A 38-year-old member asked:
What could produce numbness/tingling sensation in my right hand while sleeping?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Sleep Medicine 23 years experience
Nerve compression : You may be temporarily compressing a nerve while laying on it or carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes can cause this as well and can lead to permanent complications if not appropriately treated.
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