Mount Olive, IL
A 46-year-old male asked:
while sleeping left arm goes to sleep and fingers are somewhat numb what is the cause?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 45 years experience
Vague: There can be many reasons, but i would not hesitate to get into a doctor and be examined. It could be a pinched nerve, sleep position, or other nerve/circulation issues. If this continues, do not hesitate.
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Dermatology 57 years experience
Common: If the symptoms abate in a few minutes, relax. Due to sleeping with neck or arm twisted, sleeping on arm. If severe pain, if symptoms persist, you need a DR.
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 13, 2017
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