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why does my hand go numb at night

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Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: Symptoms suggest carpal tunnel syndrome.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Which part?: The most common reason for this would be carpal tunnel in which case your 1st 3 or 4 fingers would go numb. Try a carpal tunnel splint at night for a ... Read More
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
carpal tunnel synd: It's likely that you're suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. This can occur at night time due to the bending of the wrist. Also when you're laying f ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal : Carpal tunnel can be one source of ( nighttime) symptoms of numbess and tingling in the hand.
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Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: There are several common causes of hand numbness. The most common cause is carpal tunnel. See your physician for further evaluation.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
How : How is your neck? Any history of prior injury to your neck? Compression of a nerve in your neck (from arthritis in the cervical spine or a disc hern ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Guyette
Specializes in Hand Surgery
Splints: Flexion of the elbows as wells as wrists as we sleep puts stress on the ulnar and median nerves respectively which contributes to cubital and carpal t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Migraine: If you are having new symptoms that differ from your usual headache pattern, go to the er and be checked. You may be having a stroke-- at the very le ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Carpal tunnel?: Your hand numbness might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Use of a wrist/hand brace at night when you sleep may help. The generalized stiffness and joint ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Time: You likely have a neuropraxia of the ulnar nerve which covers the pinky. These nerves take time to heal. Keep trying to move it and also make sure you ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert O'Leary
34 years experience Pain Management
Partially correct: A torn rotator cuff or osteophytes/spurs in the shoulder would restrict your motion, lifting ability and cause pain but not numbness in your hand. Nu ... Read More
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