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A 21-year-old female asked:

why do my fingers and hands tingle/go numb while i am sleeping? this has been going on for a year.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Anxiety, see a PCP: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include chest pains, parasthesia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment and Vicodin is not one of them.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Most likely: You may well possess carpal tunnel syndrome, and this might be secondary to texting or key boarding. This is a relatively easy problem to correct. Contact your doctor.

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