A 33-year-old female asked:
my arms go completely numb when sleeping. it happens during the night when i wake up, it's fine when i first go to bed and fall asleep. should i go see my gp? note, i am overweight, could that be it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nerve compression?: Obesity might contribute to symptoms like this but is unlikely to be the main problem. Nerve compression in the neck is the most serious possibility. You should be checked for arthritis or other conditions of your the spine in your neck.
Answered on Oct 14, 2019
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