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A 46-year-old member asked:

why do i get numb in my hands and leg when i use phone?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Positional: Sounds like your persistent positioning of arms or legs transiently compresses nerves, such as at elbow or at knee. Not unique, and if it departs rapidly, no cause for worry. Some folks are far more sensitive than others. If this becomes persistent and chronic, have your doctor assess.

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Last updated Jul 14, 2013

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