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A 19-year-old female asked:

I sleep on my arms a lot when i sleep, my arms tingling they hurt & numbness i'm really worried. should i go to the er. i need answer i'm scared!

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Likely benign: Do not go to er, un-necessary and expensive. See your primary doctor, as you may have carpal tunnel syndrome, or perhaps a nerve pinched at the elbow. These problems are minor and can easily be treated.
Dr. Shirley Dickinson
Sleep Medicine 37 years experience
I agree, do not go to the ER! This is very likely Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and is very easy to diagnosis in the office and to treat.
May 11, 2013
Dr. M Felix Freshwater
Hand Surgery 49 years experience
Sleep differently: You figured out the cause. Now put your arms elsewhere.

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