know. Go to a good neurologist and he will help you figure it ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Carpal tunnel: A likely cause is a carpal tunnel syndrome impinging nerves at the wrist which results in these symptoms which are often positional. Various factors c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Awaken: Anytime i hear someone say their hand awakens them from sleep, i think of carpal tunnel syndrome...Often tingling, numbness, or even hand pain...
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
62 years experience Neurosurgery
You need examination: This may be positional but no one can tell without examining you. You need to see an orthopedic or neurological surgeon to evaluate your repeating sym ... Read More
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