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Hesperia, CA
A 41-year-old female asked:

Why do my hands numb up when iam asleep?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Ulner nerve: If your elbow is folded when you sleep, as would be the case if you put your hand under your head, your ulner nerve is getting compressed and causing numbness. Try sleeping with your arms out straight.

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Last updated Mar 29, 2020

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