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A 18-year-old female asked:

Can laying on my left side and the arm for a long amount of time cause a prolonged tingling/numb feeling in my left hand and forearm? is this common?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Depends on your arm position. You can pinch off the nerves and this will cause your symptoms. Change position
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